Anna Holzscheiter /  Gholiagha, Sassan / Liese, Andrea (2021): Advocacy Coalition Constellations and Norm Collisions: Insights from International Drug Control, Human Trafficking, and Child Labour. In: Global Society, DOI: 10.1080/13600826.2021.1885352

Global Constitutionalism Special Issue: After Fragmentation (Volume 9, Issue 2, July 2020)

Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian / ZĂŒrn, Michael (2020). After fragmentation: Norm collisions, interface conflicts, and conflict management. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 241–267.

Faude, Benjamin / Fuss, Julia (2020). Coordination or conflict? The causes and consequences of institutional overlap in a disaggregated world order. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 268–289.

Gholiagha, Sassan / Holzscheiter, Anna / Liese, Andrea (2020). Activating norm collisions: Interface conflicts in international drug control. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 290–317.

Birkenkötter, Hannah (2020). International law as a common language across spheres of authority? In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 318–342.

Krisch, Nico / Corradini, Francesco / Reimers, Lucy Lu (2020). Order at the margins: The legal construction of interface conflicts over time. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 343–363.

Flonk, DaniĂ«lle / Jachtenfuchs, Markus / Obendiek, Anke S. (2020). Authority conflicts in internet governance: Liberals vs. sovereigntists? In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 364–386.

Wiuff Moe, Louise / Geis, Anna (2020). From liberal interventionism to stabilisation: A new consensus on norm-downsizing in interventions in Africa. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 387–412.

Alter, Karen J. (2020). Comprehending global governance: International regime complexity vs. global constitutionalism. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 413–423.

Mallavarapu, Siddharth (2020). ‘After fragmentation’: Notes from the global South. In: Global Constitutionalism, 9(2), pp. 424–436.

Recent project outputs


Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2019). China vs the WHO: a behavioural norm conflict in the SARS crisis. International Affairs: 95(3), pp. 535–552.

Wisken, Lea / Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2020). Norm collisions in the regime complex for ocean governance: power or legitimacy? In: Trevisanut, Seline et al. (eds.): Regime Interaction in Ocean Governance. Leiden: Brill, pp. 124-155.

ZĂŒrn, Michael (2018). A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

ZĂŒrn, Michael / Faude, Benjamin / Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (2018). Overlapping Spheres of Authority and Interface Conflicts in the Global Order. Introducing a DFG Research Group. Berlin (WZB Discussion Paper SP IV 2018-103).

Project „African Security Governance“

Geis, Anna (2017). Der Internationale Strafgerichtshof in der LegitimitĂ€tskrise: die Entfremdung der Afrikanischen Union vom IStGH, HumanitĂ€res Völkerrecht – Informationsschriften 30(3-4), pp. 64-73.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2020). The Dark Side of Insitutional Collaboration: How Peacekeeping-counterterrorism Convergences Weaken the Protection of Civilians in Mali. International Peacekeeping. DOI: 10.1080/13533312.2020.1821364

Wiuff Moe, Louise / Geis, Anna (eds.) (2020). Hybridity and Friction in Organizational Politics: New Perspectives on the African Regime Complex. Special Issue of Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 14(2).

Wiuff Moe, Louise / Geis, Anna (2020). Hybridity and Friction in Organizational Politics: New Perspectives on the African Regime Complex. In: Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 14 (2), pp. 148-170. Free Access online: .

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2019). Clear, Hold, Build
a ‘Local’ State: Counterinsurgency and Territorial Orders in Somalia. In: Nicolas Lemay-HĂ©bert (ed.): Handbook of Intervention and Statebuilding, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp.151-160.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2019). Somaliland. In: Özerdem, Alpaslan / Mac Ginty, Roger (eds.): Comparing Peace Processes. London: Routledge, pp. 255-269.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2018). Counterinsurgency in the Somali territories: the ‘grey zone’ between peace and pacification. International Affairs 94(2), pp. 319–341.

Wiuff Moe, Louise / Stepputat, Finn (2018). Peacebuilding in an era of pragmatism: Introduction. International Affairs, 94(2), pp. 293-200.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2018). Improving security in the grey zone between war and peace. International Affairs Blog, April 23.

Project „Collisions“

Gholiagha, Sassan / Holzscheiter, Anna / Liese, Andrea (2020). When norms collide: The COVID-19 pandemic and difficult choices on the hierarchy of norms and values (short version). In: Duck of Minerva Blog, May 4.

