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3. Juni 21 | News

„Free my Internet“ project illustrates scientific research as graphic short stories

Why do states shut down social media platforms? And what impact does this have on society? Interdisciplinary project by the University of St. Gallen publishes four graphic short stories on government restrictions on internet access

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27. Mai 21 | News

Inken von Borzyskowski awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship

Fellowship will fund fieldwork for Inken’s second book on states exiting international organisations

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6. Mai 21 | News

“A well-reasoned and communicated boycott could indeed send a strong signal for human rights”

Network member Leonie Holthaus was interviewed on a potential boycott of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

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12. April 21 | News

Workshop co-organized by Brigitte Weiffen studies impact of Belt and Road Initiative on democracy

From 12-14 March 2021, the online workshop “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: curse or blessing for democracy in Eurasia?” was held at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.

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Inken von Borzyskowski, Ursula Daxecker, Patrick M. Kuhn | 2021

Fear of campaign violence and support for democracy and autocracy

in: Conflict Management and Peace Science, Online First

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Breuer, Anita, Julia Leininger, Saionara König-Reis | 2021

Key Players in Accountable SDG Implementation: National Human Rights Institutions

Briefing Paper 16/2021 by the German Development Institute (GDI)/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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Felix Haass, Martin Ottmann | 2021

Rebels, Revenue, and Redistribution. The Political Geography of Post-Conflict Power-Sharing in Africa

in: British Journal of Political Science, 51:3, 981-1001.

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Johannes Gerschewski, Michael Zürn | 2021

Sketching the Liberal Script. A Target of Contestations

SCRIPTS Working Paper No. 10

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EDP Wire

27. Mai 21 | Jonas Wolff

The EU, Venezuela, and democracy promotion: A rejoinder to Elliott Abrams’ comments

In this EDP Wire, Jonas Wolff responds to Elliott Abrams’ critical comment on an article Jonas published earlier this year with the European Democracy Hub. In his blog post “The EU and Venezuela: More Bad Advice”, published on the website …

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27. April 21 | Rebecca Wagner, Mikhail Polianskii

Breaking the vicious circle: Can the new Moldovan president Sandu succeed in balancing relations with the EU and Russia?

For the first time in its history, the Republic of Moldova has voted for an openly pro-Western president. De­spite facing domestic and international difficulties, the newly elected Moldovan head of state Maia Sandu could manage to solve dire economic problems at home, while securing the support of both Russia and the European Union. This could have longstanding consequences for both the country itself and for all the other states of the common EU-Russian neighborhood.

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