• Public lecture by Prof. Emanuela Ceva

    DemocracyNet is glad to invite you to the public lecture of Prof. Emanuela Ceva (University of Geneva) on “Accountable Public Institutions.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, December 9, 5pm-6.30pm, at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Zurich (Affolternstrasse 56, room AFL-F-121). It will be followed by drinks. If you’d like to attend the keynote, please register under http://bit.ly/2YTuJY2. A livestream will also be available. For those who are interested in attending virtually, we kindly ask you to indicate this in the comment field on the registration form so that we can send you the Zoom link ahead of the talk. We hope to see many…

  • One Year with Covid-19

    Out now! One Year with Covid-19 edited by Christian Ewert and Lea Heyne DemocracyNet’s retrospective on one year with the Covid-19 pandemic Update! April 1st, 2021 One Year with Covid-19 is now available as a printed book as well! In collaboration with Books on Demand, Norderstedt, DemocracyNet is happy announce that the book is as of today availabe in physical form. Get your copy now in book stores, online retailers, or the Books on Demand online store. Here are the book’s details:Title: One Year with Covid-19Editors: Christian Ewert and Lea HeyneDistributor: BOD – Books on Demand, NorderstedtISBN: 9783753402284 All revenues (if any) will be used to donate copies to public…

  • DemocracyNet in 2020: the highlights!

    Research events DemocracyNet’s Virtual RetreatWith presentations by 4 DemocracyNet members Online Mercator Workshop “Revisiting the Challenges of Democratic Inclusion in Theory & Practice”With presentations by 9 international junior scholars, keynote speeches by 3 international senior scholars and a panel discussion by 3 international subject experts Transfer events Abstimm-Bar on the popular initiative “Mehr Bezahlbare Wohnungen” Abstimm-Bar on the facultative referendum “Beschaffung neuer Kampfflugzeuge” Book project “One year of Covid-19: DemocracyNet’s Retrospective” (more on this soon!) New members Alix d’Agostino, Azucena Morán, Francesco Veri, Giada Gianola, Jan-Erik Refle, Johannes Besch Many thanks to the wonderful members, organisers, guests, hosts, and collaborating organisations who made this challenging year so exciting for our…