Team

Prof. Dr. Sandra Destradi

 

Portrait Prof. Dr. Sandra Destradi

GIGA
Institute of Asian Studies
Rothembaumchausse 32
20148 Hamburg
Tel: +49 40 4288 7428
Email: sandra.destradi@giga-hamburg.de
Helmut Schmidt University
Holstenhofweg 85
22043
Building H1, Room 1377
Tel: +49 40 6541 2052
Email: sandra.destradi@hsu-hh.de

 

 

 

Office hours: Please email for an appointment


Since 12/2016
  Professor of International Relations and Regional Governance, Helmut Schmidt University – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

Since 01/2017  Head of Research Programme 4 Power and Ideas at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

10/2015 – 11/2016  Interim Professor of International Relations and Regional Governance, Helmut Schmidt University – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

Since 09/2014  Senior Research Fellow, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies (on leave during academic year 2014-15 and since 10/2015)

09/2014 – 08/2015  Jean Monnet Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI), Florence

10-11/2013  Visiting fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India

2013 – 2014  Principal Investigator (with Joachim Betz) in the project New Challenges and Partnerships in the Age of Multipolarity, in bilateral cooperation with the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India. German Research Foundation (DFG)

2012  Principal Investigator in the project When Mediation Fails: A Pilot Project on the Consequences of Failed Mediation on the Escalation of Civil Wars, German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF)

11/2009 – 09/2014  Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Institute of Asian Studies

12/2010  Dr. phil., University of Hamburg

2006 – 2009  Doctoral student at the University of Hamburg and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Scholarship holder from Cusanuswerk

10-12/2008 and 02-05/2009  Field research in New Delhi, India. Visiting doctoral student at the Institute of Social Sciences

2000 – 2005  Studies in Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy at the University of Trieste, Italy, and the Department of Ethnology, University of Vienna, Austria


Research interests

International Relations

Rising powers in world politics and global governance

Regions, regional powers, and regional (security) governance

India’s foreign policy and international relations in South Asia


Refereeing

German Research Foundation (DFG), Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Journals (selection): American Political Science Review, European Journal of International Relations, Review of International Studies, International Theory, International Studies Quarterly, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Foreign Policy Analysis, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Third World Quarterly, Contemporary Politics, Global Society, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Terrorism and Political Violence, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, China: An International Journal, Asian Journal of Political Science, Diplomacy & Statecraft, Politics and Governance, India Review, Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, ASIEN, Internationales Asienforum

Book manuscripts: Cambridge University Press, Routledge


Professional Affiliations and Roles in Professional Associations

International Studies Association

German Political Science Association: since 10/2017 spokesperson of the Standing Group Foreign and Security Policy  (with Klaus Brummer, Gordon Friedrichs and Patrick A. Mello)

German Association for Asian Studies

*forthcoming (with Johannes Plagemann): Populism and Foreign Policy: The Case of India, in: Foreign Policy Analysis.

*2017  Reluctance in International Politics: A Conceptualization. European Journal of International Relations 23 (2): 315-340

*2017  India’s Reluctant Approach to R2P: Lessons from Perilous Interventions. Global Responsibility to Protect 9 (2): 229-236

*2015  (with Johannes Plagemann): Soft Sovereignty, Rising Powers and Subnational Foreign Policy-Making: The Case of India. Globalizations 12 (5): 728-743 

*2015  (with Johannes Vüllers): Literaturbericht: Gewaltfreie Widerstandsbewegungen und ihre Erfolgsbedingungen. Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung 4 (1): 115-146 

*2015  (with Cord Jakobeit): Global Governance Debates and Dilemmas: Emerging Powers’ Perspectives and Roles in Global Trade and Climate Governance. Strategic Analysis 39 (1): 60-72 

*2015  Difficulties of Regional Cooperation for Afghanistan: An Alternative Interpretation. Strategic Analysis 39 (2): 123-140 

*2014  Regional Powers and Security Governance: ISAF Withdrawal, Regional Competition and Domestic Norms in India’s Afghanistan Policy. Asian Perspective 38 (4): 565-587 

2014  India: A Reluctant Partner for Afghanistan. The Washington Quarterly 37 (2): 103-117 

*2014  (with Erich Gundlach): Modeling External Constraints on the Hegemonic Strategies of Regional Powers. Journal of Policy Modeling 36 (S1): 6-25 

