9th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies
Democracy and Peace
11-15 September 2023
University of Zurich
In light of the war in Ukraine, during the 9th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies, participants are exposed to theories and approaches on the relation between democracy and peace: democratic peace theories, promotion and defence of democracy, and building democracy in post-conflict societies. The focus will be on Ukraine, but not exclusively.
The Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies S3DS 2023 features an intensive programme with five panels over five teaching days, an additional keynote lecture on the first day, and a roundtable in the afternoon on the last day.
The five teaching days consist of two parts:
Participants can choose in which panel to present their research project, selecting from Panel 1 to Panel 4 in the application form, according to their preference (this year, Panel 5 on Friday will feature a public roundtable and no workshop).
Participants in the Summer School can receive 2 ECTS and a certificate provided they:
The programme of the 9th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies has been conceived by Daniele Caramani.