Prof. Dr. Dirk Nabers

Head of the Research Group on International Political Sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences

Head of the Research Group on International Political Sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences

Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 2, R. 212
Phone: +49 431 880-6325
Telefax: +49 431 880-6333
nabers@ips.uni-kiel.de

Office hours

(Appointments via 880-6330 (Mr. Dröse) or droese@ips.uni-kiel.de necessary.)

Office hours in summer semester 2019:

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 04, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Office hours during non-lecture period:

Thursday, August 01, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Office hours in winter semester 2019/20:

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

After October 17, 2019, office hours will likely resume on a weekly basis on Tuesdays.

 

Short-term changes reserved.

 

 

 

Please sign up in advance via droese@ips.uni-kiel.de.

 

Teaching

Information on our activities in academic teaching is available only in german language.

 

Aufbauseminar: Constructivism and Poststructuralism in International Relations (IR) (WSF-polw-7 und WSF-polw-8) (200008)

Diskursanalyse (soz-MA6-2) (200101)

Kolloquium für Master und Promovierende MA (Soz-MA7) (Polw-Master-5-Masterforum) (200058)

Masterseminar: Crisis and Change in Global Politics (Pow-Master-3 Akteure, Strukturen und Prozesse der internationalen Beziehungen; Theorien der internationalen Beziehungen; Krieg und Frieden; Globales Regieren) (200046)

Current Research

  • IR theories, discourse theory, poststructuralism, International Political Sociology
  • International Security, regionalism

Projects

  • The Sustainability Approach on the High Seas (Cluster of Excellence "Future Ocean") read more on this project
  • Crisis and Institutional Change in International Politics: The cases of sea-dumped chemical weapons, ocean acidification and eutrophication (DFG; proposal summer 2011) read more on this project
  • Leibniz Graduate School: Regional Power Shifts and the New Global Order (Pact for Research and Innovation; Leibniz-Association, application: September 2008; approval March 2009)
  • Europäisches Netzwerk „Regionale Führungsmächte“ im Bereich Internationale Beziehungen und (Comparative) Area Studies (Pact for Research and Innovation; Leibniz-Association, application: September 2006;  approval March 2007)

Publications (selection)

  • Nabers, Dirk (2019) Discursive dislocation: Toward a poststructuralist theory of crisis in global politics. In: New Political Science, DOI:10.1080/07393148.2019.1596684.
  • Stengel, Frank A. and Dirk Nabers (2019) The Contribution of Laclau's Discourse Theory to International Relations and International Political Economy: Introduction to the Symposium. New Political Science,  DOI: 10.1080/07393148.2019.1596683
  • Nabers, Dirk (2019) Towards International Relations Beyond the Mind. In: Journal of International Political Theory, https://doi.org/10.1177/1755088218812910.
  • Stengel, Frank A., David B. MacDonald and Dirk Nabers, eds. (2019) Populism and World Politics: Exploring Inter- and Transnational Dimensions (Palgrave Studies in Global Political Sociology) London and New York.
  • "Introduction: Analyzing the Nexus Between Populism and International Relations", in: Frank A. Stengel/David B. MacDonald/Dirk Nabers (eds.), Populism and World Politics: Exploring Inter- and Transnational Dimensions, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2019, with David B. MacDonald and Dirk Nabers. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7_1 (http:// doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7_1)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7_1 (pre-print (https://frankstengel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Stengel-MacDonald-Nabers-Introduction-pre-print.pdf))https://frankstengel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Stengel-MacDonald-Nabers-Introduction-pre-print.pdf
  • Nabers, Dirk and Frank A. Stengel (2019) Sedimented Practices and American Identity in Donald J. Trump’s Election Campaign, in: Stengel, Frank A., David B. MacDonald and Dirk Nabers, eds. (2019) Populism and World Politics: Exploring Inter- and Transnational Dimensions (Palgrave Studies in Global Political Sociology) London and New York, 103-136.
  • "Conclusion: Populism, Foreign Policy and World Politics", in: Frank A. Stengel/David B. MacDonald/Dirk Nabers (eds.), Populism and World Politics: Exploring Inter- and Transnational Dimensions (https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030046200),https://palgrave.com/us/book/9783030046200 Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2019, with David B. MacDonald and Dirk Nabers. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7 (http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7_14) http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04621-7_14 (pre-print (https://frankstengel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Stengel-MacDonald-Nabers-Conclusion-pre-print.pdf)) https://frankstengel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Stengel-MacDonald-Nabers-Conclusion-pre-print.pdf
  • Nabers, Dirk (2019). Poststructuralist Ethics and International Relations. In: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190846626.013.497.
  • Nabers, Dirk and Frank A. Stengel (2019): Global/International Political Sociology. In: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190846626.013.371.
  • Nabers, Dirk/ Stengel, Frank A. (2017): Trump und der Populismus. Berlin: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, https://www.boell.de/sites/default/files/trump-und-der-populismus-e-paper-2017.pdf .
  • "Crisis as dislocation in global politics", in: Politics. Prepublished August 19th 2016. read the article
  • "Local Practices of European Immigration: The "Right of Death and Power over Life" in German Asylum Discourses", in: Global Society 2016, 30 (3), pp. 484-506. read more
  • "A Poststructuralist Theory of Global Politics", Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (Palgrave Studies in International Relations). read more
  • (co-authored with Philip Nel and Melanie Hanif) "Regional Powers and Global Redistribution", London and New York: Routledge 2014. read more
  • (co-authored with David MacDonald and Robert Patman) "Presidential Leadership, the Power of Ideas, and the War on Terror", London: Ashgate 2012. read more
  • (co-authored with Daniel Flemes and Detlef Nolte) "Macht, Führung und Regionale Ordnung", Baden-Baden: Nomos 2012. read more
  • (co-authored with Nadine Godehardt) "Regional power and regional order", London/New York: Routledge 2011. read more
  • (co-authored with David Shim) “Imaging North Korea: Exploring Visual Representations in International Politics”, in: International Studies Perspectives 2012, 14 (3), pp. 289-306. read more
  • “Punishment, Power, and Subjectivity”, in: International Studies Review 2010, 12 (1), pp. 110-114. read more
  • "Power, leadership, and hegemony in international politics: The case of East Asia", Review of International Studies 2010, 36 (4), pp. 931-949. read more
  • "Filling the void of meaning: Identity construction in U.S. foreign policy after September 11, 2001", in: Foreign Policy Analysis , 2009, 5 (2), pp. 191-214 read more
  • "9/11 and the Rise of Political Fundamentalism in the Bush Administration: Domestic Legitimatisation versus International Estrangement?", in: Global Change, Peace and Security 2008, 20 (2), pp. 169-184. read more
  • "Amerikanische Konstruktionen des Krieges und der Selbstverteidigung nach dem 11. September 2001", in: Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft 2007, 17 (7), pp. 357-378. read more
  • "The Social Construction of the Alliance against Terror - Japan, Germany and the United States", in: Cooperation and Conflict 2006, 41 (3), pp. 305-326.
  • "Allianz gegen den Terror - Deutschland, Japan und die USA nach dem 11. September 2001", Wiesbaden 2005: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften (Series "Forschung Politik").  read more