PD Dr Janne Mende

Visiting Researcher

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

Phone: +49 (0)203 379-5230
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-Mail: mende@mpil.de




Research Interests

  • Global Governance and Transnationalization
  • Human Rights
  • Non-State Governance Actors
  • Authority, Legitimacy and Power
  • Qualitative Research in International Institutions
  • Climate Governance and Sustainability


PD Dr Janne Mende joined the Centre in January 2023 and will be a Short-term Research Fellow until Februrary 2023.


Drubel, Julia/Mende, Janne (2023). The Hidden Contestation of Norms: Decent Work in the International Labour Organization and the United Nations, in: Global Constitutionalism, online first: doi.org/10.1017/S2045381722000259

Mende, Janne (2022). Business Authority in Global Governance: Companies beyond Public and Private Roles, in: Journal of International Political Theory, online first: doi.org/10.1177/17550882221116924

Mende, Janne/Heller, Regina/Reichwein, Alexander (2022). Transcending a Western Bias. Towards a Decolonised and Entangled Perspective in Norms Research, in: European Review of International Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 339-362, online: doi.org/10.1163/21967415-09030001

Mende, Janne (2022). Norm Convergence and Collision in Regime Overlaps. Business and Human Rights in the UN and the EU, in: Globalizations, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 725-740, online: doi.org/10.1080/14747731.2021.1983342

Mende, Janne (2022). Extended Qualitative Content Analysis: Researching the United Nations and other International Institutions, in: Qualitative Research Journal, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 340-353, online: doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-11-2021-0127

Mende, Janne/Möllers, Christoph (2021). Was sind soziale Normen? Ein Dialog zwischen der rechtsphilosophischen und der konstruktivistischen Normenforschung, in: Leviathan, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 577-598, online: doi.org/10.5771/0340-0425-2021-4-577

Mende, Janne (2021). The Contestation and Construction of Global Governance Authorities. A Study from the Global Business and Human Rights Regime, in: Global Constitutionalism, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 377-399, online: doi.org/10.1017/S2045381721000113

Mende, Janne (2021). Are Human Rights Western – and Why does it Matter? A Perspective from International Political Theory, in: Journal of International Political Theory, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 38-57, online: doi.org/10.1177/1755088219832992