Archived updates

September 19, 2017: Upcoming conference presentations: Prof. Margit Bussmann, Levke Aduda and Dr. Mathis Lohaus will present their work at the fifth open conference for the international relations section of the DVPW / German Political Science Association (Oct. 3-6 in Bremen). In the following week, Levke Aduda will give a presentation at the Annual Workshop of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies Methods Working Group (Oct. 9-10 in Mannheim).

September 12, 2017: Sophie Schulz has successfully applied for membership in the Research School on Peace and Conflict run by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). In the next years she will be able to build an international network and participate in courses in Oslo.

September 6, 2017: Dr. Mathis Lohaus is looking to hire a student assistant for a new project. Deadline for applications is September 17. The details can be found in this document (in German).

August 2017: From September 13 to 16, the 11th EISA Conference will take place in Barcelona. Prof. Margit Bussmann presents 'An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of DDR on the Prospects for Peace' with Jamie Levin, Dan Miodownik (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) in the panel 'International Actors in Security Sector Reform in Post-Conflict Countries'. Anja Menzel will present 'Institutional choices: Counter-piracy cooperation in Southeast Asia' in the panel 'Rethinking the maritime piracy problem?', and is chairing another panel on '(Post-)conflict Sexual Violence Interventions, Gender and Post-colonial Power Relations'.

August 2017: Anja Menzel has published a paper on counter-piracy in the Strait of Malacca. This analysis is a contribution to a conference in Kiel on the past, present and future of maritime strategy.

July 2017: Dr. Mathis Lohaus has been awarded a startup grant by the University of Greifswald. He receives a grant to begin a new project on international asset recovery in cases related to corruption and graft by high-level officials.

June 2017: Prof. Margit Bussmann chairs an event on foreign policy and diplomacy. Christoph Eichhorn, the German ambassador to Estonia, talked about his experiences.

June 2017: We are happy to announce that Sophie Schulz jas joined the Chair as doctoral researcher. Her work is focused on security policy and development cooperation.

May 2017: New publication by Dr. Mathis Lohaus: "Ever closer or lost at sea? Scenarios for the future of transatlantic relations" (with Sonja Kaufmann, in the journal Futures).