Research Group Leader

Dr Katja Freistein

Other Colleagues

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 44
47059 Duisburg
Germany

Tel:  +49 (0)203 379-5252
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-mail: freistein@spam protectgcr21.uni-due.de

Research Interests

  • International Relations
  • International Political Sociology
  • Global Inequality
  • International Organisations
  • Discourse Theory
  • Regional Cooperation
  • Development

Current Projects

  • The Reproduction of Global Inequalities in International Organisations, ongoing project; Publications and Workshops (with Caroline Fehl)
  • Global Inequality and Development, Publication and Workshop (with Bettina Mahlert)
  • The Semantics of Global Inequality in the World Bank and UNDP, Postdoc Project
  • Organising Fragmented Territoriality, Publications and Workshop in the Framework of EU Cost Action IS1003 (with Philip Liste)

Vita

02/2015-03/2015 Aarhus University, Denmark
Institute for Political Science and Government
Visiting Scholar
09/2011-03/2015 Bielefeld University, Germany
Collaborative Research Centre/SFB 882
Postdoctoral Researcher
04/2009-08/2011 Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Institute for Political Science
Research Associate
08/2003-03/2009 Peace Research Institute Frankfurt
Programme Area 2: International Organisations and International Law
Research Associate / Ph.D. Candidate
02/2002-07/2003 University of Münster, Germany
Institute for Political Science
Research Assistant

Publications

Freistein, Katja / Mahlert, Bettina (2016). The Potential for Tackling Inequality in the Sustainable Development Goals, in: Third World Quarterly 37:12, 2139–55.

Freistein, Katja / Dany, Charlotte (2016). The Myth of Civil Society Participation in Global Governance, in: Bliesemann Guevara, Berit (ed.): Myths and Narratives in International Politics: An Interpretative Approach to Studying International Relations, London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 229–48.

Freistein, Katja / Mahlert, Bettina (2016). Ungleichheit in den Sustainable Development Goals: Das transformative Potential einer Idee, in: Sondermann, Elena / Philipp Lepenies (eds.): Globale politische Ziele. Bestandsaufnahme und Ausblick des Post-2015 Prozesses, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 61–80.

Freistein, Katja / Philip Liste (2016). Introduction: Organizing Fragmented Territoriality, in: Journal of International Relations and Development 19: 193–8.

Freistein, Katja / Philip Liste (eds.) (2016). Organizing Fragmented Territoriality, Special Issue, in: Journal of International Relations and Development 19.

Freistein, Katja / Julia Leininger (2016). Internationale Organisationen, in: Wichard Woyke/Johannes Varwick (eds.): Handwörterbuch Internationale Politik, 13th edition, Opladen/Toronto: utb, 197–208.

Freistein, Katja (2015). Effects of Indicator Use. A Comparison of Poverty Measuring Instruments at the World Bank, in: Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. DOI:10.1080/13876988.2015.1023053 (Published online: 27 May 2015).

Freistein, Katja (2014). Die ASEAN-Sicherheitsgemeinschaft. Dekonstruktion und Rekonstruktion institutionellen Wandels, in: Eva Herschinger / Judith Renner (eds.), Diskursforschung in den Internationalen Beziehungen und der Europaforschung, Nomos Verlag, 97–129.

Freistein, Katja (2013). Gouvernementalität und Regionales Regieren: Konkurrierende Ordnungsvorstellungen in der ASEAN, in: Andreas Vasilache (ed.), Staat – Souveränität – Nation. Beiträge zur aktuellen Staatsdiskussion, Springer VS Verlag, 223–55.

Freistein, Katja (2013). "A Living Document": Promises of the ASEAN Charter, in: The Pacific Review 26 (4): 407–29.

Freistein, Katja (2012). Institutioneller Wandel im (Kon)Text. Sicherheitsgemeinschaft und Charta im Diskurs der ASEAN, Nomos Verlag.

Freistein, Katja / Philip Liste (2012). Organisation-im-Kommen: Intertextualer Institutionalismus in der Analyse von Weltorganisationen, in: Martin Koch (ed.), Weltorganisationen, Springer VS Verlag, 71–100.

Freistein, Katja (2011). Democracy, Regional Security Institutions, and Rivalry Mitigation: Evidence From Europe, South America, and Asia, in: Security Studies 20 (3): 378–415 (with Brigitte Weiffen, Matthias Dembinski, Andreas Hasenclever, Makiko Yamauchi).

Freistein, Katja / Julia Leininger (eds.) (2011). Internationale Organisationen. Lehr- und Handbücher der Politikwissenschaft, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag.

Freistein, Katja / Dirk Peters / Julia Leininger (2011). Einführung in die Theorien internationaler Organisationen, in: Katja Freistein / Julia Leininger (eds.), Internationale Organisationen. Lehr und Handbücher der Politikwissenschaft, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 3–28.

Freistein, Katja (2011). ASEAN, in: Internationale Organisationen. Lehr- und Handbücher der Politikwissenschaft, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 60–8.

Freistein, Katja (2011). An Introduction to the Analysis of Discourse in Civil-Military Relations Research, in: European Political Science 10, 167-176.

