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  • LATINNO under discussion at the World Congress of Political Science

    Prof. Thamy Pogrebinschi, coordinator of the LATINNO project, presents today some initial results based on LATINNO's database at the 24th World Congress of Political Science, celebrated in Poznan (Poland). The research offers some insights on how institutional design features of democratic innovations are bound to have an impact on different dimensions of the quality of democracy.

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  • LATINNO goes to class: Democratic Innovations in Latin America in dialogue at Humboldt University

    During last summer semester, LATINNO’s coordinator Thamy Pogrebinschi offered a seminar at the Institute of Social Sciences at Humboldt University in Berlin that focused on Democracy and Participation in Latin America. Throughout 12 weeks, students coming from diverse disciplinary fields such as Political Science, Sociology, Cultural and Latin American Studies discussed the historical and political context after the transition of Latin American democracies, focusing on their current situation and specificities.

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  • Democratic Innovations in Latin America. A Story, a Project, Many New Ideas

    Mariano Valentini interviews Thamy Pogrebinschi on the origins, development and first results of LATINNO. During the conversation, relevant topics, such as the role of digital tools in Latin American democratic processes and the future of political parties in light of the advance of democratic innovations, are further discussed.  

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  • LATINNO joins Liquid Democracy's summer party in Berlin

    Have you ever heard of "Liquid Democracy"? What if we participated in political decisions by digital means? The think&do-tank at Liquid Democracy in Berlin has pioneered the development of a new digital participatory decision-making platform, Adhocracy: an open-source software providing citizens with civic participation tools.

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  • LATINNO at the lecture series "Stress-testing Democracy: Crisis, Renewal, Breakthrough"

    LATINNO's coordinator, Thamy Pogrebinschi, participates today in the lecture series "Stress-testing Democracy: Crisis, Renewal, Breakthrough" at the University of Osnabrück (Germany). Our database and first research results will be presented in the discussion block "Democracy and Transformation beyond the West".

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  • LATINNO presented in the Latin American Studies Association conference

    LATINNO's coordinator, Thamy Pogrebinschi, presents the first research results from our database today at the Latin American Studies Association conference, in New York.

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  • First initial data from LATINNO presented at the Political Studies Association in UK

    Some initial data from LATINNO was presented in Brighton (UK) by our project’s coordinator, Thamy Pogrebinschi, in the panel "The Impact of Participatory Institutions" at the Political Studies Association (PSA) 66th Annual Conference.

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  • Debating Innovation and Politics

    Thamy Pogrebinschi, LATINNO Project Coordinator, participated in an online conversation with Ana Carolina Evangelista, from Fundación Avina, and Manoela Miklos, from Open Society Foundations, warming up for the GIFE Conference in São Paulo, Brazil.    

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