Gholiagha, Sassan / Holzscheiter, Anna / Liese, Andrea (2020). When norms collide: The COVID-19 pandemic and difficult choices on the hierarchy of norms and values (long version). In: Orders beyond Borders Blog, May 6.

Project „Responses“

Faude, Benjamin (2018). How the Fragmentation of the International Judiciary Affects the Performance of International Judicial Bodies. In: Squatrito, Theresa / Young, Oran / Follesdal, Andreas / Ulfstein, Geir (eds.): The Performance of International Courts and Tribunals. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 7.

Earlier project-related Publications

Beisheim, Marianne / Liese, Andrea / Janetschek, Hannah / Sarre, Johanna (2014). Transnational Partnerships: Conditions for Successful Service Provision in Areas of Limited Statehood. In: Governance, 27(4), pp. 655-673.

Birkenkötter, Hannah / Kunz, Raffaela / Schmalz, Dana (2014).  Of  global  cities  and  Gallic villages:   tensions   between   constitutional   and   international   law. In: Verfassungsblog, December 8.

Birkenkötter, Hannah (2016). Zwischen     Quasi-Gericht     und     politischem     Organ:     Die MenschenrechtsausschĂŒsse  der  Vereinten  Nationen. In:  Aus  Politik  und  Zeitgeschichte, pp. 10-16.

Daase, Christopher / Fehl, Caroline / Geis, Anna / Kolliarakis, Georgios (eds.) (2015). Recognition in International Relations: Rethinking a Political Concept in a Global Context. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

da Conceição-Heldt, Eugénia / Koch, Martin / Liese, Andrea (eds.) (2015). Internationale Organisationen: Autonomie, Politisierung, interorganisationale Beziehungen und Wandel. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 49.

Faude, Benjamin (2015). Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung. KomplexitÀt und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen. Staatlichkeit im Wandel, 25. Frankfurt a.M./New York, NY: Campus.

Faude, Benjamin / Gehring, Thomas (2017). Regime Complexes as Governance Systems. In: Sandholtz, Wayne / Whytock, Christopher A. (eds.): Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law. Research Handbooks in International Law Series. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 176-203.

Gehring, Thomas / Faude, Benjamin (2013). The Dynamics of Regime Complexes. Microfoundations and Systemic Effects. In: Global Governance – A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, 19(1), Special Focus „Regime Complexity“, pp. 119-130.

Gehring, Thomas / Faude, Benjamin (2014). A Theory of Emerging Order within Institutional Complexes. How Competition among Regulatory International Institutions Leads to Institutional Adaptation and Division of Labor. In: Review of International Organizations, 9(4), pp. 471-498.

Geis, Anna / Nullmeier, Frank / Daase, Christopher (eds.) (2012). Der Aufstieg der LegitimitÀtspolitik. Rechtfertigung und Kritik politisch-ökonomischer Ordnungen (Special Volume of Leviathan). Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Geis, Anna (2013). The “Concert of Democracies”: Why Some States are more Equal than Others. In: International Politics, 50(2), pp. 257-277.

Geis, Anna / MĂŒller, Harald / Schörnig, Niklas (eds.) (2013). The Militant Face of Democracy. Liberal Forces for Good. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Geis, Anna (2018). The Ethics of Recognition in International Political Theory. In: Brown, Chris / Eckersley, Robyn (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gholiagha, Sassan (2015). To prevent ‚future Kosovos and future Rwandas‘ A critical constructivist view of the Responsibility to Protect. In: International Journal of Human Rights, 19(8), pp. 1074-1097.

Hofius, Maren / Wilkens, Jan / Hansen-Magnusson, Hannes / Gholiagha, Sassan (2014). Den Schleier lichten? Kritische Normenforschung, Freiheit und Gleichheit im ‚Arabischen FrĂŒhling‘. In: Zeitschrift fĂŒr Internationale Beziehungen, 21(2), pp. 85-106.

Holzscheiter, Anna (2010). Children’s Rights in International Politics. The Transformative Power of Discourse. Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan.

Holzscheiter, Anna (2014). Between Communicative Interaction and Structures of Signification: Discourse Theory and Analysis in International Relations. In: International Studies Perspectives, 15(2), pp. 142-162.

Holzscheiter, Anna (2016). Representation as power and performative practice. Global civil society advocacy for working children. In: Review of International Studies, 42(2), pp. 205-226.

