Workshop on data on non-violent conflict, Uppsala 12-13 October 2012

This workshop is made possible by the financial contributions from the ISCH COST Action IS1107 European Network for Conflict Research (ENCoRe) and the research project Effective Non-Violence? Resistance Strategies and Political Outcomes (213535/F10), supported by the Research Council of Norway

Conveners: Hanne Fjelde, (Uppsala University), Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (University of Essex), and Isak Svensson (Uppsala University)


  • Workshop program

    Papers and slides

  • Victor Asal, Richard Legault, Ora Szekely Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Choices of Contenion: Violent and Non-violent Ethno-Politics in the Middle East (slides)
  • Kristin M. Bakke, Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham, and Lee J. M. Seymour, Collecting Data on Fragmentation in Self-Determination Groups, (background paper: A Plague of Initials: Fragmentation, Cohesion, and Infighting in Civil Wars)
  • Doug Bond, What Exists Is Possible - Nonviolent Direct Action and its Operationalization with IDEA Event Data: Toward an Explanation of How it Works (paper, slides)
  • Alex Braithwaite, Jeffrey Kucik, Jessica Maves, The Contagion of Nonviolent Conflict Between Autocracies
  • Charles Butcher, African Spring? The Economics of Major Nonviolent Resistance Campaigns
  • Erica Chenoweth, Orion A. Lewis, Unpacking Nonviolent Campaigns: Introducing the NAVCO 2.0 Dataset
  • Marianne Dahl, Scott Gates, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, and Håvard Strand, The Logic of Nonviolent Revolutions
  • Marianne Dahl, Desisting from Violence: The Selection of Non-violent vs. Violent Strategies
  • Steffy Roos du Maine, Andrea Ruggeri, Protest, Concession and Repression in Syria: Divergent Strategies?
  • Cullen S. Hendrix, Idean Salehyan, A House Divided: Threat Perception, Regime Factionalism and Repression in Africa
  • Ranan D. Kuperman, Event Data and the Study of Non-Violent Conflict
  • Will H. Moore, Non-Violent v. Violent Dissent Before the Arab Spring: Bahrain, Jordan & Syria, 1990-2004
  • Patrick Regan, Protest and State Response
  • Renat Shaykhutdinov, The Moderating Effects of Identity on the Link between Grievance, Frustration, and Nonviolent Protest
  • Jonathan Sutton, Isak Svensson, Anthony Davidson, Explaining Political Jujitsu: The Outcomes of Severe Regime Violence against Unarmed Protests, 1989-2010


  • ISCH COST Action IS1107 European Network for Conflict Research (ENCoRe)
  • Hotel: Scandic Upplandia
  • Meeting venue: Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Gamla Torget 3
  • Traveling to Uppsala
  • Map with directions from Central Station to Scandic Hotel and the Department/meeting venue

    Contact details

  • Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, University of Essex, ksg{at}essex{dot}ac{dot}uk