Christian E. Rieck, M.Sc.


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Christian E. Rieck, M.Sc.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Professur Militärgeschichte / Kulturgeschichte der Gewalt

Praktikumsbeauftragter für den Master War and Conflict Studies (WCS)

 

Campus Am Neuen Palais
Haus 11, 1.Z04
(Zwischengeschoss!)

 

consulting hours
in der Vorlesungszeit im Wintersemester 2020-2021
Fr.: 09–11:00 Uhr
(sowie nach Vereinbarung)

Vorlesungsfreie Zeit
nach Vereinbarung

Vita

  • Since 01.10.2018: Research Fellow at the Chair of War Studies of the School of History at the University of Potsdam. Academic coordinator of the MA programs “International War Studies” and “War and Conflict Studies”. PhD project on German science diplomacy.
  • Since 2018: Lecturer in international relations, the history of foreign policy and comparative regionalism at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
  • Since 2018: Lecturer in international relations, the history of foreign policy and comparative regionalism at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid.
  • 2015–2017: Desk Officer for Foreign- and Development Policy at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Berlin. Member of the “Think Tank 20” engagement group of the G20.
  • 2014–2015: Associate in the European Societal Foresight Project of Stiftung Neue Verantwortung in Berlin.
  • 2013: Guest Researcher at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
  • 2013: Guest Researcher at the National Defence Academy in Vienna.
  • Since 01.04.2012: Senior Analyst for Regional Powers and Regional Integration at the Global Governance Institute in Brussels.
  • Since 01.04.2012: Country Tutor at the German Association for International Cooperation GIZ in Bad Honnef and Bonn.
  • 2010–2012: Research Fellow at the Institute for Latin American Studies of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies GIGA in Hamburg.
  • 2008–2009: postgraduate studies in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford. Thesis on the Bolivarian factor in Latin American regional integration.
  • 2005–2008: Project Assistant for the “Democracy Report”, a comparative democracy index of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Berlin.
  • 2002–2006: graduate studies of law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Thesis on European constitutional policy.
  • 2002: Carlo Schmid Fellow at the United Nations’ Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean CEPAL in Mexico City.
  • 2001-2002: study abroad at Universidad de Sevilla.
  • 2001: Research Assistant at the Washington SyCip Policy Center in Manila.
  • 1998-2001: undergraduate studies of law and economics at Universität Bayreuth.
  • 1997–1998: military service, sergeant in the reserve forces.

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Research interests

  • Regional Powers and regional integration in the world regions
  • Political systems and international relations of Latin America, especially the Southern Cone
  • History of the German migration to Argentina
  • German science diplomacy
  • German foreign, security and development policy since 1945
  • Contemporary history of international relations

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Scholarships and awards

  • 2018–2020: ERASMUS guest lectureships in Ireland (University College Dublin), Estonia (University of Tartu) and Greece (Panteion University Athens).
  • 2017: Travel stipends from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung for guest lectures in Costa Rica (Universidad de Costa Rica, San José), Chile (Universidad de Chile, Santiago) and Uruguay (Universidad de Montevideo).
  • 2014–2015: Training scholarship in the Leadership Program for the Public Good of LEAD Academy and Stiftung Mercator.
  • 2012–2013: Research scholarship in the research program on “German Science Diplomacy” of the Institute for Foreign Relations ifa in Stuttgart.
  • 2012: Award in the essay competition on British and German attitudes and ideas on Europe by the King Edward VII Foundation in London.
  • 2007: First Prize in the essay competition by the Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies of the German Council on Foreign Relations DGAP.
  • 2002: Carlo Schmid Fellowship for internships in International Organizations by DAAD and the National Merit Foundation.
  • 2000–2004: Scholarship for gifted students by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
  • 1995–1997: Scholarship for outstanding pupils by the ministry of education of the State of Baden-Württemberg.

