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Infrastructure in East and Southeast Europe in Comparative Perspective: Past, Present and Future

8th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS).

: 23 and 24 September
Time: For details see the program
Location: Online via Zoom (Meeting-ID: 884 439 7929, Kenncode: 337230) / Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 319).
Guests are welcome to join us online – link to be announced.

: 5, 12 and 19 October, 16:00
Time: For details see the program
Location: Online via Zoom (Meeting-ID: 824 5820 1575, Kenncode: 797053).

Call for papers: State Descriptions Revisited: Historical Forms of Territorial Representations, 18-21th centuries

Organizers: Borbála Zsuzsanna Török (Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University Duisburg-Essen) and Guido Hausmann (IOS Regensburg).
Dates: 20-21 January 2022
Location: Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg, Germany
Call for papers
Submission deadline: 30 September 2021

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Wittke, Cindy (2018), Law in the Twilight – International Courts and Tribunals, the Security Council and the Internationalisation of Peace Agreements between State and Non-State Parties, Cambridge University Press (244 pages).

  • Review: Ozcelik, Asli (2018), in: Journal of Conflict and Security Law, published 06 December 2018.


Articles in Reviewed Journals

Wittke, Cindy (2020), The Politics of International Law in the Post-Soviet Space – Do Georgia, Ukraine and Russia Speak International Law in International Politics Differently?, Europe-Asia Studies 72/2, 180-208.
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Wittke, Cindy (2020), Post-Soviet Conflict Potentials (introduction to special section), s Europe-Asia Studies 72/2, 151-154.

Wittke, Cindy; Rabinovych, Maryna (2019), Five Years After: The Role of International Actors in the ‘Ukraine Crisis’, in: East European Politics 35/3, 259-263.

Wittke, Cindy (2019), The Minsk Agreements: More than “Scraps of Paper”?, in: East European Politics 35/3, 264-290.
Author’s Manuscript

Wittke, Cindy (2018), “Test the West”: Reimagining Sovereignties in the Post-Soviet Space, in: Review of Central and East European Law 43/1, 1-22
Author’s Manuscript

Daase, Cindy (2014), Making the Client’s Peace? ‘Privatizing’ Peace?, Global Law Firms offering pro bono Services in Post-Conflict Settings, in: Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 21  2, 423-452.

Daase, Cindy (2014), The Global Public City in the 21st Century: Written and Unwritten Rules within and beyond the State – Transdisciplinary Reflections, in: ASIEN – The German Journal on Contemporary Asia 132, 98-113.

Daase, Cindy (2013), Peace Agreements between State and Non-State Parties and Alternative Dispute Settlement, Lessons Learned from the Abyei Arbitration, in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee (VRÜ), Law and Politics in Africa / Asia / Latin America 46/2, 152-173.

Daase, Cindy (2012), The Law of the Peacemaker: The Role of Mediators in Peace Negotiations and Lawmaking, in: Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 1/3, 107-135.

Daase, Cindy (2011), Liberia’s Governance and Economic Management Assistance Programme – a New Model of Shared Sovereignty?, in: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (ZaöRV) / Heidelberg Journal of International Law (HJIL) 71/3, 493-522.

Daase, Cindy (2011), The Redistribution of Resources in Internationalized Intra-State Peace Processes by Comprehensive Peace Agreements and Security Council Resolutions, in: Goettingen Journal of International Law (GoJIL) 3/1, 23-70.

Daase, Cindy (2009), Die UN-Mission im Kosovo 1999-2008, Zur Umsetzung völkerrechtlicher Standards für state building durch eine internationale Übergangsverwaltung, in: Die Friedens-Warte, Journal of International Peace and Organization 84/3, 83-124.


Book Chapters and Edited Volumes

Wittke, Cindy (2019), War and Peace in the City, in: Aust, Helmut; du Plessis, Anél (eds.), The Globalisation of Urban Governance, Legal Perspectives on Sustainable Development Goal 11, Routledge, 108-126.

