CfP: “Citizenship and Democracy” Workshop

Call for Papers: Upcoming Research Workshop

Research workshop “Citizenship and Democracy”
September 11-12, 2017
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Organizers: and Doctoral Program Democracy Studies (NCCR Democracy)

Full Call for Papers and guidelines for application and participation

General information

The objective of this research workshop is twofold.

  • On the first day, we aim at fostering interdisciplinary academic discussions between DPDS students, members of the network, and other junior researchers interested in the study of citizenship and democracy. Each participant to the workshop will have the opportunity to present a research project or a working paper, and receive feedback from other junior or senior scholars on their current research.
  • On the second day, we aim at fostering collaboration and team-work among junior researchers by exchanging ideas, strengthen a network of researchers in the field, and sharing knowledge to initiate new research and knowledge transfer projects in the frame of

The research workshop is part of the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies (DPDS), and is open for DPDS members, members of the Swiss PhD network DS and other interested PhDs and Postdocs. Doctoral students will be awarded 1 ECTS for successful participation, and 2 ECTS for participation and presentation.


Please specify what you would like to present during the workshop sessions and send a short description of your research project and your personal details to Lea Heyne ( by June 15, 2017.

We acknowledge receipt of all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week’s time, you should assume we did not receive your proposal.

Registration information

The workshop is free of charge. Please get in contact as soon as possible if you require any grants for travel or accommodation costs.