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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
  • 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

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

Roundtable I: Regional Perspectives

Roundtable I: Regional Perspectives: Asia-Pacific