Welcome to the Chair of International Politics / LS Internationale Politik


Current Topics

Ausschreibung: WHB-Stelle ab Januar 2022
Am LS für Internationale Politik ist eine Stelle als wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft mit 6-8 Std/Woche zum 15.1.2022 zu besetzen. Voraussetzung ist der Studienschwerpunkt im Bereich Internationale Beziehungen. Bewerbungen bitte bis 3.12.2021 an Prof. Dr. Stefan Schirm (stefan.schirm@rub.de).

YouTube Vortrag zur neuen US-Handelspolitik unter Präsident Biden
Vortrag von Stefan Schirm: "Von Trump zu Biden: Was ändert sich in der US-Handelspolitik?" via YouTube-Lifestream. Veranstalter: Bayerische Amerika-Akademie und Gesellschaft für Außenpolitik [Video hier]

Refining domestic politics theories of IPE: a societal approach
Stefan Schirm (2020) Refining domestic politics theories of IPE: a societal approach to governmental preferences, Politics 40(4) 396-412 [free access]

Section on Domestic Politics in IPE at EISA's 2021 PEC
The annual conference of the European International Studies Association (EISA) on September 13-17, 2021 hosts a Section on "The Domestic Politics of Global Governance and International Disruption", which is chaired by Stefan Schirm and Aukje van Loon [EISA 2021 section list]

MA SOWI GTG als Double Degree mit der Universität Breslau
Studierende des MA SOWI 'Globalisierung, Transnationalisierung und Governance' können zwei Abschlüsse erwerben, wenn sie mindestens ein Semester an der polnischen Partner-Universität verbringen [hier]

Sprechstunden
Prof. Dr. Schirm, Di. 15-16 Uhr (Bitte anmelden bei valentina.uka@rub.de)
Dr. van Loon, Do. 10-11 Uhr
Novak, M.A., Do. 9-10 Uhr
Andreeva, M.A., Do. 16-17 Uhr
Baydag, M.Sc., Mo. 9-10 Uhr

New flyer on the Master GTG
A new English language flyer for our MA Programme "Globalisation, Transnationalisation and Governance" is now available [here]

Stefan A. Schirm: Selected Publications [pdf and links]
2019: In pursuit of self-determination and redistribution: emerging powers and Western anti-establishment voters in international politics, Global Affairs, 5(2), 115-130. [free pdf]

2018: The Domestic Politics of European Preferences towards Global Economic Governance, New Global Studies 12(3), 303-324.[more]

2018: Societal foundations of governmental preference formation in the Eurozone crisis, European Politics and Society, 19(1), 63-78 [available at]

2016 'Domestic Ideas, Institutions, or Interests? Explaining Governmental Preferences Towards Global Economic Governance', 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', Review of International Studies 39(3), 685-706 [article as pdf]

2011 'Varieties of Strategies: Societal Influences on British and German responses to the Global Economic Crisis', Journal of Contemporary European Studies 19(1), 47-62 [more] [article as pdf]

2010 'Leaders in Need of Followers: Emerging Powers in Global Governance' European Journal of International Relations 16(2), 197-221 [more]

2009 'Ideas and Interests in Global Financial Governance: Comparing German and US Preference Formation', Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 22(3), 501-521 [more][article as pdf]

Aukje van Loon: Selected Publications
2020 'The Selective Politicization of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations' in: De Bièvre, D., Costa, O., Garcia-Duran, P. and Eliasson, J. (eds.) Special Issue on Politicization of EU Trade Policy across Time and Space, Politics and Governance, 8(1), 325-335. [open access]

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]

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]

Publications (selection)