Andreas Nitsche 

About

Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Nitsche | Computer Scientist

Board member Association for Interactive Democracy
Co-Founder at LiquidFeedback
Fellow at Thomas Mann House Los Angeles

Research interest

Chances and risks of technology for democracy, societal coherence, inclusion and conflict management. Philosophical, political and technological aspects of deliberation and credible decision making. Computational social choice, algorithms for a fair deliberation and decision making process.

Talks and panels (selection)

2021 | LiquidFeedback - An Interview with Andreas Nitsche
Andrés Zambrano-Bravo talks with Andreas Nitsche about LiquidFeedback, the challenges of online opinion formation, and application fields. In the second part of the interview, they discuss liquid democracy and its use in LiquidFeedback.

2020 | International Parliament Engagement Network (IPEN):
“Implementing online deliberative methods of engagement”,
Centre for Democratic Engagement and UK House of Commons

2019 | “Mathematics for Social Activism” at the University of Leeds, UK

2017 and 2019 | “Internet Deliberation and Voting” at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

2017 | “Digital Democracy” at King's College London, UK

2016 | “The Future of Democracy” at the University of Bologna, Italy

2016 | “A fair process of decision making” at the University of Toulouse, France

2015 | “Conectados por la Paz” in Bogotá, Colombia, with the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace (OACP) to the Colombian government

2014 | “Technology & Strengthening Democracy” in Islamabad, Pakistan, with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) New York

2013 | “Political Parties and the Citizens” in Yangon, Myanmar, with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) Stockholm

Publications (selection)

The Temporal Dimension in the Analysis of Liquid Democracy Delegation Graphs

Crossing the Pond: Interactive Democracy and Social Cohesion in a Polarized Society

Decentralized Accreditation. In: “The Liquid Democracy Journal on electronic participation, collective moderation, and voting systems”, Issue 6, ISSN 2198-9532.

The LiquidFeedback Blockchain. In: “The Liquid Democracy Journal on electronic participation, collective moderation, and voting systems”, Issue 6, ISSN 2198-9532.

Warum Liquid Democracy keine Alternative zur parlamentarischen Republik ist” (vorwaerts.de)

A Finite Discourse Space for an Infinite Number Of Participants. In: “The Liquid Democracy Journal on electronic participation, collective moderation, and voting systems”, Issue 4, ISSN 2198-9532.

Liquid Democracy Provides No Alternative to the Republic. In: “The Liquid Democracy Journal on electronic participation, collective moderation, and voting systems”, Issue 2, ISSN 2198-9532.

Liquid Democracy - what all the noise is about. In: “The Liquid Democracy Journal on electronic participation, collective moderation, and voting systems”, Issue 1, ISSN 2198-9532.

The Principles of LiquidFeedback. ISBN 978-3-00-044795-2.

Contact

andreas.nitsche@interaktive-demokratie.org

+49 (30) 5770 0482 | Berlin

+1 (323) 205 - 5543 | Los Angeles