• DemocracyNet in 2017

    Academic workshop “Citizenship and Democracy” at the University of Zurich Public events Participation in the “Reclaim Democracy” Congress Scavenger hunt on Democracy “Tour de la démocratie” at La Dérivée Discursive experiment “Yverdon-les-Bains demain?” at La Dérivée Democratic experiment “Apéro Votations” at La Dérivée New members Palmo Brunner, Christian Ewert, Deborah Kalte, Matteo Laruffa, and Henri-Pierre Mottironi New social media presence You can now find DemocracyNet on ResearchGate and on Twitter! Follow @DemocracyNet_ New podcast Maija Setälä on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms” … And plenty of projects for 2018! Thank you to all the wonderful guests, hosts, and collaborating organizations who made it possible for our association to realize all…

  • DemocracyNet.eu workshop: “Citizenship and Democracy”

    The research workshop “Citizenship and Democracy,” organized by DemocracyNet.eu and the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies (DPDS), took place at the University of Zurich on September 11-12. It enabled all 17 participants to engage in interdisciplinary academic discussions with other DPDS students, members of the association DemocracyNet.eu, and other researchers working in the field of democracy studies. Three panels The academic discussions were structured in three panels: Citizenship in (Non-)Democracies, Patterns of democratic participation, and Challenges to democracy. The 7 papers presented offered a variety of approaches and focused on different issues regarding citizenship and democracy. Each speaker received detailed and constructive feedback from their discussants and from all the participants to the workshop,…

  • CfP: “Citizenship and Democracy” Workshop

    Call for Papers: Upcoming Research Workshop Research workshop “Citizenship and Democracy” September 11-12, 2017 University of Zurich, Switzerland Organizers: DemocracyNet.eu and Doctoral Program Democracy Studies (NCCR Democracy) Full Call for Papers and guidelines for application and participation General information The objective of this research workshop is twofold. On the first day, we aim at fostering interdisciplinary academic discussions between DPDS students, members of the DemocracyNet.eu network, and other junior researchers interested in the study of citizenship and democracy. Each participant to the workshop will have the opportunity to present a research project or a working paper, and receive feedback from other junior or senior scholars on their current research. On…