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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. 
Presentations at the ISA Annual Convention 2021
Anna-Lena Hönig, Cosima Meyer, Felix Olsowski, and Christoph Steinert participated at the International Studies Association 2021 Annual Convention held from April 6th – 9th, 2021. Though unfortunately not in Las Vegas, Nevada, as originally planned, they took the opportunity of the virtual ...
Publication Support Series for Female PhD Students
Professor Carey is organising a Publication Support Series for female PhD students and early career students in Europe working broadly on empirical questions in the area of conflict, peace and human rights research. The series consists of three online workshops (April 2021, October 2021, January ...
Online Info Session for female students about PhD programmes
Professor Sabine Carey is organising an informal zoom session on 23 Feb 2021 at 10am CET for female political sciences students who are potentially considering pursuing a PhD. The goals of this about one hour long session are: to provide you with some basic information about the format of PhD ...
New publication on autocratic cooperation networks at the UN by Cosima Meyer and Dennis Hammerschmidt
Cosima Meyer's and Dennis Hammerschmidt's (both University of Mannheim) new publication A Pledged Community? Using Community Detection to Analyze Autocratic Cooperation in UN Co-sponsorship Networks analyzes autocratic cooperation networks at the example of UNGA co-sponsorship. Using the Leiden ...
New publication on the impact of foreign aid on states’ sentiment using NLP by Dennis Hammerschmidt and Cosima Meyer
In their new publication “Money Makes the World Go Frowned – Analyzing the Impact of Chinese Foreign Aid on States’ Sentiment Using Natural Language Processing”, Dennis Hammerschmidt and Cosima Meyer (both University of Mannheim) analyze how new aid donors affect the geo-political and international ...
Paper on killings of journalists accepted for publication
Why are journalists killed for the work they do – and why are journalists predominately murdered in institutional democracies, where they should enjoy particular protection? Sabine Carey and Anita Gohdes research this question with new detailed data on killings of journalists globally, identifying ...