Prof. John Keane

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Portrait Foto Prof. John Keane (Foto: Adam Knott)
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Contact

john.keane [at] wzb.eu
Contact via: john.keane@sydney.edu.au
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
B 307

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Jonathan Ring

Research fields

Democracy | Environmental Politics | Citizenship and Civil Society | Media and Democracy

CV

since 2011
Founder and director of the Sydney Democracy Network (SDN), University of Sydney

since 2010
Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney

since 2009
Fellow at the Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences, Shanghai

since 2008
Research Professorship: "Theory, History and Future of Democracy" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2000/01
Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), London

1999
Karl W. Deutsch Professorship, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

1989
Founder and director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), London

Selected Publications

Keane, John (2020): The New Despotism, Harvard University Press.

Chowdhury, Debasish Roy/Keane, John (2020):  India: Democracy's Dark Heart, Oxford University Press.

Keane, John (2018): Power and Humility: The Future of Monitory Democracy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Italian translation forthcoming).

Keane, John (2017): When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: Rethinking Democracy in China, London/Singapore: World Scientific Press.

Feenstra, Ramón A./Tormey, Simon/Casero-Ripollés/Keane, John (2017): Refiguring Democracy: The Spanish Political Laboratory, Abingdon: Routledge.

Feenstra, Ramón A./Tormey, Simon/Casero-Ripollés/Keane, John (2016): La Reconfiguración de la Democracia: El Laboratorio Político Español, Abingdon: Routledge.

Keane, John (2017): A Short History of the Future of Democracy, Amsterdam: Mr. Hans van Mierlo Stichting (Spanish and German translations 2017).

Keane, John (2015): Monitory Democracy and the Future of Korean Politics. Seoul: Policy Network Press (bilingual English/Korean edition).

Keane, John (2013): Democracy and Media Decadence. Cambridge u.a.: Cambridge University Press, VII, 255 pages (Russian translation 2015; Chinese translation forthcoming 2020).

Projects

Past, present and future of communications.

Democracy: 21st-century Perspectives.

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Portrait Foto Prof. John Keane (Foto: Adam Knott)
Foto: Adam Knott

Contact

john.keane [at] wzb.eu
Contact via: john.keane@sydney.edu.au
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
B 307

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Persönliche Homepage

News

Whither Anarchy: Perspectives on Anarchism and Liberty.
Sydney Democracy Network, 5 August 2016.

Censored Thoughts on the Fate of Turkish Democracy.
Democracy field notes, The Conversation, 23 July 2016.

Referendum Day in the Dis-United Kingdom.
Blog entry, 23 June 2016.

Money, Capitalism and the Slow Death of Social Democracy.
Democracy field notes, The Conversation, 14 May 2016.

Why Google is a political matter. A conversation with Julian Assange.
Essay, The Monthly, Australia, June 2015.