Murray, Christina; Wittke, Cindy (2017), International Institutions, Constitution Making, and Gender, in: Irving, Helen (ed.): Constitutions and Gender, Edward Elgar Research Handbook, 107-131.

Daase, Cindy (2016), Abchasien, Süd-Ossetien und Transnistrien – de facto-(Klein)-Staaten im postsowjetischen Raum, in: Wolf, Sebastian (ed.): State Size Matters, Politik und Recht im Kontext von Kleinstaatlichkeit und Monarchie, Springer VS, 219-249.

Daase, Cindy (2015), The Abyei Dispute Between Sudan and South Sudan, The Role of Arbitration in Peace and Secession Processes, in: Marauhn, Thilo; Elliesie, Hatem (eds.): Legal Transformation in Northern Africa and the South Sudan, Eleven International Publishing, 149-176.

Daase, Cindy (2015), Die Superfriedensstifter – Richard Holbrooke und Martti Ahtisaari. Zur Rolle von Mediatoren in Friedens- und Rechtssetzungsprozessen, in: Müller, Dietmar; Skordos, Adamantios (eds.): Leipziger Zugänge zur rechtlichen, politischen und kulturellen Verflechtungsgeschichte Ostmitteleuropas, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 59-79.

Daase, Cindy; Siegrist, Hannes (2012),  Patentrecht im spät- und post­kom­mu­nis­tischen Ostmittel- und Osteuropa. Nationale, regionale und globale Trans­for­mationsprozesse des Schutzes geistigen Eigentums von den 1970er Jahren bis heute, Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung 61/3, 378-403.

Daase, Cindy (2012), The United Nations and the Secretary-General as Mediators and Norm-Promoters, Global Norms and Standards in the Mediation of Intra-State Conflicts, in: Gephart, Werner (ed.): Rechtsanalyse als Kulturforschung, Verlag Vittorio Klostermann, 267-292.

Daase, Cindy (2010), Friedensabkommen zwischen staatlichen und nicht-staatlichen Parteien, Chimären zwischen Recht und Politik, in: Bäumler, Jelena; Daase, Cindy; Schliemann, Christian; Steiger, Dominik (eds.): Akteure in Krieg und Frieden, Mohr Siebeck, 141-166.

Bäumler, Jelena; Daase, Cindy; Schliemann, Christian; Steiger, Dominik (eds.) (2010), Akteure in Krieg und Frieden, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2010, 240 pages.

  • Reviews: Marinke Gindullis, Portal für Politikwissenschaft,
  • Lutz Römer, MenschenRechtsMagazin, 1/2011, 89-90.


Other Publications

Wittke, Cindy (2019), Is international law “fit” to deal with Crimea?, coordination of and contribution to Law-Section of the Dossier The Crimean Archipelago, Dekoder March 2019, (last access 08 April 2019).

Wittke, Cindy (2018), Die unbekannten Politiken des Völkerrechts im postsowjetischen Raum, Russland-Analyse Nr. 362, 16 November 2018.

Daase, Cindy (2011), International Arbitration: A New Mechanism to Settle Intra-State Territorial Disputes between States and Secessionist Movements?, The Divorce of Sudan and South Sudan and the Abyei Question, in: Osgoode Hall Law School, Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy (CLPE), Research Paper No. 28/2011


Work in Progress

Wittke, Cindy, Between War and Peace: Negotiating and Implementing Legitimate Ceasefire Agreements, in: Krieger, Heike (ed.), Legitimacy and Law-Making in International Humanitarian Law (invited chapter submitted to the editor). 

Wittke, Cindy, Non-recognition of States: Transnistria, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Northern Cyprus, in: Troebst, Stefan et al. (eds.), International Law and History: Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective. A Handbook, (invited, in preparation). 

Wittke, Cindy, Lawfare, in: Troebst, Stefan et al. (eds.), International Law and History: Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective. A Handbook, (invited, in preparation).

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