Dr Dirk Peters

Dr Dirk Peters

Senior Researcher
Project Director
Research Department:
International Institutions
Knowledge Transfer

Contact

E-Mail: peters @hsfk .de

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CV

2012Visiting Fellowship at Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Duisburg
2008Ph.D. at the University of Frankfurt
since 2007Research Fellow at PRIF
2003Visiting Researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London, and at the Research Institute of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Berlin
2000-2007Research Fellow and Lecturer, Department of Political Science, International Relations Unit, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
2000Research Fellow and Lecturer, Center for International Relations/Peace and Conflict Studies, Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen and in the research project “German foreign policy since unification”, funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG)
1992-1999Student of Political Science and German Linguistics at the University of Tübingen and at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Expertise

Dr Dirk Peters is working on the following issues:

  • Security Policy of the European Union
  • German Foreign Policy
  • Parlaments and military operations

Publications

Nach vorn, um nicht zurückzufallen | 2018

Deitelhoff, Nicole/Dembinski, Matthias/Peters, Dirk (2018): Nach vorn, um nicht zurückzufallen. Deutsch-französische Initiativen zur Zukunft der EU-Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, PRIF Spotlight 6/2018, Frankfurt/M.

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Institutionelle Friedenssicherung: Wozu Institutionen? Friedensarchitektur in der Krise | 2018

Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Deitelhoff, Nicole/Dembinski, Matthias/Peters, Dirk/Witt, Antonia/Zellner, Wolfgang (2018): Institutionelle Friedenssicherung: Wozu Institutionen? Friedensarchitektur in der Krise, in: Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)/Leibniz-Institut Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (HSFK)/Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universität Hamburg (IFSH)/Institut für Entwicklung und Frieden (INEF) (Hg.), Friedensgutachten 2018, Berlin: LIT Verlag, 105-123, www.friedensgutachten.de.

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Eine Armee für die Europäische Union? | 2018

Dembinski, Matthias/Peters, Dirk (2018): Eine Armee für die Europäische Union? Europapolitische Konzeptionen und verteidigungspolitische Strukturen, PRIF Report 1/2018, Frankfurt/M.

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Parliaments in Security Policy | 2018

Mello, Patrick A./Peters, Dirk (eds), (2018): Parliaments in Security Policy. Involvement, Politicisation, and Influence, (Special Issue "British Journal of Politics and International Relations" 20:1), Table of Contents at SAGE Journals.

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Parliaments in Security Policy: Involvement, Politicisation, and Influence | 2018

Mello, Patrick A./Peters, Dirk (2018): Parliaments in Security Policy: Involvement, Politicisation, and Influence, in: British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 20:1, 3–18, DOI: 10.1177/1369148117745684.

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Actor, Network, Symbol: The Interparliamentary Conference on CFSP/CSDP | 2017

Peters, Dirk (2017): Actor, Network, Symbol: The Interparliamentary Conference on CFSP/CSDP. PACO Working Paper No. 3, (Download pdf, 572kb).

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Parlamente in der Friedens- und Sicherheitspolitik: Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Streitkräfteeinsätzen im Licht der Forschung | 2017

Peters, Dirk/Mello, Patrick A. (2017): Parlamente in der Friedens- und Sicherheitspolitik: Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Streitkräfteeinsätzen im Licht der Forschung, in: S+F: Sicherheit und Frieden, 35:2, 53–59, DOI: 10.5771/0175-274X-2017-2-53.

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European Security Policy for the People? | 2016

Peters, Dirk (2016): European Security Policy for the People? Public Opinion and the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy, in: Michael Smith (ed.), European Security. Critical Concepts in Military, Security and Strategic Studies, (The Evolving European Security Agenda, Vol. 4), London: Routledge, 68-91.

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The Balance of Power | 2015

Dirk Peters, The Balance of Power, in: Knud Erik Jørgensen/Åsne Kalland Aarstad/Edith Drieskens/Katie Laatikainen/Ben Tonra (Hg.), SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy. Vol. 2, London (SAGE), 2015, S. 969-982.

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Forschungsdesign und positivistische Forschungslogik in den Internationalen Beziehungen | 2015

Dirk Peters, Forschungsdesign und positivistische Forschungslogik in den Internationalen Beziehungen, in: Carlo Masala/Frank Sauer (Hg.), Handbuch Internationale Beziehungen, Wiesbaden (VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften), 2015, S. 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-531-19954-2_24-1.

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Parliamentary Control of CSDP | 2014

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang/Glahn, Cosima (2014): Parliamentary Control of CSDP. The Case of the EU's Fight Against Piracy off the Somali Coast, in: European Security, 23:4, DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2014.896341.

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Institutional Justice as a Condition for the Regional Acceptance of Global Order | 2014

Matthias Dembinski/Dirk Peters, Institutional Justice as a Condition for the Regional Acceptance of Global Order. The Arfrican Union and the Protection of Civilians, PRIF Report No. 130, Frankfurt/M., 2014.

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Feedback Loops in a World of Complexity | 2014

Frank Gadinger/Dirk Peters, Feedback Loops in a World of Complexity: A Cybernetic Approach at the Interface of Foreign Policy Analysis and International Relations Theory, in: Cambridge Review of International Affairs, ahead of print, 2014. Online: www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09557571.2013.872599. DOI: 10.1080/09557571.2013.872599.

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European security policy for the people? Public opinion and the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence policy | 2014

Peters, Dirk (2014): European security policy for the people? Public opinion and the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence policy, in: European Security, 23:4, 388-408, DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2013.875531.

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Parliaments at the Water's Edge | 2013

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang/Glahn, Cosima (2013): Parliaments at the Water's Edge. The EU's Naval Mission Atlanta, in: Crum, Ben/Fossum, John Erik (eds), Practices of Inter-Parliamentary Coordination in International Politics. The European Union and Beyond, Colchester: ECPR Press, 105–123.

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Executive Privilege or Parliamentary Proviso? | 2013

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang (2013): Executive Privilege or Parliamentary Proviso? Exploring the Sources of Parliamentary War Powers, in: Armed Forces & Society, DOI: 10.1177/0095327X12472878.

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Zwischen Effizienz und Legitimität | 2012

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang (2012): Zwischen Effizienz und Legitimität. Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Militäreinsätzen im weltweiten Vergleich, in: Friedens-Warte, 87:2–3, 69–87.

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Theoretische Grundlagen zur Analyse internationaler Organisationen | 2012

Dirk Peters/Katja Freistein/Julia Leininger, Theoretische Grundlagen zur Analyse internationaler Organisationen, in: Katja Freistein/ Julia Leininger (Hg.), Handbuch Internationale Organisationen. Theoretische Grundlagen und Akteure, München (Oldenbourg), 2012, S. 3-27.

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Parliamentary Control of Military Missions: The Case of the EU NAVFOR Atalanta | 2011

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang/Glahn, Cosima (2011): Parliamentary Control of Military Missions: The Case of the EU NAVFOR Atalanta, RECON Online Working Paper Nr. 24.

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Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Militäreinsätzen in westlichen Demokratien | 2011

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang (2011): Parlamentarische Kontrolle von Militäreinsätzen in westlichen Demokratien. Forschung DSF No. 28, Osnabrück: Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung.

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Common Foreign and Security Policy | 2011

Dirk Peters/Wolfgang Wagner, Common Foreign and Security Policy, in: Hubert Heinelt/Michèle Knodt (Hg.), Policies within the EU Multi-Level System: Instruments and Strategies of European Governance, Baden-Baden (Nomos), 2011, S. 39-58.

