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Prof. Katrin Paula, together with Prof. Sabine Carey (University of Mannheim) and Prof. Neil Mitchell (UCL) published a new article “The Life, Death and Diversity of Pro-Government Militias: The Fully Revised Pro-Government Militias Database Version 2.0.” in Research &... [more]

HfP Professors Amy Pond, Timm Betz and Tim Büthe will host the first joint International Political Economy conference of the Austrian, German, and Swiss Political Science Associations at the Technical University of Munich's Akademiezentrum Raitenhaslach on 20 - 22 June 2022.... [more]

The European Research Council awarded an ERC Starting Grant to Timm Betz for his project "Politics, Institutions, and Production Networks." ERC Grants are among Europe's most prestigious research grants. They fund innovative frontier research, and provide support up to € 1.5... [more]

The Chair for International Relations (Prof. Dr. Tim Büthe) invites applications for research internships for three and a half months, full time (or seven months part time). The research internships count for the 18 ECTS internship requirement for the HfP M.Sc. degree.  Interns... [more]

Prof. Wurster, Dr. Siewert and Dr. Pascal D König published an new research article with the title “Consumers are willing to pay a price for explainable, but not for green AI. Evidence from a choice-based conjoint analysis” in  Big Data & Society. A major challenge with the... [more]

Wessen Handschrift trägt das Regierungsprogramm in den verschiedenen Themenfeldern und welche konkreten Maßnahmen werden genannt, um die Potenziale von KI-basierten Technologien zu heben und zugleich potenzielle Risiken einzudämmen? Wie würde eine Erweiterungskoalition vor dem... [more]

HfP Rector Urs Gasser recently shared insights from international and interdisciplinary research initiatives on AI and his first-hand experiences as a governmental advisor. At the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2021, Prof. Gasser discussed in an opening event hosted by the Office... [more]

Please be informed that the HfP administration will be closed between December 27 - 31, 2021.  During this time, the HfP building is also only accessible to staff. The administration will be open again from January 3, 2022. We wish you and your families a Happy Holiday Season and... [more]

PD Dr. Patrick A. Mello, Research Associate at the Chair of European and Global Governance, has published a new methods textbook titled Qualitative Comparative Analysis: An Introduction to Research Design and Application and issued by Georgetown University Press. Further... [more]

The danger of social bots in political communication is often overestimated. Simon Hegelich explains in an interview with SZ that the danger lies more in the distortion of the perception in the political discourse: Some topics may seem more relevant than they are. This is a... [more]