Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn

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Director of the Research Unit
Head of the Bridging Project

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since 2004
Director of the research unit Global Governance at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of International Relations at the Free University Berlin

2004−2009
Founding Dean of the Hertie School of Governance

2008
Co-Founder and Board Member of the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, Free University Berlin, Hertie School of Governance and WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2002−2004
Director of the CRC 597 "Transformations of the State" at the University of Bremen

2001−2003
Director of the Institute of Political Science at the University of Bremen

2001−2003
Co-founder and Board Member of the Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen

1997−2000
Director of the Centre for European Law and Policy, Bremen

since 1993
Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Bremen

1993−1996
Director of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS)

1991
Doctoral Thesis entitled "Spieltheorie, Funktionalismus und internationale Politik" submitted to the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Tübingen ("summa cum laude")

Selected Publications

Wzbaktiv
2021
Börzel, Tanja A./Zürn, Michael (2021): "Contestations of the Liberal International Order. From Liberal Multilateralism to Postnational Liberalism". In: International Organization - IO, Vol. 75, No. 2, S. 282-305.
Schäfer, Armin/Zürn, Michael (2021): Die demokratische Regression. Edition Suhrkamp. Berlin: Suhrkamp, 246 S.
Zürn, Michael (2021): "How Non-Majoritarian Institutions Make Silent Majorities Vocal. A Political Explanation of Authoritarian Populism". In: Perspectives on Politics, advance access, 26.05.2021, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1537592721001043.
Zürn, Michael (2021): "On the Role of Contestations, the Power of Reflexive Authority, and Legitimation Problems in the Global Political System". In: International Theory - A Journal of International Politics, Law and Philosophy, Vol. 13, No. 1, S. 192-204. (vorab online publiziert 28.12.2020)
Zürn, Michael/Tokhi, Alexandros/Binder, Martin (2021): "The International Authority Database". In: Global Policy, advance access, 19.06.2021, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12971.
2020
Alter, Karen J./Zürn, Michael (2020): "Theorising Backlash Politics. Conclusion to a Special Issue on Backlash Politics in Comparison". In: The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Special Issue "Symposium on Backlash Politics in Comparison", edited by Karen J. Alter/Michael Zürn, S. 739-752. (vorab online pubiziert 10.09.2020)
Zürn, Michael (2020): "Unravelling Multi-Level Governance Systems". In: The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol. 22, No. 4, S. 784-791. (vorab online publiziert 20.08.2020)
Zürn, Michael/Kreuder-Sonnen, Christian (Eds.) (2020): After Fragmentation. Global Constitutionalism, Special Issue, Vol. 9, No. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, S. 241-436.
2019
Rauh, Christian/Zürn, Michael (2019): "Authority, Politicization, and Alternative Justifications. Endogenous Legitimation Dynamics in Global Economic Governance". In: Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 27, No. 3, S. 583-611. (vorab online publiziert 16.08.2019)
Stephen, Matthew D./Zürn, Michael (Eds.) (2019): Contested World Orders. Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State. Oxford/New York, NY: Oxford University Press, XIII, 393 S.
Tallberg, Jonas/Zürn, Michael (2019): "The Legitimacy and Legitimation of International Organizations. Introduction and Framework". In: Review of International Organizations, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 581-606. (vorab online publiziert 05.01.2019)
Zürn, Michael (2019): "Politicization Compared. At National, European, and Global Levels". In: Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 26, No. 7, Special Issue "The European Union beyond the Polycrisis? Integration and Politicization in an Age of Shifting Cleavages", S. 977-995.
Zürn, Michael (2019): "Denationalisierte Staatlichkeit und autoritärer Populismus. Vom Nutzen und Elend des Staatlichkeitsdiskurses". In: Gunnar Folke Schuppert (Hg.): Von Staat zu Staatlichkeit. Beiträge zu einer multidisziplinären Staatlichkeitswissenschaft. Staatsverständnisse, Bd. 134. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 147-163.
Zürn, Michael/Benson, Robert (2019): "Untapped Potential. How the G20 can Strengthen Global Governance". In: South African Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 4, S. 549-562. (vorab online publiziert 13.12.2019)
2018
Heupel, Monika/Hirschmann, Gisela/Zürn, Michael (2018): "International Organisations and Human Rights. What Direct Authority Needs for Its Legitimation". In: Review of International Studies, Vol. 44, No. 2, S. 343-366. (vorab online publiziert 02.10.2017)
Zürn, Michael (2018): "Ordnung als Problem der Weltpolitik". In: Mathias Albert/Nicole Deitelhoff/Gunther Hellmann (Hg.): Ordnung und Regieren in der Weltgesellschaft. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 57-76.
Zürn, Michael (2018): A Theory of Global Governance. Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation. Cambridge: Oxford University Press.
2016
Deitelhoff, Nicole/Zürn, Michael (2016): Lehrbuch der Internationalen Beziehungen. Per Anhalter durch die IB-Galaxis. C.H. Beck Paperback. München: C.H. Beck, 390 S.
Simmerl, Georg/Zürn, Michael (2016): "Internationale Autorität. Zwei Perspektiven". In: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, Jg. 23, H. 1, S. 38-70.
Zürn, Michael (2016): "Survey Article. Four Models of a Global Order with Cosmopolitan Intent - An Empirical Assessment". In: The Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 24, No. 1, S. 88-119. (vorab online publiziert 11. September 2015)
2015
Viola, Lora Anne/Snidal, Duncan/Zürn, Michael (2015): "Sovereign (In)Equality in the Evolution of the International System". In: Stephan Leibfried/Evelyne Huber/Matthew Lange/Jonah D. Levy/Frank Nullmeier/John D. Stephens (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 237-252.
2014
Zürn, Michael (2014): "The Politicization of World Politics and Its Effects. Eight Propositions". In: European Political Science Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, S. 47-71. (Vorab online publiziert 11. Dezember 2012)
2013
Albert, Mathias/Buzan, Barry/Zürn, Michael (Eds.) (2013): Bringing Sociology to International Relations. World Politics As Differentiation Theory. Cambridge University Press, X, 283 S.
2012
Zürn, Michael/Binder, Martin/Ecker-Ehrhardt, Matthias (2012): "International Authority and Its Politicization". In: International Theory - A Journal of International Politics, Law and Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 1, S. 69-106.
Zürn, Michael/Nollkaemper, André/Peerenboom, Randall (Eds.) (2012): Rule of Law Dynamics. In an Era of International and Transnational Governance. Cambridge/New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, XIX, 380 S.
de Wilde, Pieter/Zürn, Michael (2012): "Can the Politicization of European Integration be Reversed?". In: JCMS - Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 50, No. S1, Special Issue, guest edited by Walter Mattli/Alec Stone Sweet, S. 137-153.
Projects
Duration: ongoing since 04.2012
Funding: Leibniz Association (SAW Senate Competition Committee; 04.2012−03.2016); WZB (since 04.2016)
 
