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The Rule of Law Crisis and the Future of EU Governance – Dr. Ruzha Smilova


The CEU Democracy Institute hosts the eight conference of the BRIDGE network event series “The Rule of Law Crisis and the Future of EU Governance” in collaboration with the DCU Brexit Institute, the University of Copenhagen, and the University of Boen and Bolzano. The conference is organized online on the 27th and 28th of January 2022. Dr. Ruzha Smilova, from the Centre of Liberal...

D5.6. Synthesis report outlining the key findings from Local Democracy Labs


The report presenting the key findings from Local Democracy Labs carried out in seven European countries: Italy, Iceland, Spain, Scotland, Hungary, Poland, and Bulgaria has been released as a collaborative effort of the City of Reykjavík, Iceland – Dr. Roxana Elena Cziker, and the Democratic Society based in Brussels – Sophie Kiesouw and Alecsandra Ziętek. The common topics revealed...

Resilience, trust, and populism in a democratic society. PaCE conference and workshop with academics and policy actors in Reykjavík, 26th and 27th of October 2021


The PaCE event, conference, and workshop on policy strategy has been organized by the City of Reykjavík, in collaboration with the University of Iceland and the LIbrary Gerðubergi on the 26th and 27th of October 2021. The event was built on the main findings of the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Iceland and aimed to create and apply evidence-based methods on policy innovation based on academic...

Populism and Civic Engagement Conference


A conference summarizing research findings on populism in Europe, carried out within the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The PaCE event aims to present findings from our research carried out by the PaCE consortium partner institutions and, together with participants and stakeholders, develop the approaches to connect research with policy-making.  Thematic tracks Understanding...

A brand new infographic “EU was once a club of liberal democracy. Not any longer” by Takis Pappas


Following the expansion of the EU over the last seventy years, this infographic depicts the evolution, and relative decline, of Europe’s post-war liberal democratic rule. Back in the 1950s, and for three decades thereafter, all member states had solid liberal democratic governments. The Union was in fact meant to be an exclusive club of liberal democracies. But things did not turn exactly that...

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All project reports, results, deliverables etc. now available on the website #politics #populism #research #nativism

"Comparative Findings and Assessment of Risk Factors to Democratic Quality" has been substantially updated to reflect new PaCE research results, including on relative deprivation. #populism #politics #research #deprivation #analysis

Simulation of voter&party behaviour, Austria 2013-2017. Reports describing this now available. #simulation #abm #politics #austria #populism #opiniondynamics #socialinfluence #voting #policy #dynamicnetworks #attitudes #surveydata #ATUNES #CHES

The data used for the comparative analysis of parties in Europe 1990-2020 is freely available. Including a report describing the data, including the fields etc. and an interactive infographic summarising it. #data #politics #populism #Europe #parties

🗓️ Join @DEMOS_H2020, @popeurope, @popandce for the conference "Unmasking Populism"!

Are you interested in the causes and consequences of #populism & how #education may address these impacts?

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