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).
News from Nov 29, 2017
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
After three successful funding periods, the SFB 700 will conclude its work at the end of the year. We leave behind twelve years of intensive research on “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood”. As one of the highlights of our work, we organized a closing conference for 22-24 June. More than 220 international guests from academia to the political arena followed our invitation to the campus of the Free University Berlin.
News from Aug 14, 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
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
On July 15 and 16, 2016, SFB project C6 “The Politics of State- and Security-Building in Areas of Limited Statehood” hosted a workshop titled “Decentering International Interventions: Alternative Perspectives on Statehood and (In)Security in the Global South.”
News from Sep 22, 2016
From August 1 to August 10, 2016, the fourth China Workshop of the Hoover Institution of the Stanford University, USA titled “Transition and Transformation - China in the Twentieth Century” took place in cooperation with the SFB Research Project B13 and the Free University Berlin.
News from Sep 22, 2016
From 11-22 July, the team of the D1-Project attended the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York. During the HLPF, the team presented findings of previous research and conducted interviews with representatives of UN, donor and funding organizations, and partnerships.
News from Sep 22, 2016
On July 14, 2016, Prof. Dietlind Stolle held a guest lecture titled “The Sources of Generalized Trust“ at the SFB 700.
News from Aug 08, 2016
From June 10 to 11, 2016, an authors’ workshop took place in the main building of the SFB 700 for a planned special issue on legitimacy in areas of limited statehood.
News from Jul 07, 2016
On June 09, 2016, Prof. Stephen D. Krasner held a guest lecture titled “State Building: Outside In“ at the SFB 700.
News from Jun 23, 2016
On May 13, 2016, Thomas Risse and Tanja Börzel gave a talk at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, titled “Governance without Hierarchy? Effective and Legitimate in Areas of Limited Statehood.”
News from Jun 02, 2016
From April 22 to 23, 2016, the first authors’ workshop for the planned Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood took place at the Seminaris-Campus Hotel Berlin-Dahlem.
News from May 09, 2016