Browsing articles from "November, 2016"

Anna-Lena Hönig presenting at the GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium

Nov 23, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Anna-Lena Hönig presenting at the GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium

Anna-Lena Hönig is presenting a co-authored paper with Julia Semmelbeck titled “The Cooperation Effect: Explaining the intensity of terror attacks with networked interaction”. The GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium takes place in Cologne November 30 – December 1, 2016.

Guest Post on violence in the Philippines by Belén González

Nov 22, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Guest Post on violence in the Philippines by Belén González

Belén González comments on why violence in the Philippines was not (completely) unexpected in Political Violence @ A Glance blog post “Understanding Duterte’s ‘Dirty War’ in the Philippines”.

You can read the post here

Anita Gohdes receives Walter Isard Award

Nov 7, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Anita Gohdes receives Walter Isard Award

Anita R. Gohdes received the Walter Isard Dissertation Award from the Peace Science Society International for her dissertation thesis, Repression in the Digital Age: Communication Technology and the Politics of State Violence. The award honors outstanding contributions to the scientific knowledge of peace and conflict.

Congratulations, Anita!

New publication on killings of journalists and repression

Nov 7, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on New publication on killings of journalists and repression

In a new study, forthcoming in Journal of Peace Research, Anita Gohdes and Sabine Carey show that the killings of journalists can act as early warning indicator for worsening overall repression. Download the paper here.

Julia Semmelbeck at Conference on Counter-Terrorism Research & Practices

Nov 4, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Julia Semmelbeck at Conference on Counter-Terrorism Research & Practices

Julia Semmelbeck attends the Society for Terrorism Research Annual International Conference on Counter-Terrorism Research & Practices. The conference takes place in The Hague, Netherlands, 7-8 November 2016.

Autumn Workshop: Alliance of Leading Universities on Migration – Bringing Together Research & Practice

Nov 2, 2016   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Autumn Workshop: Alliance of Leading Universities on Migration – Bringing Together Research & Practice

From November 2 to 4, 2016 the ALUM autumn workshop “Bringing together Research and Practice” will be held at the University of Mannheim.

The Alliance of Leading Universities on Migration (ALUM) brings together academics from renowned international universities to work together to promote research on issues of migration, and facilitate contacts between academics and policymakers working on migration. The network aims to connect academics in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East and provide relevant knowledge and insights to political and civil society actors with regard to the following themes:
1) Understanding push and pull factors of migration flows;
2) Assessing the impact of emigration on origin countries;
3) Evaluating immigrant integration policies in host countries;
4) Assessing national and transnational challenges and coping strategies for migration and pathways towards a fairer allocation mechanism for refugees.

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