Democracy Without Borders

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Daniele Archibugi

Research Director, Italian National Research Council in Rome

Daniele Archibugi is an advisor of Democracy Without Borders and Research Director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR-IRPPS) in Rome, as well as Professor of Innovation, Governance and Public Policy at the University of London, Birkbeck College. As an advocate of cosmopolitan democracy, together with David Held he has supported the creation of a directly elected world parliament and of other global institutions. He works on the political theory of international relations. He has worked at the Universities of Sussex, Cambridge, London School of Economics, Harvard and Rome LUISS. In the field of international political theory, he has advocated a cosmopolitan democracy (The Global Commonwealth of Citizens, 2008) and a greater involvement of transnational citizens to counter-balance the power of governments in world politics (Debating Cosmopolitics, 2003). His latest co-authored book is an assessment of the international criminal justice (Crime and Global Justice. The Dynamics of International Punishment, 2018).

International organizations and the promotion of democracy
In the last years, populism has advanced in many consolidated as well as in young democracies. As highlighted by the latest Freedom House’s report, global freedom is experiencing an unprecedent
Daniele Archibugi and Marco Cellini | 05.04.2019
Eulogy of David Held
The following eulogy is based on the speech given at David Held’s funeral, West London Synagogue, Golders Green Cemetery, on 18 March 2019. David Held, born in London, 27 August
Daniele Archibugi | 28.03.2019
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