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YouTube Vortrag zur neuen US-Handelspolitik unter Präsident Biden
Am 3.3.2021 hielt Stefan Schirm einen Vortrag zum Thema "Von Trump zu Biden: Was ändert sich in der US-Handelspolitik?" via YouTube-Lifestream. Veranstalter waren die Bayerische Amerika-Akademie und die Gesellschaft für Außenpolitik [Video des Vortrags hier]

Refining domestic politics theories of IPE: a societal approach
Stefan Schirm 2020: 'Refining domestic politics theories of IPE: a societal approach to governmental preferences', in: Politics 40(4), 396-412 [open access]

Section on Domestic Politics in IPE at EISA's 2021 PEC
The annual conference of the European International Studies Association (EISA) 2020 on Malta was transfered to a virtual conference September 13-17, 2021. Section 35 on "The Domestic Politics of Global Governance and International Disruption" is chaired by Stefan Schirm and Aukje van Loon. Abstract submission will close on 29 March 2021 [EISA 2021 section list]

MA SOWI GTG als Double Degree mit der Universität Breslau
Studierende des MA SOWI 'Globalisierung, Transnationalisierung und Governance' können zwei Abschlüsse erwerben, wenn sie mindestens ein Semester an der polnischen Partner-Universität verbringen. Die Rektoren und Dekane der beiden Universitäten haben das internationale Double Degree-Abkommen im September 2019 unterzeichnet. [hier][hier]

Sprechstunden in der Vorlesungszeit
Prof. Dr. Schirm: nach Vereinbarung
Dr. van Loon: n.V.
Novak, M.A.: n.V.
Andreeva, M.A.: n.V.
Baydag, M.Sc.: n.V.
Sekretariat: n.V.

New flyer on the Master GTG
A new English language flyer for our MA Programme "Globalisation, Transnationalisation and Governance" is now available [here]

Stefan A. Schirm: Selected Publications [pdf and links]
2019: In pursuit of self-determination and redistribution: emerging powers and Western anti-establishment voters in international politics, in: Global Affairs, 5: 2, 115-130. [free pdf]

2018: The Domestic Politics of European Preferences towards Global Economic Governance, in: New Global Studies 12: 3, 303-324.[more]

2018: Societal foundations of governmental preference formation in the Eurozone crisis, in: European Politics and Society, 19: 1, 63-78,(online 15 June 2017) [available at]

2016 'Domestic Ideas, Institutions, or Interests? Explaining Governmental Preferences Towards Global Economic Governance', in: International Political Science Review, 37: 1, 66-80 (OnlineFirst 3 July 2014) [available at]

2013 'Global Politics are Domestic Politics. A Societal Approach to Divergence in the G20', in: Review of International Studies 39: 3, 685-706 [article as pdf]

2011 'Varieties of Strategies: Societal Influences on British and German responses to the Global Economic Crisis', in: Journal of Contemporary European Studies 19: 1, 47-62 [more] [article as pdf]

2010 'Leaders in Need of Followers: Emerging Powers in Global Governance' in: European Journal of International Relations 16: 2, 197-221 [more]

2009 'Ideas and Interests in Global Financial Governance: Comparing German and US Preference Formation', in: Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 22: 3, 501-521 [more][article as pdf]

Aukje van Loon: Selected Publications
2020 'The Selective Politicization of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations' in: De Bièvre, D., Costa, O., Garcia-Duran, P. and Eliasson, J. (eds.) Special Issue on Politicization of EU Trade Policy across Time and Space, Politics and Governance, 8(1), 325-335. [open access]

2018 'The political economy of EU trade policy: what do we (not) know? Literaturbericht. Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 28(1), 97-110. [available at]

2018 'Domestic politics and national differences in restructuring EU financial supervision', in: European Politics and Society, 19(3), 247-263. [available at]

2018 'Diverging German and British governmental trade policy preferences in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations', in: Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 26(2), 165-179. [available at]

Publications (selection)