Between 4 and 7 April 2018, the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700 once again took part in the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), with great success.
The new book edited by Dr. Björnstjern Baade, Linus Mührel (Research Project C8), and Anton O. Petrov was published by Nomos.
Working Paper 76 "Thinking About Governance Through Diasporas:Decentering the State and Challenging the External/Internal Binary" by Catherine Ruth Craven published.
New Working Paper 74 "Besserer Zugang zum Recht (Access to Justice) durch staatliche Anerkennung informeller Justizsysteme? Zur Relevanz rechtssoziologischer Forschung für die Außen- und Entwicklungspolitik" by Matthias Kötter available.
New Working Paper 75 "The coupling of State and Sharia Justice Systems in a Secular State: The Case of Ethiopia" by Girmachew Alemu Aneme is now available.
New Working Paper 73 "International Organizations' Modes of Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood: The Case of Food Security" by Leon Valentin Schettler, Angela Heucher, and Andrea Liese available.
The comprehensive Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood is now available. Edited by Thomas Risse, Tanja A. Börzel, and Anke Draude.
The second edition of Dædalus "Ending Civil Wars: Constraints and Possibilities" is now available online and is accessable here. Among 14 essays there is Thomas Risse's and Eric Stollenwerk's contribution ´Limited Statehood Does not Equal Civil War´.
"Legitimacy in Areas of Limited Statehood" - A new Essay by Thomas Risse and Eric Stollenwerk was published in Annual Review of Political Science.
Klaus Mühlhahn's textbook “The People's Republic of China” has been published by De Gruyter Publishers, Berlin.
On 03. and 04. November 2017 the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 700 – “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood” hosted a workshop with international guests on the topic of “Diasporas and Homeland Governance – Decentering the State as an Analytical Category” at the Freie Universität Berlin, which was led by Catherine Craven (SOAS/FU Berlin).
On October 26, the SFB 700 invited the public to the Freie Universität Berlin for the launch of the anthology Human Rights Futures (Cambridge University Press), edited by Stephen Hopgood (SOAS University of London), Jack Snyder (Columbia University), and Leslie Vinjamuri (SOAS University of London).
On October 12 and 13, 2017, the B13 research project “Adaptation and Legitimation as Factors of Effective Governance in China, 1949-1957“ led by Prof. Dr. Klaus Mühlhahn in cooperation with East China Normal University (ECNU) Shanghai and the Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS), conducted a workshop with the title “Rethinking 1950s China – New Approaches and New Materials” at the Free University Berlin.
SFB 700 alumni Dr. Jana Hönke receives European Research Council grant of EUR 1.5 million.
On July 19, our research associate Tim Glawion discussed the current situation in the Central African Republic on the show Tagesschau 24.
The B2 Project of the SFB 700 is pleased to issue this Call for Papers for a workshop on “Diasporas and Homeland Governance”
Under the title “State Formation as It Happens: Insights from a Repeated Cross-Sectional Study in Afghanistan, 2007–2015,” Jan Koehler of the C9 project has published a new article in Conflict, Security & Development together with Christoph M. Zürcher and Jan R. Böhnke.
As part of the SFB 700’s Jour Fixe series, Prof. Christian Neuhäuser of the Technical University of Dortmund presented his research on the “Political Responsibility of Private Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood” on February 9.
Working Paper 72 „Conflict Prevention and the Legitimacy of Governance Actors“ by Karoline Eickhoff and Luise K. Müller has been published in the SFB 700 Working Paper Series.
Working Paper 71 „Measuring Statehood on a Sub-National Level: A Dialogue among Methods“ has just been published in the SFB 700’s Working Paper Series