Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Forthcoming (with Sebastian Hellmeier): Neue Entwicklungen und Herausforderungen bei der Kodierung von Ereignisdatensätzen, Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen.

2017 (with Matthias Basedau, Jonathan Fox, Jan Pierskalla, Georg Strüver): Does Discrimination breed Grievances – and do Grievances breed Violence? New Evidence from an Analysis of Religious Minorities in Developing Countries, Conflict Management and Peace Science 34: 3, 217-239.

2016 (with Matthias Basedau, Birte Pfeiffer): Bad Religion? Religion, Collective Action, and the Onset of Armed Conflict in Developing Countries, Journal of Conflict Resolution 60: 3, 226-255.

2015 (with Birte Pfeiffer, Matthias Basedau): Measuring the Ambivalence of Religion: Introducing the Religion and Conflict in Developing Countries (RCDC) Dataset, International Interactions 41: 5, 857-881.

2015 (with Alexander De Juan, Jan H. Pierskalla): The Pacifying Effects of Local Religious Institutions: An Analysis of Communal Violence in Indonesia, Political Research Quarterly 68: 2, 211-224.

2015 (with Martin Ottmann): The Power-Sharing Event Dataset (PSED): A new Database on the Occurrence of Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Countries, Conflict Management and Peace Science 32: 3, 327-350.

2015 (with Sandra Destradi): Gewaltfreie Widerstandsbewegungen und ihre Erfolgsbedingungen, Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung 4: 1, 115-146.

2013 (with Sandra Destradi): Speech Is Silver, Silence Is Golden? The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars, Civil Wars 15: 4, 486-506.

2013 (with Matthias Basedau, Peter Körner): What Drives Inter-Religious Violence? Lessons from Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 36: 10, 857-879.

2011 (with Matthias Basedau, Georg Strüver, Tim Wegenast): Do Religious Factors Impact Armed Conflict? Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa, Terrorism and Political Violence 23: 5, 752-779.

2010 (with Matthias Basedau): Religion als Konfliktfaktor? Eine systematische Erhebung religiöser Gewaltdimensionen im subsaharischen Afrika, Die Friedens-Warte, 85: 1-2, 39-62. [Religion as a conflict factor? A systematic survey of religious violence in Sub-Saharan Africa.]

 Book chapters

2012 (with Matthias Basedau, Georg Strüver): A Mixed Blessing: Religion, Violence and Peace in Sub-Saharan Africa, in: Czada, Roland/ Held, Thomas/ Weingardt, Markus (eds.): Religions and World Peace. Religious Capacities for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 161-183.

Monograph

2013: Religiöses Friedensengagement in innerstaatlichen Gewaltkonflikten. Das Verhalten der Religionsgemeinschaften, Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Religious Peace Initiatives in Civil Wars.]

Other publications

2013: Ulf Engel (ed.) (2012), New Mediation Practices in African Conflicts, Africa Spectrum 2/2013, 141-143.

2011: Konfliktporträt: Elfenbeinküste, Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, November 2011.

2010 (with Sandra Destradi): Mehr Engagierte, weniger Engagement? Die wachsende Komplexität internationaler Mediation, GIGA Focus Global, Nr. 9/2010, Hamburg: GIGA.

2009 (with Matthias Basedau, Peter Körner): Kriegsursache oder Friedensressource? Religion in afrikanischen Gewaltkonflikten, GIGA Focus Afrika, Nr. 2/2009, Hamburg: GIGA.

Working papers

2014: Geographical Patterns of Analysis in International Relations Research and Representative Cross-Regional Comparison as a Way Forward, GIGA Working Paper No 256, September 2014.

2012 (with Sandra Destradi): The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars: Assessing the Sri Lankan Case, GIGA Working Paper No 202, August 2012.

2011: Fighting for a Kingdom of God? The Role of Religion in the Ivorian Crisis, GIGA Working Paper No 178, October 2011.

2011 (with Matthias Basedau, Georg Strüver, Tim Wegenast): Do Religious Factors Impact Armed Conflict? Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa, GIGA Working Paper No 168, June 2011.

2011 (with Matthias Basedau, Georg Strüver): Cutting Bread or Cutting Throats? – Findings from a New Database on Religion, Violence and Peace in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990 to 2008, GIGA Working Paper No 159, February 2011.

2010 (with Alexander De Juan): Religious Peace Activism – The Rational Element of Religious Elites’ Decision-making Processes, GIGA Working Paper No 130, April 2010.