YANINA WELP is Regional Director for Latin America at the Centre for Research on Direct Democracy (Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau, University of Zurich). She has completed a PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) and holds a degree in Political Science and in Social Communication Science, both from the University of Buenos Aires. Her main areas of study are the mechanisms of direct and participatory democracy in Latin America and digital media and politics. Webpage: https://c2d.academia.edu/YaninaWelp
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