Philip Leifeld

Conference presentations and invited talks

2016

Leifeld, Philip (2016): Discourse Network Analyzer (DNA): A Content Analysis Software with Network Export. Law and Networks workshop, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel, December 11-13.

Leifeld, Philip and Laurence Brandenberger (2016): Endogenous Coalition Formation in Policy Debates. Paper presented at the Law and Networks workshop, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel, December 11-13.

Leifeld, Philip and Laurence Brandenberger (2016): Endogenous Coalition Formation in Policy Debates. Poster presented at the 9th Political Networks Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, June 23-25. Received the Best Poster Award.

Metz, Florence, Philip Leifeld and Karin Ingold (2016): Analyzing Policy Instrument Preferences with Two-Mode Networks. Paper presented at the 9th Political Networks Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, June 23-25.

Metz, Florence, Philip Leifeld and Karin Ingold (2016): Analyzing Policy Instrument Preferences with Two-Mode Networks. Paper presented at the 2nd European Social Networks Conference (EUSN), Paris, France, June 14-17. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2016): Introduction to Network Analysis. Invited PhD Lecture, Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging), Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, April 28.

Levy, Michael A., Mark N. Lubell, Philip Leifeld and Skyler J. Cranmer (2016): Interpretation of Geometrically Weighted Statistics in Exponential Random Graph Models of Political Networks. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, IL, USA, April 7-10. [presented by co-author]

Eder, Franz, Martin Senn, Philip Leifeld and Laurence Brandenberger (2016): The (Trans)formation of Ideas in Global Politics: A Network-Analytic Approach. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), Atlanta, GA, USA, March 16.

2015

Leifeld, Philip, Dana R. Fisher and Joe Waggle (2015): Membership Nomination and Knowledge Co-Production in an Epistemic Community: A Network Analysis of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Paper presented at the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP), Milan, Italy, July 1-4.

Brandenberger, Laurence M., Isabelle Schläpfer, Philip Leifeld and Manuel Fischer (2015): Overlapping Subsystems: Swiss Water Policy across Media and Parliament, Paper presented at the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP), Milan, Italy, July 1-4.

Leifeld, Philip (2015): Discourse Networks. Roundtable on Policy Narratives, International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP), Milan, Italy, July 1-4.

Leifeld, Philip, Dana R. Fisher and Joe Waggle (2015): Self-Reinforcing Recruitment Processes in an Epistemic Community: A Network Analysis of Nominations in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Paper presented at the Comparative Political Networks Conference, Juan March-Carlos III Institute of Social Sciences, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain, June 28-29.

Heaney, Michael and Philip Leifeld (2015): Collective Action inside Lobbying Coalitions: A Network Analysis using Two-Mode Exponential Random Graph Models. Paper presented at the Comparative Political Networks Conference, Juan March-Carlos III Institute of Social Sciences, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain, June 28-29. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2015): Introduction to Network Analysis. Invited PhD Lecture, Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging), Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, June 26.

Tindall, David B. and Philip Leifeld (2015): The Dynamics of Organizational Tie Affiliations in the British Columbia Wilderness Preservation Movement. Paper presented at the XXXV Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Brighton, UK, June 23-28. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2015): Discourse Networks and German Pension Politics. Invited Talk at the Center for Social Policy Research (Zentrum für Sozialpolitik), University of Bremen, Germany, June 24.

Leifeld, Philip and Skyler J. Cranmer (2015): The Temporal Network Autocorrelation Model (TNAM). Paper presented at the 8th Political Networks Conference, Portland, OR, USA, June 17-20.

Leifeld, Philip, Dana R. Fisher and Joe Waggle (2015): Self-Reinforcing Recruitment Processes in an Epistemic Community: A Network Analysis of Nominations in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Political Networks Conference, Portland, OR, USA, June 17-20.