*2013  (with Johannes Vüllers): Speech Is Silver, Silence Is Golden? The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars. Civil Wars 15 (4): 486-507 

2013  Tiger oder Kätzchen: Indiens außenpolitische Debatten zeugen von andauernder Selbstfindung. Internationale Politik 68 (5): 93-99 

*2012  India and Sri Lanka’s Civil War: The Failure of Regional Conflict Management in South Asia. Asian Survey 52 (3): 595-616 

*2012  India as a Democracy Promoter? New Delhi’s Involvement in Nepal’s Return to Democracy. Democratization 19 (2): 286-311 

*2010  Regional Powers and Their Strategies: Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership. Review of International Studies 36 (4): 903-930 


Chapters in Edited Volumes (selection)

2018  Towards a more Determined and Responsive Foreign Policy? Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy under Prime Minister Modi. In China und Indien im regionalen und globalen Umfeld, edited by Michael Staack and David Groten. Opladen: Barbara Budrich, 143-160.

2012  Die Analyse außenpolitischer Strategien von Regionalmächten. In Macht, Führung und Regionale Ordnung. Theorien und Forschungsperspektiven, edited by Daniel Flemes, Dirk Nabers and Detlef Nolte. Baden-Baden: Nomos: 137-153

2010  Indiens Rolle im Demokratisierungsprozess in Nepal. In Indien und Pakistan – Atommächte im Spannungsfeld regionaler und globaler Veränderungen. Beiträge zur Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik Südasiens, edited by Sebastian Buciak and Rüdiger van Dehn. Berlin: Köster: 161-191


Working Papers

2015  Reluctant Powers: A Concept-Building Approach and an Application to the Case of Germany.  EUI Working Papers RSCAS 2015/46. San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute

2012  (with Johannes Vüllers): The Consequences of Failed Mediation in Civil Wars: Assessing the Sri Lankan Case. GIGA Working Papers No. 202. Hamburg: GIGA

2010  A Regional Power Promoting Democracy? India’s Involvement in Nepal (2005–2008). GIGA Working Papers No. 138. Hamburg: GIGA

2008  Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership: Developing a Research Framework for the Study of Regional Powers. GIGA Working Papers No. 79. Hamburg: GIGA


Policy Papers

2018  (with Detlef Nolte und Miriam Prys-Hansen): Regional Powers Still Matter!. GIGA Focus Global, 02/2018, Hamburg: GIGA.

2014  (with Joachim Betz and Daniel Neff): Wahlen in Indien 2014: Mandat für den Wandel. GIGA Focus Asien 06/2014. Hamburg: GIGA

2014  Afghanistans Nachbarn und die Drohkulisse der “Null-Option”. GIGA Focus Global 02/2014. Hamburg: GIGA

2013  (with Eva Küssner): Go South! Indien “entdeckt” Afrika und Lateinamerika. GIGA Focus Asien 02/2013. Hamburg: GIGA. Übersetzt ins Englische (Go South! India “Discovers” Africa and Latin America. GIGA Focus International Edition 4/2013)

2012  (with Nadine Godehardt and Alexander Frank): Der ISAF-Rückzug aus Afghanistan: Wahrnehmung und Reaktion regionaler Mächte. GIGA Focus Global 7/2012. Hamburg: GIGA. Übersetzt ins Englische (The ISAF Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Perceptions and Reactions of Regional Powers. GIGA Focus International Edition 5/2012) und Chinesische (国际安全援助部队撤离阿富汗:域大国的感受及反应 GIGA Focus International Edition Chinese 2/2012)

2011  (with Sabine Mokry): Feindliche Freunde? Die indisch-chinesische Konkurrenz und Kooperation in Asien. GIGA Focus Asien 7/2011. Hamburg: GIGA

2010  (with Johannes Vüllers): Mehr Engagierte, weniger Engagement? Die wachsende Komplexität internationaler Mediation. GIGA Focus Global 9/2010. Hamburg: GIGA

2010  (with Andreas Mehler): Wann, wie und warum enden Kriege? GIGA Focus Global 4/2010. Hamburg: GIGA

2010 (with Gertraud Beck and Daniel Neff): Neue Bundesstaaten in Indien – eine Gefahr für die nationale Einheit? GIGA Focus Asien 09/2010. Hamburg: GIGA

2009  Demokratischer Wandel in Südasien und die Rolle der Regionalmacht Indien. GIGA Focus Asien 02/2009. Hamburg: GIGA

2009  Nach dem Bürgerkrieg — Welche Zukunft für Sri Lanka? GIGA Focus Asien 06/2009. Hamburg: GIGA


Other publications (selection)

2018  BTI Country Report India. In Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) 2018. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung.

