IDCAR is a research network of scholars investigating the international diffusion and cooperation of authoritarian regimes, coordinated by the GIGA.
The IDCAR Network will hold six panels at the ECPR General Conference from 7-10 September in a section on "International Dimensions of Authoritarian Rule", organized by Oisín Tansey and Thomas Richter.more
The panel will look at how authoritarian regimes engage with one another in the international system and explain authoritarian regime cooperation in different issue areas.more
Marc Lynch (POMEPS) and André Bank and Thomas Richter (GIGA) jointly organized a research workshop on Transnational Diffusion, Cooperation and Learning in the Middle East and North Africa during and after the Arab uprisings.more
In early June, a workshop organized jointly by the GIGA and POMEPS brings together scholars from North America and Europe to discuss their research on diffusion, demonstration, learning, cooperation and direct intervention during and after the Arab uprisings.more
Georg Strüver's new paper sheds light on China's international alignment decisions by examining the nation's partnership diplomacy in the period from 1990 to 2014.more