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11 février 2019

Call for Applications: Democracy and Demography

The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy is pleased to announce the forthcoming summer school coordinated by its partner institution IWM Vienna and led by Prof. Shalini Randeria, Director of the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy and Rector of IWM Vienna. To exist in a democracy means to be counted, and ideally to feel as if what one does truly counts. At this summer school, we will discuss how the...
14 janvier 2019

An Oxford PhD Candidate Finds Inspiration at the Institute

Leandra Bias (pictured) completed a three-week stay at the Institute as part of her doctoral research and funded by the Europaeum Oxford-Geneva Bursary. Of Greek heritage but born and raised in Zurich,...

20 décembre 2018

What is the point of the rule of law?

On 29 November, Martin Krygier asked and answered that question in a public lecture as part of the Albert Hirschman Centre's lecture series on “Dismantling the Rule of Law?”. Krygier, professor of law...

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19 décembre 2018

Promoting Participative Democracy

During the World Forum for Democracy, held on 19-21 November 2018 in Strasbourg, the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy made a presentation on debates around participatory democracy in the context of ...

28 novembre 2018

Jeremy Adelman visiting the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy

The Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman on Democracy had the honour to welcome Professor Jeremy Adelman, the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and Director of the Global History Lab at Princeton...

27 novembre 2018

Democracy from and at the margins: The Hirschman Centre’s 2018...

The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy held its second Annual Conference, entitled Reimagining Democracy From and At the Margins on 29-30 October. Building on the 2017 annual conference, which sought...

26 novembre 2018

The Hirschman Centre welcomes the first Senior Fellow in residence...

Wainer Lusoli has joined the Graduate Institute as EU Senior Fellow in residence, hosted by the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy. He is the first Fellow ever to be seconded from the European Union...

19 novembre 2018

What can Parliaments do against “fake news”?

In collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy hosted on 16 October a discussion between parliamentarians, academics, and the public as part of the...