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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 ...
New Publication by Christoph Steinert
Christoph Valentin Steinert. 2020. Who Is a Political Prisoner? Journal of Global Security Studies, ogaa052, doi.org/10.1093/jogss/ogaa052 This study sheds light on the conceptualization of political prisoners identifying five key dimensions of disagreement. The author highlights that the ...
Guest lecture by Anna-Lena Hönig at the American University of Central Asia
Anna-Lena Hönig gave a virtual guest lecture on “Network Analysis in Political Science” at the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) on December 9, 2020.  
Sabine Carey presented initial insights from survey on perceptions of security in Georgia
Sabine Carey presented initial insights from a joint project with Jürgen Brandsch at the School of Global & Public Affairs at IE Madrid on 4 December 2020. The project evaluates how borderization affects individuals’ perceptions of their personal security. Using data from a face-to-face survey ...
Katrin Paula and Cosima Meyer present at “Mini-Conference – Summer School for Women in Political Methodology”
As part of the first “Mini-Conference – Summer School for Women in Political Methodology” (organized by Anita Gohdes, Denise Traber, Malu Gatto, and Theresa Gessler), Cosima Meyer and Katrin Paula presented insights on package development with R as well as their own R packages (overviewR for getting ...
Anna-Lena Hönig participating in workshop
Anna-Lena Hönig was invited to participate in the workshop “New Research Projects on Russia and Post-Soviet Countries”. The workshop takes place 9–11 November 2020. It is organized by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius's “Trajectories of Change” program  and the German Historical Institute ...
Anna-Lena Hönig presenting at workshop on NGO interactions
Anna-Lena Hönig is presenting at the workshop “Beyond Cooperation and Competition: NGO-NGO-Interactions in Global Politics”. The workshop takes place 26–28 October 2020 and is organized by Käte Hamburger Kolleg/ Centre for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the ...
New Publication by Anna-Lena Hönig
Anna-Lena Hönig's analysis of civil society in Central Asia is part of the edited volume “Die politischen Systeme Zentralasiens. Interner Wandel, externe Akteure, regionale Kooperation [Central Asia’s Political Systems. Internal Change, External Actors, Regional Cooperation] (eds Jakob Lempp, ...
Dr. Katrin Paula and Dr. Christian Gläßel receive awards for their research
Dr. Katrin Paula was awarded all three research prizes for young researchers in the social sciences at the University of Mannheim for her PhD research: She received the Lorenz-von-Stein Preis for the dissertation in the social sciences at the University of Mannheim. She was also awarded the prize ...
Cosima Meyer receives CDSS Young Scholar Award 2020
Cosima Meyer received the CDSS Young Scholar Award 2020 together with Dennis Hammerschmidt. The award is meant to honor exceptional ideas and achievements in doctoral research, and to support professional activities that advance the professionalization and networking of young scientists.  ...