I will be a discussant for the following proposed panel.

APSA panel: Contentious politics, regime change, and democratization


Panel 1


1. Diversity of Resistance Networks and Post-Campaign Democratization

Proposal for a Research Cafe for APSA 2018: "Computational Analysis of Text and Big Data: Advances in Comparative Politics and Beyond".  Submitted to Comparative Politics (2nd preference Methods) on January 4th, 2018.

NELDA is powering research in Science: Kudos to David Lazer and team. NELDA updates coming soon, hopefully, with links to various online resources that make it even more usable.

Seminar presentation by Nikolay Marinov at the Department of Political Science
Guest Lecture Nikolay Marinov, TBD, at Universität Heidelberg

'Social Media, Political Donations and Incumbency Advantage in the United States'

Guest Lecture by

Maria Petrova  
Universität Pompeu Fabra

Date: November 20
Time: 15:30
Venue: A5, 6 Bauteil C, room C012

I will take part in the jubilee symposium Human Progress in the 21st Century – Bright and Dark Sides of Democratization to celebrate Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's 100 years anniversary.

Worskhop  on “The Empirical Study of Autocracy (ESTA)” September 10-13, 2017.



At APSA 2017, Marinov will have three participations: Breaking News Panel on Electons Intereference,  paper (on how foreigners induce position change of domestic candidates) presentation at panel , and discussant at a panel on foreign economic policy.  More below.


In a new paper in the APSR, Bubeck and Marinov from the University of Mannheim show why and when states support candidates in other countries’ elections, and what that does to democracy.