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Prof. Dr. Thamy Pogrebinschi

Portrait Prof. Dr. Thamy Pogrebinschi (David Ausserhofer)
Research Fields
  • Democratic Theory
  • Comparative Politics
  • Latin America Politics
  • Democratic Innovations
  • Participation and Deliberation
  • Democracy
Contact
fon: +49 30 25491 598
mail: thamy [dot] pogrebinschi [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Research Fellow of the Research Unit
CV

2017-2018
Democracy Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

since 2014
Senior Researcher, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

since 2016
Faculty Member (Promotionsrecht), Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences at the Humboldt University

2013-2014
Alfred Grosser Visiting Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

2011-2013
Georg Forster Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, WZB Berlin

2011-2012
A.SK Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

since 2010
Professor of Political Science, Institute of Social and Political Studies (IESP), State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Coordinator of the Laboratory of Studies on Democracy (LED-IESP)

2008-2010
Professor of Political Science, Rio de Janeiro University Research Institute (IUPERJ)


Selected Publications

Pogrebinschi, Thamy und Ryan, Matthew. (2017). "Moving Beyond Input Legitimacy: When do Democratic Innovations affect Policymaking?". In: European Journal of Political Research.

Pogrebinschi, Thamy. (2017). “Democratic Innovations: Lessons from Outside the OECD”In: Hertie School Governance Report 2017, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Pogrebinschi, Thamy. (2017). “Experimenting with Participation and Deliberation in Latin America: Is Democracy Turning Pragmatic?” in Tulia G. Falleti y Emilio Parrado, Latin America Since the Left Turn, University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, PA

Pogrebinschi, Thamy. (2017).“Deliberative Democracy in Latin America” In: The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy. Bächtiger, Dryzek, Mansbridge, and Warren (Eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Pogrebinschi, Thamy. (2017). "Can Participatory Governance improve the Quality of Democracy?". A Response from Latin America. In: Handbook on Participatory Governance. Huber Heinelt (Ed.). London: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Pogrebinschi, Thamy and Smith, Graham. (2017). “Learning from Democratic Innovations”. In: Rethinking Society for the 21st Century, International Panel on Social Progress Report

Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2016). “Pragmatische Demokratie: Theoretiche Grundlage und Praxis aus Lateinamerika”. Politische Vierteljahresshrift – PVS Sonderheft 51, Nomos.

