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Research Associate at the University of Canberra, Australia

Research Associate at the University of Canberra, Australia

Call for Applications Due: April 30, 2018 The Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance (the Centre) was awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Research Grant for the project A Metastudy of Democratic Deliberation (DP180103014) and is seeking staff to join the research team. The project is hiring a Research Associate whose main task is to gather and organise case data that investigators will use for qualitative content analysis and advanced quantitative analysis. Dr Simon Niemeyer, Professor John Dryzek and…

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Best Paper Award from our section at the ECPR General Conference 2017

Best Paper Award from our section at the ECPR General Conference 2017

Best Paper Award Section 63: The Diversity of Democratic Innovations, ECPR General Conference, Oslo 2017 The Standing Group on Democratic Innovations of the ECPR has decided to award Hans Asenbaum from the University of Westminster, UK, for his paper ”Online Anonymity in Deliberative Democracy: Disinhibition and Contestation or Deindividuation and Conformity?” Exploring the role of online anonymity in relation to deliberative democracy is both topical and relevant to the research field of democratic innovations. Deliberative democratic theory views the diversity of…

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Business meeting at the ECPR General conference in Oslo

Business meeting at the ECPR General conference in Oslo

Our SG will have a full section chaired by Staffan Himmelroos (Åbo Akademi) and Simon Beste (Stuttgart),  with 10 interesting panels at the General Conference in Oslo. As usual, we will also have a Business Meeting in conjunction with the conference. Since there were no slots thanks to a large number of panels, we will organise the Business Meeting on Friday lunch time, in room GS 3512, where many of our panels will be held. We are not able to provide lunch at…

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New blog post: The empathy gap: understanding why some people don’t vote

New blog post: The empathy gap: understanding why some people don’t vote

The empathy gap: understanding why some people don’t vote Not everyone votes. Using data from the 2015 Finnish National Election Study, Kimmo Grönlund and Hanna Wass look at what factors make a person less likely to go to the polls or get involved in politics. They warn against assuming non-voting is a matter of personal choice and suggest ways to overcome the ‘solidarity deficit’ that emerges when some sections of society have no say in politics. http://www.democraticaudit.com/2016/10/06/the-empathy-gap-understanding-why-some-people-dont-vote/

Best Paper Award, ECPR General Conference 2016

Best Paper Award, ECPR General Conference 2016

The Democratic Innovations section at the ECPR General Conference Prague, 7-10 September 2016 Best Paper Award The Standing Group on Democratic Innovations of the ECPR has decided to award Hannah Werner and Sofie Marien from the KU Leuven, Belgium, for their paper “Why Citizen Involvement is a Story of Apples and Oranges. Studying Individual Differences in the Effect of Citizen Involvement and Outcome Favorability on Fairness Perceptions”. The paper is very well written, polished and close to being publishable as…

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Business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Prague

Business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Prague

Welcome to the Standing Group´s business meeting at the ECPR General Conference in Prague. The meeting will take place on Thursday 8 September from 1430-1530. The location is FL220. This information will shortly appear in the conference timetable on the website, and will also appear in the conference programme.

Accepted Fellows at Åbo Akademi University

Accepted Fellows at Åbo Akademi University

The accepted fellows to the Visiting Fellowship Program at Åbo Akademi University are: Hilde Coffe, Victoria University of Wellington Holly Garnett, McGill University Johanna Söderström, University of Uppsala Åsa von Schoultz, Mid Sweden University Sergiu Ghergina, Frankfurt

Deliberative Democracy Summer School

Deliberative Democracy Summer School

Deliberative Democracy Summer School Call for applications deadline, 30 June 2016 The Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance is convening the Second Deliberative Democracy Summer School from 15-17 February 2017. The three-day summer school will focus on classical debates and emerging themes in deliberative theory and practice, including deliberative cultures, representation in the deliberative system and methodological innovations in researching deliberative politics. Participants will have an opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from the speakers and fellow participants….

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