How does neoclassical realism explain Brexit

Dr. phil. Alex Reichwein


The Teaching in the SoSe 2021 takes place online (via MS Teams).

In the Exceptional semesters 2020 and 2021 the GGS Guest Lectures take place in IR and colloquia online (via MS Teams).

The one from the GGS Section Norms and Change in World Politics The series of workshops initiated under the umbrella of the DVPW topic group IB standards research will be continued: The WorkshopScales beyond disciplines and disciplines beyond scales took place on November 19 & 20, 2020 at the University of Hamburg took place (online).

TheGGS Section Norms and Change in World Politicshas on December 2nd & 3rd, 2019 theGGS annual conference 2019Beyond Western Liberalism: Mapping Blind Spots in IR Norms Researchat the JLU casting aligned. Was the key note speaker Prof. Jeffrey Checkel.

Here is the GGS sectionConference &Workshop & Lecture Series Program 2019/20.

Gießen MA Democracy & Governance lecture series at the IfP, WiSe 2019/20

JUST OUT - Latest publication

(First Online 2020) Neoclassical Realism and Statecraft: Toward a Normative Foreign Policy Theory, in:Forum: Rethinking Neoclassical Realism at Theory's End, in: International Studies Review23: 1 (268-295), 284-287 (published by Oxford University Press).

The Liberal International Theory Tradition in Europe
(ed. by K. E. Jørgensen). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (Trends in European IR Theory seriesed. by A. Alejandro, K.E. Jorgensen, A. Reichwein, F. Rösch & H. Turton).

(First Online 2020)International Society: The English School(ed. by C. Navari). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (Trends in European IR Theory seriesed. by A. Alejandro, K.E. Jorgensen, A. Reichwein, F. Rösch & H. Turton).

(First Online 2020)Realism - A distinctively 20th Century European Tradition(ed. by A. Reichwein & F. Rösch). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (Trends in European IR Theory series, ed. by A. Alejandro, K.E. Jorgensen, A. Reichwein, F. Rösch & H. Turton).

(First Online 2020)Classical Realism, in: Riddervold, M. / Trondal, J. / Newsome, A. (eds.),The Palgrave Handbook of EU Crises (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics series). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 79-97.

(2020) The International Responsibility to Protect: Established. Challenged. Failed?
Berlin: LIT Verlag (Series Studies on Effective Multilateralism for Sustainable Development, Volume 23) (ed. M. M. Hansel).

(First Online 2018)Germany’s growing power in EUrope: From multilateral collectivism towards re-nationalization and destabilization?, in: Belloni, R./Viotti, P./Della Sala, V. (eds.), Fear and Uncertainty in Europe:TheReturn to Realism?(Global Issues series) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 85-108.

Exams First State Exam | central information event | Assignment of topics
The topics for the oral and written exams in the First State Exam are assigned centrally at the Professorship for International Relations (examiners: Prof. Dr. Helmut Breitmeier, Christopher Finke, Dr. Falk Ostermann, Dr. Alexander Reichwein)
Students who are from us in the Basic sciences (oral exam or written exam) want to be examined, you can give one of our names to the teacher academy as the examiner's request. The teaching academy takes care of the allocation. NO signature is required from us! Please refrain from making individual inquiries to the examiners until the information event (see below).
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To prepare for all central exams takes place on Wednesday, 07/14/21, 14: 00-15: 45 (s.t.) a central information event on Microsoft Teams (team code br7n5y7), to which all examinees are cordially invited.
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Conferences & Workshops 2020

- ISA Honolulu, Hawaii
(25-28 March) - canceled because of Covid 19

- EWIS Workshops in International Studies,Brussels, (1 - 4 July) - canceled

- WISC Buenos Aires
(15-17 July) - canceled

- ECPR General Conference Innsbruck
(26-28 August) - canceled

- EISAPEC Msida, University of Malta
(16-19 September) - canceled

- DVPW Section IB
, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (October 7th - 9th), on-line
Foreign Interventions as a Practice of International Politics
Presentation: In Crimea, Yemen or Northern Syria - From the norm of a responsibility to protect back to the instrument of interventionist power politics

- The "Politics of Scale" in German-speaking political science - Online Workshop
(under the umbrella of theDVPW topic group IB norm research), November 18th & 19th, organized by UH, the IfSH and the GIGA - Chair of the panel Interventions

Conferences & Workshops 2019

GGS-Annual Conference 2019Beyond Western Liberalism: Mapping Blind Spots in IR Norms Research
, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, December 2nd & 3rd.program

EISA's 13th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Sofia, Bulgaria
, 11-14 September 2019. Paper 1 on Germany's role in EUrope: From the dreaded isolated pariah to the welcome leading power? and Roundtable onEU Foreign Policy Facing New Realities: Perceptions, Contestation, Communication and Relations (ENTER European Foreign Policy Facing New Realities-Section), Paper 2 on Which future European 'liberal' order do we need? Some realist reflections (The Future (s) of Liberal World Order-Section) (Section List) (about EISA)

6th European Workshops in International Studies @
Jagiellonian University Kraków
, Poland, 26-29 June 2019,Workshop convenorThe Next Hundred Years ’Crisis: The Realist Tradition in IR as (the) Enlightenment?- Realism Workshop Programs / List of Workshops /