Democracy and Participation in the 21st Century

  Organised by: ISA RC 10 "Participation, Organizational Democracy & Self-Management" Universidade de Lisboa Contact:

The International Conference on Democracy and Participation in the 21st Century is now inviting abstracts for the sessions accepted after its Call for Sessions.

The accepted sessions have been organized into 6 Stream whose main topics are: 1. Innovation, Digitilization and Participation 2. Employment Relations: Whither Industrial Democracy? 3. Gender Perspectives in the 21st Century 4. Inequality, Precarization and Exclusion 5. Public Participation and Democratic Governance 6. Participation and Democracy Revisited

The full description of the sessions is available here:

The World Values Survey Association ( is organizing a WVS-thematic session on "Patterns of Political Participation in Global Perspective" and invites social and political scientists at any stage of career to join the session!

In order to submit a communication proposal please first choose a specific session. Please mention in the proposal the stream and the session number. Also please include your name, affiliation and email. For your proposal to be considered please submit the title and an abstract (max. 300 words) both to: - the mail(s) of the session organizer(s) - and the Conference email at:

The session organizer(s) will evaluate your abstract. The Conference email will confirm reception and notify if the abstract has been refused or accepted, for oral communication or as a distributed paper.

The working languages of the conference will be English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, but please be aware that no translation will be provided by the conference.

Deadlines:12 March - Deadline to submit abstract proposals 15 April - Notification of acceptance of the abstracts to the authors 31 May - Deadline for accepted authors to register for the conference