After successfully defending my dissertation thesis “Participation and Transparency in Intergovernmental Security Organizations. Resource and Norm Driven Opening in the IAEA and OPCW” in late June 2016, the book is now available online in various formats. Check out https://book.tobiasweise.de to read the book online, download it as pdf or for...

Achtung! Im August hat der Tagesspiegel sein Login-System umgestellt und die aktuelle Lösung funktioniert leider nicht mehr! Hier ein kurzes Python-Skript zum automatischen Download des aktuellen E-Papers und Versand per e-Mail an den Kindle-Reader. Leider gibt es keine Einstellung beim Tagesspiegel, die es erlaubt, das aktuelle E-Paper per e-Mail zu...

Some days ago, I handed in my dissertation “Participation and Transparency in Intergovernmental Security Organizations. Resource and Norm Driven Opening in the IAEA and OPCW” at the University of Bremen. In the study, I show how the IAEA and OPCW have become more open to non-state participation and how they...

In our collaborative research on the democratic rhetoric of IOs, we are developing explanatory models that explain why IOs use democracy as a normative point of reference when they describe who they are and what they do in their annual reports. In one of our models, we check if the...

In our collaborative research on the democratic rhetoric of IOs, we are developing explanatory models that explain why IOs use democracy as a normative point of reference when they describe who they are and what they do in their annual reports. In one of our models, we check if the...