Due to travel restrictions, the 2020 Local Democracy Academy will take place in a virtual platform.

Date: December 14 to 18 of 2020.

Time: 13:00 to 15:00 (Swedish Time, CET)

The deadline for submission of abstracts is the 30th of October 2020.

To apply, you should submit an abstract of a paper or research project that is a “work in progress” to be discussed at one of the thematic sessions (250 words). Full papers are to be submitted 15 days before the Academy (5000 words). Look here for guidelines to write research-based policy briefs

Selected Participants will be informed: 8th of November 2020

Deadline to send “work in progress” (an article, chapter, or research proposal) to be discussed at the Academy December 1, 2020.

Practical Information:

The Local Democracy will take place in a highly interactive virtual format. In addition to the academic panels, participants can attend speed dating and virtual social events with their colleagues. They are also expected to attend a one-hour dialogue with local policymakers.

Apply now!