Dubrovnik, Croatia, 26 – 27 May 2014

Supported by the IPSA RC10

Organized by the Faculty of Political Science and InMed Institute in partnership with DEL research network

Call for papers

IPSA’s Research Committee 10 on Electronic democracy and Faculty of Political Science in partnership with DEL research network are organizing IPSA Workshop on “Innovations in Democracy: e-voting, e-campaigning, e-participation” on first two days (26-27 May 2014) of the Conference „Regulation and Freedom of New Media“. Following topics are announced.


Online deliberative polls
Online communities

Interested participants should first submit an abstract (a 300-word outline) of their paper by 31 March, 2014, indicating clearly its subject and scope, and including a provisional title. The abstracts received will be peer-reviewed and authors will be notified of the outcome by 10 April, 2014

Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to send the full paper by 15, May 2014. Full papers should not exceed 8,000 words in length, including notes and references.

NOTE : The Proceedings will be published by the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb.

The conference language is English.

We invite individuals from academic and practical backgrounds as well as public administration offices, public bodies, NGOs, education institutions and independent organizations, to submit their contributions.

EUR 40 – for authors
EUR 65 – for participants

The fee includes conference entry, proceedings and social program during the conference.
Pre-conference social program is to be announced.

Important dates

- Abstract submission : please submit a 300-word abstract by 31 March
- Notification of acceptance of abstracts : 10 April, 2014
- Full paper submission : please submit the full paper by 15 May, 2014
Workshop : 26 – 27 May 2014
Conference : 28 May – 30 May 2014

Please send all submissions by electronic mail in pdf format to milica@edemokracija.hr.
All submissions are subject to a double-blind full paper review by at least 2 reviewers. To facilitate the review process, please write a separate cover sheet with the paper title and affiliation/s and omit the affiliations in the actual paper.

Participants who are not contributors (i.e. who do not propose a paper) can apply through our web site www.edemokracija.hr. Please note that the number of non contributing participants is limited so we encourage you to apply as early as possible.

For further information please visit : www.edemokracija.hr

Workshop Chairs
Prof. dr. Nenad Prelog (president) nenad@edemokracija.hr
Doc.dr. Domagoj Bebić (secretary general) domagoj@edemokracija.hr

Contact Details
Milica Vuckovic (coordinator)
Šibenska 1, 10 000 Zagreb, Hrvatska
t : 01 307 9113 f : 01 307 9113