Alumni Senior Expert Fellow

Prof. Dr Lothar Brock

Alumni Fellows

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 196
47059 Duisburg
Germany

Tel:  +49 (0)203 29861-100
Fax: +49 (0)203 29861-199
E-mail: brock@spam protectgcr21.uni-due.de

Fellowship

Prof. Dr. Lothar Brock joined Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research as a Senior Expert Fellow. He conducted his research in Research Unit 1 “The (Im)Possibility of Cooperation” from February 2013 to January 2014.

Research Interests

  • International cooperation. Institutional and normative aspects
  • Legalization and the use of force at the international level
  • Protecting people in conflict
  • Democratic wars
  • Dynamics of securitization
  • North-South relations

Current Projects

  • Violence-based social control in the Philippines (together with Peter Kreuzer, Peace Research Institut Frankfurt)
  • Basic dilemmas of protecting people in conflict
  • Just war - just peace. What's the difference?

Vita

Since 2013 Development and Peace Foundation / Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (SEF), Bonn
Head of the Academic Advisory Council
Since 2006 Peace Research Institute Frankfurt am Main
Visiting Professor
Since 2004 Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Department of Political Science
Lecturer
2003-2013 National Centre of Competence in Research "North-South", Bern
Member of the International Review Panel
Since 1994 Development and Peace Foundation / Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden (SEF), Bonn
Member of the Advisory Board
1992-2009 Advisory Council on Sustainable Development of the Evangelical Church in Germany
Head of the Advisory Council
1981-2005 Peace Research Institute (PRIF), Frankfurt am Main
Head of Research Groups, intermittent member of the Executive Council
1979-2004 Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Department of Political Science
Professor
1974-1978 TU Braunschweig
Department of Political Science
Wissenschaftlicher Rat/Oberrat
1966-1974 Freie Universität Berlin
Office for Political Education and Department of Political Science
Administrator and Academic Assistant
1962-1965 Organization of American States, Washington D.C.
Inter-American Human Rights Commission
Research Assistant

Selected Publications

Brock, Lothar / Hans-Henrik Holm / Georg Soerensen / Michael Stohl (eds.) (2012): Fragile States. Violence and the Failure of Intervention, Cambridge (UK): Polity

Brock, Lothar (2012): Dilemmata des internationalen Schutzes vor innerstaatlicher Gewalt <Dilemmas of international protection of domestic violence>, in: Die Friedens-Warte 3/4

Brock, Lothar / Nicole Deitelhoff (2012): Der normative Bezugsrahmen der internationalen Politik: Schutzverantwortung und Friedenspflicht <The normative reference framework of international politics: Responsibility to protect or peace obligation>, in: Bruno Schoch / Corinna Hauswedel / Janet Kursave / Margret Johannsen (eds.): Friedensgutachten 2012, Münster/Berlin: Lit Verlag, 99-111

Brock, Lothar (2012): Die Vereinten Nationen – ein „demokratisches Experiment“? <The United Nations - a "democratic experiment"?>, in: Vereinte Nationen 60: 1, 23-27

Brock, Lothar (2011): Von der liberalen Universalpoesie zu reflexiver Friedenspolitik! Die Demokratie als Medium einer brisanten Vermittlung zwischen Frieden und Gerechtigkeit <From liberal universal poetry to reflexive peace policy! Democracy as medium of a volatile mediation between peace and justice>, in: Claudia Baumgart-Ochse / Niklas Schörnig / Simone Wisotzki / Jonas Wolff (eds.): Auf dem Weg zu Just Peace Governance. Beiträge zum Auftakt des neuen Forschungsprogramms der HSFK, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 47-70

Brock, Lothar (2011): Between Divergence and Convergence: The State in Peacebuilding, in: Laurent Goetschel (ed.): The Politics of Peace: From Ideology to Pragmatism?, Münster: Lit Verlag, 61-78

Brock, Lothar (2010): Frieden durch Recht. Anmerkungen zum Thema im historischen Kontext <Peace through law. Comments on the topic in the historical context>, in: Peter Becker / Reiner Braun / Dieter Deiseroth (eds.): Frieden durch Recht? Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 15-34

Brock, Lothar (2009): Protecting People. Responsibility or Threat?, in: Michael Brzoska / Axel Kron (eds.): Overcoming Armed Violence in a Complex World. Essays in Honour of Herbert Wulf, Opladen und Farmington Hills MI: Budrich Uni Press, 223-242

Brock, Lothar (2008): Von der „humanitären Intervention“ zur „Responsibility to Protect“: Kriegserfahrung und Völkerrechtsentwicklung seit dem Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts <From "humanitarian intervention" to "Responsibilty to protect": Experience of War and development of international law since the end of the East-West conflict>, in: Andreas Fischer-Lescano / Hans-Pater Gasser / Thilo Marauhn / Nataliono Ronzitti (eds.): Frieden in Freiheit. Festschrift für Michael Bothe zum 70. Geburtstag, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 19-32

Geis, Anna / Lothar Brock / Harald Müller (eds.) (2006): Democratic Wars. Looking at the Dark Side of Democratic Peace, Houndmills: Macmillan

Brock, Lothar (2005): The Use of Force by Democracies in the Post-Cold War Era. From Collective Action Back to Pre-Charter Self Defense?, in: Michael Bothe / Mary Ellen O’Connell / Natalino Ronzitti (eds.): Redefining Sovereignty. The Use of Force after the End of the Cold War: New Options, Lawful and Legitimate?, Ardsley/New York: Transnational Publishers, 21-52

Albert, Mathias / Lothar Brock/ Klaus-Dieter Wolf (eds.) (2000): Civilizing World Politics. Society and Community beyond the State, Lanham/Boulder/New York/Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Expertise and Consulting Work

  • Friedrich Ebert Foundation
  • German Research Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Volkswagen Foundation
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • Humboldt Foundation
  • Numerous scholarly journals

Seminars and Conferences

  • Numerous conferences, workshops, panels at the national and international level (ISA, IPRA, IPSA. etc.)

Membership

  • International Studies Association
  • International Peace Research Association
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für politische Wissenschaft (DVPW) <German Association for Political Science>
  • Friedrich Ebert Foundation (liaison lecturer)
  • Federation of German Scientists / Vereinigung deutscher Wissenschaftler (Board of Directors)
  • German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (Board Member for several years)
  • Council of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (DGFK) <German Society for Peace and Conflict Research>, 1976-1980

Awards

  • Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung (DSF)
  • Friedrich Ebert Foundation
  • German Research Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Volkswagen Foundation
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

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