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Month: June 2018

Workshop Democratic Innovations in Theory & Practice. Zurich 6 – 7 December 2018. Call for abstracts

Workshop Democratic Innovations in Theory & Practice. Zurich 6 – 7 December 2018. Call for abstracts

The Doctoral Program Democracy Studies at the University of Zurich invites PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and advanced MA students for its 2-day workshop on democratic innovations. The workshop will bring together renowned academic experts and practitioners from the field of democratic innovations, with the intention to analyze how democratic innovations face opportunities and challenges not only in theory but also in practice; thus, seeking to foster a dialogue between academic research and practical knowledge. Invited guests ares: • Joan Font (IESA,…

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COST Action

COST Action

With colleagues from across and outside Europe, we have put together a network around the theme of deliberative democracy and constitution-making, following the publication of a book (http://press.ecpr.eu/book_details.asp?bookTitleID=395). This network has now been accepted as a COST Action (http://www.cost.eu). You might know that such Action funds networking activities and our objective is to bring together all actors interested in the vast topic of Deliberative Constitution-Making, and not only academics, but also practitioners, public servants, civil society, politicians. Should you be willing…

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Nominations to the Steering Committee of the SG on Democratic Innovations

Nominations to the Steering Committee of the SG on Democratic Innovations

Dear Members of the Standing Group on Democratic Innovations, we need to elect a new Steering Committee.  The incumbent SC has decided to open a nomination period as of today. You may nominate yourself (for some reason, the ECPR Constitution does not allow for nominations of other members) until June 15. The election (if needed), will be held electronically, most likely in August. If you want to nomimate yourself, send an e-mail to deminno@outlook.com by the latest June 15. The new SC will…

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