  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2017): "Democratic Innovations. Lessons from beyond the West". In: Hertie School of Governance (Ed.): The Governance Report 2017. Democracy, Innovations, Participation, Legitimacy, Indicators. Oxford: Oxford University Press, S. 57-72.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2016): "Pragmatische Demokratien. Theoretische Grundlage und Praxis aus Lateinamerika". In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 51 "'Demokratie' jenseits des Westens. Theorien, Diskurse, Einstellungen, herausgegeben von Sophia Schubert/Alexander Weiß. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 206-224.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2015): "Mehr Partizipation. Ein Heilmittel gegen die 'Krise der Demokratie'?". In: Wolfgang Merkel (Hg.): Demokratie und Krise. Zum schwierigen Verhältnis von Theorie und Empirie. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 127-154.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy/Samuels, David (2014): "The Impact of Participatory Democracy. Evidence from Brazil's National Public Policy Conferences". In: Comparative Politics, Vol. 46, No. 3, S. 313-332.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2013): "The Squared Circle of Participatory Democracy. Scaling up Deliberation to the National Level". In: Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 7, No. 3, S. 219-241.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2014): "Turning Participation into Representation. Innovative Policymaking for Minority Groups in Brazil". In: Carmen Sirianni/Jennifer Gourouard. (Eds.): Varieties of Civic Innovation. Deliberative, Collaborative, Network, and Narrative Approaches. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, S. 181-202.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2014): "Partizipation im großen Stil. Lektionen aus Brasilien". In: Hans-Liudger Dienel/Kerstin Franzl/Raban D. Fuhrmann/Hans J. Lietzmann/Antoine Vergne (Hg.): Die Qualität von Bürgerbeteiligungsprozessen. Evaluation und Sicherung von Standards am Beispiel von Planungszellen und Bürgergutachten. Schriftenreihe Blickwechsel, Bd. 11. München: oekom Verlag, S. 385-403.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2014): "Partizipation in Brasilien". In: Bertelsmann Stiftung/Staatministerium Baden-Württemberg (Hg.): Partizipation im Wandel. Unsere Demokratie zwischen Wählen, Mitmachen und Entscheiden. Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, S. 327-354.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy/Santos, Fabiano (2013): "Where Participation Matters. The Impact of a National Level Democratic Innovation on Policymaking in Brazil". In: Andrea Römmele/Henrik Schober (Eds.): The Governance of Large-scale Projects. Linking Citizens and the State. Kommunikation in Politik und Wirtschaft, Vol. 5. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 173-194.
  • Pogrebinschi,  Thamy (2013): The Pragmatic Turn of Democracy in Latin America. Series Study. Berlin: Friedrich-Erbert-Stiftung. (El giro pragmático de la democracia en América Latina, in englischer Sprache)
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2012): "Participation as Representation. Democratic Policymaking in Brazil". In: Maxwell A. Cameron/Eric Hershberg/Kenneth E. Sharpe (Eds.): New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America. Voice and Consequence. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, S. 53-74.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2012): "Participatory Policymaking and Political Experimentalism in Brazil". In: Stefanie Kron/Sérgio Costa/Marianne Braig (Eds.): Democracia y reconfiguraciones contemporáneas del derecho en America Latina. Bibliotheca Ibero-Americana, Vol. 149. Frankfurt a.M./Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert Verlag, S. 111-136.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2012): "Participación como representación. Generación democrática de políticas públicas en Brasil". In: Maxwell A. Cameron/Eric Hershberg/Kenneth E. Sharpe (Eds.): Nuevas instituciones de democracia participativa en América Latina. La voz y sus consecuencias. México: FLACSO México, S. 77-104.
  • Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2012): Judicialização ou Representação? Política, Direito e Democracia no Brasil. Sao Paulo: Editoria Campus Elsevier, 191 S.

Pogrebinschi, Thamy/Feres Junior, João (2010). Teoria Política Contemporânea: Uma Introdução. São Paulo: Editora Campus/Elsevier (Contemporary Political Theory: an introduction), 229 S.

Pogrebinschi, Thamy (2009). O Enigma do Político. Marx contra a Política Moderna. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Civilização Brasileira (The Enigma of the Political. Marx against Modern Political Thought), 391 S.
Award for Best Social Science Book in Brazil (2010), Brazilian Social Sciences Association
Award for Best Political Science Book in Brazil (2009-2010), Brazilian Political Science Association

Projects

2015-2019
"LATINNO: Innovations for Democracy in Latin America"
Institution: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)
Finanzierung: Open Society Foundations (OSF) and Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE)

2016-2017

"Digital Democracy in Latin America: How ICT-based innovations may improve democracy"   
Institution: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)
Finanzierung: Porticus Foundation

2011-2013
"Pragmatic Democracy: Participation, Representation, and Political Experimentalism"
Institutions: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) and Freie Universität Berlin
Funding: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

2011-2012
"Participation as Representation: Political Experimentalism as a Method of Democratic Governance"
Institution: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)
Funding: A.SK Social Science Award, Fellowship

2010
"Participation as Representation: the impact of the national conferences on the design and implementation of public policy in Brazil"
Role: Coordinator
Funding: General-Secretary of the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Brazil

"Participation as Representation: the impact of the national councils on the design and implementation of public policy in Brazil"
Role: Coordinator
Funding: General-Secretary of the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Brazil

2009-2010
"Between Representation and Participation: the national conferences on public policies and Brazilian political experimentalism"
Role: Coordinator
Funding: Brazil’s Ministry of Justice and United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

2008-2010
"Politics, Law and Democracy in Brazil: the institutional dialogue between the Supreme Court and the Legislature"
Role: Coordinator
Funding: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung