This workshop is financed with support from COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) action ISCH IS1107 “European Network for Conflict Research (ENCoRe)”, the Research Council of Norway, and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
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Thursday 8 May 2014
9.30 Coffee and welcome
10.00 Session I
Chair: Kristian Skrede Gleditsch
Kathleen Cunningham* (Maryland) and Marianne Dahl* (PRIO & NTNU)
Strategies of Dissent
Lee Seymour (Amsterdam)
Acting Without Choosing: Strategic Choice and Non-Violent Resistance
13.00-14.30 Session II
Chair: Scott Gates
David Cunningham (Maryland), Belén González (Essex)*, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch* (Essex), Dragana Vidovic* (Essex), and Peter White* (Maryland)
One way or another: Regime claims and the mode of direct collective action
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Julia Semmelbeck and Anna-Lena Hönig (Mannheim)
The Cooperation Effect: Understanding Resources in Conflict and Protest Groups
14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-18.00 Session III
Chair: Erica Chenoweth
Charles Butcher* (Otago), Elvira Bobekova, John Gray, and Liesel Mitchell
Group Participation in Violent and Nonviolent Conflict: Social Networks and Contentious Direct Action
Sara Polo (Essex)
How Terrorism Spreads: Information, Emulation, and the Diffusion of Terrorism
Nikolay Marinov* (Mannheim) and Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zurich)
Does Social Media Promote Civic Activism?
Friday 9 May 2014
9.00-11 Session IV
Chair: David Cunningham
Marianne Dahl (PRIO & NTNU)
Military defection during non-violent and violent campaigns
Espen Geelmuyden Rød (Konstanz)
Mode of Goods Provision, Targeted Repression, and Collective Action in Autocracies
11-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.30 Session V
Erica Chenoweth (Denver)
Nonviolent Action and Civil War Termination
13.30-16.30 Session VI
Scott Gates, Ragnhild Nordås (PRIO)
Recruitment, Retention, and Religion in Rebel Groups
Andrea Ruggeri (Amsterdam) & Stefano Costalli* (Catholic University of Milan)
Tactics in the Italian Resistance
Håvard Strand* (University of Oslo) and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch* (University of Essex & PRIO)
Elections and Non-violent Direct Action