A master class by Dr. Cindy Wittke (Regenburg): "The Politics of International Law in the Post-Soviet Space: Do Georgia, Ukraine, and Russia Speak International Law in International Politics Differently?"
A master class by Dr. Cindy Wittke (Regenburg):
"The Politics of International Law in the Post-Soviet Space: Do Georgia, Ukraine, and Russia Speak International Law in International Politics Differently?"
When: November 27, 2019
Where: GiZO Conference Room (JLU Giessen, Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 E_209)
Format: combination of a lecture, follow-up discussion, and a small workshop with PhD students with regards to methodological or research design questions
Cindy Wittke is leader of the junior research group “Frozen and Unfrozen Conflicts” with the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) in Regensburg, and since March 2019 principal investigator of the project group “Between Conflict and Cooperation – The Politics of International Law in the post-Soviet Space” funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. Before taking up her position with the Leibniz-IOS, she was a senior post-doctoral researcher and lecturer with the Department of Politics and Public Administration of the University of Konstanz, Germany (2014–2017). Cindy Wittke earned a Magistra Artium (M.A.) in East European Studies (2007) and a Ph.D. in Law (summa cum laude) from the Faculty of Law of the Freie Universität Berlin (2014). In the academic year 2007/2008 she worked as a lecturer for European and International Law at Yerevan State University in Armenia. Cindy Wittke’s research is situated at the intersection of international law and politics. Her first monograph “Law in the Twilight: International Courts and Tribunals, the Security Council and the Internationalisation of Peace Agreements between State and Non-State Parties” was published with Cambridge University Press in 2018.