Thierry Vedel is a researcher with the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Centre for Political Research (CEVIPOF), Paris. His research interests cover media policies and regulation, political communication, Internet and politics.

Thierry Vedel is a researcher with the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), based at the Centre for Political Research (CEVIPOF) in Paris. His research interests cover media policies and regulation, political communication, Internet and politics. Thierry Vedel teaches political communication at the University of Paris 2. He is on the editorial boards of Information Communication and Society, Reseaux and Communication & Strategies.

Research interests

media policies and regulation, political communication, Internet and politics

Positions held at the OII

  • Visiting Fellow, January – December 2005

Current projects

Past projects

  • Parties and and Election Campaigning Online – International Workshop

    20 October 2005 - 21 October 2005, 00:00:00 - 00:00:00

    This workshop examines parties' use of new ICTs during in election campaigns. Papers include case studies of the US, UK, Chile, Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, France and Spain.

  • The Idea of Electronic Democracy: Origins, Visions, Questions

    31 January 2005 - 31 January 2005, 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

    With its ability to put information in the hands of people, it is often said that the Internet holds the promise for wider and more effective citizen participation in public affairs and will foster a new era of participatory democracy.

  • Security and the Politics of e-Voting Research

    19 March 2004 - 19 March 2004, 15:30:00 - 16:30:00

    Dr Barbara Simons summarizes the findings of a paper she co-authored: A Security Analysis of the Secure Electronic Registration and Voting Experiment (SERVE).