2018  Review of Thies, Cameron G.; Nieman, Mark David, Rising Powers and Foreign Policy Revisionism: Understanding BRICS Identity and Behavior through Time. H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews, http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=51390

2017  Kaschmir. Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, http://www.bpb.de/internationales/weltweit/innerstaatliche-konflikte/54616/kaschmir

2016  BTI Country Report India. In Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) 2016. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung

2015  Kaschmir. Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, http://www.bpb.de/internationales/weltweit/innerstaatliche-konflikte/54616/kaschmir

2014  (with Meena Singh Roy): Afghanistan and the Region in 2014: Conference Report. ASIEN: The German Journal on Contemporary Asia 132: 120-121

2014  Regionalmacht in einem schwierigen Umfeld: Indien als sicherheitspolitischer Akteur. In Reader Sicherheitspolitik der Bundeswehr 06/2014, http://www.bmvg.de/portal/a/bmvg/!ut/p/c4/bU7NDoIwDH4iNhYORm8STDTeuChcTIE6GmAjpUJMfHiHifFif77L99PqUod2MJMFIe-g11dd1LSrFlUNs1UT1S1yiyTT6HsS6hQ4i5UXVIzQIN_-SEx0h048o4uQl8Agh4l-yuC1n3MQ9jmh05f1kQZV7R3KioJOKKBlCElq9Cz9yjw4xIqiRhexydLYxN8yr-35eMjLZJNkpzTX4zDs3-jC_gQ!/

2014  Domestic Politics and Regional Hegemony: India’s Approach to Sri Lanka. e-International Relations, http://www.e-ir.info/2014/01/14/domestic-politics-and-regional-hegemony-indias-approach-to-sri-lanka/

2014  BTI Country Report India. In Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) 2014. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung

2014  “Response” on India-Sri Lanka Relations. FPRC Journal 2/2014: 38-44

2013  Der Aufstieg neuer Mächte und die neue Weltordnung. Praxis Politik 5/2013

Invited presentations (selection)

Reluctance in International Politics. Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh, India, 20 September 2017

Reluctance as a Typical Feature of Rising Powers’ Approach to Global and Regional Governance? Lessons from India. University of Warwick, 11 January 2017

Indien: Eine zögerliche aufstrebende Macht. Helmut Schmidt University – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg, 6 June 2015

Regional Security for Afghanistan? The Implications of Overlapping Regions. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 25 November 2013

Empire, Hegemony, and Leadership: Developing a Research Framework for the Study of Regional Powers. South Asian University, New Delhi, 20 November 2013

Overlapping Regional Security Governance Mechanisms: An Alternative Interpretation of the Difficulties of Regional Cooperation for Afghanistan. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, 8 November 2013

Subnational Actors in India’s Foreign Policy. Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Duisburg, 11 June 2013

Regional Powers and Regional Security. European University Institute, Florence, 31 May 2013

Indiens Engagement in Afrika. KAS, Cadenabbia, Italy, 12 November 2012

Regionalmächte und ihre Strategien: Imperium, Hegemonie und Leadership. Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg, 12 January 2011


Presentations at academic conferences (selection)

Populism and Foreign Policy: The Case of India. European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS), Groningen, 8 June 2018.

Regional Powers and Regional Crisis Management. Konferenz ‘Regional Powers Revisited’, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, 26 April 2018.

Centre-State Relations and Subnational Governments’ International Engagements: Evidence from India (with Chanchal Kumar Sharma and Johannes Plagemann). Conference “Changing Asia 2017”, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, 16 September 2017

Theorizing Reluctance in World Politics. European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS), Cardiff, 8 June 2017

The Political Economy of ASEAN: Consensus and Cohesion. Workshop “Comparative Regionalism: The Political Economy of Regional Security Organizations”, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, 7 April 2017

Responsibility and Reluctance: A Fundamental Tension in Emerging Powers’ Approach to Global Governance. ISA Annual Convention 2017, Baltimore, 23 February 2017

A Reluctant Power? Assessing and Explaining Reluctance in India’s Foreign Policy. ISA Annual Convention 2017, Baltimore, 22 February 2017

