Democratic deepening and regression


Expert for the Research Council of Norway's Evaluation of the Social Sciences

Svend-Erik Skaaning has become member of a RCN referee panel with the task to evaluate the social sciences in Norway.

Expert for evaluation of Uppsala conflict research

Jørgen Møller has become member of a committee with the task to evaluate research the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University.

PhD defence

DEDERE-affiliate David Andersen will defend his PhD dissertation on Stateness and Democratic Stability on February 3, 2017.

Member of Riksbankens Jubileumsfond Review Panel

Svend-Erik Skaning has become member of Riksbankens Jubileumsfond review panel for Economics, Law, and Poltiical Science. See more

Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba award

Together with the V-Dem team, Skaaning has received the Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba award for the best dataset in comparative politics. See more

Suthan Krishnarajan wins DJØF award

DEDERE-affiliate, Suthan Krishnarajan, has won the 2016 DJØF Publishing award for the paper Economic Fluctuations, US Aid, and Coup Attempts: Exploring a Conditional Relationship. The award recognizes the best paper presented by a young scholar at the yearly meeting of the Danish Political Science Association in 2015.  

AIAS Fellow

From October 2016 to October 2017, Svend-Erik Skaaning will be fellow at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies. See more

Newsletter on civil conflict-regime nexus

Møller and Skaaning have guest edited the newsletter (Vol. 14, No. 2) of the APSA Comparative Democratization section. Also the DEDERE member Henrikas Bartusevicius has contributed to the issue on the civil conflict-regime nexus. See more.

Workshop on State, Regime, and/or Conflict

Together with the CODE-project, DEDERE will host a workshop on political regime developments, stateness, and conflict. See program

Events and conference participation