• “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”: A look back on our event series 2015-2016

    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…

  • “Democracy and Capitalism – Or Economic Democracy?”

    The third public event of our events series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms” took place on June 9, 2016, at the University of Zurich, thanks to the support of Graduate Campus UZH. A large audience attended the lecture of the philosopher and sociologist Alex Demirovic on “Democracy and Capitalism – Or Economic Democracy?” in the Aula of the University of Zurich. Those who couldn’t make it can learn more about what was discussed: By watching the video of the event: By reading Lukas Peter’s report of the event below Summary of the event, by Lukas Peter In the first part of the event, Alex Demirovic offered a lecture on the…

  • Public lecture and discussion with Alex Demirovic

    We are glad to invite you to the public lecture of Alex Demirovic on June 9, 2016, in Zurich. This public event is the third event organized in the frame of the events series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms.” Alex Demirovic, whom we have the chance to also welcome as external expert for the academic workshop “Contextualizing Democracy” (June 9-10), will question the relation between the exconomic context and democracy: “Democracy and Capitalism – Or Economic Democracy?” Demirovic’s presentation will be followed by a critical comment and discussion with the Professor for Business Administration and Theories of the Firm Andreas Scherer (University of Zurich). The event will be moderated by…