Researchers from the Universities of Konstanz and Uppsala find that Internet availability in autocracies reduces the occurrence of popular mobilization, but once protest forms, it is catalyzed by digital tools
In einer Befragung von Fridays for Future-Demonstrierenden in Konstanz spricht sich eine Mehrheit für die Weiterführung der Proteste mit friedlichen Mitteln aus – Fallstudie des Soziologen Sebastian Koos an der Universität Konstanz
Researchers at the University of Konstanz and the University of Mannheim release analysis of a national survey in Germany: One in two Germans would be willing to take part in climate protests; more than one in three support a CO2 tax. These are the results of a national survey published by the organizational researchers Sebastian Koos (University of Konstanz) and Elias Naumann (University of Mannheim). The full text is available in German.
Dr Damien Farine, a principal investigator from the Cluster of Excellence “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” at the University of Konstanz, and Professor George Walkden, Professor of English Linguistics and General Linguistics at the university’s Department of Linguistics, have both been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant.
The University of Konstanz will also be funded as a University of Excellence within the context of the new German Excellence Strategy competition. Nationwide, only six universities have been continuously funded as a University of Excellence since 2007.