What DO WE DO?
The Democratic Education Network is an academic student-led organization of the Department of Politics and IR at the University of Westminster.
We engage with local and international communities to learn from them and collaborate with them. Our members also apply their personal knowledge, ideas and skills through different DEN projects to make a difference in these communities.
DEN is based on the idea that as young citizens, students should engage with the world around them. By engaging with London communities and other communities abroad, students create numerous links and become increasingly aware of today's reality. This will be greatly beneficial for DEN members later in life, as they will be able to apply their gained experience in future life challenges.
DEN also organizes and promotes several conferences and events, including:
- 'Silent Oppressions Art Exhibition' - 24th March 2017.
- The Westminster Global Challenge, 'The End of the Global?' - 5th-6th May 2017.
- 'Food Festivals' - 23rd February 2017 & 07th December 2016.
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WHAT do you want to do?
Our novelty and expertise allows us to explore new boundaries for our student-led projects. DEN is ultimately a facilitator for your ideas and community projects.
Below are the current projects and working groups in DEN:
WHERE ARE WE?
DEN members meet every week on Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm. Our HQs are in the Common Room in Wells Street - that is in the basement and you are most welcome to attend.
Come to the meeting and bring your skills, interests and ideas for projects.
This section contains the information and reports that document our activity.
Within the University of Westminster:
Outside the University of Westminster:
DEN makes working partnerships with local minority and diasporic communities in London, and develops exchanges of knowledge between students and practitioners.
Race on the Agenda (ROTA) Training Partner - Exchanges
Participedia Research - Democratic Governance
DEN organises knowledge exchange activities with a range of international universities. Our trips take the form of jointly-run conferences on topics of mutual interest, with contributions from students and staff at both universities.
Turkey Current Debates Workshop 2011 - 2015
Uzbekistan WIUT Summer Exchange 2016
Vietnam International Short Course 2016