Welcome to the Chair of International Politics / LS Internationale Politik


Current Topics

WS 2020/21: Lehrveranstaltungen des LS Internationale Politik
Die Veranstaltungen des LS Internationale Politik im Wintersemester 20/21 finden Sie unter "Lehre/Veranstaltungen" auf dieser Homepage. Seminare erfolgen über Moodle und Zoom online, wenn möglich z.T. auch in Präsenz. Alle Lehrenden stehen Ihnen per E-mail zur Verfügung (siehe Teamseite).

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]

New Graduate School on Political Cohesion (GSPC)
GSPC started with online workshops, a new website and international advisory board. GSPC includes political science and philosophy. It examines political cohesion as determinant for societal and international cooperation. The Chair of International Politics together with three other Chairs steer the project, which is funded by MERCUR. [here][here]

Section on Domestic Politics in IPE at EISA's 2021 PEC on Malta
The annual conference of the European International Studies Association (EISA) on Malta was postponed to 2021. Section 35 on "The Domestic Politics of Global Governance and International Disruption" is chaired by Stefan Schirm and Aukje van Loon. Abstract submissions will open again in early 2021 [EISA 2020 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]

Interview zur neuen US-Außenpolitik
In einem Interview mit tv.RUB spricht Stefan Schirm über die US-Außenpolitik unter Präsident Trump, Welthandel und über Politikwissenschaft. Video hier: [vimeo] [fb]

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)