Raphaël Kies

Institution

University of Luxembourg

Abstract and key words of the research

Raphaël Kies is Researcher at the University of Luxembourg, where he teaches courses related to the on European integration and legitimacy. His main research interests are citizen’s participation, electoral studies and theories of democracy with a focus on e-democracy and deliberative democracy.

Five most relevant publications

– Kies, R. and P. Nanz (eds.), 2013, Is Europe listening to Us? Successes and Failures of the European Citizen Consultations, Ashgate/Roehampton University Press. (French version ; Les nouvelles voix de l’Europe? Analyses des consultations citoyennes, Editions Larcier/De Boeck, forthcoming. With a foreword by EU Vice-President of the Commission Viviane Reding.
– Kies, R. and P. Nanz, 2013, “Citizens’ Deliberation in Europe: An Introduction”, in R. Kies and P. Nanz (eds.), Is Europe listening to Us? Successes and Failures of the European Citizen Consultations, Ashgate/Roehampton University Press, pp. 1-14.
– Dumont, P. and Kies, R., 2013, “smartvote.lu: Usage and impact of the first VAA in Luxembourg”, International Journal of Electronic Governance
– Kies, R., 2010, Promises and Limits of web-deliberation, New York: Palgrave.
– Dumont, P., Kies, R., and P. Poirier, 2009, “Luxembourg: The challenge of inclusive democracy in a ‘local state’’ In John Loughlin, Frank Hendriks and Anders Lidström (eds) Oxford Handbook of Subnational Democracy , Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 123-145.