Author: Nils B. Weidmann

Nils B. Weidmann is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Konstanz, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Civil War at PRIO.

Dial ICT for Conflict? Four Lessons on Conflict and Contention in the Info Age

The past decade has witnessed an explosion of interest among political scientists in the outbreak and dynamics of civil wars. Much of this research has been facilitated by the rise of electronic media, including newspapers but extending to social media (Twitter, Facebook) that permit the collection of fine-grained data on patterns of civil war violence…. Read more »