Dr. Tim Glawion’s doctoral thesis The Security Arena in Africa: Local Order-Making in the Central African Republic, Somaliland, and South Sudan has won the 2019 Arnold Bergstraesser Award. Cambridge University Press published the monograph in 2020.
© Tim Glawion
Once a year, the University of Freiburg and the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute confer the Arnold Bergstraesser Award upon an outstanding dissertation in the social sciences that deals with political and societal developments in the Global South. Tim Glawion, a researcher with the GIGA Institute for African Affairs, has been honoured with the award for 2019. His dissertation parses the security conditions and fragile stability in South Sudan and the Central African Republic during their respective prolonged civil wars, and in Somalia’s breakaway state, Somaliland. Based on field work he carried out from 2014 to 2018, Glawion examines and explains theories on security dynamics, delineating the ways in which these theories play out in practice in terms of how security in some African states is achieved or undermined.
Am 27. Oktober 2020 ist Prof. Stephan Klasen, PhD (Universität Göttingen / Courant Forschungszentrum) nach langer und schwerer Krankheit in Göttingen verstorben.
PINPoints is the biannual online publication of PIN. Each issue contains an overview of past and future events, reports of PIN related activities and, most importantly, articles with the latest developments and insights in international negotiation research.
After a long illness, Dr. Daniel Flemes passed away in mid-October 2020. We mourn the passing of our dear friend and colleague.