Duration: ongoing since 2012
Funding: WZB
 
Staff: Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn, Dr. Martin Binder, Autumn Lockwood Payton, Ph.D., Dr. Matthew D. Stephen, Dr. Alexandros Tokhi, Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte (GIGA), Dr. Miriam Prys (GIGA), Prof. Dr. Harald Müller (PRIF), Prof. Dr. Klaus Dieter Wolf (PRIF)
Duration: ongoing since 2012
Funding: Leibniz Association (SAW Senate Competition Committee; 04.2012−03.2016); WZB (since 04.2016)
 
 
Duration: 10.2011–05.2020 +3
Funding: Ernst Cassirer Foundation for Scientific Research, Hamburg (10.2011–07.2013); WZB (08.2013–05.2017); DFG German Research Foundation (06.2017–05.2020)
 
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Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn (David Ausserhofer)
David Ausserhofer

Contact

fax
+49 30 25491 342
michael.zuern [at] wzb.eu
Katinka von Kovatsits
Tel: +49 30 25491 341
Fax: +49 30 25491 342
E-mail: katinka.kovatsits@wzb.eu
Room: B 319
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
B 303/304

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Research Fields

Global Governance
International Institutions
Political Theory
Rule of Law
Security, Climate, Science

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Suhrkamp Diskurs
Suhrkamp Verlag

Der Aufstieg des autoritären Populismus

Suhrkamp Verlag

08 May 2021

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Repräsentation in der Krise

Repräsentation in der Krise

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

28 January 2021

Authoritarian Populism vs Open Society - A New Line of Conflict?

Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade

25 October 2018

Recorded Lectures

Kosmopolitische Modelle globaler Ordnung und die widerspenstige Realität”, Berlin–Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 23 January 2016
Contested rules of the game governing through hierarchies and networks”, Instituto de Relações Internacionais, Rio de Janeiro, 14 November 2013
Is the world the limit?” German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), 13 November 2011
Interview with Michael Zürn, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), 30 August 2011
The Decline and Rise of Public Spaces”, Hertie School of Governance, 11 October 2010
The Politicisation of International Institutions”, Hertie School of Governance, 05 April 2009