Dr Max Lesch

Dr Max Lesch

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Department:
Transnational Politics

Contact

E-Mail: lesch @hsfk .de
Twitter: @maxlesch

CV

Since 3/2022Postdoctoral Researcher at PRIF
9/2019–2/2022   Postdoctoral Researcher at Zeppelin University
2020PhD (Dr. Phil.) in Political Science at Goethe University Frankfurt
11/2018–8/2019 Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
09/2018–10/2018Guest Researcher at the University of Copenhagen
2014–2018Doctoral Researcher at PRIF
03/2014–06/2014Assistant to the Directors at the German Development Institute
2012–2014Research Assistant and Researcher at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen
2011Master of Arts "International Studies/Peace and Conflict Research" at Goethe University Frankfurt
2009Bachelor of Arts "Politics and Society" at the University of Bonn

Expertise

Dr Max Lesch is working on the following issues:

  • Norms in international relations
  • International institutions
  • International law
  • Human rights (prohibition of torture)

Publications

Multiplicity, Hybridity and Normativity: Disputes about the UN Convention against Corruption in Germany | 2021

Lesch, Max (2021): Multiplicity, Hybridity and Normativity: Disputes about the UN Convention against Corruption in Germany, in: International Relations, 35:4, 613-633, DOI: 10.1177/0047117820965662.

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China's Strategic Practices in the Belt and Road Initiative | 2021

Lesch, Max/Loh, Dylan (2021): China's Strategic Practices in the Belt and Road Initiative, in: Global Cooperation Research: A Quarterly Magazine, 3:1, 19-22, https://bit.ly/3zMFitR.

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Unlocking the agency of the governed: contestation and norm dynamics | 2018

Zimmermann, Lisbeth/Deitelhoff, Nicole/Lesch, Max (2018): Unlocking the agency of the governed: contestation and norm dynamics, in: Third World Thematics: A TWQ Journal, 1–18, DOI: 10.1080/23802014.2017.1396912.

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Praxistheorien und Normenforschung in den Internationalen Beziehungen – Zum Beitrag der pragmatischen Soziologie | 2017

Lesch, Max (2017): Praxistheorien und Normenforschung in den Internationalen Beziehungen – Zum Beitrag der pragmatischen Soziologie, in: diskurs, 1–23, www.diskurs-zeitschrift.de/(...).

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Nur ein Feigenblatt? | 2014

Lesch, Max (2014): Nur ein Feigenblatt? Deutschlands langer Weg zur Ratifikation der UN-Konvention gegen Korruption, HSFK-Standpunkte Nr. 7/2014, Frankfurt/M.

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Regionale Sicherheitskulturen im Wandel | 2012

Lesch, Max (2012): Regionale Sicherheitskulturen im Wandel. Schutzverantwortung in Südostasien und Afrika, Working Paper 10/2012, Projekt "Sicherheitskultur im Wandel", Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, www.sicherheitskultur.org/(...).

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