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Month: August 2019

Celebrating Women in Democratic Innovation Cocktail Reception, September 6, 2019

Celebrating Women in Democratic Innovation Cocktail Reception, September 6, 2019

Dear colleagues, As members of the Standing Group on Democratic Innovations, we would like to invite you to Celebrating Women in Democratic Innovation cocktail reception on September 6, 2019 (Friday) at 7:45 pm at Pod Papugami in  Wrocław.  Professor Jane Mansbridge will open the evening’s celebration by saying a few words on the relationship of democratic innovations and feminist scholarship.Registration is essential as slots are limited. Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. (Register here). If the hyperlink…

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ECPR Democratic Innovations Section Programme, ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, 2019

ECPR Democratic Innovations Section Programme, ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, 2019

Although democratic innovations provide good news stories for advocates of political reform, political systems are still straining to provide basic democratic goods. Are democratic innovations a solution or a distraction from democracies’ greatest ills? How can innovation in democratic systems provide for empowered participation that develops personal preferences into enriched collective opinions and clever collective decisions? What kinds of democratic innovations are required to enhance the democratic capacities of political systems? The 2018 ECPR Conference Democratic Innovations Section Proposal addresses…

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