Call for Applications - NOHA Master's Programme in International Humanitarian Action Ruhr University Bochum - specific scholarships are available for the NOHA programme starting in September 2018. The IFHV's Christian Gudehus, together with Sebastian Wessels has just published a book chapter on "Symbolischer Interaktionismus", in: Oliver Decker (ed.). Today, members of the IFHV´s research project "Organisational Perspectives on Human Security Standards for Refugees in Germany" (funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation) organised the second networking event to bring together various researchers on forced migration which are centred at Ruhr University Bochum. Please follow the [LINK] to read "America (and its Allies) First – Human Rights Second: On the US’ Decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council"." in the edited collection "Propaganda als neue außen- und sicherheitspolitische Herausforderung" published by the Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag.The volume is part of the series "Schriften des Hellmuth-Loening-Zentrums für Staatswissenschaften Jena", edited by Professor Torsten Oppelland of the Hellmuth-Loening-Zentrum of the Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena.In the article, Professor Thelbörger distinguishes several (old and new) forms of propaganda in international relations and discusses their (il-)legality under public international law. Pierre Thielbörger participated in the panel discussion on "Marriage Equality" at Ruhr University Bochum.
The event was organised in cooperation between Ruhr University Bochum and connect NRW. Connect NRW supports the exchange of humanities, social and cultural scientists with each other and beyond with other disciplines and practitioners.
Participants also discussed the organisation of upcoming networking events and opportunities for potential cooperation with other stakeholders.
Interested RUB members who are not yet part of the network mailing list are welcome to contact We have just published a new Bofax by the IFHV's Stephan Koloßa on the legality of States reacting in kind to cyber attacks.
Benedikt outlined the legal framework and commented on the potential implications of a German draft law to set the number of family members to receive permits at 1000 per month. Petrov (eds.), International Humanitarian Law in Areas of Limited Statehood – Adaptable and Legitimate or Rigid and Unreasonable?
Other discussants included Yasmin Fahimi, member of the German Parliament (Bundestag) and Karim Alwasiti, consultant at Flüchtlingsrat Niedersachen. The IFHV's Charlotte Lülf just published a chapter on "The Protection of (Foreign) Investment during Belligerent Occupation – Considerations on International Humanitarian Law and International Investment Law" in: B. (Nomos 2018)Today, the IFHV's Charlotte Lülf participated in the opening ceremony of the Research Academy Ruhr at the Stiftung Mercator in Essen. Solveig Richter, was held at the University of Erfurt's Willy Brandt School of Public Policy on 3 and 4 May.