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Memberships

  • Latin American Studies Association LASA
  • International Studies Association ISA
  • Working Group on Foreign Policy of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

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Conferences and workshops

  • 2021. Sixth Global International Studies Conference, organized by the World International Studies Committee WISC, Universidad Católica Argentina, Universidad San Andrés and FLACSO in Buenos Aires. Section Chair: “The Foreign Policy of Small States”.
  • 2019. Tutor at theCentral Americanischen Youth Parliament, organized by Parlatino, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the International Republican Institute in Panama City.
  • 2018.Spuren und Einflüsse von Migration aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum [Traces and Influences of Migration from German-speaking Countries], organized by the Austria Library and Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca.
  • 2017.Potsdam Summer School on Advanced Sustainability Studies: Human Environments in a Changing World, organized by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies IASS, the German Research Centre for Geosciences, the Alfred Wegener Institute, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research PIK and the University of Potsdam.
  • 2017.Venice Academy on Human Rights: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Growing Inequalities, organized by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization in Venice.
  • 2017.ACHEI Congreso Internacional: La Alianza del Pacífico [ACHEI International Conference: The Pacific Alliance], organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Chilean Council for Foreign Relations ACHEI in Santiago de Chile.
  • 2016.Hadrianus Lecture: Microstate and Superpower – the Vatican in International Relations, organized by the Catholic Association of the Netherlands in Utrecht.
  • 2016.Migration and Public Safety – Global, Regional and Local Challenges, organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the International Republican Institute and the University of Panama in Panama City.
  • 2015–2016. Political consultancy project on Global Commons” for the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, Office of Andreas Nick, MP, Berlin.
  • 2015.Stresemann Workshop: Discontent over Cold War Security Architecture in Europe, organized by the Woodrow Wilson Center and Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.
  • 2015. Elections and Ethics, organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
  • 2014–2015.LEAD Training for Leadership and Advocacy, organized by the Mercator Capacity Building Center in Berlin.
  • 2014.The State of Peace Conference, organized by the Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Schlaining.
  • 2014.Cours d’Automne [Autumn Academy] of the German Historical Institute Paris.
  • 2013.ISA Annual Convention 2013: The Politics of International Diffusion, organized by the International Studies Association in San Francisco.
  • 2012.Young Königswinter Alumni Conference: A New Vision of Europe, organized by the German-British Association in Wilton Park, UK.
  • 2012.NOLAN Conference on Latin America: Latin America in Movement, organized by the University of Stockholm.
  • 2012.IIR Summer Seminar on History and Philosophy of International Relations, organized by Panteion University Athens in Tinos, Greece.
  • 2012.Europe Seminar for Security Policy, organized by the Federal Ministry of Defence in Bonn, Berlin und Brüssel.
  • 2011.Migration, Mobility and Movement in Modern German History, organized byDAAD and the University of Cambridge.
  • 2010–2011.Quantitative and qualitative methods training and theories of international relations by the Hamburg International Graduate School for the Study of Regional Powers HIGS.
  • 2010–2011. Political consultancy project on “Foreign Policy 2020” the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, Office of Andreas Schockenhoff, MP, Berlin.
  • 2010.NOLAN Conference on Latin America: New Political Tendencies, organized by the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen Business School.
  • 2009.Manfred Wörner Seminar for Security Policy, organized by the Federal Ministry of Defence and the German Marshall Fund in Bonn, Berlin and Brussels.
  • 2008.Young Königswinter Conference of the German-British Association in Berlin.
  • 2008.GARNET Conference: The EU in International Affairs, organized by the United Nations University Programme for Comparative Regional Integration Studies UNU-CRIS in Brussels.
  • 2005.Conversations with Russia – Moscow Conversation: living with economic change by the British Council Brussels and Sciences-Po Paris in Moscow.
  • 2005.Third International Federalism Conference, organized by the Belgian National Government, the Regions and the Communities in Brussels.
  • 2005.XVIth Summer Session on the Law of the European Union of the Academy for European Law at the European University Institute in Florence.
  • 2004.Université d’Été sur Fédéralisme, Décentralisation et Diversité [Summer University on Federalism, Decentralization and Diversity] of the Institut du Fédéralisme at the University of Fribourg.
  • 2004.International Summer School on European Foreign and Security Policy of the German Council on Foreign Relations DGAP in Berlin.
  • 2004–2013.Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations in Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Singapore, Dubai. organized by Harvard University with local partners such as the University of Tokyo, Tsinghua University or the American University of Dubai.
  • 2003.Global Dialogue on Federalism: Distribution of Powers and Responsibilities by the Forum of Federations and the International Association of Centers for Federal Studies IACFS in Ottawa.
  • 2003–2020. International conference cycle of the Working Group on Foreign Policy of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and partners such as IFRI Paris, the Diplomatic Academy in Baku or the Salzburg Seminar. Lectures in Rome, Cadenabbia, Moscow, Istanbul, Ankara, Paris, Casablanca, Rabat, Salzburg, Riga, Baku, Cotonou, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Vienna.
  • 2002.Negociaciones Multilaterales, Comercio International y Desarollo Sostenible [Multilateral Organizations, International Trade and Sustainable Development], organized by CEPAL and the World Bank in Mexico City.
  • 2002. Second International Federalism Conference, organized by the Swiss Federal Government and the Cantons in St. Gallen.

