Using Digital Tools to Understand Policy Making


This workshop will bring together subject specialists and technical experts to examine the ways in which digital approaches can inform both qualitative and quantitative approaches to the study of the formal negotiations resulting in constitutions, treaties, and legislation.

10:00 Introductions

Dr Nicholas Cole (University of Oxford); Dr Alfie Abdul-Rahman (KCL)

10:15 Challenges presented by negotiated texts

Chair: Nicholas Cole

Speakers: Jan Lemnitzer (University of Southern Denmark); Udit Bhatia (University of Oxford); Elise Luhr Dietrichson (SOAS)

11:15 Coffee break

11:30 Digital solutions to working with negotiated texts

Chair: Alfie Abdul-Rahman

Speakers: Omer Gunes (University of Oxford); Cagatay Turkay (City University, London); Rita Bongo (KCL)

12:30 Lunch

Open to all, but registration is required.

Lunch is provided.

Negotiated Texts

Contact name: Dr Alfie Abdul-Rahman

Contact email:

Audience: Open to all