CIVICA Research Blog

CIVICA Research gathers experts from the eight-member CIVICA alliance to contribute knowledge and solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
This blog brings you their latest research in an accessible format as well as news from our joint research initiatives.

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CIVICA Doctoral Conference 2023: Navigating the academic job market with expert guidance

In a vibrant convergence of knowledge and ambition, the CIVICA Doctoral Conference 2023 recently unfolded from November 15 to 17 at Central European University in Vienna. Attendees, predominantly doctoral candidates and early-career researchers from across the CIVICA alliance, gathered for a comprehensive exploration into the intricacies of preparing for the academic job market.

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Data-Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences

An online tool to extricate the web of digital trade regulation

The Digital Trade Integration Project, funded by CIVICA Research, published an interactive database covering over 120 countries.

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Reflections on CIVICA Research in the lead up to the closing conference

On 12 October, we kick-off the closing conference for CIVICA Research. Over the span of two days, members across the CIVICA alliance and beyond get together, in-person and online, to reflect on the key outcomes and achievements of the project throughout its three-year lifespan.

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Democracy in the 21st Century

Unveiling Democratic Crises: Insights from CIVICA Historians

The CIVICA collaborative research project, "DEMOS: Democracy and Its Discontents. A Historical Examination of the Current Predicament of Democracy” (2021-2023) has brought together history centres and departments from five members of the CIVICA alliance. In an interview with Mario del Pero, Professor of International History at Sciences Po and project coordinator, we delved into the evolution of DEMOS over the past few years.

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