11. August 2022 | Publication

Talk from the Top: Leadership and Self-Legitimation in International Organizations

in: International Studies Review, Volume 24, Issue 3

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9. August 2022 | News

Vanessa Boese featured in German “fluter” podcast

On August 5th, EDP member Vanessa Boese was featured in the German podcast “Große Frage, kleine Pause” of the youth magazine “fluter”. In Episode 11, they discuss the question of whether the world is becoming more authoritarian. You can listen …

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6. August 2022 | EDP Wire

Gemeinsam gegen die bösen Autokratien? Zu den Fallstricken demokratischer Allianzbildung als Pfeiler einer zukünftigen deutschen Sicherheitsstrategie

In Reaktion auf das zunehmend selbstbewusste Auftreten autoritär verfasster Staaten hat sich auch im deutschen außenpolitischen Diskurs das Bild eines neuen „Systemwettbewerbs“ verfestigt. Die Vorstellung, dass sich die Demokratien dieser Welt im Angesicht bedrohlicher Autokratien zusammenschließen müssen, hat durch den russischen Angriffskrieg auf die Ukraine weiter Nahrung erhalten. Jonas Wolff, Pascal Abb und Hanna Pfeifer analysieren die Problematik einer solchen Dichotomie.

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11. July 2022 | Publication

From the Varieties of Democracy to the defense of liberal democracy: V-Dem and the reconstitution of liberal hegemony under threat

in: Contemporary Politics

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27. June 2022 | News

New Name for EDP Network Institution: DIE now German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Established in 1964 as the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) gGmbh, the Institute became the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) on 23 June 2022. This name change sees one of the world’s leading research …

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10. June 2022 | News

Solveig Richter featured in Television Interview on Phoenix

On June 10th, EDP member Solveig Richter was featured in a television interview on “phoenix”, a German TV channel, in which she discussed Germany’s role in the Balkan states. You can find the interview right here.

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8. June 2022 | News

EDP Network at DIE in Bonn

At the beginning of June 2022, the EDP Network members finally met again in person at the DIE in Bonn, Germany. During the two days meeting current projects, such as a new EU Project titled “Embracing change: Overcoming Blockages and …

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25. May 2022 | News

Benjamin Schütze moderates a joint lecture on “Renewable Energies, Renewed Authoritarianisms?”

On June 2nd at 6 pm, EDP member Benjamin Schütze will moderate a joint lecture titled “Renewable Energies, Renewed Authoritarianisms?” which will consist of presentations by Prof. Dr. Natalie Koch (Syracuse University & IASS Potsdam) – ‘After Oil: Energy Transition and Gulf …

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11. May 2022 | EDP Wire

Why “Democracy Promotion” should play no role in a values-based German foreign policy in the MENA region

Despite considerable efforts and financial investments in the MENA region by Germany and other European states, as well as high support for democracy in Arab states, political systems in the MENA region remain authoritarian. Benjamin Schuetze discusses the connection of these phenomena and suggests how meaningful German support in the MENA region could look like.

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10. May 2022 | Publication

Why “Democracy Promotion” should play no role in a values-based German foreign policy in the MENA region

in: Orient II 2022, “Germany’s role in the MENA region: Between continuity and change”

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