Launched by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN75 initiative promises to be the largest and farthest-reaching global conversation ever on the future ...
The Chair of International Relations contributes with two projects to the Research Cluster “Global Networks” („Governance globaler ...
Under what conditions do international organizations change their policies when these are contested by the assumed beneficiaries of those policies? One ...
The field of International Relations studies the interactions of states, international organizations, non-state actors (such as non-governmental organizations or companies), and individuals across national borders.
At Zeppelin University, the team of Professor Lisbeth Zimmermann focuses on questions of change and contestation of the international order. Research interests include the areas of global governance, peaceful and violent conflict resolution in the international system, and authority and resistance in global politics.
In this context, the department offers the following thematic expertise:
| International Organizations
| International Norms
| International Law
| Democracy and Rule of Law Promotion
| International Human Rights Critique
| Non-State Actors in International Politics
The specific expertise covers the following topics:
| Hybrid Courts
| International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)
| International Actors in Guatemala
| Responsibility to Protect
| International Criminal Court
| International Whaling Commission (IWC)
| International Whaling Politics
| European and International Migration Politics
| International Ban on Torture
| International Anti-Corruption Regime
| Human Rights Expert Committees
| Experts, Consultants and Networks in Global Governance
| Differentiated Integration in the European Union
More information about the work of the Chair can be found here:
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| Franziska Scheppach
| Laura Alviz
| Janne Piper