1. May 2016 | News

Launch of our new EDP website

We are happy to announce the launch of the new EDP website! We have worked hard and diligently to present to you a website that is, as we hope, informative and easy to navigate in an elegant-but-simple style. Many thanks …

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20. April 2016 | News

Workshop with Amitav Acharya at St. Gallen University

Four network members got together with Professor Acharya for a workshop at St. Gallen University on April 19 to discuss recent work as well as new projects. Prof. Acharya holds the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the …

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4. April 2016 | News

First annual EDP Network meeting at Konstanz University

This year’s first EDP meeting brought all of us to the Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolleg at the University of Konstanz, where Sonja Grimm is currently in residence. Our meeting specifically focused on discussing the research framework for our planned special issue as …

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2. April 2016 | News

Network members attend ISA Annual Conference in Atlanta (March 16-19)

Three of us attended this year’s International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference in Atlanta from March 16-19 themed “Exploring Peace”. Annika E. Poppe and Jonas Wolff presented their current research on the global phenomenon of increasing restrictions on civil society …

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29. February 2016 | EDP Wire

Democracy Promotion and Power

International democracy promotion is, in many ways, concerned with power. By supporting local agents of democratic change, external democracy promoters shape domestic balances of power. In trying to get governments in target countries to embark on democratic reforms they would…

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