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Comparative Politics

  • Are E-Parties Emerging in European Democracies?
    • “Virtual” parties in the democracies of dissatisfied citizens. (Raniolo, Francesco, Prof., University of Calabria, Italy; Tarditi, Valeria, Dr., University of Calabria, Italy)
    • The consequences of new organisational strategies in emerging parties:  Is there an e-Podemos? (Rodríguez Teruel, Juan, Dr., University of Valencia, Spain)
    • Greek political parties and electronic technology: Modernising without democratizing? (Katsourides, Yiannos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus;  Eleftheriou, Costas, Dr., University of Athens, Greece)
    • Using Digital Tools to Re-invigorate Participation in Party Politics:  The Case of Alternativet. (Gad, Nikolai Sørensen, Newcastle University, United Kingdom) 
    • Hinge parties in Mexico and the Use of Social Networks and Media Technologies: A comparison between Partido Verde Ecologista, Partido Nueva Alianza and Partido Movimiento Ciudadano. (Tovar, Jesús, Prof., Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Mexico; Luque Rojas, José Manuel, Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Mexico)
  • Campaigning and Digital Media
    • Instagramming Politics in Canada: The Case of Justin Trudeau’s Digital Political Image-Making. (Lalancette, Mireille, Dr., Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada; Raynauld, Vincent, Dr., Emerson College, United States of America)
    • Social media impact on democratic discourse quality in the German federal election campaign. (Schünemann, Wolf, Prof., University of Hildesheim, Germany; Marg, Stine, Dr., Institute for Democracy Research at the University of Göttingen, Germany)
    • New Party Politics: The effects of social media on party renewal, political engagement, and electoral behavior in the 2017 French presidential election. (Pereira Ventura, Ana Flávia, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil;  Fonseca, Rafael, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
    • The effects of new media on candidate independence in constituency level campaigning: A comparative study of Japan and the United Kingdom. (Vincent, Sean, University of Sussex, United Kingdom)  cancelled
    • Campaigning with digital media and the quality of democracy.
      (Patten, Steve, Dr., University of Alberta, Canada)
    • Social Media and Election Campaigning: How social media won the Philippine Presidency in 2016?
      (Aguirre, Arjan, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)
  • Digital Challenges for Representation
    • The Different Faces of the Digital Transformation: An analysis of party politics and media coverage in Ireland and Germany. (König, Pascal, Dr., Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)
    • Studies’ Opportunities and risks of parliamentary minutes and video online.
      (Morel, Benjamin, Dr., ENS Cachan, France)
    • How does party identification determine the use and the perceptions of social media?
      (Koivula, Aki, University of Turku, Finland) 
    • How do German Bundestag members use and perceive social media? Results from four survey studies. (Kelm, Ole, University of Düsseldorf, Germany; Dohle, Marco, Dr., University of Düsseldorf, Germany;  Bernhard, Uli, Dr., University of Düsseldorf, Germany;  Vowe, Gerhard, Prof., University of Düsseldorf, Germany)
  • Digital Communication in Authoritarian Regimes: China
  • Trolls, Bots and E-Government
    • Assessing the Impact of Bots in Russian Security Discourse.
      (Gaufman, Elizaveta, Dr., University of Bremen, Germany)
    • Digital Citizenship and Redefining Political Participation in Turkey: The Case of (Demirkaya, Öznur, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey; Doğan, Setenay Nil, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey)
    • A Benevolent Dictatorship? How Media Freedom Differs in Response to Informal Rule and Economic Development. (Yan, Huang-Ting, University of Essex, United Kingdom)
  • Participation and the Public Sphere in Times of Digitalization
    • Digitalisation as an occasion for democratic norm-building. (Hofmann, Jeanette, Prof., WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany)
    • The more the better? Lessons from Democratic Theory for the Evaluation the Quality of the Public Sphere. (Ritzi, Claudia, Prof., University of Münster, Germany)
    • How do online intermediaries shape information repertoires and opinion formation?  (Schmidt, Jan-Hinrik, Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research at the University of Hamburg, Germany)
    • When data analytics replaces democratic participation. Big data-based policy-design.
      (Ulbricht, Lena, Dr., WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany)
  • Civil Society, State and Digitalization in the Global South

