Webinar at University of Utrecht

As part of the Towards Just and Inclusive Energy Transitions Webinar Series I have provided a webinar at the University of Utrecht. In my talk “Less Carbon Emissions, More Blood? How Europe’s Turn to Green Energy Can Contribute to Violence Elsewhere”. With the European Green Deal, the European Union (EU) seeks to make its economy ecologically sustainable. Being the second largest economy in the world, … Continue reading Webinar at University of Utrecht

“Violencia Política” discussed in La Vanguardia

Our book “Violencia Política” was mentioned in article in the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia by Plàcid García-Planas. In his very nice piece “El fin del mundo es una ecuación” (The end of the world is an equation), he compared the book to a book from 1759, that analyzed the Seven Years´ War and discussed to what extent the war can be analyzed rationally. You can … Continue reading “Violencia Política” discussed in La Vanguardia

Participation in International Conferences

I have presented some ongoing work on international conferences. My paper “Why do people support conflict resolution policies? A comparison between the United States and Germany” was presented at the ECPR Virtual Joint Sessions of Workshops (Workshop: Designing Sanctions: The European Union in Regional and International Affairs) and the 62nd Annual Convention of the International Studies Association. In this paper I want to see what … Continue reading Participation in International Conferences

Online Session with Mary Kaldor

I had the pleasure to be the discussant of an online session by Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) on “Human Security in a Time of Covid-19”, organized by CIDOB. Professor Kaldor discussed whether the existential threat posed by the pandemic is opening up the possibility for the kind of social and political transformation that earlier occurred in major wars. In particular, whether it could … Continue reading Online Session with Mary Kaldor

Subject Matter Expert at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

I have been appointed as a Subject Matter Expert at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS). HCSS was established in 2007 as an independent think tank. The founder Prof. dr. Rob de Wijk started this organization with a small team of senior experts and analysts, being drawn in from organizations such as the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), RAND, Clingendael, the Dutch … Continue reading Subject Matter Expert at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies