Dr. Werner Distler

Werner Distler

Research Fellow

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24431 werner.distler@staff 1 Deutschhausstraße 12
35032 Marburg
F|14 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02C05)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Zentrum für Konfliktforschung (ZfK)
  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Office HourOffice Hour

    During the Semester: Tuesday: 09.00-10.00 am, in my office 02C05, 2nd floor, Bunsenstraße 2, Marburg

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Research FocusResearch Focus

    External Statebuilding (political authority in postconflict societies; practices and discourses of (de)securitization; Cases: Kosovo/East-Timor/Papua New Guinea)

    Intervention as a Social Practice; Societies of Intervention

    Post-Conflict Political Economy; Economies of Peace

    International Police Missions

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen PositionsPositions

    10/2016-03/2017: Acting Professor Peace and Conflict Studies, Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg

    Since 04/2014 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the SFB/TRR 138 "Dynamics of Security" at the Center for Conflict Studies, University of Marburg

    Between 09/2010 and 03/2014 Research fellow in the DFG Project "Die Institutionalisierung von Deutungsmacht durch internationale Administrationen in Postkonfliktgesellschaften. Eine Analyse der Transitional Authority im Kosovo und Kambodscha." (Interpretative Authority in Postconflict Societies) at the Center for Conflict Studies, University of Marburg

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen StudiesStudies

    Doctoral Studies on the "Intervention as Social Practice", University of Marburg

    Magister Artium in Political Science, Newer and Newest History, and Social- and Economic History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 10/2000 bis 02/2006

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Publications (English)Publications (English)

    New: Economies of Peace. Economy Formation Processes and Outcomes in Conflict-Affected Societies. Civil Wars, 20:2, 2018. (Special Issue, edited with Elena B. Stavrevska and Birte Vogel)Edited Volume

    Securitization in Statebuilding and Intervention. Baden-Baden: Nomos. 2017. (Edited with Thorsten Bonacker and Maria Ketzmerick, reviewed)

    Peer-reviewed journal articles:

    Securitisation and Desecuritisation of Violence in Trusteeship Statebuilding. Civil Wars (2018) (online first), DOI: 10.1080/13698249.2018.1525675
    (with Thorsten Bonacker & Maria Ketzmerick)

    Economies of Peace. Economy Formation Processes and Outcomes in Conflict-Affected Societies. Civil Wars, 20:2 (2018): 139-150, DOI: 10.1080/13698249.2018.1500164 (Introduction, with Elena B. Stavrevska & Birte Vogel)

    ‘And Everybody Did Whatever They Wanted to Do’: Informal Practices of International Statebuilders in Kosovo. Civil Wars, 20:2 (2018): 286-303, DOI: 10.1080/13698249.2018.1480581

    Dangerised youth: The Politics of Security and Development in Timor-Leste. Third World Quarterly, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2017.1401924.

    The Authority-Identity Relation: Symbolic References and Interpretative Authority in Postwar Kosovo. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 2017. doi: 10.1080/17502977.2017.1385235.

    Authority in statebuilding as communicative practice. The Joint Working Group on the Constitutional Framework in Kosovo. Democratization 24:3 (2017): 463-480.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2016.1223628

    Intervention as a social practice: knowledge formation and transfer in the everyday of police missions. International Peacekeeping 23:2 (2016), 326-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13533312.2016.1139460

    Peer-reviewed book chapters:

    The 'Politics of Protection' and Elections in Trusteeship and International Administration. The Cases of Cameroun and Kosovo. (mit Maria Ketzmerick). In: Thorsten Bonacker, Werner Distler, Maria Ketzmerick (2017): Securitization in Statebuilding and Intervention. Baden-Baden: Nomos. S. 127-154.

    Introduction: Securitization in Statebuilding and Intervention (mit Thorsten Bonacker und Maria Ketzmerick). In: Thorsten Bonacker, Werner Distler, Maria Ketzmerick (2017): Securitization in Statebuilding and Intervention. Baden-Baden: Nomos. S. 9-27.

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