Patricia Rinck, M.A.

Editorial Management and Research Documentation / Researcher

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

Phone: +49 (0)203 379-5241
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-Mail: rinck@gcr21.uni-due.de

Vita

Since 08/2013

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research

Researcher

05/2018-06/2018, 10/2017-12/2017

Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Research Stay

10/2015-02/2018

Institute for Development and Peace (INEF)

Researcher: Project ‘Disentangling International and Local Understandings in Peacebuilding. Insights from the ‘Laboratory’ of Bougainville’, funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research

03/2011-07/2013

Institute for Development and Peace (INEF); Institute for Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen; Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research

Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Debiel

10/2010-09/2013

University of Duisburg-Essen

M.A. in International Relations and Development Policy

06/2013-07/2013

Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown

Research Stay

09/2008-04/2009

Brunel University West London, UK

Study Programme International Politics

10/2006-09/2010

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

B.A. in European Studies

Expertise and Consulting Work

Reviewer for:

  • Third World Quarterly
  • Third World Thematics
  • SAGE Open
  • Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding
  • International Studies Perspectives

Teaching Responsibilities

University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Political Science, seminar on development in Subsaharan Africa

Awards

  • Mentee, Mentoring-hoch3 Programme, Research Academy Ruhr, 2018
  • Award for best M.A. Thesis at the Institute for Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen, 2014

Research Interest

  • Post-conflict peacebuilding
  • Statebuilding
  • Sierra Leone
  • Political settlements
  • Power sharing
  • Development policy
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Feminist peace research

Current Projects

Post-conflict transformation and exclusion in Sierra Leone. A critical appraisal of political settlement analysis, PhD project

Seminars and Conferences

  • 'The Local/International Interface in Peacebuilding: Experiences from Bougainville and Sierra Leone' (with Volker Boege), European International Studies Association (EISA), Barcelona, Spain, 13.-16.09.2017.
  • 'Working Across Differences: Challenges and Options for Local-International Interactions in Peacebuilding', international joint workshop of the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), the Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen as well as the Working Group on Peace and Development (FriEnt), co-organiser and panel chair, Berlin, Germany, 02.03.2017.
  • 'The Peacebuilding Process in Sierra Leone: The Success Story of "Liberal Peacebuilding" Which Failed to Have a Transformative Impact', International Peace Research Association (IPRA) General Conference, Freetown, Sierra Leone, 27 November – 1 December 2016.
  • Workshop on 'Peacebuilding in Bougainville—Comparing International and Local Perceptions' (with Volker Boege), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 4 October 2016.
  • 'Peacebuilding and Anti-corruption Policies in Sierra Leone', European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 7–10 September 2016.
  • 'Peacebuilding Makes Strange Bedfellows: On the Political Economy of "International-Local" Partnerships in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone' (with Franziska Perlick and Tobias Debiel), 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), New Orleans, USA, 18–21 February 2015.. 
  • 'Rethinking the Local in Peacebuilding: Moving away from the Liberal / Post-Liberal Divide' (with Tobias Debiel), 56th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), in New Orleans, USA, 18–21 February 2015.

Membership

Assistant Editor, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding

Publications

Rinck, Patricia (2020): ‘We are black Chinese’ – Making sense of APC’s pro-China campaign in Sierra Leone’s 2018 elections, in: Christof Hartmann / Nele Noesselt (eds): China’s New Role in African Politics: From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization?, Global Cooperation Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 213-228.

Volker Boege / Patricia Rinck (2019): The Local/International Interface in Peacebuilding: Experiences from Bougainville and Sierra Leone, International Peacekeeping. DOI: 10.1080/13533312.2018.1561185, accessoble online: bit.ly/2YryFJE

Volker Boege / Patricia Rinck / Tobias Debiel (2017): Local-International Relations and the Recalibration of Peacebuilding Interventions. Insights from the ‘Laboratory’ of Bougainville and Beyond. INEF-Report 112, Duisburg: Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden, accessible online: bit.ly/2LKpjas

Debiel, Tobias / Rinck, Patricia (2016): Rethinking the Local in Peacebuilding: Moving Away from the Liberal/Post-liberal Divide, in: Tobias Debiel / Thomas Held / Ulrich Schneckener (eds.), Peacebuilding in Crisis. Rethinking Paradigms and Practices of Transnational Cooperation, Routledge Global Cooperation Series, Abingdon: Routledge, 240–56.

Debiel, Tobias / Rinck, Patricia (2016): Statebuilding, in: Myriam Dunn Cavelty / Thierry Balzacq (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Security Studies, Second Edition, Abingdon: Routledge, 404–14.

Rinck, Patricia / Tobias Debiel (2016): Global Governance im Zeichen polyzentrischer Weltpolitik, in: Politikum 4/2016: Wer ordnet die Welt, 54–8.

Debiel, Tobias / Rinck, Patricia (2015): Die liberale Weltfriedensordnung in der Krise: Gewaltkonflikte in Zeiten konfrontativer Multipolarität, in: Michèle Roth / Cornelia Ulbert / Tobias Debiel (eds.), Globale Trends 2015. Perspektiven für die Weltgesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 33–58.

Debiel, Tobias / Rinck, Patricia (2015): Liberal Peace in Crisis: Armed Conflict in a Contested World Order, in: Michèle Roth / Cornelia Ulbert / Tobias Debiel (eds.), Global Trends 2015. Prospects for World Society, 31–57.

Debiel, Tobias / Rinck, Patricia (eds.) (2015): Globale Kooperationsforschung. Transdisziplinäre und transkulturelle Perspektiven, UNIKATE 47, University of Duisburg-Essen.

Rinck, Patricia (2015): Power Sharing and Democratic Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of Sierra Leone, Publication series of the Institute for Political Science at the University Duisburg-Essen, Volume 22, Tectum Verlag Marburg.