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Invitation: Academic Launch of OECD Report of Catching the Deliberative Wave

We are proud to announce that the Standing Group on Democratic Innovations is hosting the academic launch of the OECD’s report Catching the Deliberative Wave: Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions on July 16 (Thursday), 13:00-14:00 BST. Claudia Chwalisz, who leads OECD’s work on innovative citizen participation will present the highlights of the report, demonstrate how the OECD’s Invitation: Academic Launch of OECD Report of Catching the Deliberative Wave

Zooming Democratic Innovations

The Standing Group on Democratic Innovations hosted its first ever Zoom workshop in response to the cancellation of this year’s ECPR Joint Sessions. Led by Andrea Felicetti, the section “Innovation and Power: Exploring Democratic Innovation and its Main Actors” gathered eight participants to discuss papers on power dynamics emerging from democratic innovations. The digital workshop examined power Zooming Democratic Innovations

Democratic Innovations: Looking back, taking stock, thinking ahead

Call for panel proposals ECPR General Conference University of Innsbruck 26-28 August 2020 Sponsored by the Standing Group on Democratic Innovations Panel Conveners: Jane Suiter, Dublin City University Rikki Dean, Goethe University Frankfurt As democratic innovations become an established field of academic inquiry and political practice, the Standing Group on Democratic Innovations invites panel proposals Democratic Innovations: Looking back, taking stock, thinking ahead

Call for Papers: ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop: Innovation and Power: Exploring Democratic Innovation and its Main Actors

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During the upcoming ECPR Joint Sessions, our members Andrea Felicetti and Selen Ercan will be convening a workshop entitled “Innovation and Power: Exploring Democratic Innovation and its Main Actors”. The workshop is endorsed by the Democratic Innovations Standing Group. The ECPR joint sessions will be held 14-17 April 2020 in Toulouse (France). All information on Call for Papers: ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop: Innovation and Power: Exploring Democratic Innovation and its Main Actors

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 Celebrating Women in Democratic Innovation Cocktail Reception, September 6, 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 ECPR Democratic Innovations Section Programme, ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, 2019