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).
News from Oct 25, 2017
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.
News from Oct 23, 2017
SFB 700 alumni Dr. Jana Hönke receives European Research Council grant of EUR 1.5 million.
News from Sep 11, 2017
On July 19, our research associate Tim Glawion discussed the current situation in the Central African Republic on the show Tagesschau 24.
News from Aug 11, 2017
The B2 Project of the SFB 700 is pleased to issue this Call for Papers for a workshop on “Diasporas and Homeland Governance”
News from Jul 19, 2017
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.
News from Apr 28, 2017
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.
News from Mar 28, 2017
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.
News from Mar 21, 2017
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
News from Mar 21, 2017
The new publication „Latin America and the First World War“ edited by Stefan Rinke is now available from Cambridge University Press.
News from Feb 16, 2017
The Research Project C2 - Variances and Consequences of Territorial Control by Non-State Actors is looking for a Student Assistant.
News from Jan 30, 2017
Everything in one place – the SFB 700 releases its new publication catalog
News from Jan 26, 2017
At two international meetings, the D1 project team presented research findings on the effectiveness and legitimacy of transnational partnerships for sustainable development.
News from Jan 05, 2017
On November 25, 2016, the Research Project C8 - Legitimacy and Law-Making in International Humanitarian Law hosted a workshop on “Challenges to International Humanitarian Law in Areas of Limited Statehood – Adaptable and Legitimate, or Petrified and Unreasonable?”
News from Dec 16, 2016
On October 20 and 21, 2016, the C3 project "Police-Building and Transnational Security Fields in Latin America" hosted a workshop on “Encountering Transnational Violence in Guatemala.”
News from Nov 15, 2016
On October 17, Prof. Thomas Risse and Dr. Gregor Walter-Drop were invited to participate in a public expert discussion with the German Bundestag’s Subcommittee on Civilian Crisis Prevention, Conflict Management, and Coordinated Action.
News from Nov 07, 2016
From the 15th-17th Dec. 2016, the Research Project B10 - Legal Security and Order as Joint Tasks of Secular and Church Institutions (8th-11th Centuries) will hold a conference with this title.
News from Nov 01, 2016
On September 14, transfer project T3 hosted a workshop at the Federal Foreign Office on the topic "The 'Technocracy Trap' of State-Building: How to Improve the Effectiveness and Legitimacy of Justice and Security Sector Reforms (JSSR)."
News from Oct 19, 2016
Are safe areas a legitimate and effective response to humanitarian crises? A workshop held at the reserach center “Governance in Areas of Limited” on October 7 and 8 approached this question from the disciplinary perspectives of philosophy, political science and international law.
News from Oct 14, 2016
For his PhD dissertation Politische Legitimität und zerfallene Staatlichkeit (Political Legitimacy and Failed Statehood), Cord Schmelzle has received the 2016 Dissertation Award from the German Political Science Association.
News from Oct 10, 2016