SSRC-DFG Workshop: "Polarization, Institutional Design and the Future of Representative Democracy"

This workshop, held in Berlin, Germany, continued the partnership between SSRC’s Anxieties of Democracy program and the Democratic Anxieties project supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

The workshop provided an opportunity for American and German scholars of political institutions to present their research. Topics included legislative polarization, democratic institutional safeguards, the positives and setbacks of majoritarian institutions, and more.