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
  • International Studies Perspectives

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.

Publications

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.