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About Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios, editor

Georgios Kolliarakis is a political scientist, with a focus on Security and Strategic Studies, and a senior researcher with the University of Frankfurt. At World Forum for Democracy 2017, he is moderating the roundtable 'From Fake to Fact: How to strengthen ties between research, policy, and society to counter populism', 9 November 2017 - 9.00-10.30 - Council of Europe, Palais de l'Europe.

Articles by Georgios Kolliarakis

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

From Fake to Fact – and then?

Do all of us need to move outside our ‘comfort zones’ and self-imposed ‘echo chambers’, both  to come up with better diagnoses of the populist challenge, and to define constructive political action collectively ?  

Introducing this week's theme: Strasbourg's World Forum for Democracy 2017 looks at 'media, parties and populism'

openDemocracy is partnering with the World Forum for Democracy 2017. This week we ask: what media, what political parties, what politicians do we need to re-connect with citizens? Is the problem fake news or fake democracy?

Politics, security technologies, and civil society: the missing links

This is the point in time where polities should start thinking of security as a public good, where all involved are potential winners or potential losers. 

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