Of great importance for the proposed ITN and the expected complementarities and synergies
between the research teams are the concepts of power and region.
Host: University of Oxford
Researcher: Dr Beverley Loke
Global warming obviously ranks among the most pressing issues of our times. Nonetheless, the
performance of international institutions – most notably the UNFCCC – has declined sharply in recent
Host: University of Hamburg
Researcher: Mónica Rodríguez de Luna
Project ESR 2: Comparative Analysis of the Role of Identity in Indian, Turkish and Russian Foreign Security Policies
Starting from the assumption that both international and regional dynamics shape the emergence of
regional powers in a multipolar world order, this project is interested in how individual states respond
to this changing environment.
Host: Middle East Technical University
Researcher: Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti
The entrance of emerging powers, especially the BRICS states, into the field of development aid has
been intensely debated among academics and public and private actors involved in development
Host: PUC Rio de Janeiro
Economic globalization has led to the need for a fundamental rethink of the relationships between states, markets and civil society.
Host: Jaguar Land Rover, University of Oxford
Researcher: Miklós Kornél Lázár
Project ESR 6: Emerging powers in the IMF and the WTO: group hegemony, multilateral cooperation or Westphalian reassertion?
Emerging powers have actively engaged in international institutions, seeking either to reshape or reform the existing rules of the game.
Host: Saint Petersburg State University
Researcher: Martin Pioch
Much existing work on regional powers and the global order examines the policies of emerging powers such as China, India, Brazil and South Africa towards formal international organizations – for example, China and the UN, India and the WTO.
Host: University of Oxford
Researcher: Mingde Wang
Project ESR 8: International organizations, the global poverty debate and the role of emerging powers
Emerging powers have sought to engage in a wide spectrum of international organizations in an attempt to accord higher priority to poverty alleviation in global governance debates.
Host: Stellenbosch University
Researcher: Melina Breitegger
As regional powers emerge, they face not only power politics but also a broad range of global and regional governance challenges, such as traditional security crises, financial crises, and terrorism crises.
Host: Fudan University
Researcher: Fleur Huijskens
Brazil’s strategy as a rising power involves a stronger presence on the African continent. Conversely, African countries have been receptive and willing to enhanced cooperation with Brazil.
Host: University of Lisbon
Researcher: Felipe Albuquerque
American and European Perceptions of the Rise of Regional Powers (GIGA) This project investigates representations of the rise of regional powers in the United States and the European Union.
Host: GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Researcher: Insa Ewert
Project ESR 13: Domestic experts and policies: Shaping South-South cooperation of Brazil, India and China in health
Increasingly policy innovations originate from the Global South. Emerging economies undertook relevant reforms in name of their own development, which can be shared with other developing countries.
Host: University Hamburg
Researcher: Manaíra Assunção