Prof. Dr. Nicole Deitelhoff

Professor of International Relations and Theories of Global Orders

Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
Department 03 Social Sciences
Institute for Political Science

Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders"
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main

Max-Horkheimer-Straße 2
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Room 1.11 ("Normative Orders" Building)

Phone: +49 (0)69 798-31444
Fax: +49 (0)69 798-31462


Consultation Hour During Semester:

Thursday, 14:00 - 15:00 pm

Prior notification to Mrs. Stein ( with statement about purpose is required.









Administration Office

Beate Stein, M.A.

Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
Department 03 Social Sciences
Institute for Political Science

Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders"
Goethe University Frankfurt
Max-Horkheimer-Straße 2
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Room 1.12

Phone: +49 (0)69 798-31445
Fax: +49 (0)69 798-31462


Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9-11 am


New Article published by Lisbeth Zimmermann

The new article „Unlocking the agency of the governed: contestation and norm dynamics" by Lisbeth Zimmermann, Nicole Deitelhoff and Max Lesch was published in the special issue of Third World Thematics.

Opinion article by Felix Anderl in the Jakarta Post

Felix Anderl has published an opinion article on the World Bank Group's oil and gas policy in the Jakarta Post.

New special issue on changes of protest edited by Priska Daphi, Nicole Deitelhoff, Dieter Rucht and Simon Teune

A special issue was recently published in Leviathan (Nomos) on changes of protest (“Protest in Bewegung. Zum Wandel von Bedingungen, Formen und Effekten politischen Protests“). Contributors include Sigrid Baringhorst, Swen Hutter, Christian Lahusen, Oliver Nachtwey, Sieglinde Rosenberger and Sabrina Zajak.

New Article by Lisa Bogerts

New Article by Lisa Bogerts: “Mind the Trap. Visual Literacy, Street Art, and Visual Resistance” published in Street Art and Urban Creativity (SAUC).

New Book by Priska Daphi “Becoming a Movement”

Rowman & Littlefield International recently published Priska Daphi’s book "Becoming a Movement. Identity, Narrative and Memory in the European Global Justice Movement (open access)". It forms part of the series “Radical Subjects in International Politics”.

New Publication by Lisbeth Zimmermann: "Global Norms with a Local Face"

Lisbeth Zimmermann's monograph "Global Norms with a Local Face. Rule-of-law Promotion and Norm Translation" was recently published by Cambridge University Press. It is part of the series "Cambridge Studies in International Relations".

New Article published by Lisbeth Zimmermann

The new article "Beyond diffusion: cyclical translation of international rule-of-law commission models in Guatemala" by Lisbeth Zimmermann was published in the Journal of International Relations and Development.

Antonia Witt receives the Chrstiane-Rajewski-Prize

For her dissertation Antonia Witt received the Christiane-Rajewsky-Prize of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies.

New Article on Art as Resistance

Lisa Bogerts published a new article on Art as Resistance in PERIPHERIE.

New Volume

The new Volume "Herrschaft in den Internationalen Beziehungen", edited by Nicole Deitelhoff, Christopher Daase, Ben Kamis, Jannik Pfister and Philip Wallmeier, has recently been published by Springer VS.

Organisation of a workshop in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: "African peacemaking seen from below"

From 26-28 January 2017 Antonia Witt, Augustin Loada and Ulf Engel are organising a workshop on "African peacemaking seen from below". The workshop takes place at the "Centre pour la gouvernance démocratique" (CGD) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and is funded under the Point Sud programme of the DFG.

New Article on Contestation and International Relations

Lisbeth Zimmermann published the article ""Inter-National" Habermas: Contestation and Understanding under Conditions of Diversity" as part of a symposium on contestation and international relations in Polity.

Organisation of a European Workshop in International Studies

Lizbeth Zimmermann and Katharina Glaab jointly organize a European Workshop in International Studies titled "The Politicization of Expertise: Contentious knowledge politics in international organizations" (7-10 June 2017, Cardiff University). Click here for more information.

New Article on Protest and Space

Priska Daphi recently published the article “Imagine the streets”: The spatial dimension of protests' transformative effects and its role in building movement identity in Political Geography. 

New Textbook in International Relations

The new Textbook by Nicole Deitelhoff and Michael Zürn "Lehrbuch der International Beziehungen. Per Anhalter durch die IB-Galaxis" was recently published by C.H.Beck.

"Doing Global IR" - New Blog Series on TRAFO.

Antonia Witt, Felix Anderl, Stefan Kroll, Philip Wallmeier edit a blog series on global international relations.
See here for the first article, Clues, Careers, and Curricula – How to Do Global International Relations?

New miscellany by Thorsten Thiel and Christian Volk on the topicality of republicanism

Within the series „Staatsverständnisse“ by Nomos, Thorsten Thiel and Christian Volk published a miscellany called „Die Aktualität des Republikanismus“. The book includes contributions by Richard Bellamy, Windried Thaa, Marcus Llanque, Dorothea Gädeke and Emanuel Richter. Thorsten Thiel and Christian Volk contributed an article on „Republikanismus des Dissenses“.

Four lectures on “Protest – Resistance – Uprising. Contestation about political orders”

The lecture series on protest, resistance and uprising will be continued. The first lecture will be on 23rd of March 2016 by Ferdinand Sutterlüty (Goethe University Frankfurt). Further guests include Lorenzo Bosi (Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence), Bucky Halker (folk singer, writer, and guest lecturer at the University of Oldenburg) and Andreas Pettenkofer (University of Erfurt). You will find further information here. The series is organized by Christopher Daase and Nicole Deitelhoff from the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Orders”.