Brandt School Universit├Ąt Erfurt

Conference Presentations by CSMP Team

In September, the CSMP Team presented ongoing research projects at International and German Academic Conferences.

Prof. Dr. Solveig Richter and Dr. Siddarth Tripathi organized a panel on "Contested Legitimacy: International Peace Missions and State Building" at the European International Studies Association (EISA) Pan European Conference in Prague, 12-15 September 2018. They presented a paper on "Building a Legitimate Post-Conflict State? External Peace Missions and Informal Power Networks - A Conceptual Framework". Dr. Matthew David Stephen from WZB, Berlin was the discussant for the papers. Panelists included Prof. Thorsten Bonacker, W. Distler, J. Heise and M. Ketzmerick (Philipps-University Marburg), Dr. Birte Julia Gippert (University of Liverpool) abd Johanna Rodehau-Noack (London School of Economics and Political Science) (see picture). The presentation of the paper marked also the start of a joint research project by Prof. Richter and Dr. Tripathi on "Building a Legitimate Post-Conflict State? An Empirical Analysis of External Peace Missions and Informal Power Networks" at Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt. The project is funded by Gerda Henkel Stiftung for a period of two years from September 2018-August 2020.

Prof. Dr. Solveig Richter also participated at the General Conference of the German Political Science Association (GPSA) from 25-28 September in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. She participated in a panel discussion on the limits of international democracy promotion and presented a co-authored paper with Tina Freyburg (University of St. Gallen) on "Member state signals and the effectiveness of conditionality in the EU enlargement and neighbourhood policies".