Not So Reluctant Anymore? Germany’s Approach to the Ukraine Crisis. Convention of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), Duisburg, 25 September 2015

A Reluctant Regional Power: Explaining India’s Foreign and Security Policy in South Asia. Conference “Changing Asia”, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, 17 April 2015

Explaining Rising Regional Powers‘ Reluctance. ISA Annual Convention 2015, New Orleans, 19 February 2015

Regional Powers’ Strategies: India’s Afghanistan Policy. Workshop “Regional Order and Regionalism in Asia”, Chinese Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), Beijing, 17 March 2013

Making Sense of Afghanistan’s Neighbourhood: A Research Agenda. Workshop “New Challenges and Partnerships in the Age of Multipolarity: Indian and German Perspectives”, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, 13 March 2013

Die Erfolgsbedingungen gewaltfreier Kampagnen in Bürgerkriegen. Workshop “Wege aus der Gewalt”, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg, 8 February 2013

Assessing the Role of Regional Powers in Intrastate Conflicts Taking Place in their Backyard (with Johannes Vüllers). 70th MPSA Annual Conference, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 14 April 2012

Modeling Hegemonic Strategies of Regional Powers (with Erich Gundlach). Workshop “Indicators of Regional Influence”, UNU-CRIS, GR:EEN Project, Bruges, 27 March 2012

The Consequences of Mediation Failure: Assessing the Sri Lankan Case. Roundtable “The World in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka in the World: A Roundtable for Academic and Policy Debate”, University of Zurich, 13 November 2011

Speech Is Silver, Silence Is Golden? The Consequences of Failed Mediation in African Civil Wars (with Johannes Vüllers). DVPW Offene Sektionstagung Internationale Politik, LMU, Munich, 7 October 2011

India’s Small Regional Challengers and the Role of Resistance. IPSA-ECPR Joint Conference “Whatever Happened to North-South?”, São Paulo, 16 February 2011

Die Folgen gescheiterter Mediation in Bürgerkriegen: eine Forschungsagenda. Workshop “Wege aus der Gewalt”, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg, 11 February 2011

The Power of the Small: Regional Powers, Small Neighbours, and the Shaping of Regional Order. ISA Annual Convention 2010, New Orleans, 17 February 2010

Between Democracy Promotion and Stabilization: India’s Inconsistent Regional Policy. 5th ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, 12 September 2009


Other presentations (selection)

What Does the Rise of China and India mean for Regional and Global Governance? Roundtable, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 18 September 2017

India’s Perceptions of the EU. “State of the Union 2015”, European University Institute, Florence, 7 May 2015

Wahlen in Indien: Sehnsucht nach dem Wandel. GIGA Forum, GIGA, Hamburg, 7 May 2014

Indien als Global Player. GIGA Forum (India Week 2013), GIGA, Hamburg, 3 September 2013

Der Naxaliten-Konflikt. GIGA Forum (India Week 2011), GIGA, Hamburg, 19 October 2011

Indien: außenpolitische Herausforderungen auf globaler und regionaler Ebene, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Hamburg, 18 June 2011

Indien – vom Entwicklungsland zum Global Player. Panel Discussion, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Julius-Leber-Forum, Hamburg, 17 June 2011

India’s Foreign Policy in South Asia. “International Futures”, Federal Foreign Office/GIGA, 27 August 2010

The Foreign Policy of an Emerging Power: India in its Region and in the World. Fachhochschule Osnabrück /GIGA, Hamburg, 18 June 2010

Indien: Innen- und außenpolitische Herausforderungen beim Aufstieg zur Großmacht. “Herausforderung Indien – Indiens Herausforderungen”, Handelskammer Hamburg/GIGA/OAV, Hamburg, 27 May 2010

India as a Regional Power in South Asia. “International Futures”, Federal Foreign Office/GIGA, Hamburg, 19 March 2010

Dr. Matthew D. Stephen

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Helmut-Schmidt-University
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg
Building H1, Room 1377
Tel: +49 40 6541 2052
Email:    stephenm@hsu-hh.de

 

 


Biographical data:

Education:

  • 2009-2013, Dr. phil., summa cum laude, Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2007-2008, M.A., with distinction, Political Studies, University of Otago
  • 2003-2006, B.A. (Hons), First Class, Political Studies, University of Otago

 

Professional career:

