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MERCUR bewilligt Graduate School on Political Cohesion
Die Stiftung MERCUR fördert das Promotionskolleg zur Erforschung politischen Zusammenhalts als Voraussetzung und Folge gesellschaftlicher und internationaler Kooperation. Die GSPC umfasst Politikwissenschaft und Philosophie. Der LS für Internationale Politik der RUB ist mit drei weiteren Lehrstühlen der TU Dortmund und der RUB beteiligt. Weitere Informationen finden Sie [hier]

New article: In pursuit of self-determination and redistribution
Stefan Schirm's new article just published online: 'In pursuit of self-determination and redistribution: emerging powers and Western anti-establishment voters in international politics', in: Global Affairs, 7 April 2019, DOI: 10.1080/23340460.2019.1603079 [available here]

Sprechstunden in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit
Prof. Dr. Schirm: 4.09+6.09, 15-16 Uhr, bitte im Aushang eintragen
Dr. van Loon: Mi 10-11 Uhr (außer am 11.09)
Novak, M.A.: Di 11-12 Uhr
Andreeva, M.A.: n.V.
Baydag, M.Sc.: n.V.
Sekretariat: Mo, Mi und Do 10-12 Uhr, Di und Mi 14-16 Uhr

The Societal Approach in Palgrave's IPE Handbook
Stefan A. Schirm 2019: Domestic Politics and the Societal Approach, in: Shaw/Mahrenbach/Modi/Yi-chong (eds.): The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary International Political Economy, London, 103-117 [here]

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]
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]

2013 'Domestic Politics Theorien und Societal Approach', in: Wullweber et.al (Hrsg) 'Theorien der Internationalen Politischen Ökonomie', Wiesbaden, 167-182 [article as pdf]

2013 'Internationale Politische Ökonomie', 3. erweiterte und aktualisierte Auflage, UTB Nomos [online]

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
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]

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]

2015 'From Interregionalism to Bilateralism: Power and Interests in EU-Brazil Trade Cooperation', in: Rewizorski, M. (ed.) The European Union and the BRICS: Complex Relations in the Era of Global Governance, Springer: 141-159. [available at]

Publications (selection)