Giovanni Navarria, University of Sydney This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. The final act of what has been...

John Keane, University of Sydney This is the slightly rewritten text of my address to the opening plenary session, ‘New Enlightenment Neue Aufklärung’, at the European Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, Austria, 28 August 2016. Ladies and Gentlemen, Citizens and Citizenesses: The disintegration of Europe that the world is witnessing,...

Crick Centre Research Associate James Weinberg discusses Jeremy Corbyn, the media, and public trust in politicians. Talking to BBC Radio 4 at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool this morning (27/09/16), Joe Twyman of YouGov told listeners that evaluations of Jeremy Corbyn were ‘all about personality…it’s not about...

The Ukraine Democracy Initiative (UDI) at the University of Sydney invites submissions for a planned edited volume Re-imagining Diasporas and Democracy: the Future of Cross-Border Democracy. The volume is co-edited by Dr Olga Oleinikova and Professor John Keane. The successful contributing authors will be invited...

Book Description Why do some new parties succeeded while most fail? Drawing on successful and failed cases from across Latin America, this book challenges conventional wisdom about party-building in new democracies and argues that successful party-building is more likely to occur under conditions of intense conflict...

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