John Keane, University of Sydney It’s a plain truth that democracies everywhere are witnessing the resurgence of religious bigotry. There are moments when it feels even as if something like a new global religious war has begun, on several fronts. Ignorant media hype, foul abuse of...

Aim Sinpeng, 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 digital divide in Australia is narrowing...

This is part of the Festival of Democracy 2015 Speakers Special guest Francisco Jurado Gilabert Professor Simon Tormey, University of Sydney [buzzsprout episode='317798' player='true'] On the 15th May 2011  Spain was convulsed by one of the most extraordinary popular uprisings in the history of any advanced democratic society. Up to 8...

Anthoula Malkopoulou, Uppsala University 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 recall, a mechanism that allows citizens to...

This is part of the Democracy Futures Seminar Series, 6 October 2015 Co-hosted with the Electoral Integrity Project Download the abstract at here -------------------------------- John Keane, University of Sydney The following remarks on the future of elections sketch the ambitious scope of an exciting Sydney/Berlin research project launched last week at...

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