News and Events All the News and Events from the IPW! 14/10/2020 New publication from Lisa! Comparative Politics team member Lisa has co-authored a piece in The Conversation titled "Digital democracy is still a long way off in Africa: it takes more than technology." In this, they introduce a blog series to which Lisa has contributed "What we do (not) know about Internet shutdowns in Africa". 13/10/2020 New Comparative Politics Team Publications! Vero just had an article published in the Journal of Digital Media & Policy. The article was titled "The rise of the policy-takers: Universal service policy adoption in Jordan and Morocco". Martina also was just published in the Journal of European Public Policy. The article was titled "The transnationalized reality of EU sanctioning: a new research agenda beyond the study of effective economic sanctions". 12/10/2020 Former Comparative Politics team member in new Assistant Professor role. Congratulations to Hugo who has just officially been announced as an Assistant Professor in the Politics Department of the University of Salamanca in Spain. Congratulations Hugo!