From 09 November to 10 November 2017 the first annual meeting of the strategy network “Online Participation” was organized at the Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS) in Karlsruhe. The workshop titled “Online Participation in Decision Processes” was intended to promote the consolidation of a community of scientists active in the field of online particiaption, […]
On 22 September 2017 the second workshop of the PhD programme “Online-Partizipation” was organized this year. This time the members met at the FHöV (Fachhochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung), division Cologne. Two topics were in the center of the event: As always, some of the Phd students presented their research and some results of their efforts. […]
We contribute to a conference on the state of civic participation in NRW with a panel on instances of online participation that have failed and what we can learn from them. More information available in German.
On 31 March two doctoral students had the chance to present their research to Prof. Stephen Coleman of the University of Leeds. More information is available in German.
On 10 March 2017 the first workshop of the PhD programme was organized this year. This time the members of the programme met in the ‘Forum des Austauschs’ at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf. Two aspects were in the center of the event: On the one hand the organizers of online participation processes were examined. In this context several […]
How to transfer the knowledge generated within the PhD programme and the people in the responsible for putting online participation processes into practice was the topic of a small workshop at the FHöV in Cologne today. The plan is to offer an online resource (a wiki for practitioners) that combines relevant articles summarizing and making […]
On 28 October the members of the Fortschrittskolleg met for their second annual workshop, this time at the partner institution FHöV in Gelsenkirchen. For more information, see the German article.
On 12. September 2016 Prof. Dr. Jens Weiß of Hochschule Harz was a guest speaker within our seminar series. More information and a video of the event is available in German.
We are currently looking for a candidate for a research fellowship within our PhD programme. More information (in German) is available here.
What is the key feature of online participation in the context of decision making processes? Which gaps in research exist in the sphere of online participation? Which publication venues are there to publish research projects? Among others these question were discussed by roughly 40 scientists on October 5th in Berlin. The strategic workshop “Online Participation […]