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The DSI Community Democracy focuses on research related to the impact of digitalisation on the political system, on democracy, and on related topics.

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The DSI Community Democracy focuses on research related to the impact of digitalisation on the political system, on democracy, and on related topics.

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Digital technologies once promised to improve political engagement and policy-making, but enthusiasm for their democratizing potential now goes together with concerns that digital tools may be misused to manipulate public opinion, influence elections, and control citizens. What are the benefits and risks of digitization for democracy?

Our members

Would you like to know who is part of the community? Or are you looking for a suitable partner for your next project? Here you can get to know the members of the community.

Our projects

Here you can find out what we are focusing on:
A few Projects from our community or from individual members.

We conduct research in the following areas, for example:
Political partcipation; Artifical intelligence and governance; Political communication and public opinion; State repression and surveillance; Algorithm based decision making; Computational science; Digital technology; E-government & Problem definition.