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Upcoming Events

02
06
2020
02/06/2020

Child Labour Opponents and Their Campaigns in Global Perspectives, 1888-1938

Research Colloquium

Presenter: Nina Schneider

Discussant: Sigrid Quack

Location: Virtual Horst Schimanski Hall, 11 a.m.

Please contact events@gcr21.uni-due.de, if you would like to participate.

09
06
2020
09/06/2020

Salient Status Dimensions and Norms in Multilateral Diplomacy: Dynamics in the United Nations General Assembly

Research Colloquium

Presenter: Catherine Hecht

Discussant: N.N.

Location: Virtual Horst Schimanski Hall, 11 a.m.

Please contact events@gcr21.uni-due.de, if you would like to participate.

16
06
2020
16/06/2020

Struggling with Complexity: How Governments Fail to Limit Fragmentation in Global Governance

Käte Hamburger Lecture

With Orfeo Fioretos, Associate Professor of Political Science at Temple University in Philadelphia

Online Lecture – Access link will be provided after registration for the event.

Tuesday, 16th June 2020 (5:30-6:30 p.m., sign in to webinar: 5:20 p.m.)

Global governance is commonly described as complex and governments as motivated by efforts to limit such complexity. This lecture inquires into how governments manage global governance complexity, specifically the question of international institutional proliferation. Government officials often profess that they wish to limit institutional proliferation and cite a variety of reasons, including high administrative burdens, and costs from redundancy and contradictory mandates. Academic studies point to additional reasons why governments have incentives to limit international institutional proliferation, such as the fragmentation of power, organizational inefficiencies, and legitimacy costs. Yet, international institutional proliferation has not abated in recent decades; the number of organizations and the complexity of global governance have, if anything, increased. The lecture explores ... [read more]

22
06
2020
22/06/2020

2nd Annual Conference: Communicative Power and Global Cooperation

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22 June 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Online-Event via Zoom | Link provided after registration

Organized in conjunction with the Main Research Area 'Transformation of Contemporary Societies' at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Together, we aim to explore the nexus between communication and cooperation, hitherto often neglected in research on global politics, transnational and global governance.

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