Research Seminar Politicial Science Our Research Seminar serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of current research in Political Science. All members of the SEPS are invited and encouraged to attend. The Research Seminar in Political Science is usually held weekly during the lecture period. From the Autumn Semester 2017 the Seminar will be held on Tuesdays 10 - 11 am. The seminar will generally take place in the Müller-Friedberg-Strasse on the 5th Floor (52-5120). You can find the campus map here. To sign up for the weekly newsletter please send us an Email. Research Seminar Political Sciences Fall Semester 2018 (HS18) Date Time Room Presenter Title 18.09. 10-11 52-5120 Paula Castro University of Zürich The politicization of the climate: How and why has the Annex I – non-Annex I division affected negotiations under the climate change regime? 25.09. 10-11 52-5120 Simone Dietrich University of Geneva From Text to Political Positions on Foreign Aid: Analysis of Aid Mentions in Party Manifestos from 1960 to 2012. 02.10. 10-11 52-5120 Anita Gohdes University of Zürich From riot police to tweets: How world leaders use social media during contentious politics 09.10 10-11 52-5120 Anja Jetschke University of Göttingen The diffusion of institutional designs among regional organizations. Findings from the Comparative Regional Organizations Project 16.10. 10-11 52-5120 Ron Deibert University of Toronto Targeted Digital Threats Against Civil Society: Tracking a Silent Epidemic 23.10. 10-11 52-5120 Kacper Szulecki University of Oslo Energy Democracy? Advancing a socio-political perspective on energy transitions 30.10. Break 06.11. Break 13.11. 10-11 52-5120 Karina Mross German Development Institute Democracy support and peaceful democratization after civil wars 20.11. 10-11 52-5120 Tina Freyburg, Lisa Garbe, Veronique Wavre HSG Telecommunications Ownership and State Control (TOSCO). A new dataset on Internet infrastructure in Africa 27.11. 10-11 52-5120 Barbara Koremenos University of Michigan Informal Cooperation or a Failure to Cooperate? Explaining Low Levels of Formal Cooperation between Authoritarian Islamic Law States 04.12. 10-11 52-5120 Lina Seitzl HSG Cooperation without partners? Innovation in dual training systems 11.12. 10-11 52-5120 Benjamin Hofmann HSG Technological Arguing: How Business Practices Shape the International Environmental Regulation of Shipping 18.12. 10-11 52-5120 Roy Gava University of Geneva, HSG The Politics of Financial Regulation Preview Research Seminar Political Science Spring Semester 2019 (FS19) Date Time Room Presenter Title 19.02. 26.02. Andreas Goldthau Royal Holloway, University of London 05.03. 12.03. Scott Cook Texas A&M University 19.03. 26.03. 02.04. Break 09.04. Break 16.04. 23.04. Ranjit Lall London School of Economics 30.04. 07.05. 14.05. 21.05.