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21. November 22 | News

EDP members at the third DVPW Thementagung

On the 11th of november our members Julia Leininger, Solveig Richter and Jonas Wolff presented their paper: „Demokratie, Sicherheit, Frieden: Wie verändert der russische Angriffskrieg gegen die Ukraine unser Verständnis von internationaler Demokratieförderung” on the third DVPW Thementagung titled „Turning …

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10. Juni 22 | News

Solveig Richter featured in Television Interview on Phoenix

On June 10th, EDP member Solveig Richter was featured in a television interview on „phoenix“, a German TV channel, in which she discussed Germany’s role in the Balkan states. You can find the interview right here.

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5. April 22 | News

EDP Network at ISA 2022 in Nashville

The EDP network organised a panel discussion titled „Democracy Promotion as a Changing Constellation of Practices“ during the ISA 2022 in Nashville. Leonie Holthaus, Sarah von Billerbeck, Julia Leininger, Solveig Richter and Jonas Wolff presented up-to-date research and debated about …

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1. April 22 | News

Jonas Wolff has been appointed as professor to Goethe University Frankfurt

We would like to express our warm congratulations to EDP member Jonas Wolff, head of research department for the study of intrastate conflicts at PRIF, who has been appointed to Goethe University Frankfurt where he will be professor of transformation …

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24. Oktober 22 | Jonas Wolff, Lukas Harth, Florian Kriener

Responding to Foreign Interference in the EU: Beware of Unintended Consequences

The EU’s emerging response to foreign interference, as it is currently debated in the EU Parliament, contains striking similarities to arguments put forth by some governments around the world seeking to justify harsh restrictions on foreign funding and „foreign agents.“ …

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6. September 22 | Jonas Wolff

The Reconstitution of Liberal Hegemony in Comparative Regime Research: V-Dem’s Discursive Turn from the Contestation to the Decontestation of Democracy

Within just a few years, the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) project has experienced a remarkable rise to both academic and political prominence. As Jonas Wolff shows in his paper that was just published open access with Contemporary Politics, this rise has been accompanied by a notable discursive shift: Having started as a project aimed at taking seriously the essential conceptual contestability of democracy, in recent years V-Dem has adopted an increasingly narrow and taken-for-granted focus on liberal democracy.

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