Tamara Ehs, working on democracy innovation and citizens' participation
Tamara Ehs
Citizen participation, Research and academia, Equal access to rights, Representative democracy, Education and youth participation
  Vienna , AT
Tamara Ehs works as a scholar and consultant for democratic innovation and political education. Her research focuses on social issues of democracy and participation. Currently, Tamara is working on project called "If no vote, at least voice" with the Austrian Academy of Sciences, addressing the exclusion of ever larger population groups from political rights. Her recent book "Krisendemokratie" deals with the challenges for democracy during the CoViD19-crisis.

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  • democracy reform / citizens’ participation / political education, esp in first-time voters’ education

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Tamara Ehs holds a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Vienna and has studied Political Science and Law there, at Sciences Po Lille as well as at the European Academy of Legal Theory in...

LATEST PROJECTS

  • If no vote, at least voice
    Almost a third of Vienna's inhabitants do not have the right to vote because they are not Austrian citizens. The situation reflects a dilemma of contemporary democracy in migration societies.Our project asks about the political ideas of those unheard
  • Krisendemokratie
    This book is a combination of recommendations for democracy to survive a crisis. I provide 7 lessons we should all keep in mind to avoid the backsliding of democracy.

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