Special issue titled “Reappraisal of Political Representation across Political Orders: New Conceptual and Analytical Tools”, edited by Thomas Heberer and Anna Shpakovskaya, positively reviewed and accepted by the “Journal of Chinese Governance”.
Thomas Heberer and Anna Shpakovskaya. 数字化技术下政治代表的转型：中国的案例及其理论意义(The Transformation of Political Representation Through Digital Technologies: The Case of China and it’s Theoretical Implications), 国外理论动态(Foreign Theoretical Trends). No.10, pp. 68-77, Beijing 2018.
The Chiinese Internet Research Conference, Leiden 22-23 May, 2018
Digitalizing Political Representation in China: Concepts, Mechanisms and Implications
Thomas Heberer and Anna Shpakovskaya. The Digital Turn in Political Representation in China , Working Papers on East Asian Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University Duisburg-Essen, No. 119, Duisburg 2017. Full text.
CLAIMS is a French-German Joint Cooperation Project sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the French L’Agence Nationale De La Recherche (ANR). (2016-2019). The leading scientists in this research endeavor are Prof. Dr. Thomas Heberer of the University of Duisburg-Essen and Prof. Dr. Brigitte Geissel of the Goethe University Frankfurt, as well as Prof. Yves Sintomer of the Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Politiques de Paris (CRESPPA) and Frau Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal of the Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CNRS-EHESS) Paris.