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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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. Juli 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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10. Juni 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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11. Mai 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. Mai 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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1. Mai 2022 | Publication

Citizens in peace processes

in: Journal of Conflict Resolution

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1. Mai 2022 | Publication

What Role do Local Elections Play for Societal Peace in Nepal?

in: GDI Discussion Paper 4/2022

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5. April 2022 | News

EDP Network at ISA 2022 in Nashville

The EDP network organised a panel discussion titled „Democracy Promotion as a Changing Constellation of Practices“ during the ISA 2022 in Nashville. Leonie Holthaus, Sarah von Billerbeck, Julia Leininger, Solveig Richter and Jonas Wolff presented up-to-date research and debated about …

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1. April 2022 | Publication

The local turn and the Global South in critical peacebuilding studies

in: PRIF Working Papers No. 57

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