[ADRN Working Paper] Can Online Public Participation Strengthen Direct, Deliberative, and Participatory Democracy in India?
Working Paper
Kaustuv Kanti Bandyopadhyay | 2022-05-31
Introduction [1]   Most modern constitutional democracies govern themselves through the representative form of democratic governance. This representation is determined by fair, regular, and competitive elections. However, over the decades, the limitations of representative democratic governance have been well-documented (...
[ADRN Issue Briefing] Sri Lanka’s Arab Spring Moment: Can Asia’s Oldest Democracy Weather the Crisis?
Commentary·Issue Briefing
Niranjan Sahoo | 2022-05-27
Sri Lanka, Asia’s oldest democracy, is at a critical inflection point in its history. The island nation of 22 million people is facing unprecedented economic and political crises. Sri Lanka is currently engulfed with massive anger and intensifying street protests over the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government’s bungling of t...
East Asia Institute | 2022-05-02
The East Asia Institute (President Yul Sohn), as a secretariat of the Asia Democracy Research Network (ADRN), hosted the fourteenth online seminar of the [Democracy Cooperation] series, titled "History of Human Rights Violations in Asia.” During this seminar, ADRN members from South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan discus...



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