Exceptional powers in time of Sars-CoV-2 crisis


EXCEPTIUS analyses exceptional decision-making in 32 European countries. Through interdisciplinary knowledge, the project contributes to the study of democratic resilience by assessing why some democratic systems prove more resilient to crises and which political reforms increase such resilience.

Latest from the Blog

Webinar Series on Democracy in Distress: Protesting in times of Covid-19

When: Th 27-05-2021 16:00 – 17:30 Where: Online From the series: Democracy in Distress we are presenting the second webinar on ‘Protesting in times of Covid-19’ Find the LIVE LINK here. Since the contagion of Covid-19 developed into a worldwide pandemic, governments around the world have introduced a plethora of exceptional measures to combat the spread of the virus.

Summer School on democratic resilience to cascading disasters

Dr Clara Egger, in partnership with Dr Francesca Giardini, were granted seed money to develop a new summer school on the dynamics of resilience to cascading disasters.  Combining advanced theoretical knowledge with practical methodological skills, this summer school will address the determinants of resilience to cascading disasters in an interdisciplinary manner by focusing on organizational