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Russia-Africa for Peace, Security and Development

Абрамова И. О., Degterev D. A., Zelenev E. et al.

M.: National Review, 2023.

Narratives in School History Textbooks: An East African Perspective

Alisa R. Shishkina, Dunde T. O., Leonid M. Issaev.

Международная аналитика. 2023. Vol. 14. No. 2. P. 133-147.

Book chapter
RuCoLA: Russian Corpus of Linguistic Acceptability

Mikhailov V., Shamardina T., Ryabinin M. et al.

In bk.: Proceedings of the 2022 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2022. P. 5207-5227.

Working paper
Consensus or Constitution? - A Conceptual Perspective on the Legitimacy of Constitutional Courts in Consociations

Gál A.

OxonCourts Judicial Studies Graduate Colloquium. OxonCourts Judicial Studies Graduate Colloquium. University of Oxford, 2019

November 25, 2022: The next Research Seminar of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs

The next Research Seminar of the Department of Political Science and International Relations will be held on Friday, November 25, 2022, at 17.00 Saint-Petersburg time / 20.00 Astana time.

Speakers: Dinara Pisareva, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Bermond Scoggins, Ph.D. Candidate in political science, Australian National University.

Title: Estimating Authoritarian Legitimacy During Economic Downturns: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment in Kazakhstan

Abstract: How sensitive is popular support for the political and foreign policy status quo to a worsening economy in an authoritarian country allied with a belligerent regional hegemon? How severely might declines in economic performance hurt the legitimacy of an authoritarian government? Using a conjoint experiment in Kazakhstan deployed in June 2022, we measure Kazakhstani support for centralised presidential leadership and the alliance with Russia, alongside a range of proposed democratic and foreign policy reforms, under increasingly severe rates of inflation. We find that support for the authoritarian status quo quickly erodes and turns negative as the economy deteriorates while support for Russia weakens but remains marginally positive. Encouragingly, Kazakhstanis prefer strong pro-democratic reforms over the authoritarian status quo even as the economy worsens. These results suggest that committing to undertaking pro-democratic reforms can stymie declines in regime support during economic downturns. 

Topic: Pol&Sci Department Seminar

Time: 25 Nov. 2022 05:00 PM SpB

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84904994217?pwd=TkdvemlKNTliMDBYRnZoMDd0aTZkUT09

Conference ID: 849 0499 4217

Access code: 326344