Jachtenfuchs, Markus / Genschel, Philipp (2014) Beyond the Regulatory Polity? The European Integration of Core State Powers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Jachtenfuchs, Markus / Chalmers, Damian / Joerges, Christian (eds.) (2016). The End of the Eurocrats’ Dream? Adjusting to European Diversity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jachtenfuchs, Markus / Kasack, Christiane (2017). Balancing sub-unit autonomy and collective problem-solving by varying exit and voice. An analytical framework. In: Journal of European Public Policy, 27(4), pp. 598–614.

Jachtenfuchs, Markus / Genschel, Philipp (2018). From market integration to core state powers. The Eurozone crisis, the refugee crisis and integration theory. In: Journal of Common Market Studies, 56(1), pp. 178-196.

Jetschke, Anja / Liese, Andrea (2013). The Power of Human Rights a Decade After. From Euphoria to Contestation. In: Risse, Thomas/ Sikkink, Kathryn/ Ropp, Steven (eds.): The Persistent Power of Human Rights, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 26-42.

Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian / Zangl, Bernhard (2016). Varieties of Contested Multilateralism. Positive and Negative Consequences for the Constitutionalization of Multilateral Institutions. In: Global Constitutionalism 5(3), pp. 327-343.

Krisch, Nico (2010). Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Krisch, Nico / Jachtenfuchs, Markus (2016). Subsidiarity in Global Governance. In: Special issue of Law and Contemporary Problems, 79(2), pp. 1-283.

Krisch, Nico (2017). Liquid Authority in Global Governance. In: International Theory, 9, pp. 237-260.

Krisch, Nico (2017). Liquid Authority in Global Governance, Symposium, In: International Theory, 9, pp. 237-351.

Liese, Andrea (2009). Exceptional necessity. How liberal democracies contest the prohibition of torture and ill-treatment when countering terrorism. In: Journal of International Law and International Relations, 5(1), pp. 17-47

Liese, Andrea / Reiners, Nina (2015). Nichtstaatliche Akteure in der Menschenrechtspolitik: von NormanwĂ€lten ĂŒber Komplizen zu Infragestellern und Herausforderern. In: Zeitschrift fĂŒr Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 8(2), pp. 651-676.

Möllers, Christoph (2013). The Three Branches: A comparative model of separation of powers. Oxford University Press.

Möllers, Christoph / Birkenkötter, Hannah (2014). Towards a new conceptualism in comparative constitutional law, or reviving the German tradition of the Lehrbuch. In: International journal of Constitutional Law, 12(3), pp. 603-625.

Möllers, Christoph (2015). Die Möglichkeit der Normen: Über eine Praxis jenseits von MoralitĂ€t und KausalitĂ€t. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp.

Wiuff Moe, Louise / MĂŒller, Markus-Michael (eds.) (2017). Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the “Local Turn” in Counterinsurgent Warfare. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2016). The Strange Wars of Liberal Peace: Hybridity, Complexity and the Governing Rationalities of Counterinsurgency in Somalia. In: Peacebuilding 4(1), pp. 99-117.

Wiuff Moe, Louise / Peter, Albrecht (2014). The Simultaneity of Authority in Hybrid Orders. In: Peacebuilding 3(1), pp. 1-16.

Wiuff Moe, Louise (2012). Towards New Approaches to Statehood and Governance in Africa: the Somali Crisis Reconsidered.  In: Cornelissen, Scarlett / Cheru, Fantu / Shaw, Timothy M. (eds.): Africa and International Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Still Challenging Theory? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 87-105.

ZĂŒrn, Michael / Joerges, Christian (2005). Law and Governance in Postnational Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

ZĂŒrn, Michael (2010). Global Governance as Multi-Level Governance. In: Enderlein, Henrik / WĂ€lti, Sonja / ZĂŒrn, Michael (eds.): Handbook on Multi-Level Governance. Elgar Original Reference. Cheltenham u.a.: Edward Elgar, S. 80-99.

ZĂŒrn, Michael / Faude, Benjamin (2013). On Fragmentation, Differentiation, and Coordination. In: Global Environmental Politics, 13(3), p. 119-130.

ZĂŒrn, Michael (2016). Survey Article. Four Models of a Global Order with Cosmopolitan Intent – An Empirical Assessment. In: The Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 88-119.

ZĂŒrn, Michael (2017). From Constitutional Rule to Loosely Coupled Spheres of Liquid Authority. A Reflexive Approach. In: International Theory, 9(2), p. 261-285.