Conference papers (work in progress)

  • How are major international organizations reported on in news media worldwide? A machine learning approach. Michal Parizek. ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 22 – 26 August 2022
  • #ViolentRiotsNotPeacefulProtests: How IDF construct their positive image on Twitter. Tereza Plistilova. European Association of Israel Studies, Oxford, 18 – 20 September 2022 and EISA PEC, Athens, 1- 4 September, 2022
  • Media Visibility of International Organizations Worldwide: Politicization of International Authority or ‘Boots-on-the-Ground’ Work?. Michal Parizek. The Political Economy of International Organization Conference, Oxford, 7 – 9 July 2022
  • Carbon neutrality in media worldwide: the emergence of the new norm of the climate change régime. Jakub Tesar & Michal Parizek. EPSA AC 2022, Praha, 23 – 25 June 2022 and EISA PEC, Athens, 1-4 September, 2022
  • A power model of the global flows of political information; Michal Parizek & Jakub Stauber, EPSA AC 2022, Praha, 23 – 25 June 2022
  • Measuring political information: novel method for estimating the information content of political communication. Michal Parizek & Jakub Tesar. EPSA AC 2022, Praha, 23 – 25 June 2022
  • Mapping Global Flows of Political Information: Data, Methods, and First Insights. Michal Parizek & Jakub Stauber. COMPTEXT 2022, University College Dublin, 6-7 May 2022

Closely related previous publications

The following article is the first to systematically measure media visibility of political bodies – a set of more than 30 international organizations – as an important component of their theoretical and empirical analysis.

  • Parizek, Michal, and Matthew D Stephen. 2020. ‘The Increasing Representativeness of International Organizations’ Secretariats: Evidence from the United Nations System, 1997–2015’. International Studies Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqaa088. The article identifies key patterns in the staffing of international organizations, as influenced by the bodies’ media visibility.

The following articles GLOWIN members (co-)authored look into relevant aspects of communication and information in world politics.

  • Faude, Benjamin, and Michal Parizek. 2020. ‘Contested Multilateralism as Credible Signaling: How Strategic Inconsistency Can Induce Cooperation among States’. The Review of International Organizations. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11558-020-09398-7. The article focuses on problems in communication and credibility in driving the phenomenon of contested multilateralism.
  • Parizek, Michal. 2020. Negotiations in the World Trade Organization: Design and Performance. New York: Routledge, ch. 3. and Parizek, Michal. 2016. ‘Communication and Credibility in Multilateral Negotiations’. Czech Journal of Political Science 23, no. 1: 44–64. https://doi.org/10.5817/PC2016-1-44. Discusses the problems of communication and credibility in multilateral negotiations and tests the argument on the case of WTO Doha negotiations.
  • Karlas, Jan, and Michal Parizek. 2020. ‘Supply of Policy Information in the World Trade Organization: Cross-National Compliance with One-Time and Regular Notification Obligations, 1995–2014’. World Trade Review 19, no. 1: 30–50. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474745618000393 and Karlas, Jan, and Michal Parizek. 2019. ‘The Process Performance of the WTO Trade Policy Review Mechanism: Peer-Reviewing Reconsidered’. Global Policy 10, no. 3: 376–84. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12672.
  • Tesař, Jakub. 2020. „How Do Social Norms and Expectations About Others Influence Individual Behavior?” Foundations of Science 25 (1): 135–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10699-019-09582-y. The article explores how agents’ decisions are influenced by information and perception of their counterparts.
  • Parizek, Michal. 2017. ‘Control, Soft Information, and the Politics of International Organizations Staffing’. The Review of International Organizations 12, no. 4: 559–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11558-016-9252-1. The article identifies the need for ‘soft information’ about member states as an important driver of international organizations’ staffing.