Bradshaw, Aisha, Philip Leifeld, Skyler J. Cranmer, Weihua Li and Caitlin Clary (2015): We Get By with a Little Help From Our Friends: Common Allies and their Role in Suppressing Bilateral Conflict. Paper presented at the 8th Political Networks Conference, Portland, OR, USA, June 17-20. [presented by co-author]

Heaney, Michael T. and Philip Leifeld (2015): Collective Action inside Lobbying Coalitions: A Network Analysis using Two-Mode Exponential Random Graph Models. Paper presented at the Sixth Biennial Social Dilemma Conference, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, May 15-16. [presented by co-author]

Heaney, Michael T. and Philip Leifeld (2015): Collective Action inside Lobbying Coalitions: A Network Analysis using Two-Mode Exponential Random Graph Models. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 16-19. [presented by co-author]

Malang, Thomas and Philip Leifeld (2015): National Parliamentary Coordination after Lisbon: A Network Approach. Paper presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Warsaw, Poland, March 29-April 2. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2015): Policy Debates as Dynamic Networks: Coalitions and Polarization in the German Pension Policy Debate. Invited Talk at the Research Platform "Organizations & Society", University of Innsbruck, Austria, March 30.

2014

Leifeld, Philip (2014): Transboundary Water Politics in Europe: Overlapping Subsystems and Preference Formation in Complex Policy Networks. Invited Talk at the Symposium on Social Networks and the Environment, University of Maryland, College Park, USA, September 19.

Leifeld, Philip (2014): A Conversation about Transboundary Water Politics in Europe. Invited Talk at the Workshop on Society and the Environment, University of Maryland, College Park, USA, September 10.

Leifeld, Philip and Thomas Malang (2014): National Parliamentary Coordination after Lisbon: A Network Approach. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington D.C., USA, August 27-30.

Heaney, Michael T. and Philip Leifeld (2014): Collective Action inside Lobbying Coalitions: A Network Analysis using Two-Mode Exponential Random Graph Models. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, D.C., USA, August 27-30. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2014): Network Analysis and Aging. Invited PhD Lecture, Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging), Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, July 18.

Leifeld, Philip and Thomas Malang (2014): National Parliamentary Coordination after Lisbon: A Network Approach. Paper presented at the 1st European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), Barcelona, Spain, July 3. Received the Award for the Best Paper of an Early Career Scholar.

Leifeld, Philip and Skyler J. Cranmer (2014): TERGM vs. SIENA. Paper presented at the 7th Political Networks Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 30. Received the Best Paper Award by APSA's Political Networks Section. [presented by co-author]

Malang, Thomas and Philip Leifeld (2014): National Parliamentary Coordination after Lisbon: A Network Approach. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, USA, April 5. [presented by co-author]

Towfigh, Emanuel, Andreas Glöckner, Sebastian Goerg, Philip Leifeld, Carlos Kurschilgen, Aniol Llorente-Saguer, and Sophie Bade (2014): Does Political Representation through Parties Decrease Voters' Acceptance of Decisions? Poster presented at the NYU CESS 7th Annual Experimental Political Science Conference, New York University, Center for Experimental Social Science, New York City, USA, March 7. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip and Skyler Cranmer (2014): Comparing the Temporal Exponential Random Graph Model (TERGM) and the Stochastic Actor-Oriented Model (SAOM). Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Swiss Political Science Association (SVPW), Bern, Switzerland, January 30. [presented by co-author]

2013

Leifeld, Philip (2013): Political Discourse Networks: A Measurement Model for Policy Debates. Invited Talk at the Frankfurt Institute for Transformation Studies (FIT), Viadrina European University, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, December 17.

Leifeld, Philip (2013): Discourse Networks and Coalitions in the Policy Process. Presentation at the Advanced Social Network Analysis seminar series, Eawag, Zurich, Switzerland, November 1.

Leifeld, Philip (2013): Discourse Network Analysis. Half-day Workshop at the Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA) Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, August 28.

Leifeld, Philip (2013): An Agent-Based Model of Political Discourse. Paper presented at the workshop "Legislative Networks in a Transatlantic Perspective", sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, April 15.

Leifeld, Philip (2013): Discourse Network Analyzer. A Software Tool for the Analysis of Political Discourse Based on Social Network Analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, USA, April 11.

Leifeld, Philip (2013): Congruence and Conflict in Media Debates. Invited Talk at the Workshop "Media Logic and Electoral Democracy", Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 1.

2012

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Discourse Network Analysis. Invited Lecture at the "Programme Doctoral de Science Politique" (PDSPO), CUSO Doctoral School of Political Science, Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale, Sion, Switzerland, November 24.

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Discourse Network Analysis. Half-day Workshop at the Research Platform "Organizations & Society", University of Innsbruck, Austria, November 6.

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Discourse Network Analysis. Half-day Workshop at the Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA) Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, September 5.

