On 4-5 May 2017 we host a workshop on post-conflict peace and stability at the University of Mannheim. This workshop facilitates the discussion and exchange of research projects that focus on post-conflict peace and stability. We also discuss our upcoming field work in Nepal, Georgia and Sri Lanka, where we explore the role of the media and armed groups in the quality and condition of post-conflict peace. External participants include Kristin Bakke, Scott Gates, Indra de Soysa, Alexander da Juan and Nino Abzianidze.
Anita Gohdes and Sabine Carey published a guest blog post on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog: "We examined more than 1,300 journalist killings between 2002 and 2013. Here's what we learned." It is based on our recently published (open access) study and presents five (surprising) findings about the killings of journalists.
Sabine Carey will be giving a keynote lecture at the international workshop on Conflicts and Institutions, organized by the Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies (NAPS) at the University of Genoa, 21 June 2017. Other speakers include Stathis Kalyvas, Stefano Costalli, and Andrea Ruggeri.
Sabine Carey is presenting the paper 'Preparing for repression: how media constraints affect the escalation of repression', co-authored with Belén González (University of Mannheim) and Neil Mitchell (University College London) at Heidelberg University. The presentation takes place as part of the conference The International Dimension of Vertical Threats and Regime Security in Authoritarian Regimes at the Institute of Political Science, 16-17 February 2017.
Belén González is presenting the paper "The benefits and costs of concessions: explaining the lack of escalating violence in the Chilean democratic transition" at the University of Heidelberg, 27 January 2017. This paper is co-authored with Sabine Carey and based on fieldwork carried out in October 2015.
Sabine Carey will give a public keynote lecture on "The Political Economy of State Violence" at the international conference "The Political Economy of Democracy and Dictatorship". This conference is organised by Thomas Apolte, University of Münster, Mario Gilli, Bocconi University Milan and Yuan Li, University of Duisburg-Essen and held at the University of Münster, 22-24 February 2017. See the conference website.
Sabine Carey is speaking on publishing in peer-reviewed journals at a training programme for female junior scholars, organised by the "Mentoring und Training Programm" of the Landeskonferenz der Gleichstellungsbeauftragten an den Wissenschaftlichen Hochschulen Baden-Württembergs. The event takes place at the University of Mannheim on October 24, 2016.
Sabine Carey participates in the conference on "The political economy of state repression" at Princeton University, October 21-22, 2016. The conference is organized by Laia Balcells (Duke University) and Carles Boix (Princeton University). She will present the joint project with Anita Gohdes on institutional determinants of journalist killings.
Sabine Carey participates in a workshop on "The impact of intra-war processes on post-conflict outcomes" at South Bend, Indiana, October 20, 2016, in conjunction with the 2016 Meeting of the Peace Science Society.