Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


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Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


Latest Publications

Does Social Media Use Matter? A Case Study of the 2018 Irish Abortion Referendum
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter
Commentary | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Beyond Brexit? Public Participation in Decision-Making on Campaign Data During and After Referendum Campaigns
Julia Rone
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Referendum Campaigns in Hybrid Media Systems: Insights From the New Zealand Cannabis Legalisation Referendum
Marta Rychert and Chris Wilkins
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Level Playing Field or Politics as Usual? Equalization–Normalization in Direct Democratic Online Campaigns
Michaela Fischer and Fabrizio Gilardi
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Do Intensive Public Debates on Direct-Democratic Ballots Narrow the Gender Gap in Social Media Use?
Laurent Bernhard and Daniel Kübler
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Googling Referendum Campaigns: Analyzing Online Search Patterns Regarding Swiss Direct-Democratic Votes
Sina Blassnig, Eliza Mitova, Nico Pfiffner and Michael V. Reiss
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Mobile News Consumption and Its Relation to Young Adults’ Knowledge About and Participation in Referendums
Daniel Vogler, Morley Weston, Quirin Ryffel, Adrian Rauchfleisch, Pascal Jürgens, Mark Eisenegger, Lisa Schwaiger and Urs Christen
Article | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Referendum Campaigns in the Digital Age: Towards (More) Comparative Analyses in Hybrid Media Systems
Linards Udris and Mark Eisenegger
Editorial | Open Access | Media and Communication | Published: 31 January 2023
Conservation Planning and the Development Trajectory of the Historic Core of Worcester, England
Heather Barrett
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
Urban Heritage Rehabilitation: Institutional Stakeholders’ Contributions to Improve Implementation of Urban and Building Regulations
Cilísia Ornelas, João Miranda Guedes, Isabel Breda-Vázquez, Virginia Gallego Guinea and Alessandra Turri
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
A Bourdieusian Framework for Understanding Public Space Heritage Transformations: Riga’s Castle Square
Helena Gutmane
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
Portraying Urban Change in Alfama (Lisbon): How Local Socio-Spatial Practices Shape Heritage
Catarina Fontes and Graça Índias Cordeiro
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
Permanences Against Cultural Amnesia: Reconstructing the Urban Narrative of the Rum Community of Fener, Istanbul
Ilgi Toprak
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
Endangered Urban Commons: Lahore’s Violent Heritage Management and Prospects for Reconciliation
Helena Cermeño and Katja Mielke
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023
Patterns of Detachment: Spatial Transformations of the Phosphate Industry in el-Quseir, Egypt
Mirhan Damir, Martin Meyer and Hellen Aziz
Article | Open Access | Urban Planning | Published: 30 January 2023