Prof. Dr. Melanie Sully

Austrian politics and the demise of parties

Melanie Sully writes in the "Wiener Zeitung" on the governmental crisis in the Austrian coalition precipitated by the resignation of the leader of the ÖVP. A successor claims full power of the party machine aiming to build a movement, a recipe which bore fruit in France and the UK with Corbyn. This throws up challenges for inner-party democracy. "Ohne Partei ist man alles" http://www.wienerzeitung.at/meinungen/gastkommentare/891569_Ohne-Partei-ist-man-alles.html


 

Europe at the Crossroads

Lecture in Innsbruck by Dr Melanie Sully attracted an audience of around 200. Details https://www.uibk.ac.at/wuv/programm/sose_2017/europa-am-wendepunkt.html


 

DASI conference 2017

Prof Dr Melanie Sully speaking at the student conference at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna with the OSCE https://twitter.com/DASIcon_2017 and http://www.polemics-magazine.com/dasicon/panel-3-more-democracy-than-ever-before


 

Study Visit to Vienna from Ukraine

Students from Ivan Franko University, Donezk and Ternopil on study tour to Vienna, seminar with Go-Governance at international department of the City of Vienna with Dr Melanie Sully, Alexandra Dancasiu both from Go-Governance, Thomas Resch for the City of Vienna and Andreas Wenninger, Head of Austrian Cooperation Office Lviv

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Go Governance General Meeting

Go Governance held its general meeting and the newly elected executive board passed a resolution to include new honorary members: Jakub Forst-Battaglia, Thomas Resch and Oskar Wawra.


 

Brexit Policy Briefs by Melanie Sully

Brexit Six Months On: waiting for Godot by Melanie Sully for the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik.
The Brexit Drama: final act or prelude? by Melanie Sully for the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik.


 

Governance Today (GoTo) Papers

Our Institute is now launching Governance Today papers (GoTo papers) written by experts, guest contributors on questions relevant to good governance in the World today. The first of these looks at the situation in Serbia by an author who has written a book on the subject, Robert Thomas. Submissions welcome for future GoTo papers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The Serbia paper can be downloaded HERE


Moving Forward Conference

Campaign Strategies and Techniques on the occasion of the upcoming US Presidential elections. The Austrian newspaper Kurier offers free tickets.
Details of programme which includes speakers from Go Governance, Dr Josef Mantl, Dr Melanie Sully and assistant Louis Reitmann here


 

Conference on US Elections 2016


Moving Forward - American Campaign Strategies & Techniques this well attended successful conference was opened by the Editor of Kurier and Josef Mantl. MelanieSully looked at impact of US elections on Europe reflecting on similar trends such as disaffection with elites, the Establishment, voters who feel they have no voice and maybe a break with the old adage "its the economy stupied".

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Post Brexit talk in Graz

Dienstalk in Graz