Past Events

Workshop: The Empirical Study of Autocracy (ESTA)

10.-12.September 2017

Workshop: Empirische Methoden in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

3.-5.Oktober 2016

Research Talk: "Dictators in Exile: Explaining the Destinations of Ex-Rulers (1946-2008)"

by Prof. Abel Escriba Folch (University Pompeu Fabra)
May 19, 2016 

Research Talk: "Evaluating the conflict-reducing effect of UN peacekeeping operations"

by Prof. Håvard Hegre (Uppsala University)
March 2, 2016 

Research Talk: "Endogenous taxation in ongoing internal conflict: The case of Colombia"

by Abbey Steele (University of Amsterdam)
November 26, 2015

Research Talk: "Constrained Complementarity – Analyzing the Mutual Dependence of Disruptive and Non-Disruptive Forms of Political Repression"

by Dag Tanneberg (Social Science Research Center Berlin)
November 5, 2015

Workshop on "Communication, Conflict and Contention in the Digital Age"

September 14-15, 2015

Research Talk: "Government Fragmentation and Public Goods Provision"

by Jan Pierskalla (Ohio State University)
June 25, 2015

Research Talk: "Communication Technology and Protest"

by Andrew Little (Cornell University)
June 23, 2015

Workshop: Running Analyses on Conflict and Contention (RACC)

May 9, 2015

Research Talk: "Rape as a Practice of War"

by Elisabeth Jean Wood (Yale University)
April 15, 2015

Short Course on Visualization

by Christopher Adolph (University of Washington) 
March 25 - 27, 2015

Organized by the European Network of Conflict Research and the Graduate School of Decision Sciences at the University of Konstanz.

Research Talk: "Networks of power. A Social Network Analysis of the Chinese Communist elite, 1982-2012"

by Franziska B. Keller (New York University)
Jan 16, 2015

Research Talk: "Confounding in Survey Experiments"

by Allan Dafoe (Yale University)
Jul 1, 2014

Research Talk: "Irregular Regime Changes in 2014: Forecasts using ensemble, split-population duration models"

by Michael D. Ward (Duke University)
Jun 16, 2014     
Organized in collaboration with the Graduate School of Decision Sciences, University of Konstanz.

Research Talk: "State Violence and Counterinsurgent Collective Action: Evidence from Peru"

by Livia Schubiger (University of Zurich)
Jun 5, 2014

ENCoRe Workshop: "Tools and Techniques for Conflict Event Data Collection"

Dec 6-7, 2013, University of Konstanz

Workshop: "Communication, Technology and Political Conflict"

Nov 15-16, 2013, Yale University
Funded by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund, the Macmillan Center, and the University of Konstanz (Excellence Initiative).

Retreat "Theoretical and Methodological Progress in the Study of Violence and Contention"

Sept 27-29, 2013, Hotel Mohren on the Reichenau peninsula
Working groups led by Nils Weidmann (University of Konstanz), Lars-Erik Cederman (ETH Zurich), and Simon Hug (University of Geneva)

Research Talk: "Who Inherits the State? Colonial Rule and Post-Colonial Conflict"

by Julian Wucherpfennig (ETH Zurich)
4 Jul 2013, 13:30, L 829

Research Talk: "Dynamic Coercion in Civil War: Evidence from Air Operations in Afghanistan"

by Jason Lyall (Yale University)
13 June 2013, 13:30, D 522

Research Talk: "The Dictator's Dilemma: How Do Ruling Parties Impact the Reciprocal Problem of Cheating?" 

by Dag Tanneberg (WZB)
6 Jun 2013, 13:30, L 829

Research Talk: "Fragmentation and Civil War" 

by Kathleen Cunningham (University of Maryland)
28 May 2013, 10:00, Y 132

Research Talk: "Ethnonationalist Cleavages in Civil Wars: Allah's Wrath or Babel's Legacy?"

by Lars-Erik Cederman (ETH Zurich)
8 May 2013,  at the department's colloquium:  17:00, A 702