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Dr. Sassan Gholiagha

Portrait Dr. Sassan Gholiagha (privat/Veronika Gholiagha)
Research Fields
  • International Law
Contact
fon: +49 30 25491 153
mail: sassan [dot] gholiagha [at] wzb [dot] eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Research Fellow of the WZB & Free University Junior Research Group
CV

since 07/2017 Research Fellow in WZB & Free University Junior Research Group Governance for Global Health and Postdoc in the COLLISIONS Project as part of the German Research Council funded Research UnitOverlapping Spheres of Authority and Interface Conflicts in the Global Order (OSAIC)

02/2017–06/2017 Postdoc at the Institute of Political Science, Department of Social Science, Faculty for Business, Economics, and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg

10/2016–01/2017 Parental Leave

08/2016Dr. phil., University of Hamburg. Title of the Dissertation: "The Humanization of international relations - Prosecution, Protection, and Killing."

04/2016–09/2016 Researcher at the Chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance (Prof. Antje Wiener, PhD, FAcSS), Institute of Political Science, Department of Social Science, Faculty for Business, Economics, and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg

06/2015–06/2016 Coordinator for a Research Unit funding application at der University of Hamburg on “Constitutionalism Unbound: Contested Narratives of Global Constitutionalisation”

04/2010–09/2016 Managing Editor Global Constitutionalism - Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law

04/2010–04/2015 Researcher at the Chair of Political Science, especially Global Governance (Prof. Antje Wiener, PhD, FAcSS), Institute of Political Science, Department of Social Science, Faculty for Business, Economics, and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg

09/2009 M.A. in „Diplomacy, Law and Global Change“, Coventry University (United Kingdom)

09/2008 M.A. in „Democratic Governance and Civil Society“, University of Osnabrück (Germany)

09/2006 B.A. in „Social Sciences“, University of Osnabrück (Germany)


Selected Publications

“On the Meaning of Democracy: Critique and Counter-Critique”, New Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Journal on Central & East European Politics, (2017), 25(2), 21-27 (Forum ‘On Pseudonymous Politics: Regarding Implicit and Explicit Misconceptions of Democracy’ by Peter Sloterdijk)

"Individualized and Yet Dehumanized? Targeted Killing via Drones", Beitrag im Special Issue "Game Changer? On the Epistemology, Ontology and Politics of Drones", BEHEMOTH - A Journal on Civilisation, (2015), 8(2), 128-153

"To prevent 'future Kosovos and future Rwandas' A critical constructivist view of the Responsibility to Protect", International Journal of Human Rights, (2015), 19 (8), 1074-1097

"Den Schleier lichten? Kritische Normenforschung, Freiheit und Gleichheit im 'Arabischen Frühling'", Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, (2014), 21(2), 85-106 (gemeinsam mit Maren Hofius, Jan Wilkens und Hannes Hansen-Magnusson)

"The responsibility to protect: Words, deeds and humanitarian interventions", Journal of International Political Theory, (2014), 10(3), 361-370 (Review Essay)

"Die Responsibility to Protect und Souveränität" in: Volk, Christian und Kuntz, Friederike (Hrsg.): "Der Begriff der Souveränität in der transnationalen Konstellation", Baden-Baden, Nomos (2014),189-214

Projects

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Projects "Responding to Norm Collisions: Procedural Norms and Interface Management in Fragmented Areas of Transnational Politics" (COLLISIONS). Part of the DFG funded Research Unit OSAIC. More Information on COLLISIONS and OSAIC can be found on the project website.