Alice el-Wakil

Alice el-Wakil, MA

Wissenschaftliche Assistentin / Research assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 85 30

Address: UZH Philosophisches Seminar, Zollikerstrasse 117, CH-8008 Zürich

Room number: ZOA 207


Universität Zürich
Philosophisches Seminar
Arbeits- & Forschungsstelle für Ethik
Zollikerstrasse 117
8008 Zürich



  • Normative political theory
  • Democratic theory
  • Democratic innovations and institutional design
  • Democratic systems
  • Theory of Justice

Dissertation:  Reconsidering Direct Democracy: The Value of the Facultative Referendum in Democratic Systems (working title)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Francis Cheneval und Prof. Dr. Daniel Kübler

Curriculum vitae

2018- Research Assistant, Chair of Political Philosophy
2014-2018 Doctoral Scholarship, Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau (ZDA),  Doctoral programm of the Swiss National Competence Centre for Excellence in Research (NCCR) "Challenges to Democracy in the 21th Century" of the Swiss National Science Foundation
2011-2013 M.A. Politikwissenschaft, Schwerpunkt Politische Theorie, Université de Genève
2012 Austauschsemester, University of Toronto
2011 Ausstauschsemester, Freie Universität Berlin
2008-2011 Bachelor in Politikwissenschaft, Université de Genève



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