The event series “Democracy: Bridging facts and Norms” has come to an end! Thanks to the financial support of a Graduate Campus Grant from the University of Zurich, six public and academic events took place between November 2015 and October 2016. Please find a recap of the entire series as well as videos and reports of each event here: https://democracynet.eu/activities/events15-16/ The organizers of this series, Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne and Lukas Peter, are also extremely grateful to all the speakers who took part of in this year, to Karima Bousbah, Antoinette Scherz, Rebecca Welge and Doreen Spörer-Wagner for encouraging them to prepare this events series, to Daniele Caramani and Francis…
Daniel Kübler on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”
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 was recorded 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.
Miriam Ronzoni on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”
How to make empirical and theoretical research “cross-fertilize”? What can political theorists contribute in interdisciplinary research? And how should they react when their ideas are ‘misused’ in politics? Miriam Ronzoni, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Manchester, accepted to share her views on these and other questions during her stay as Corti Fellow of the Ethics Centre of the University of Zurich. The interview took place at the University of Zurich on April 28, 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.