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Sabine Carey participating in a workshop on German Public Opinion on Foreign and Security Policy
Sabine Carey is participating in the workshop “German Public Opinion on Foreign and Security Policy in a Time of Transatlantic Stress”, organised by Tim Büthe, Joseph Grievo, Naoko Matsumura and Atsushi Tago at the TUM School of Governance in Munich, January 2020.
We welcome a visiting researcher from the University of Essex
Christoph Dworschak from the University of Essex will be joining us for the Spring semester. His research focuses on intra-state conflict. In particular, he is interested in co­unterinsurgency and peacekeeping effectiveness, and the effect of local conflict dynamics on inequalities. Christoph will be ...
Anna-Lena Hönig participates in PRIO workshop
Anna-Lena Hönig participates in the workshop “Civil Resistance: Causes and Consequences” at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) from 11.-13.02.2020. The workshop is part of the advanced training program in peace and conflict studies offered by the Research School on Peace and Conflict.
Cosima Meyer receives CDSS Teaching Award
Cosima Meyer receives the 2019 CDSS Teaching Award together with Emily Meachon. The award recognizes excellent teaching. Congratulations!
New Publication by Adam Scharpf and Christian Gläßel
Adam Scharpf and Christian Gläßel published their article “Why Underachievers Dominate Secret Police Organizations: Evidence from Autocratic Argentina” in the Amercian Journal of Political Science. The article examines the composition of secret police organizations. Even though authoritarian ...
New Publication by Christoph Steinert
Are post-conflict trials an effective tool to stabilize peace after armed conflicts? And how does the presence of biases against the political opposition affect their capacity to enhance stability? These questions are empirically tested in the Article ‘Trail fairness before impact: Tracing the link ...
Guest lecture by Anna-Lena Hönig at the American University of Central Asia
Anna-Lena Hönig was invited to give a virtual talk on “NGOs between Civil Society and the State” at the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) on October 14, 2019.  
Sabine Carey giving talk at Heidelberger Abend
Sabine Carey gave a talk on journalist killings in democratic countries at the “Heidelberger Abend: Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft”on July 8, 2019 in Heidelberg. This event was organized by IHK Rhein-Neckar and its aim was to bring together local business and academia.