ERC Project Kick-Off Workshop

We are organising the first project workshop on the decline and death of international organizations in Brussels on 9-10 January 2020. The location is Maastricht University Brussels Campus, Avenue de Tervueren 153, 1150 Brussels. Registration is required. Many IOs are currently under…

Paper at workshop ETH Zurich

Paper at workshop ETH Zurich

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra presented a first draft of “Institutional design for a post liberal order: Why some international organizations live longer than others” at a workshop organised at ETH Zurich on International Organization Dissolution, 17-18 June 2019. The workshop was…

Vacancies for 3 fully-funded PhD candidates

Applicants are invited for 3 PhD positions in the project “Who gets to live forever? Toward an Institutional Theory on the Decline and Death of International Organisations”. This research project is funded by the European Research Council.

Why some international organisations lose their legitimacy

How is it possible that international organisations at a certain point lose some of their competences or even are abolished by member states? Dr Hylke Dijkstra, director of the European Studies master’s programme at Maastricht University, plans to research this…

Start of the project

NestIOr has now officially started on 1 January 2019. It will last for five years until 31 December 2023. The first six months of the project will be used for conceptual development, updating existing datasets, and recruiting 3 PhD candidates….