Visiting lectures by prof. Biersteker from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneve


Prof. BierkThe Chair of International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences has hosted Thomas Biersteker, a Professor of International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. From 11 to 17 October 2017 he held lectures within the course Global Governance at the Masters Programme on International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Professor Biersteker has a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He taught at Yale University and the University of Southern California, and directed the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. He is a Director of Policy Research at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneve. His areas of expertise are global and international governance, history of international relations, international and targeted sanctions, international organisations, UN, state-building/sovereignty, and terrorism. Professor Biersteker is the author/editor/co-editor of ten books, including State Sovereignty as Social Construct (1996), The Emergence of Private Authority in Global Governance (2002), and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (2007) and in Targeted Sanctions: The Impacts and Effectiveness of UN Action (2016). He advises governments, UN Secretariat, and EU institutions on targeted sanctions.

More about Professor Biersteker can be found at: http://graduateinstitute.ch/directory/_/people/biersteker.



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