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Research Repository

of Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance



Deepening citizen engagement

We are developing innovative ways of connecting the voices of ordinary citizens to political decision-making through participatory and deliberative approaches to citizen engagement.

Building democratic resilience

We investigate the role of public deliberation in highly polarised and post-crisis contexts, working closely with governments, organisations, and communities to build democratic resilience.

Advancing theory and methods

We provide intellectual leadership in advancing theoretical debates and methodological innovations in deliberative democracy.

Innovating global governance

We are advocating for meaningful global citizen deliberation on urgent and emerging global issues – from climate change to genome editing.

Democratising environmental governance

We are rethinking how human institutions, practices, and principles can develop a productive relationship with the Earth system.

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Our Research


Learn more about our staff members, PhD students, faculty affiliates and our adjunct professors.

Our researchers
Our Digital Content

Digital Content

We have a growing offering of videos and podcasts to celebrate the work of our colleagues around the world in areas that speak to our Centre’s research.

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New books on Democracy

Our New Books on Democracy series features interviews with leading scholars about their published works.

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The CDDGG 10th Anniversary Series

In celebration of the Centre's 10th anniversary at the University of Canberra, we are organising a seminar series that is open to all, addressing 10 of the most pressing questions facing deliberate democracy today.

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Seminar Series

The Centre holds weekly seminars on important topics with leading scholars from Australia and around the world.

Our Working Paper Series
Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

Our Working Papers make preliminary findings of research on deliberative democracy publicly available in advance of publication in academic journals and books.



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Industry Partners

We work with government, international organisations, NGOs, and the creative industry to translate deliberative theory into practice.

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Academic Partners

We uphold research excellence by collaborating with an international network of academic partners in diverse disciplines and countries.

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Community Partners

We ground our work on democracy by engaging with community partners in Canberra and around Australia.

Our Collaborations

Contact Us

Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance

Ann Harding Conference Centre (Building 24)

University Drive South, University of Canberra, ACT 2617, Australia

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