  • 2018-2019, Visiting Professor, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität – Universität der Bundeswehr, Hamburg, and Senior Research Fellow, GIGA, Hamburg
  • 2013-2018, Research Fellow, Research Unit Global Governance, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • 2018, Lecturer, Stanford University, Bing Overseas Study Program, Berlin
  • 2016, Research Fellow, Berlin-Potsdam Research Group (KFG) “International Rule of Law—Rise or Decline?”
  • At the GIGA since October 2018; responsibilities: Senior Research Fellow
  • Member of GIGA Research Programme 4 Power and Ideas
  • Member of GIGA Research Teams Power and Global Order, and Ideas and Agency


Memberships:

  • European International Studies Association
  • European Political Science Association
  • International Studies Association
  • Wikimedia Deutschland


Teaching:

  • Politik internationaler Organisationen, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, 2018
  • Europa in der Welt, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, 2018
  • Außenpolitik und internationale Kooperation, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, 2018
  • Berlin Lessons: International Relations on Site, Stanford University, Berlin, 2018
  • Rising Powers and the Analysis of Speech in International Politics, Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences, 2017 and 2018
  • Political Economy of Rising Powers, Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Rising Powers and International Organizations, Universität Potsdam
  • Rising Powers and the New World Order, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Political Economy of Globalisation, Freie Universität Berlin


Publications (selection):

  • Matthew D. Stephen. 2018. “Will International Institutions Fail Again? International Power Shifts and the Future of Global Cooperation.” Finnish Institute of International Affairs Briefing Paper, No. 249. URL: https://www.fiia.fi/en/publication/will-international-institutions-fail-again
  • Matthew Stephen and Michael Zürn (Eds.) Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-state Actors and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • Michal Parìzek and Matthew Stephen. Forthcoming. The Representation of BRICS in Global Economic Governance: Reform and Fragmentation of Multilateral Institutions. In BRICS and the Global Economy, edited by Soo Yeon Kim, World Scientific Publishing.
  • Matthew Stephen and Michal Parízek. 2018. New Powers and the Distribution of Preferences in Global Economic Governance: From Deadlock and Drift to Fragmentation. New Political Economy, DOI: 10.1080/13563467.2018.1509065.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2018. Legitimacy in Time: Institutional Design, Legitimacy Drift and Decoupling at the UN Security Council. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 31(1), pp. 96-121.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2017. Emerging Powers and Emerging Trends in Global Governance. Global Governance, 23(3), pp. 483-502.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2015. ‘Can You Pass the Salt?’ The Legitimacy of International Institutions and Indirect Speech. European Journal of International Relations, 21(4), pp. 768-792.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2014. Rising Powers, Global Capitalism, and Liberal Global Governance: A historical materialist account of the BRICS challenge. European Journal of International Relations, 20(4), pp. 912–938.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2012. Rising Regional Powers and International Institutions: The Foreign Policy Orientations of India, Brazil and South Africa. Global Society, 26(3), pp. 289-309.
  • Matthew Stephen. 2011. Globalisation and Resistance: Struggles Over Common Sense in the Global Political Economy. Review of International Studies, 37(1), pp. 209-228.
  • Michael Zürn and Matthew Stephen. 2010. The View of Old and New Powers on the Legitimacy of International Institutions. Politics, 30(S1), pp. 91-101.

Lectures and presentations (selection):

  • Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance, Department of International Relations, Charles University, Prague, 12 November 2015
  • Contested World Orders, GIGA, 16 July 2014

Current research:

  • Non-liberal international orders
  • Counter-institutionalization
  • Power shifts and international institutions
  • Legitimacy of international organizations

 

Third-party funded projects:

  • Global Bureaucracy: The Politics of International Organizations’ Staffing, together with Michal Parízek, Czech Science Foundation, 2016-2018
  • Contested World Orders, Leibniz Competition, 2012 – 2016

Dr. Christoph Harig
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Helmut-Schmidt-Universität

Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg
Building H1, Room 1376
Tel: +49 40 6541 3675
Email: christoph.harig@hsu-hh.de

 

 

Since 04/2018   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

2017 – 2018   Academic Skills Advisor, University of Chichester

2013 – 2017   PhD in Security Studies, King’s Brazil Institute, King’s College London

2016   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of International Development, King’s College London

2011 – 2013 MA Research Training Programme in Social Sciences, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

