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Remembering Tiananmen: Chin Jin, June 4th and the future of Chinese democracy

An earthy citizen of a country led by politicians and journalists bugged by “boat people”, Chin Jin fits no standard categories. Now the foremost democrat in Sydney’s thriving Chinese community, he first set foot on the north-west shores of Australia...

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04 June 2013
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By the People

Look around, or beyond the borders where you live. You’ll probably have noticed that disquiet and disaffection are spreading through the drought fields of democracy. Political parties and legislatures are not exactly in favour. Public disenchantment with politicians and official...

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19 December 2012
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Pirates Ahoy! A New European Challenge to Party Politics

Pirate Party campaign ‘ship’, Cologne, March 2008 Tobias Walter/flickr Is there life after conventional parliamentary politics? That’s the intriguing question on the lips of many German citizens this weekend as supporters of the Pirate Party assemble in the north German city of...

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28 April 2012
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A report on 2011 actitivites at the WZB

Bericht 2011 Forschungsprofessur Theorie, Geschichte und Zukunft der Demokratie Prof. John Keane Ph.D. Die Forschungsprofessur konzentriert sich auf die Geschichte und Zukunft demokratischer Ideen, Institutionen und Akteure. Leitend ist dabei die Einsicht, dass Demokratie eine zeit- und geschichtsgebundene Staatsform darstellt. Dies ist auch für...

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17 January 2012
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