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Publications

A bibliography is maintained at academia.edu.

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Teaching

Semester

Type

Location

Title

SS 2020

Seminar

Department of History of the University of Potsdam

Doing Good? German Development Policy between Self-Restraint and Assertiveness

WS 2019/20

SeminarDepartment of History of the University of Potsdam

Semper Fi? An Introduction to European Defence

SeminarWinter university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Global Governance. Power, Structure and Agency

University of Prince Edward Island
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid
[Master of Global Affairs]

Varieties of Hegemony. Regional Powers, Regional Integration, Regional Orders

Whose World Order? Modern Diplomacy, Multilateralism and Multipolarity

SS 2019

SeminarDepartment of History of the University of Potsdam

Doing Good? German Development Policy between Self-Restraint and Assertiveness

Seminar

Summer university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

An Iron Kingdom? History and Legacy of the Prussian Expansion

Global Governance. Power, Structure and Agency

Regionalisms. Varieties of Hegemony around the World

WS 2018/19

SeminarDepartment of History of the University of Potsdam

Semper Fi? An Introduction to European Defence

Seminar

Winter university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany and the New World Order

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Straßburg
[Master of Global Affairs]

Varieties of Hegemony. Regional Powers, Regional Integration, Regional Orders

Whose World Order? Modern Diplomacy, Multilateralism and Multipolarity

SS 2018

SeminarDepartment of History of the University of Potsdam

Gutes tun? Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit zwischen Selbstbehauptung und Selbstbeschränkung

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Braunschweig

Kein Kalter Krieg – Eine globale Krisen- und Konfliktgeschichte 1945–1990

Summer university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

An Iron Kingdom? History and Legacy of the Prussian Expansion

Everything is Connected. Power, Structure and Agency in Global Governance

Varieties of Hegemony. Regional Orders and the Mechanics of Power

WS 2017/18

Seminar

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Straßburg
[Master of Global Affairs]

Whose World Order? Competing Visions of Global Order

Winter university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany and the New World Order

SS 2017

SeminarDepartment of History of the University of Potsdam

Gutes tun? Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit zwischen Selbstbehauptung und Selbstbeschränkung

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Urspring

Auferstanden aus Ruinen? – Die Deutsche Wochenschau 1940–1963

WS 2016/17

SeminarWinter university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany and the New World Order

SS 2016

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Grovesmühle

Mikrostaat und Supermacht – Der Heilige Stuhl in den internationalen Beziehungen

WS 2015/16

SeminarWinter university of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany and the New World Order

SS 2015

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Roßleben

Freedom Rings? – Geschichte der Rassenbeziehungen in den USA

SS 2014

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Torgelow

Krieg und Peripherie – Der Erste Weltkrieg in den Kolonien

WS 2013/14

Seminar

George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch

The Comparative Method and the Use of Case Studies

SS 2013

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Grovesmühle

Mauerbau, Mauerfall – Wendepunkte deutsch-deutscher Geschichte

SS 2012

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Urspring

Die Deutsche Frage in politischen Reden – Einheit und Freiheit seit dem 19. Jahrhundert

SS 2011

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Torgelow

Guerillas und Generäle – Militärdiktaturen in Spanien, Portugal und Lateinamerika

Department of History of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Das andere Amerika – Zur deutschen Auswanderung nach Argentinien

Global Studies Institute of Leipzig University

Regional Powers – fundamentals, strategies, theories

SS 2010

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Braunschweig

Denkmal und Gesellschaft – 1000 Jahre europäische Architekturgeschichte

SS 2009

Seminar

For gifted students of the Deutsche SchülerAkademie in Rostock

Berlin-Buenos Aires. Argentinisch-Deutsche Selbst und Fremdbilder

WS 2007/08

Seminar

Institute for Asian and African Studies of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Recht und Afrika – Afrika als Objekt von Recht und spezifische regionale Rechtsformen

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