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Between Military Effciency and Democratic Legitimacy | 2011

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang (2011): Between Military Effciency and Democratic Legitimacy. Mapping Parliamentary War Powers in Contemporary Democracies, 1989-2004, in: Parliamentary Affairs, 64, 175–192.

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A Divided Union? | 2011

Dirk Peters, A Divided Union? Public Opinion and the EU's Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy, in: RECON Online Working Paper Nr. 19, 2011.

Online: www.reconproject.eu/projectweb/portalproject/AbstractRECONwp1119.html.

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Parliaments and European Security Policy | 2010

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang/Deitelhoff, Nicole (2010): Parliaments and European Security Policy. Mapping the parliamentary field, in: European Integration online Papers (EIoP), 14:1, http://eiop.or.at/....

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Parliamentary War Powers Around the World, 1989-2004 | 2010

Wagner, Wolfgang/Peters, Dirk/Glahn, Cosima (2010): Parliamentary War Powers Around the World, 1989-2004. A New Data Set, Geneva Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) Occasional Paper 22, Genf, https://www.dcaf.ch/....

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Parlamentsvorbehalt oder Exekutivprivileg? | 2010

Wagner, Wolfgang/Peters, Dirk (2010): Parlamentsvorbehalt oder Exekutivprivileg? Ursachen unterschiedlicher Entscheidungsverfahren beim Einsatz von Streitkräften, in: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen, 17:2, 203–234.

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External Threat and Democratic Institutions | 2010

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang (2010): External Threat and Democratic Institutions. The Parliamentary Control of Military Missions, Working Paper No. 29 (2010-03), Department of Political Science, VU University Amsterdam.

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Constrained Balancing | 2010

Dirk Peters, Constrained Balancing: The EU's Security Policy,  Basingstoke (Palgrave), 2010.

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The Parliamentary Control of European Security Policy | 2008

Dirk Peters/Wolfgang Wagner/Nicole Deitelhoff (Hg.), The Parliamentary Control of European Security Policy, RECON Report No. 6/2008, ARENA - Centre for European Studies, Oslo.

www.reconproject.eu/projectweb/portalproject/Report6_ParliamentaryControl.html

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Parliaments and European security policy | 2008

Peters, Dirk/Wagner, Wolfgang/Deitelhoff, Nicole (2008): Parliaments and European security policy. Mapping the Parliamentary Field, in: Peters, Dirk/Wagner,Wolfgang/Deitelhoff,Nicole (eds), The Parliamentary Control of European Security Policy, RECON Report No. 3/2008, ARENA - Centre for European Studies, 3–27.

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Gemeinsame Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik | 2008

Gemeinsame Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, in: Hubert Heinelt und Michèle Knodt (Hg.), Politikfelder im EU-Mehrebenensystem: Instrumente und Strategien europäischen Regierens, Baden-Baden (Nomos) 2008, S. 43-60.

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Ansätze und Methoden der Außenpolitikanalyse | 2007

Dirk Peters, Ansätze und Methoden der Außenpolitikanalyse, in: Siegmar Schmidt/Gunther Hellmann/Reinhard Wolf (Hg.), Handbuch zur deutschen Außenpolitik, Wiesbaden (VS Verlag), 2007, S. 815-835.

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Die Europäische Union | 2005

Katharina Holzinger/Christoph Knill/Dirk Peters/Berthold Rittberger/Frank Schimmelfennig/Wolfgang Wagner, Die Europäische Union. Theorien und Analysekonzepte, Paderborn (Schöningh/UTB), 2005

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The Debate about a New German Foreign Policy | 2001

Dirk Peters, The Debate about a New German Foreign Policy, in: Rittberger, Volker (Hg.): German Foreign Policy Since Unification: Theories and Case Studies, Manchester (Manchester University Press), 2001, S. 11-33.

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Other professional activities

since 2014Member of the Jean Monnet Network ‘Interparliamentary Cooperation in the EU's external action – Parliamentary Scrutiny and Diplomacy in the EU and beyond’ (PACO)