International Relations and International Economy

  • Digital DNA Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance: Book Panel (Presentation and Discussion)
    • Cowhey/Aronson (2017): Digital DNA Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance. Oxford Academic Press. (Cowhey, Peter, Prof., University of California San Diego, United States of America; Aronson, Jonathan, Prof., University of Southern California, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, United States of America)
  • Cyber Relations and International Relations
  • Cybersecurity and Human Rights in the Online World
    • Title to be determined (Milan, Stefania, Dr., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    • Title to be determined (Poetranto, Irene, University of Toronto, Canada)
    • Title to be determined (Penney, Jonathon, Prof., Citizen Lab, University of Toronto / Dalhousie University, Canada)
  • Global Governance and the Digital Revolution
    • Between Hierarchies and Networks: Exploring Twitter Networks of MFAs and UN Missions.
      (Manor, Ilan, University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
    • Can big data and artificial intelligence save the planet? (Oels, Angela, Dr., Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands)
    • Country ownership? How World Bank lending conditions change over time. (Manger, Mark, Prof., University of Toronto, Canada)
  • International Relations Theory and Digital Revolution
    • Discursive shifts in international relations theory. (Steffek, Jens, Prof., Technical University Darmstadt, Germany; Behr, Hartmut, Prof., Newcastle University, United Kingdom)
    • The Digital Revolution? Postindustrialism, Values, and Digital Fitness. (Rennstich, Joachim K., Prof., YMCA University of Applied Sciences, Kassel, Germany)
    • Restarting History: Security Expertise, Strategic Cultures and the Computational. (Libel, Tamir, Dr., Barcelona Institute of International Studies at the Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)
    • The Cultural Political Economy of Brexit in the Age of Austerity. A Corpus-Assisted Critical Realist Multimedia Discourse Analysis. (Griebel, Tim, Dr., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
    • Networking for Empowering: Social Media and Civil Society Organizations in the Global Arena of Power. (Rodrigues Vieira, Vinícius, Dr., University of São Paulo, Brazil; Ferreira, Gabriela Gomes, University of São Paulo, Brazil)
  • International Advocacy in the Digital Era
    • Advocacy in the Digital Era: Why such similar organizations in vastly different political contexts?
      (Hall, Nina, Dr., Hertie School of Governance, Germany)
    • Cosmopolitan Responsibility in the Digital Age: New Avenues for Human Rights Protections through Global Civic Engagement. (Gethings, David, Kennesaw State University, United States of America)
    • Civic engagement in digital era: searching for the most effective e-participation platforms.
      (Kassen, Maxat, Prof., Eurasian Humanities Institute, Kazakhstan)

Political Theory


  • Methods of Online Analysis
    • Authoritarian Online Transparency and Chinese Courts. (Roberts, Margaret, Prof., University of California San Diego, United States of America)
    • A Tool for Contention or Censorship? Denial-of-Service Attacks in Authoritarian Regimes during Popular Uprisings. (Weidmann, Nils, Prof., University of Konstanz, Germany)
    • The New Media Bias: How does the Internet change what we learn about conflicts? (Gohdes, Anita, Prof., University of Zurich, Switzerland)
    • From riot police to tweets: How world leaders use social media during contentious politics.
      (Zeitzoff, Thomas, Prof., American University, United States of America)
  • Digital Approaches to Knowledge Representation and Concept Mapping
  • Mainstreaming the Examination of Digital Data with Computational Methods

Teaching and Learning/Disciplinary Aspects

  • Assessing the Structure of Political Science Using Online Tools
    • Cartography of Political Science in France: How a “Library Tool” can objectivate academic disparities. (Goudoux, Michaël, Sciences Po Paris, France;  L’Hôte, Anne, Sciences Po Paris, France)
    • Online Research in Political Science: a Meta-Analysis of the Scope and Profile of a Rising Trend (2005 - 2015). (Queiroga, Viriato, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal; Co-authors:  Belchior, Ana M., Dr., ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal; Spencer, Diogo, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal; Lopez, Hugo, Dr., University of Lisbon, Portugal;  Serra da Silva, Sofia, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Taveira, Ricardo; Jorge, Pedro Alexandre)
    • Mapping the Discipline of Political Science ‘Back in Time’.
      (Reinalda, Bob, Dr., Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Electronic Teaching: MOOCS
    • MOOCs. Pioneering an open access online core PS curriculum for worldwide students. (Calise, Mauro, Prof., University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Musella, Fortunato, Prof., University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
    • MOOCs at a crossroad: spreading the gospel or the credits?
      (Reda, Valentina, Dr., University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
    • Bringing MOOCs into the Classroom: An Integrative Course Design for Teaching Digital Democracy. (Sibinescu, Laura, University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Politics and Political Science in the Digital Age
  • Theorizing the Digital Age in Political Science:  Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Critiques
    • The Politics of Data-Sharing in Political Science’s First Digital Decade. (Hauptmann, Emily, Dr., Western Michigan University, United States of America)
    • Civic Confidentiality and DIY-Cybersecurity. (Koikkalainen, Petri, Dr., University of Lapland, Finland; Kotiranta, Sami, University of Helsinki, Finland)
    • Surveillance and Individual Rights: self-discipline in the digital age. (Manokha, Ivan, Dr., University of Oxford, United Kingdom)

Roundtable I: Regional Perspectives