De-Centering Human Rights: Liberalism, Human Rights, and the Global South
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse, Tobias Berger, Prof. Dr. Anna Holzscheiter
Abstract Human rights are one (maybe even the) central component of the Liberal Script, often leading to an equation between human rights and liberalism. At the same time, the nexus between human rights and liberalism is predominantly attributed to the influence of Western/Northern liberal ...
RSF Hub – Research and Knowledge Transfer Hub for Rule of Law Promotion
RSF Hub is a project-based think tank funded by the German Federal Foreign Office fostering knowledge transfer between politics, academia and field practice in the area of rule of law promotion and related topics such as transitional justice. For more ...
SFB Projekt A1 - Beiträge zur Theoriebildung
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse
Projektbeschreibung Das Teilprojekt versteht sich als Synthese-Projekt, das die Forschungen der einzelnen Teilprojekte zusammenführt und integriert. Im ständigen Austausch mit den übrigen Teilprojekten trägt es zur Theorieentwicklung innerhalb des SFB bei. Ziel des Projektes ist die ...
Freie Universität Berlin
Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse
Jul 01, 2019 — Mar 31, 2024
TRANSNORMS is a five-year research project funded by the DFG's “Reinhart Koselleck” scheme. The main research question is: How are norms translated between the global and the local? ? Theoretically , we integrate diffusion and norms research with work on cultural translations. ...
Security Doctrines in a Changing World: Exploring Asian and Western Policy Strategies towards Africa
Prof. Dr. Tobias Berger, Dr. Eva Magdalena Stambøl
Jan 01, 2020 — Dec 31, 2021
PROJECT OVERVIEW The research project “Security Doctrines in a Changing World: Exploring Asian and Western Policy Strategies towards Africa (2020-2021)” engages with historical roots, principles and contemporary practices of South-South Cooperation in an increasingly multipolar world, in ...
Europe’s External Action and the Dual Challenges of Limited Statehood and Contested Orders (EU-LISTCO)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse, Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel
Mar 01, 2018 — Feb 28, 2021
The European Commission has provided funding of five million euros to the FU Berlin in order to conduct research on „Europe’s External Action and the Dual Challenges of Limited Statehood and Contested Orders”. EU-LISTCO research will be funded as part of the EU/ Horizon 2020 project. Since March 2018 internationally renowned academic instituions and think-tanks provide in- depth analysis on security challenges and contested orders in the EU´s eastern and southern regional neighbourhood. It is being asked to what extend the EU and its member states can foster societal and political forces that are capable of dealing with security challenges and threats in areas of limited statehood. As for now the FU Berlin collaborates with 14 (academic) institutions across 12 countries on EU- LISTCO.
Global Pathways: Knowledge Diffusion in International Relations Research (DFG-funded)
Prof. Thomas Risse, Prof. Dr. Jochen Gläser (TU Berlin) Dr. Frank Havemann (HU Berlin)
Jul 01, 2017 — Dec 31, 2020
Global Pathways is a collaboration of scholars from the sociology of science, bibliometrics, and International Relations (IR). We contribute to the sociology of science by mapping the global diffusion of knowledge in this field of the social sciences, while simultaneously adding empirical evidence ...