About Us

Principal investigator

Prof. Sabine Carey (University of Mannheim) leads the project, which funded by the ERC Grant 336019. Her research expertise is in the area of human rights violations, conflict processes and democratization.


Prof. Neil Mitchell (University College London) jointly developed this guidebook with Prof. Carey and provides advice on the collection and coding of information.

Prof. Katrin Paula (Technical University Munich) assists with managing and organising the data collection and archiving and provides technical assistance.


Research assistants collect and summarized the information that is presented in this guidebook. Key contributors are Berit Haupt, Gelila Enbaye, Shirin Ernst and Anna-Lena Hadbawnik, former BA students at the University of Mannheim.
Larissa Haas designed the site.