Timing, Arrests, and Backlashes in Cultural Identity Conflicts

with C. Steinert (Mannheim University)


Why do some incidents of repression spark backlash protests while others deter them? This project shifts our focus from the question of where backlash protests occur to the question of when these protests take place.

Identifying sparking events in cultural identity conflict cascades

with C. Trinn (Heidelberg University)


The project aims to identify the sparking events triggering cascades of conflictive mass behaviour in cultural identity conflicts.