Prof Antje Wiener (Hamburg) HAPP Talk on 1 February 2018


Prof Antje Wiener (Hamburg) will be giving a talk at HAPP entitled: "Constitution and Contestation of Norms in Global International Relations” on 1st February 2018.

Antje Wiener (PhD Carl 1996, MA FUB 1989) has held the Chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance at the University of Hamburg since 2009. She is a By-Fellow of Hughes Hall, Cambridge and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences since 2011. Before coming to Hamburg, she has taught in the USA, Canada, US and the UK, where she held Chairs in International Studies at Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Bath. In 2015, she was awarded an Opus Magnum Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation for research on the ‘Constitution and Contestation of Norms in Global International Relations’. She has held numerous visiting fellowships at world leading research institutions, including Stanford, Sussex, the New School, Victoria, Oxford, Cambridge, Toronto, Florence, the LSE and Edinburgh among others. In 2018, she is due to return to the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge as a Visiting Fellow. Her research centres on International Relations theory especially norms research, where her research addresses the normativity-practice nexus. She has served on boards of several leading academic journals and has been co-founding editor of Global Constitutionalism (CUP since 2012) with Jim Tully. Her work has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of International Relations, the Review of International Studies, the Journal of International Relations and Development, Theory and Society, and the European Journal of International Law. Among her many book publications are three monographs: ‘European’ Citizenship Practice: Building Institutions of a Non-State (Westview 1998), The Invisible Constitution of Politics: Contested Norms and International Encounters (CUP 2008) and A Theory of Contestation (Springer 2014). 

Date:   1 February 2018
Venue: Old Staff Common Room, lanyon Building
Time:   4:30pm

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