In recent years, on both sides of the Atlantic, we have seen the rise of populism. Society has been challenged by polarization, as well as the creation of seemingly antagonistic groups. The internet appears to contribute to this situation through micro-targeting, personalization, and, ultimately, alienation between large groups of the society.
We are pleased to announce that Andreas Nitsche is one of six fellows nominated for a 2021 residency at Thomas Mann House, the former home of Thomas Mann in Los Angeles. The following press release was published by Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House.
The Centre for Democratic Engagement and the UK House of Commons have joined forces to develop a network of academics and practitioners across the world, to critically examine public engagement with parliament: the International Parliament Engagement Network (IPEN).
The UK House of Commons and the Centre for Democratic Engagement have joined forces to co-host a one day international workshop about parliamentary public engagement, focusing particularly on its impact on parliaments and their scrutiny processes.