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Dr. Henning Schmidtke

Research Fellow

Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 01/2019: Speaker of Research Team "Power and Global Order", RP "Global Orders and Foreign Policies"

  • Since 01/2019: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, project „Sources and Consequences of Legitimation Strategies of Regional Organizations (LegRO)“

  • 07/2016 - 12/2018: Research Associate, Technical University of Munich; Project: ERC Grant „Delegation of Power to International Organizations and Institutional Empowerment over Time”

  • 10/2015 - 06/2016: Research Associate, University of Dresden; Project: ERC Grant „Delegation of Power to International Organizations and Institutional Empowerment over Time”

  • 01/2015 - 09/2015: Research Associate, University of St. Gallen; Project: Emmy Noether Research Group „Changing Norms of Global Governance“

  • 2009 - 2015: Affiliated PhD Fellow, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Science (BIGSSS), Dissertation: „Politicizing International Institutions: The Case of Global Tax Governance“

  • 2009 - 2013: Research Associate, Jacobs University Bremen; Project: Collaborative Research Center 597, Project D1 “The Tax State and International Tax Policies”

  • 2008 - 2014: Research Associate, University Bremen; Project: Collaborative Research Center 597, Project B1 “Legitimating States, International Regimes and Economic Orders”

  • M.A. „International Relations: Global Governance and Social Theory“, Jacobs University Bremen; B.A. Political Science, University Bremen


Current Research

  • Legitimacy and legitimation of international organizations

  • Politicization of international institutions

  • Change and Empowerment of International Organiztions


Research Programme

  • Global Orders and Foreign Policies


Media Contributions