Freistein, Katja (2010). Indonesien-Malaysia und Malaysia-Singapur. Konfrontasi revisited?, in: Matthias Dembinski / Andreas Hasenclever (eds.), Die internationale Organisation des Demokratischen Friedens, Studien zur Leistungsfähigkeit regionaler Sicherheitsinstitutionen, Nomos Verlag, 87–118.

Freistein, Katja (2008). Beyond the Taboos? Chances and Limitations of the Asian-European Track II Dialogues, in: Jürgen Rüland et al. (eds.), Asian-European Relations. Building Blocks for Global Governance?, Routledge, 348–81.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Bielefeld University
  • St. Petersburg State University, Russia
  • Goethe University Frankfurt
  • University of Münster

Expertise and Consulting Work

  • Reviewer for International Political Sociology
  • Reviewer for Journal of Current East Asian Affairs
  • Reviewer for Journal of International Relations and Development
  • Reviewer for Review of International Studies
  • Reviewer for Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen
  • Country Expert for the Bertelsmann Transformation Index (2008; 2010; 2012; 2014)
  • Consultance for the French Ministry of Defense

Seminars and Conferences

  • Organisation of the Workshop 'Inequalities and Global Institutional Order: The Case for a New Research Agenda', Frankfurt, 22–24 January 2015 (with Caroline Fehl; funded by the Thyssen Foundation)
  • Organisation of the Section 'Inequalities and Global Institutional Order', Pan-European Conference on International Relations, ECPR Standing Group on International Relations (SGIR), Warsaw, 18–21 September 2013 (with Caroline Fehl)
  • Organisation of the Workshop 'Global Inequalities and Development', Bielefeld, Germany, 7–8 February 2013 (with Martin Koch and Bettina Mahlert)
  • Organisation of the Workshop 'Organizing Fragmented Territoriality', Workshop for COST Action IS 1003, Hamburg, Germany, 15–17 November 2012 (with Philip Liste)
  • Organisation of the Section 'International Institutions, Global Politics, and Law', ECPR SGIR Conference, Stockholm, 9–11 September 2010, (with Philip Liste)
  • Organisation of the Young Scholars Meeting of Asian Studies, German Association for Asian Studies, Buchenau, Germany, 8–10 December 2006 (with Lydia Seibel)
  • Organisation of the Young Scholars Meeting of Asian Studies, German Association for Asian Studies, Höchst, Germany, 17–19 June 2005 (with Lydia Seibel)

Jennifer Apé, B.A.

Dr Markus Böckenförde, LL.M.

Andrea Bosserhoff

Susanne Brunnbauer, B.A.

Marie Abla Dikpor, B.A.

Saina Klein, B.A.

Philipp Michaelis, M.A.

Patricia Rinck, M.A.

Matthias Schuler, M.A.

Dr Katja Freistein

Dr Frank Gadinger

Prof. Dr Volker M. Heins

Tobias Niclas Schäfer, B.A.

Elena Simon, M.A.

Eva Marie Trösser, M.A.

Dr Christine Unrau

Daniela Weißkopf, B.A.

Carla Gierich, M.A.

Freya Köhler, M.A.

Rakchanok Chatjuthamard, M.A.

Till Christofzik, B.A.

Julia Fleck, B.A.

Juliana Fischer, B.A.

Martin Wolf, M.A.

Prof. Dr Tobias Debiel

Prof. Dr Claus Leggewie

Prof. Dr Dirk Messner

Prof. Dr. Jan Aart Scholte

Prof. Dr Sigrid Quack

Dipl.-Soz. Wiss. Uwe Amerkamp

Senyurt Isbecer

Dr Rainer Baumann

Hannah Bollig

Dr Rainer Baumann

Tina Berntsen, M.A.

Magdalena Albers, B.A.

Luis Aue, MSc, MSc

Kristine Avram, M.A.

Wren Chadwick, B.A. J.D.

Patrick Clasen, B.A.

Lena Delfs

Daniela Dietmayr, B.A.

Nina Fink, B.A.

Niklas Graf, B.A.

Ingo Haltermann, M.A.

Florian Heimes

Fentje Jacobsen, M.A.

Nele Kortendiek, M.Sc.

Jonas Krischke

Nadja Krupke, M.A.

Annegret Kunde, M.A., M.P.S.

Max Lesch, M.A.

Tim Linka, B.A.

Anika Mahla, B.A.

Dennis Michels, M.A.

Denis Neumann, M.A.

Stefanie Ostheimer, M.A.

Pol Bargués Pedreny, M.A.

Franziska Perlick, B.A.

PD Dr. Alexandra Przyrembel

Jana Rademacher, M.A.

Jan Schablitzki, B.A.

Moritz Schönleber, B.A.

Jan Schuster, M.A.

Marcel Siepmann, M.A.

Christian Skorupa, B.A.

Jörn Skowronek

Christopher Smith, M.A.

Jutta Teuwsen, M.A.

Stephen Virchow, B.A.

Shahira Wassef

Dr. Silke Weinlich

Gisela Wohlfahrt, M.A.

Dr. Andrea Licata