2011   Research Assistant in project on triangular co-operations in development co-operation, German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

2006 – 2010   Magister Artium (MA), Political Science and Spanish Philology, Universität Potsdam

 

 

 

Peer-reviewed articles

Are rising powers consistent or ambiguous foreign policy actors? Brazil, humanitarian intervention and the ‘graduation dilemma’, in: International Affairs 93/3, 2017, 625-641 (with Kai-Michael Kenkel)

Synergy effects between MINUSTAH and public security in Brazil, in: Brasiliana – Journal for Brazilian Studies 3/2, 2015, 142-168

The armed forces as security agency and the civil-military relationship in Brazil, in: Revista Estudos de Política 1/2, 2012, 30-49

Die zivile Kontrolle der Streitkräfte in Argentinien und Brasilien, in: Die Friedens-Warte. Journal of International Peace and Organization 87/2-3, 2012, 89-110

 

Book chapter

Sicherheitsproduktion in Brasilien zwischen Reformen der militarisierten Polizei und parapolizeilichem Einsatz des Militärs, in: Frevel, Bernhard/Wendekamm, Michaela (eds.): Sicherheitsproduktion zwischen Staat, Markt und Zivilgesellschaft, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2017, 269-291

 

Book review

Julio Ríos-Figueroa, Constitutional Courts as Mediators. Armed Conflict, Civil-Military Relations and the Rule of Law in Latin America (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), in: Journal of Latin American Studies 50/1, 2018, 234-236

 

Policy Papers

Brasilien als »Emerging Donor«: Politische Distanz und operative Nähe zu den traditionellen Gebern, Berlin, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP – Studie 7, März 2012 (with Claudia Zilla)

Machtgewinn des Militärs im Innern: Problematische Entwicklung zivil-militärischer Beziehungen in Südamerika, Berlin, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP – Aktuell 86, Dezember 2010 (with Claudia Zilla)

 

Articles and blog posts

Temer legitima militarização como solução para problemas sociais do Brasil, in: UOL Notícias, Blog do Brasilianismo, 22 February 2018

What’s next for Brazilian peacekeeping?, in: Rising Powers in Global Governance, 8 June 2017

Brazil is relying on soldiers instead of regular police – here’s why, in: The Conversation, 15 March 2017

As Dilma Rousseff stumbles, how will Brazil’s military react?, in: The Conversation, 7 December 2015 (with Pablo Scuticchio)

The unlikely trailblazers for the militarisation of public security in Brazil, in: Dialogue, Issue 11, Spring 2015, 22-23

Peacekeeping in Haiti: A laboratory for pacification in Rio de Janeiro?, in: Strife Blog, 28 May 2015, also featured in The International Relations and Security Network Blog, 8 June 2015

The paradox of Brazil’s militarised public security, in: Strife Blog, 11 July 2014

 

Media contributions

Quoted in O silêncio do general Villas Bôas após tuítes serem lidos como ameaça (ou promessa) de interferência, BBC Brasil, 4 April 2018

Militares não gostam de fazer papel de polícia, diz pesquisador, Interview with Agência Pública, 22 February 2018; also published as “Militares não gostam de ser usados como um instrumento político pelo Governo”, El País Brasil, 28 February 2018

Intervenção atesta falência de instituições democráticas“, Interview with Deutsche Welle Brasil, 22 February 2018

Quoted in Brazil’s Military Is Put in Charge of Security in Rio de Janeiro, New York Times, 16 February 2018

Quoted in Intervenção no Rio: Para especialistas, medida é paliativo necessário, mas dificilmente resolve problema de segurança, BBC Brasil, 16 February 2018

Quais os planos dos militares brasileiros para a África, Interview with Jornal Nexo, 19 November 2017

Militares não estão interessados em intervenção, diz pesquisador alemão, Interview with UOL Notícias, Blog do Brasilianismo, 2 October 2017

TV-Studio guest on use of the military during police strikes in Brazil, Al Jazeera Newshour, 10 February 2017

Brasil tem segurança pública militarizada e ainda vive legado da ditadura, Interview with UOL Notícias, Blog do Brasilianismo, 28 April 2015

 

Invited talks

The future of Brazil’s UN peacekeeping engagement. Invited presentation at the conference ‘Brazilian Domestic and Foreign Affairs Today’, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, 12 December 2017

