The video recording of the public lecture by Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard Kennedy School), “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism,” is now online! Further link: https://tube.switch.ch/cast/videos/570c2b33-60c6-41a1-a448-10cb4b65e84c This lecture took place on September 9, 2019, at the University of Zurich. It was the keynote lecture to the DemocracyNet workshop “Political Representation in Democratic Systems.” Funding by the UZH Graduate Campus via a GRC Short Grant, indispensable to the organization of this lecture, is gratefully acknowledged. We are also very grateful to the the generous support and cooperation of the Doctoral Program “Democracy Studies” (DPDS) of the University of Zurich and of the peer-group of the Department of Political Science, poliTics.
The public lecture “A Return to Basic Research in the Study of Democracy” by Prof. Jean-Paul Gagnon (Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra) took place on September 13, 2018 at the University of Zurich. You can find the video of the event below. We thank the Chair of Political Philosophy and the Chair of Democracy and Public Governance of the University of Zurich for their support, as well as the Peer-Group poliTics (ETH/UZH) for offering the following apéro. The lecture took place in the framework of the DemocracyNet research workshop “Democratic Participation: theoretical and empirical perspectives.”