Publications

Journal articles

Hylke Dijkstra and Maria Debre (2022). The death of major international organizations: When institutional stickiness is not enough. Global Studies Quarterly, advance online publication.

Leonard Schuette (2022). Shaping institutional overlap: NATO’s responses to EU security and defence initiatives since 2014. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, advance online publication.

Giuseppe Zaccaria (2022). You’re fired! International courts, re-contracting, and the WTO Appellate Body during the Trump presidency. Global Policy, 13(3), 322-333.

Leonard Schuette (2021). Why NATO survived Trump: The neglected role of Secretary General Stoltenberg. International Affairs, 97(6), 1863–1881. (Blog post) (Podcast)

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra (2021). COVID-19 and Policy Responses by International Organizations: Crisis of Liberal International Order or Window of Opportunity? Global Policy, 12(4), 443-454. (Blog post)

Leonard Schuette (2021). Forging Unity: European Commission Leadership in the Brexit Negotiations. Journal of Common Market Studies, 59(5), 1142-1159.

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra (2021). Institutional design for a post-liberal order: Why some international organizations live longer than others. European Journal of International Relations, 27(1), 311-339. (Blog post)

Conference papers

Hylke Dijkstra, Laura von Allwörden, Leonard Schuette, and Giuseppe Zaccaria (2022). Resilience of International Organizations: Institutional Responses to Existential Challenges. Presented at:

  • Workshop “International Cooperation in Challenging Times”, Lake Zurich, 3-4 October.
  • Workshop “Global order, international organisations and organisational options”, EUI Florence, 13-14 October.

Hylke Dijkstra and Farsan Ghassim (2022). More authoritative international organizations are challenged less: A recurrent event analysis of state critique and withdrawals. Presented at:

  • APSA Annual Conference, Montreal, 15-18 September.

Leonard Schuette (2022). Survival Politics: International organisations amid the crisis of multilateralism. Presented at:

  • ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 22-26 August 2022.
  • DVPW Workshop, Bonn, July 2022.

Giuseppe Zaccaria (2022). Coping with the pandemic together: How the AIIB adapted to the COVID-19 crisis by navigating institutional overlap with the World Bank. Presented at:

  • ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 22-26 August 2022.
  • Dutch Political Science Association, Nijmegen, 16-17 June 2022.

Leonard Schuette and Hylke Dijkstra (2022). The crisis of multilateralism and Europe’s support for a rules-based global order. Presented at:

  • Dutch Political Science Association, Nijmegen, 16-17 June 2022.
  • ECPR Standing Group on the European Union, Rome, 8-10 June 2022.
  • European Union Studies Association, Miami, 19-21 May 2022.
  • Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance, 16-17 May 2022.

Laura von Allwörden and Giuseppe Zaccaria (2022). Friends rather than foes? Consequences of institutional overlap as collaborative co-evolution between the World Bank and the AIIB, and the IEA and IRENA. Presented at:

  • EISA Conference, Athens, 1-2 September 2022.
  • ECPR Joint Sessions, Edinburgh, 19-22 April 2022.

Farsan Ghassim (2022). The effects of (de)legitmation on citzens’ belief in global governance: A worldwide survey experiment. Presented at:

  • ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 22-26 August 2022.
  • ISA Annual Conference, Nashville, 30 March-2 April 2022.

Leonard Schuette (2021). The OSCE and Crisis of the Liberal Order: Responding to Russian and Institutional Contestation. Presented at:

  • BISA European Security Working Group, 21 January 2022.
  • ECPR General Conference, 30 August-3 September 2021.

Giuseppe Zaccaria (2021). International Public Administrations, Organizational Structure, and the Challenges to Global Institutions: The Case of the World Bank. Presented at:

  • NIG conference, 17-18 November 2021.
  • ECPR General Conference, 30 August-3 September 2021.

Hylke Dijkstra, Maria Debre and Tim Heinkelmann-Wild (2021). Governance abhors a vacuum: The afterlives of major international organizations. Presented at:

  • NIG conference, 17-18 November 2021.
  • EUI workshop, 24-25 May 2021.

Giuseppe Zaccaria (2021). International bureaucracies, institutional leadership, and the crises of the global order: The case of the WTO. Presented at:

  • PCE colloquium, 2 June 2021.
  • ECPR Joint Sessions, 17-28 May 2021.

Laura von Allwoerden (2021). When contestation legitimizes: The norm of climate change action and the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. Presented at:

  • NIG conference, 17-18 November 2021.
  • DVPW Kongress, 14-16 September 2021.
  • EISA PEC 2021, 13-17 September 2021.
  • ECPR Joint Sessions, 17-28 May 2021.
  • PCE colloquium, 31 March 2021.

Leonard Schuette (2021). Shaping institutional overlap: NATO’s responses to EU security and defence initiatives since 2014. British Journal of Politics and International Relations. Presented at:

  • Transatlantic Studies Association conference, 5-7 July 2021.
  • PSA conference on 29-31, March 2021.

Hylke Dijkstra, Laura von Allwoerden, Leonard Schuette and Giuseppe Zaccaria (2021). Donald Trump and the survival strategies of international organizations: When can institutional actors counter existential challenges? Final Conference of the DFG Research Group on International Public Administration. 18-19 March 2021.

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra (2021). Conceptualizing and Operationalizing the Decline of International Organizations: Toward a Relative View of Institutional Change. Presented at:

  • ECPR Joint Sessions, 17-28 May 2021.
  • ISA Annual Convention, 6-9 April 2021.
  • PCE colloquium, 27 January 2021.

Leonard Schuette (2021).Why NATO survived Trump: The neglected role of Secretary General Stoltenberg. International Affairs. Presented at:

  • BISA European Security Working Group Workshop, 18 February 2021.
  • PCE colloquium, 18 November 2020.
  • Deutsche Vereinigung fuer Politikwissenschaften, Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises fuer Europa- und Regionalismusforschung, 12-13 November 2020.
  • ECPR General Conference, 24-28 August 2020.

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra (2021). Covid-19 and policy responses by international organizations: Crisis of liberal international order or window of opportunity?. Global Policy. Presented at:

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaften (DVPW), Offene Sektionstagung Internationale Beziehungen, 7-9 October 2020.
  • ECPR General Conference, 24-28 August 2020.

Maria Debre and Hylke Dijkstra (2021). Institutional design for a post-liberal order: Why some international organizations live longer than others. European Journal of International Relations. Presented at:

  • ISA Annual Convention, Honolulu, March 2020 (cancelled).
  • ERC Workshop on the “Decline and Death of International Organizations”, 9-10 January 2020.
  • GAAS Political Science Section Annual Meeting, Heidelberg, 7-8 November 2019.
  • Maastricht-York workshop on “Europe and the future of global rules and multilateralism”, Maastricht, 16-17 September 2019.
  • PCE annual conference, Maastricht, 19 June 2019.
  • ECPR General Conference, Wrocław, 4-7 September 2019.
  • ISA Venture Research Workshop: International Organization Dissolution, Zurich, 16-18 June 2019.

Hylke Dijkstra (2019). Who gets to live forever? An Institutional Theory on the Life and Death of International Organizations. ECPR Joint Sessions, Mons, 8-12 April.