Institute of Political Science

Performances of the research cluster

On July 4th, 2018 Felix Berenskoetter from SOAS University gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "Friendship in International Relations".
On June 13th, 2018 Helene Sjursen from the ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo, gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "The Legitimacy of European Foreign Policy".
On May 16th, 2018 Stefan Elbe from the University of Sussex gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "Giving a Deadly Virus Wings: The Co-Production of Science and Security".
On April 25th, 2018 David Newman from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev gave a guest lecture on "Geopolitics and Changing Border Scenarios for Israel / Palestine".
On January 18th, 2018 Carlo Masala from the Universität der Bundeswehr Munich gave a guest lecture on "Defending a (Neo)Realist Concept of Security" as part of the Discourses of Security lecture.
On January 17th, 2018 Dennis R. Schmidt, a Teach@Tübingen Visiting Scholar, presented his research in a talk on „Human Diversity and the Constitution of World Order“ in the departmental seminar.
On January 11th, 2018 Juha Vuori from the University of Turku gave a guest lecture on "Securitization Beyond the West, Democracy and Verbality " as part of the Discourses of Security lecture.
On December 13th, 2017 Laust Schouenborg from the Roskilde University gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "Global International Society: A New Framework for Analysis".
On November 30th, 2017 Ole Wæver from the University of Copenhagen gave a guest lecture on "Securitization Theory: Recent Scholarly Debates, New Security Threats, Emerging Research Strategies" as part of the Discourses of Security course.
On November 29th, 2017 Iver B. Neumann from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs in Oslo gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "Visual Diplomacy".
On November, 15th 2017 Benjamin Tallis from the Institute of International Relations in Prague gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar titled "What Is a Borderscape?".
On October 2017, 25th Tanja Börzel from the FU Berlin gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar on "The EU in Crisis and the Crisis of EU Studies".
On July, 26th 2017 Erik Jones from the Johns Hopkins University gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar titled "Toward a Theory of Disintegration".
On July, 12th 2017 Senem Aydin-Düzgit from the Istanbul Policy Center of the Sabanci University gave a guest lecture on "The EU and Turkey: Turkish Public's Perceptions of a Relationship in Turmoil" as part of the course on Germany and the EU in International Politics.
On July, 12th 2017 Peter Forman, a Teach@Tübingen Visiting Scholar, presented his research in a talk on "Governing Gas" in the departmental seminar.

On June, 28th 2017 war Hans Maull from the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar titled "Will Germany Remain a Civil Power?".

Birte Gippert, Visting Scholar at the Institute in the course of the academical exchange program Teach@Tübingen presented her research on June 3rd, 2015 in the departmental seminar. In her presentation she discussed "Legitimacy, Coercion and Reward Seeking: Local Compliance and Peacebuilding in Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina".

On May 6th, 2015 Caroline Hughes from the University of Bradford gave a guest lecture in the departmental seminar. Her talk was about "Poor People's Movements and the Political Economy of Donor Interventions in Post-Conflict States".

On January 14th, 2015 Tanja Aalberts (VU Amsterdam) was visiting lecturer in the departmental seminar. She gave a talk on the "Sovereignty at Sea. The law and politics of saving lives at mare liberum".

Anna Danielsson, Visting Scholar at the Institute in the course of the academical exchange program Teach@Tübingen presented her research on December 10th, 2014 in the departmental seminar. In her presentation she discussed "The Power of Informal Economies and the Informal Economies of Power. Rethinking Informality, Resilience and Violence in Kosovo".

Professor Costas Constantinou (University of Cyprus) was on December 3rd, 2014 visiting lecturer at the departmental seminar. In his talk, he analysed "The Merging of Diplomacy, Defence, and Development".

On November 19th, 2014 a roundtable dealing with the current Ukraine crisis took place in the departmental seminar. Speakers were Viktoriia Panova (Karlstad University, Sweden), Lisa Gaufman (IfP Tuebingen), Rolf Frankenberger (IfP Tuebingen) and Professor Thomas Diez (IfP Tuebingen).

Cornelia Navari (University of Buckingham) gave on November 12th, 2014 a guest lecture in the departmental seminar with the title "The Attractions of the English School – a Conversation".

On October 29th, 2014 Professor Dietrich Jung from the University of Southern Denmark, Odense held a guest lecture at the Institute. In the weekly departmental seminar he dealt with the issue of "Muslim Subjectivities and Islamic Modernities".

Karim Knio from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (Erasmus University Rotterdam) gave a guest lecture on July 16th, 2014 in the departmental seminar. He talked about "Structure, Agency and Hezbollah: A Morphogenetic View".

On May 7th, 2014 Professor Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zürich) was visting lecturer at the departmental seminar. His talk dealt with the topic of differentiated integration in Europe.

In celebration of the 20th birthday of the World Ethos Declaration, Karl Josef Kuschel gave a guest lecture on April 23rd, 2014. A co-author of the declaration, Kuschel reflected on its history as well as its new challenges.

On April 16th, 2014 guest lecturer Pınar Bilgin (Bilkent University, Ankara) talked about "Worlding IR, Seeking Security".

Research Professor Oliver Richmond from University of Manchester was a guest lecturerer on January 15th, 2014. In his talk he focused on the influence of power on peace processes.

On December 4th, 2013, Professor Kimberly Hutchings (London School of Economics and Political Science) was visiting lecturer in the departmental seminar. In her lecture, Professor Hutchings talked about concepts of violence and non-violence according to Mahatma Ghandi and Frantz Fanon.

On November 29th, 2013, Fayrouz Sharqawi und Micha Kurz of Palestinian NGO "Grassroots Jerusalem" gave insights on the work of their organisation and talked about NGO funding. The organisation assists Palestinians in Jerusalem with establishing instituations of civil society.

Bodhana Dimitrovova, Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute, presented her research on November 20th, 2013 in the context of the departmental seminar. Her lecture dealt with the topic "External Perceptions from the Maghreb: Europe on the Margins".

On October 30th, 2013, Professor John Williams (Durham University) was visiting lecturer in the departmental seminar. In his lecture, Professor Williams presented new insights on institutions and the English School.

On May 15th, 2013 Richard G. Whitman (University of Kent at Canterbury) gave a guest lecture in the weekly departmental seminar at the Institute, dealing with question "Edging towards the Exit? The Future for the UK in the EU".

On May 8th, 2013 Wolfgang Wagner (VU Amsterdam) was visiting lecturer in the departmental seminar. He gave a talk with the title "Strafen oder Re-Integrieren? Die kulturellen Grundlagen des Umgangs mit so genannten Schurkenstaaten".

In the context of the Collaborative Research Center "Threatended Order", the Institute for Political Science hosted a workshop organized by Professor Andreas Hasenclever from September 2nd to 4th, 2013. Researchers from the USA, Canada and Europe gave lectures on "Framing Political Violence - A Micro Approach to Civil War Studies". Lecturers from Tübingen University included Jan Sändig, Anne Theobald, Tanja Granzow and Andreas Hasenclever (see programm for details).