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Congratulations to Cosima Meyer
On 21 July 2021, Cosima Meyer successfully defended her doctoral dissertation „Power Struggle and Spark of Hope – The Political Elite and Post-Civil War Politics“. The examination committee consisted of  Sabine Carey, Nikolay Marinov, and Anne Pintsch (University of Agder). Cosima has already ...
NEPS Conference 2021: Presentations and Award
Christoph Steinert and Felix Olsowski participated at the 20th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference by the Network of European Peace Scientists (NEPS) held from June 29 to July 1, 2021. After the conference had to be cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Christoph and Felix ...
Presentations at the EPSA Annual Convention 2021
Sabine Carey, Christoph Steinert, and Felix Olsowski participated at the 11th Annual Meeting of the European Political Science Association held from June 24 – 25. Like last year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the conference was held online. As part of a mentoring workshop series, together ...
Congratulations to Anna-Lena Hönig
Anna-Lena Hönig successfully defended her doctoral dissertation „Under Scrutiny: Cooperation Between Non-State Organizations in Contentious Contexts“ on June 2, 2021. The examination committee consisted of Thomas Bräuninger, Charles Butcher (NTNU Trondheim), and Sabine Carey. Anna-Lena has already ...
United Nations Security Council Simulation on Syria by the DGVN
As part of the seminar “Political elites in times of conflict“, Cosima Meyer hosted another United Nations Security Council Simulation, facilitated by Doreen Faller and Fabio Reith from the DGVN, on May 31, 2021. The students represented different state actors and had the chance to experience ...
New publication by Christoph Steinert
David Benjamin Weyrauch und Christoph Valentin Steinert. Instrumental or intrinsic? Human rights alignment in intergovernmental organizations. The Review of International Organizations (2021) Free access to the paper here  
Paper by Sabine C. Carey, Belén González and Neil J. Mitchell accepted for publication at Political Studies
Sabine C. Carey, Belén González and Neil J. Mitchell. “Media freedom and the escalation of state violence.”Accepted for publication at Political Studies, 7 May 2021. When governments face severe political violence, they regularly respond with violence. Yet not all governments escalate repression ...
Congratulations to Christian Gläßel for PhD prize
Dr. Christian Gläßel, former PhD student at the Chair, supervised by Prof. Sabine Carey, and now postdoctoral researcher at the Hertie School of Governance, is co-recipient of the Lorenz-von-Stein-Preis 2020. This annual prize is awarded to outstanding dissertations in political science, social ...
Sabine Carey contributes to PEACELAB Blog
Sabine Carey wrote about “The Promises and Perils of Pro-Government Militias in Armed Conflicts” on the PEACELAB Blog, published by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi).
Podcast with Sabine Carey about her work on killings of journalists
In this podcast of the Political Economy Forum, Sabine Carey talks about her joint work with Anita Gohdes on the killings of journalists.