About us

Research and Publications

  • Research on the everyday practices of democratic politics, citizens’ aspirations and dissatisfactions with liberal values, institutions and elites. 

  • Building on the seminal insights of Albert O. Hirschman, research at the Centre explores changing forms of civic engagement that produce new configurations of "voice" and "exit”



  • Cooperation and help with event planning and project financing with various organisations around Geneva and the world



  • Democracy week: A series of public lectures, conferences and workshops organised and supported by the Centre 



  • It is in this tradition that the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy has launched a series of activities for the Institute’s PhD community.

  • Academic and career support for Master and PhD students

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