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Diskursnetzwerkanalyse: Theorien, Methoden, Anwendungsbeispiele. Invited lecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, July 25.

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Discourse Network Analyzer: Basic Concepts, Theories, and Applications, & Dynamic Algorithms and Advanced Models. Day-long workshop tutorial at the Compon Canada Research Meeting, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, May 1.

Leifeld, Philip (2012): Political Discourse Networks and German Pension Politics in the 1990s. Presentation at the MaxNetAging Annual Conference 2012 "Reflections on Living and Dying in Aging Societies", organized by the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging, Bad Kohlgrub, Germany, January 17–20.

2011

Leifeld, Philip (2011): Wie funktioniert politischer Diskurs? Netzwerke, Diffusion und Polarisierung. Invited Talk at the Fachbereichskolloquium, Department of Politics & Public Administration, University of Konstanz, Germany, November 23.

Leifeld, Philip (2011): Discourse Network Analysis. Invited Talk at the "Methodenkreis" at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG), Cologne, Germany, June 20.

2010

Leifeld, Philip (2010): Social Network Analysis and the Analysis of Policy Debates. Paper Presented at the Workshop Series "Networks & Time", Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy/Department of Sociology, Columbia University in the City of New York, USA, October 11.

Leifeld, Philip (2010): Discourse Network Analysis (DNA): Analyzing Elite Political Discourse from a Social Network Perspective. Presentation at the symposium "Networks in Political and Organizational Life: Concepts and Applications", Meersburg, Germany, June 24–25.

Leifeld, Philip and Sebastian Haunss (2010): A Comparison between Political Claims Analysis and Discourse Network Analysis: The Case of Software Patents in the European Union. Paper presented at the MPIfG conference "Transnational Copyright: Organization, Mobilization, and Law", Fourth Conference on Economic Sociology and Political Economy, Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Lake Como, Italy, June 12–15. [presented by co-author]

Leifeld, Philip (2010): Political Discourse Networks - The Missing Link in the Study of Policy-Oriented Discourse. Paper presented at the workshop "Ideas, Policy Design and Policy Instruments. Casting Light on the Missing Link", ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Münster, Germany, March 22–27.

Schneider, Volker, Philip Leifeld and Thomas Malang (2010): Coping with Creeping Catastrophes: National Political Systems and the Challenge of Slow-Moving Policy Problems. Paper presented at the workshop "Expecting the Unpredictable? The Strategic Governance of Long-Term Risks”, ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Münster, Germany, March 22–27. [presented by co-author]

2009

Leifeld, Philip (2009): The Analysis of Political Discourse Networks. Poster presented at the Harvard Political Networks Conference, Cambridge, Mass., USA, June 12.

Schneider, Volker, Thomas Malang, Philip Leifeld and Achim Lang (2009): Comparing Political Systems in the Perception of Slow-Moving Policy Problems: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations and their Application to the Climate Change Problem. Presentation at the 7th International Science Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, IHDP Open Meeting 2009, UN Campus, Bonn, Germany, April 26–30.

Leifeld, Philip (2009): Discourse Network Analysis. Presentation at the Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks (Compon) Workshop, IHDP Open Meeting 2009, Bonn, Germany, April 26.

2008

Schneider, Volker, Philip Leifeld and Thomas Malang (2008): Coping with Creeping Catastrophes: The Capacity of National Political Systems in the Perception, Communication and Solution of Slow-Moving and Long-Term Policy Problems. Paper presented at the Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change: "Long-Term Policies: Governing Social-Ecological Change", Berlin, Germany, February 22–23.

2007

Schneider, Volker and Philip Leifeld (2007): Toxic Chemicals as a Creeping Catastrophe. Presentation at the Workshop "Discourse Networks and Risk Policy", Konstanz, Germany, December 15.

Janning, Frank, Philip Leifeld, Thomas Malang and Volker Schneider (2007): Discourse Networks - An Overview. Presentation at the Workshop "Discourse Networks and Risk Policy", Konstanz, Germany, December 14.

Schneider, Volker and Philip Leifeld (2007): Belief Systems, Discourse Networks and Institutional Communication in Policy Making: A Second Look on Chemicals Regulation in Germany in the 1980s. Paper presented at the Sunbelt XXVII International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Corfu Island, Greece, May 1–6.