Browsing articles from "November, 2017"

Adam Scharpf successfully defended his doctoral dissertation

Nov 29, 2017   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Adam Scharpf successfully defended his doctoral dissertation

Adam Scharpf successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “The military organisation of state repression” on 27 November 2017. He passed his written dissertation and oral defense with the highest marks. The examination committee consisted of Sabine Carey, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Nikolay Marinov.

Adam’s dissertation provides important and novel insights into the question of how the military influences state repression during counterinsurgency wars. He uses different levels of analysis and generates novel data from an unusually large variety of sources to address the core question with innovative research designs. For his work he already received the Dina Zinnes Award 2016, the Stuart A. Bremer Award 2017 and the CDSS Young Scholar Award 2017.

Congratulations, Adam!

Mascha Rauschenbach at the Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

Nov 29, 2017   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Mascha Rauschenbach at the Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association

Mascha Rauschenbach presented her paper `Mobilizing and Persuasion: The Allocation of Campaign Rallies in Ghana’s 2012 Elections’ at the Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association in Chicago, 16-18 November, 2017.

Anna-Lena Hönig at 4th Interdisciplinary Central Asia Day

Nov 16, 2017   //   by Christine Krisch   //   General  //  Comments Off on Anna-Lena Hönig at 4th Interdisciplinary Central Asia Day

Anna-Lena Hönig participates in the 4th Interdisciplinary Central Asia Day titled “Central Asia: Institutional adaption, political continuity?”. The workshop takes place at the Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik at the University of Hamburg on 17 November 2017.