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Visiting Scholar Program

The V-Dem Institute is on a regular basis organizing seminars focusing on various topics within the field of democracy research. Leading international scholars visit University of Gothenburg to present their research. The seminars focuses on topics such as democratization in different parts of the world, effects of democratization, electoral violence, persistence of inequality in new democracies etc. The seminars are open for the general public and the venue for seminars is the V-Dem Institute, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg.

We are accepting applications for visitors, the application must include a draft paper that uses V-Dem data + CV + a short letter outlining reasons for wanting to visit. Please submit your application in good time.

For more information about opprotunities to present your research at a V-Dem seminar, please contact Natalia Stepanova at natalia.stepanova@v-dem.net.

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2018

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2018_detailed.pdf (148.0 KB)

10 September: David Delfs Erbo Andersen (visiting scholar 10-12 September)

Postdoc, the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

Title: Why Kinder and Gentler? Scandinavian Democratizations in Comparative Perspective

12 September: Anita Gohdes (visiting scholar 10-14 September)

Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Zurich 

Title: Explaining the Killings of Journalists by State Authorities

26 September: Lee Morgenbesser (visiting scholar 24-28 September)

Lecturer, School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University 

Title: Election Turnout in Authoritarian Regimes

17 October: Michael Coppedge (visiting scholar 15-19 October)

Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Title: Eroding Regimes: What, Where, and When?

24 October: Michael Bernhard (visiting scholar 22-26 October)

Raymond and Miriam Ehrlich Chair in Political Science, University of Florida

Title: Democracy and Social Forces

07 November: Joseph Wright (visiting scholar 5-9 November)

Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University, Co-Director Global & International Studies

Title: Personalization of Power and Repression in Dictatorships

21 November: Robert Brathwaite (visiting scholar 19-23 November)

Assistant Professor at Michigan State University 

Title: Measuring Religious Violence: Conceptual and Empirical Issues Utilizing Natural Language Processing for Religious Violence Event-Data

5 December: Laura Maxwell, Richard Morgan, and Juraj Medzihorsky

FASDEM team

Title: Failing and Successful Sequences of Democratization: A New Way To Study Regime Change

 

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2018

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2018_detailed.pdf (125.7 KB)

 

26 April: Lars-Erik Cederman (visiting scholar 25-27 April)

Professor of International Conflict Research at ETH Zürich

Title: Ethnic Inequality and Conflict: The Ethnic Power Relations Dataset

9 May: Marc Ratkovic (visiting scholar 7-11 May)

Assistant Professor at Princeton University  

Title: Causal Inference through the Method of Direct Estimation

22 May: Sirianne Dahlum

V-Dem Post-Doc at the University of Gothenburg

Title: Chaos on Campus: Universities and Mass Uprisings

20 June: Bernard Grofman (visiting scholar 18-24 June)

Professor of Political Science and Jack W Peltason Endowed Chair of Democracy Studies at the University of California, Irvine, and former Director of the UCI Center for the Study of Democracy.

Title: Reasonable Choice Models of Voter Turnout

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2017

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2017_detailed.pdf (98.9 KB) .

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2017

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2017_detailed.pdf (156.8 KB) .

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2016

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2016.pdf (92.9 KB) .

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2016

Download the program here  V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2016.pdf (92.3 KB)

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Fall 2015

Download the program here  V-Dem Visiting Scholars Fall 2015.pdf (115.2 KB) .

Schedule for the V-Dem Lunch Seminars Spring 2015

Download the program here  V-Dem Visiting Scholars Spring 2015.pdf (96.3 KB) .