Participation, Democracy and Sustainability in Urban Governance

Participation has a positive connotation in the modern discourse, whether in Sustainability research with regards to Transition Management or in Political Science with regards to the Theory of Democracy. This projects aims to examine connections, overlap and possible conflicts between the two fields with special regard to Urban Governance.

Supervisor: Paul Burger

Co-Supervisor: to be determined

Bio

Michael Tschäni pursued his studies in Political Science and History at the Universities of Basel, Berne and Freiburg im Breisgau. Since Fall 2017, he is a PhD student with the Sustainability Research Group supervised by Prof. Dr. Paul Burger and continues to work part-time at the Department of Public Health for the Canton of Basel-Stadt.