From 2012-2018, the Mass Mobilization in Autocracies Database project was supported by a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award for Nils B. Weidmann from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Since 2018, the project is support by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as part of project #402127652.


We kindly acknowledge the effort of our coders in Konstanz:
Felicia Afriyie, Natacha Bastiat, Marius Bug, Sebastian Heinz, Philipp Hirsch, Theresa Küntzler, Philipp Lutscher, Johann Maier, Nora Schütze, Tinus Steidl, Jonas Stenger, Lea Maria Straßheim and Johannes Willmann (Version 1.0).
Natacha Bastiat, Tim Brackmann, Marius Bug, Konstantin Eisel, Elena Leuschner and Florian Zehb (Version 2.0).

Several countries in the MENA region were coded by a team at the Department of Political Science, University of Zurich (led by Fabrizio Gilardi and Dumitru Ciocan): Justus Bammelt, Julia Monn, Salimata Sophie Seck, Marwan Serag El Din, Ramona Villiger and Moritz Wehrli.

Technical Support

Kudos to Lukas Kawerau, who has been the project’s technical administrator from the very beginning. Among many other things, he developed the online coding interface in Python/Django.