Mathias Großklaus holds a diploma in Political Science (Dipl. Pol.) from Freie Universität Berlin. His research interests include norm dynamics in international politics, security discourses, the transnational promotion of Human Rights and their domestic localization. In his dissertation project entitled ‘Targeting Orders, Ordering Targets’, he traces the normative history of ‘targeted killing’ as a foreign policy instrument.
|Since 10 / 2013||Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin|
|10 / 2006 - 09 / 2012||Diploma in Political Science (Dipl. Pol.), Otto Suhr Institute, Freie Universität Berlin|
|02 / 2010 - 05 / 2011||Visiting Student at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul|
|07 / 2013 – 09 /2013||
Instructor, specialized summer course “Introduction to European Union Politics”, University of Bayreuth
|04 / 2008 – 02 / 2010||Student assistant at the Center for European Integration, Freie Universität Berlin|
|04 / 2007 – 03 / 2008||
Student assistant at the Chair of Government ‘Political System of Germany’, Freie Universität Berlin
2016: Political Steering: How the EU Employs Power in its Neighbourhood Policy towards Morocco, in Mediterranean Politics, with David Remmert. (Online pre-publication).
2015: Appropriation and the Dualism of Human Rights: Understanding the Contradictory Impact of Gender Norms in Nigeria, in Third World Quarterly 36(6), 1253-1267. (Link to article)
2015: Appropriating Gender: The Ambivalent Effects of Nigeria’s CEDAW Implementation, forthcoming in Bonacker, Thorsten / Zimmer, Anna / von Heusinger, Judith (eds.): Localizing Global Institutions. The Impact of International Development Cooperation, Marburg.
2015: Assassination and the Transformation of International Normative Orders, Paper prepared for the 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, September 23rd-26th, Giardini Naxos, Italy.
2015: Targeted Killing and the Assassination Taboo between States: A Historical Perspective on Norm Dynamics in International Relations, Paper prepared for the 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, September 23rd-26th, Giardini Naxos, Italy.
2015: Targeted Killing and the Problem of ‘Norm Erosion’, Paper prepared for the 56th International Studies Association Annual Convention, February 18th-21st, New Orleans, LA.
2015: Steering Resistance: How the EU Employs Power in External Governance, Paper prepared for the 56th International Studies Association Annual Convention, February 18th-21st, New Orleans, LA.
2014: Norm Challengers and Norm Erosion: Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of International Normative Change, Paper prepared for the ISA Joint Conference on Human Rights 2014, 16th – 18th June 2014, Istanbul/Turkey.
2014: Talking Power: The EU’s Soft Steering Modes in the Neighbourhood Policy, Paper prepared for the 4th IES-VUB European Union in International Affairs Conference, 22th – 24th May 2014, Brussels/Belgium (with David Budde).
2013: Local Responses to International Human Rights Promotion: Appropriation as a Conceptual Frame, Paper prepared for the 1st European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS), 5th – 8th June 2013, Tartu/Estonia.
2013: Contestation, Appropriation, and Discursive Filters, Paper prepared for the 1st GHRN Graduate Conference on Human Rights, 22nd May 2013, Glasgow/UK.
2010: Patterns of Power. The EU‘s External Steering Techniques at Work – The Case of Democratization Policies in Morocco, KFG Working Paper Series, No. 22, December 2010, Kolleg-Forschergruppe (KFG) “The Transformative Power of Europe“, Freie Universität Berlin, with David Budde. (Link to article)