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Speaker Series Conferences 2018 – 2019

The CSDC is happy to announce its Speaker Series programm for 2018-2019! 8 Visiting Scholars  8 Universities  5 Countries…

CSDC Methods Workshop by Victoria Esses

The Centre for the Study of Democratic citizenship presents a methods workshop by: Prof Dr. Victoria Esses (University of…

CSDC Speaker Series – Victoria Esses

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship presents: Victoria Esses (University of Western Ontario) Media Portrayals of…

Theme 2.1: Making Choice in Public Life

The notion that voting is a civic duty has long been at the heart of citizenship norms….

Theme 2.2: Perceiving the Public World

Many of our political opinions and attitudes are determined by how we perceive the political world. Some…

Theme 2.3: A Changing Media Landscape

The media landscape is changing radically. The news media authoritative voice is eroding as technological, economic and…

Theme 2.4: Varieties and Transformation in Citizen Engagement

Beyond information gathering, digital technologies also change how citizens engage in politics. Electoral and partisan participation are…

Theme 1.1: Learning across the Life Cycle

What are the sources of an engaged and responsible citizenry and how do they vary across different…

Theme 1.2: Challenges for Learning Citizenship

Social inequalities have profound consequences for political participation and representation (Gilens 2005, Bartels 2008, Schlozman, et al….

Theme 1.3: Adaptation and Integration of New Citizens

Immigrants face enormous challenges in adapting to an unfamiliar environment. The increasingly diverse origins of new citizens,…