Invited respondent to presentation ‘Challenges for Brazil in a Peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic’, Brazil and Africa – Collaborations in Defence and Security, Brazilian Embassy, London, 9 November 2017

Urban warfare in the ‘marvellous city’: securing Rio from the gangs, Discussion meeting with Antônio Sampaio at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London, 9 July 2015

 

Presentations at academic conferences (selection)

Soldiers as police. Synergy effects between UN Peacekeeping and internal military deployments in Brazil. King’s College London, School of Security Studies PhD Conference, London, 19 May 2017

The ‘police-isation’ of the military? Feedback effects between UN Peacekeeping and military deployments in Brazil. International Sociological Association (ISA), International Conference on Transformations of the Military Profession, Rio de Janeiro, 27 September 2016

The chicken-egg problem: feedback effects between UN Peacekeeping and internal military deployments in Brazil. International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, Atlanta, 17 March 2016

The Brazilian interpretation of the security-development nexus between global standards and domestically established practices. The Glocalization of Development, Hannover, 10 July 2015

Synergy effects between UN Peacekeeping and internal public security missions: the ‘police-isation’ of the Brazilian armed forces? Annual Defence Studies research students’ conference, Shrivenham, 12 June 2015

The Brazilian military presence in Africa. Semana Brasil International Conference – Brazil in (trans)atlantic international, security and cultural perspectives, Leiden, 22 April 2015

Reconceptualising civil-military relations in Brazil. Democracy and Participation in Latin America Conference, Brighton, 20 March 2015

The linkage of international and internal security – Brazilian contributions to United Nations peacekeeping operations and their effect on the domestic security sector. European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, Glasgow, 6 September 2014

Peacekeeping missions and pacification force – New tasks for the Brazilian armed forces and their significance for civil-military relations. III Oxbridge Conference on Brazilian Studies, Oxford, 10 May 2014

Authoritarian legacies and security governance in Brazil. German Latin American Studies Association (ADLAF) Junior Researchers Conference, Cologne, 17 May 2013

  •   Regional powers and regionalism
  •   Foreign and security policy
  •   South America (especially Brazil)
  •   Implications of the ‘robust turn’ in UN Peacekeeping
  •   Civil-military relations
  •   Military sociology

Susanne Latzel

 

Helmut Schmidt University
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg
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Tel: +49 40 6541 2954
Email: susanne.latzel@hsu-hh.de

 

  Reko Jeske

Helmut-Schmidt-University
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22043 Hamburg
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Jonas Feist

 

Helmut Schmidt University
Holstenhofweg
22043 Hamburg
Building H1, Room 1376
Email: w779691@hsu-hh.de

 

Dipl.-Pol. Cordula Tibi-Weber

Since 09/2017  Research assistant of Prof. Dr. Sandra Destradi at the Helmut-Schmidt-University – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

Since 2013  Doctoral student at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies and University of Hamburg

2014 – 2016  Member of the Steering Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Law and Courts

2014 – 2016  Member of the PROBRAL cooperation program between the GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies and the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, on The Institutional Presidency in Latin America

2011 – 2015  Research fellow of the SAW-Project Judicial Independence in New Democracies: Courts, Presidents and Legislatures in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa at the GIGA

2009  Diplom, Political Science, University of Hamburg

2017  (with Mariana Llanos, Charlotte Heyl, Viola Lucas and Alexander Stroh): Ousted from the Bench? Judicial Departures in Consolidating Democracies. GIGA Working Papers No. 300. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies ⇒

2016  (with Mariana Llanos): Between Independence and Control: Recent Developments within the Judiciary in Latin America. In Economy, Politics, and Governance Challenges for the 21st Century, edited by Victor González-Sánchez: 101-115. New York: Nova Publishers ⇒

2016  (with Mariana Llanos, Charlotte Heyl and Alexander Stroh): Informal Interference in the Judiciary in New Democracies: A Comparison of Six African and Latin American Cases. Democratization 23(7): 1236-1253 ⇒

2014  (with Mariana Llanos, Charlotte Heyl and Alexander Stroh): Informal Interference in the Judiciary in New Democracies: A Comparison of Six African and Latin American Cases. GIGA Working Papers No. 245. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies ⇒

2013  (with Mariana Llanos): Die Justiz in Lateinamerika: zwischen Unabhängigkeit und Kontrolle. GIGA Focus Lateinamerika No. 9. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies ⇒

