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”.
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