Visiting lectures by Dr. Mateja Peter from University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

mateja peter-resizeThe Chair of International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences has hosted Mateja Peter from University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK. From 3rd to 10th of January 2018 she held lectures within the course Politics of European Integration (Postgraduate Programme of European Studies) and International Relations (Undergraduate Programme of International Relations). She delivered also an open lecture for FDV students and wider public titled UN Peace Operations in the 21st Century.

The lectures were delivered within the project Short and long visits of foreign experts and higher education teachers to Slovenian higher education institutions in years 2016-2018, co-financed by the European Social Fund and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.

Mateja Peter graduated at the Faculty of Social Sciences, and is currently a lecturer at St. Andrews University, where she co-directs the Centre for Global Constitutionalism. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. Dr. Peter obtained her PhD from Cambridge University and subsequently held post-doctoral positions at research institutes in Washington, Berlin and Oslo. She works at the intersection of international relations and law, researching on global governance and international organisations, peace operations and peacebuilding. Previously, she led a major project providing research support to the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations. She has extensive field experience and has recently done work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Darfur. Dr. Peter has a forthcoming edited volume on UN peace operations in a changing global order and is currently finalising a book on international authority in statebuilding.

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Back to list of notificationsPublished: 15. January 2018 | Category: Event, International