2013  Los retos de ser un presidente “para todos los paraguayos” y el proceso de democratización. Iberoamericana 13(52): 166-172⇒

2012  (with Mariana Llanos and Detlef Nolte): Paraguai: Golpe ou voto de desconfiança? Conjuntura Austral 3(14): 4-17 ⇒

2012  (with Mariana Llanos and Detlef Nolte): Paraguay: Staatsstreich oder „Misstrauensvotum“? GIGA Focus Lateinamerika No. 8. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies ⇒

Right Defenders, Arbiters of Political Conflicts or Simply Puppets of Political Powers? Comparing the Roles of Supreme and Constitutional Courts in Latin America. 8th ECPR General Conference, University of Glasgow, 05 September 2014

Exploring the Roles of Courts in New Democracies. 5th ECPR Graduate Student Conference, University of Innsbruck, 04 July 2014

Why do judges leave the bench? Evidence from African and Latin American cases (with Charlotte Heyl, Mariana Llanos and Alexander Stroh). 42nd ECPR Joint Sessions, University of Salamanca, 12 April 2014

Informal Interference with the Judiciary in New Democracies (with Mariana Llanos, Charlotte Heyl and Alexander Stroh). 41st ECPR Joint Sessions, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 12 March 2013

  • Comparative politics
  • Political institutions
  • Law and politics
  • Presidentialism
  • Latin America
  • Comparative Area Studies

 

 

Dr. Jorge F. Garzón
Portrait Dr. Jorge F. Garzón

E-Mail:
jorge.garzon@hsu-hh.de

Since 03/2018            Assistant Professor at the Torcuato Di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

09/2017 – 03/2018  Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Helmut Schmidt University – University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

12/2016 – 08/2017  Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

12/2011 – 05/2016  Doctoral student at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies and University of Hamburg

11/2014 – 05/2016  Academic assistant of the Research Programme 4: Power and Ideas of the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

10/2011 – 03/2012  Research assistant of the research project: Designed by Diffusion? Institutional Design and the Emergence and Development of Regional Organizations (GIGA, latter DFG)

09/2011 – 05/2012  Assistant of the Board Director of the German Association for Research on Latin America (ADLAF)

2011  Master of Arts, Peace Research and International Politics, University of Tübingen

Peer-reviewed articles

2017  Multipolarity and the Future of Economic Regionalism. International Theory 9 (1): 101-135 ⇒

2014  Hierarchical Regional Orders: An Analytical Framework. Journal of Policy Modeling 36 (S1): 26-46 ⇒

Articles

2015  Latin American Regionalism in a Multipolar World. EUI Working Papers RSCAS 2015/23. San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute ⇒

2015  Multipolarity and the Future of Regionalism: Latin America and Beyond. GIGA Working Papers No. 264. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies ⇒

2012  (with Almut Schilling-Vacaflor): Infrastrukturprojekte zwischen geopolitischen Interessen und lokalen Konflikten. GIGA Focus Lateinamerika No. 10. Hamburg: German Institute of Global and Area Studies  ⇒

In Press

(with Detlef Nolte): The New Minilateralism in Regional Economic Governance: Cross-regionalism and the Pacific Alliance. In Routledge Handbook of South American Governance, edited by Christopher Wylde und Pía Riggirozzi. London and New York: Routledge: 173-190 ⇒

Selection

Cross regionalism: A New Foreign Economic Policy Strategy for a Polycentric Global Political Economy. 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations. Barcelona, 15 September 2017

The (De-)concentration of Economic Capabilities in the International System, 1980-2013. International Studies Association’s 57th Annual Convention. Atlanta, 16 March 2016

Latin American Regionalism in a Multipolar World. ISA-FLACSO Joint International Conference, University of Buenos Aires, 23 July 2014

Multipolarity and the Future of Regionalism. 8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations. Warsaw, 21 September 2013

The Concept of Hierarchical Regional Orders. GR:EEN Workshop “Indicators of Regional Influence”, UNU-CRIS, Bruges, 27 March 2012


• Comparative Regionalism
• Global Trade Governance
• Foreign Economic Policies
• Latin America
• Non-Western Representations of World Order

 

 

Dr. Miriam Prys-Hansen

 

Interim professor 10/2014 – 09/2015

https://www.giga-hamburg.de/de/team/prys

 

 

 

 

HSU

Letzte Änderung: 25. October 2018