Daniel Kübler, Associate Professor for Democracy and Public Governance at the University of Zurich, has a great experience of interdisciplinary research projects – as a researcher and as the director of the research project NCCR Democracy and of the Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau. In this seventh podcast, he shares his views and advice about interdisciplinary research and about the role of political scientists in democratic societies. This interview took place at the University of Zurich on September 12, 2016. It is a contribution to our 2015-2016 events series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms.” Interview and jingle by Alice el-Wakil. Music “Sunday Lovers” by Monday Night Fever.