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RESEARCH AT THE ALBERT HIRSCHMAN CENTRE ON DEMOCRACY

The interdisciplinary and cutting-edge work of AHCD’s researchers is the focus of its new podcast

Democracy In question

The Centre’s podcast series Democracy in Question? explores the variety of democratic experiences and experiments the world over.

Constitutions for democracy

This podcast focuses on the tensions emerging in the new wave of constitution making with a particular interest on the processes, outcomes and conditions of citizens deliberation.

Women In International Justice

How to chart (new) ways to ensure these institutions are representative of the plural societies on which they adjudicate? To address this and other related questions, this podcast series zooms in on the personal trajectories, challenges, and achievements
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Parlons-en

The first episode of “Parlons-en” features a discussion between Roger de Weck, Swiss journalist, former Director of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SSR and former member of the Graduate Institute’s Foundation Board, and Christine Lutringer. They analys
The Everyday State | Y-SASM 2021

Picking up on some of the broader themes that undergird ongoing interdisciplinary exchanges on the subject matter, Dr Ranabir Samaddar delivers the keynote lecture at the South Asia conference this year.

Achieving Decent Work and Future Ready Skills in the Age of AI

AI4SDGs: Achieving Decent Work and Future Ready Skills in the Age of AI Webinar by AI Policy Labs

A new economic model for Cuba? 

José Antonio Alonso (coord.) has recently edited the book Cooperation between the EU and Cuba for economic and productive reforms. The challenges of economic reform in Cuba, where several experts analyze the current process of redefinition of Cuba’s economic model. The main axis of this reform is discussed by the coordinator in conversation with two experts.

Indonesia in “3D”: Development, Dictatorship and Democracy

This event launched the book 'Indonésie: l'envol mouvementé du Garuda : développement, dictature et démocratie' (Graduate Institute Publications, 2021) authored by Jean-Luc Maurer. The analysis of the relationship in “3D” between development, dictatorship and democracy constitutes the connecting thread of the book and provides the basis for the discussion among panelists.

The devil is in the details. Referendums and Political Power

The event discusses the book finding and confront it with global trends, particularly in Switzerland and Europe.

The Western Balkans: Local Priorities, Fractured Regional Perspectives

Located in the direct neighbourhood of the EU (and the Visegrad Group), Western Balkan (WB) is a stigmatized region. A collection of nation states that have not joined the EU, the WB countries prove that a regional ‘circle’, as it appears on the map, is insufficient or even perhaps counterproductive to motivate change through common goals. Similarities might in fact be more problematic than differences. Delayed nation-building, old and new constructions of national identity, ongoing border disputes and the memory of civil war characterize the area.

The Visegrad Group A European Region or a Region Against Europe?

Once a loose yet enthusiastic group of East-Central European post-communist countries, the Visegrad Group (V4) has progressively acquired the reputation of a Eurosceptic region where delayed nation-building processes and national identitarian discourses oppose and block European cohesion. Is such a label justified?

Danishwara Nathaniel in conversation with Indonesian documentary photographer Muhammad Fadli.
Maria Mexi in conversation with Thorben Albrecht, Policy Director of IG Metall.
Maria Mexi in conversation with Giovanna D'Esposito, Delphi Economic Forum VI.
Maria Mexi in conversation with Deborah Lovich, Delphi Economic Forum VI.
Maria Mexi in conversation with Sharan Burrow, Delphi Economic Forum VI.
Shalini Randeria in conversation with Branko Milanovic, Delphi Economic Forum VI.
Politics in the pandemic: Panama

LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS IN THE PANDEMIC


The conversation on Panama took place on October 29, 2020, with the participation of Harry Brown Araúz (CIEPS), Olga de Obaldía (Libertad Ciudadana- Transparencia Internacional) and Ana Victoria Sánchez Urrutia (CIDEM).

The events are coordinated by Daniela Campello (Getulio Vargas Foundation) and Yanina Welp (Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy).

Incentives to Increase the Use of Tracing and Testing Apps: Carrots or Sticks?

Incentives to Increase the Use of Tracing and Testing Apps: Carrots or Sticks?

Shalini Randeria (Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, Graduate Institute, Geneva) discusses the promise and limitations of democratic practices from below with Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) and Niccolò Milanese (European Alternatives), who have contributed to an analysis of these issues as scholars as well as through their engagement as activists in various European social movements.
 

Democracy from below: Practices and limitations

Democracy from below: Practices and limitations
 

Shalini Randeria (Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, Graduate Institute, Geneva) discussed the promise and limitations of democratic practices from below with Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) and Niccolò Milanese (European Alternatives).
 

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