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...

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney enjoys an international linkage with Germany’s leading social science research institute, the WZB Berlin Social Sciences Centre. In addition to the mutual transfer of scientific materials and publications, the institutions work together in collaborative teaching, training, research...

Like many others, SDN has wrapped up the year that was, all details on 2014's highlights and activities can be found here The A to Z of SDN 2014 We thank everyone who contributed in every way this year and wish you all a safe and...

SDN enjoys international linkages with with several institutions, including Germany's leading social science research institute, the WZB. One of the highlights of the linkage is the postdoctoral fellowship exchange. We are pleased to welcome the 2014 visiting postdoctoral fellows from Berlin, Dr Aiko Wagner and...

LY PHAN Ly Phan is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney. She holds a Bachelor degree in Vietnam and a Master degree from the University of Washington, United States, both in Sociology. Before continuing her PhD education, she...

SDN is pleased to announce an exciting new journal - Journal of Democratic Theory - first edition out July 2014. For a brief look at the journal's objectives, read these excerpts from the Editorial by journal editors Jean-Paul Gagnon and Mark Chou. Download PDF of the full editorial "Why...

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