Autocratization Turning Viral in Pandemic Times


In this lecture, Professor Lindberg presents the latest findings from the V-Dem Institute on the trends for democracy and autocracy in the world, and the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had for rights and freedoms.


  • 日時:2021年10月19日(水)
  • 開催言語:英語
  • 主催:独立行政法人経済産業研究所(RIETI)


  • スピーカー:Staffan I. LINDBERG(Professor & Director, V-Dem Institute, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg)

    Staffan I. Lindberg holds a PhD (2005) from Lund University, Sweden. He was assistant professor at Kent State University (2005-2006), assistant/associate professor at University of Florida (2006-2013), and is Professor of political science and Director of the V-Dem Institute at the University of Gothenburg, founding Principal Investigator of Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), founding Director of the national research infrastructure DEMSCORE, and Wallenberg Academy Fellow. He was co-PI for the research consortium “African Power and Politics” 2007-2009, his dissertation won the American Political Science Association’s Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in 2005, and with V-Dem he was awarded the “Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba Data Set Award 2016” by the American Political Science Association. Lindberg is author of Democracy and Elections in Africa (JHUP 2006), co-author of Varieties of Democracy (CUP 2020) as well as other books, and over 60 articles in international peer review journals.

  • コメンテータ:尾野 嘉邦(RIETIファカルティフェロー / 早稲田大学政治経済学術院教授)
  • モデレータ:佐分利 応貴(RIETI国際・広報ディレクター / 経済産業省大臣官房参事)