Project publications

This page shows publications and conference papers written in the context of the research project.  You may also want to check some previous publications that were published over the past years.

For more information on any of the publications and papers listed, please contact the authors.

Publications

  • Carraro, Valentina,  Conzelmann, Thomas & Jongen, Hortense (2019): Fears of peers? Explaining peer and public shaming in global governance. Cooperation and Conflict, doi/10.1177/0010836718816729
  • Carraro, Valentina (2019): Electing the Experts: Expertise and independence in the UN Human Rights treaty bodies. European Journal of International Relations, doi/10.1177/1354066118819138.
  • Jongen, Hortense & Carraro, Valentina (2018): Leaving the doors open or keeping them closed? The impact of transparency on the authority of peer reviews in international organisations. Global Governance 24 (4), pp. 615-635. doi.org/10.1163/19426720-02404008.
  • Jongen, Hortense (2018): The authority of peer reviews among states in the global governance of corruption. Review of International Political Economy 25 (6), pp. 909-935.  doi:10.1080/09692290.2018.1512891
  • Carraro, Valentina (2017): The United Nations Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review: Advancing Human Rights by Preventing Politicization? Human Rights Quarterly 39 (4), pp. 943-970. doi:10.1353/hrq.2017.0055.
  • Jongen, Hortense (2017): Combating corruption the soft way: the authority of peer reviews in the global fight against graft. Maastricht : Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.
  • Carraro, Valentina (2017): A double-edged sword: the effects of politicization on the authority of the UN Universal Periodic Review and Treaty Bodies. Maastricht: Datawyse / Universitaire Pers Maastricht.
  • Kühner, Martina (2016): Monitoring Commitments Made under the Kyoto Protocol: An Effective Tool for Accountability in the Anthropocene?; in: Philipp Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli (eds.): Environmental Governance in the Anthropocene: Institutions and Legitimacy in a Complex World; London and New York: Routledge, pp. 184-197.
  • Kühner, Martina (2015): The role of ‘soft’ monitoring instruments for compliance with international climate goals; in: Cörvers, Ron et al. (eds): Sustainable Development Research at ICIS: Taking stock and looking ahead; Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht, pp. 203-211.
  • Espey, Jessica & Walęcik, Karolina & Kühner, Martina (2015): Follow-Up and Review of the SDGs: Fulfilling Our Commitments (SDSN Working paper, 30 November 2015); New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2014): Who governs? Authority and authorisation in global affairs. Maastricht: Maastricht University (inaugural lecture; held on 20 June 2014).
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2014): ‘The Politics of Peer Reviewing: Comparing the OECD and the EU/OMC’; in Tannelie Blom and Sophie Vanhoonacker (eds.): The Politics of Informing the EU; Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 49-62.

Conference papers until 2016

For more recent conference appearances please go to this page.

  • Carraro, V., Conzelmann T., H. Jongen & M. Kühner (2016) Why Heed? Explaining the Authority of Peer Reviews among States. 10th ECPR General Conference, Prague, 7-10 September 2016.
  • Carraro, V., Conzelmann T. & H. Jongen (2016) Fears of Peers? Explaining Peer and Public Shaming in Global Governance. Workshop ‘Shaming in World Politics”, Stockholm, 19-20 May 2016.
  • Jongen, H. (2016) Authority in the International Fight against Corruption: What Role for Peer Reviews among States? ISA 57th Annual Convention Atlanta, GA. 16-19 March 2016.
  • Conzelmann, T. & H. Jongen (2015) The Power of the Peers: Assessing the Authority of Peer Reviews in Curbing Corruption, Workshop International Authority, WZB Berlin, 10-11 December 2015.
  • Carraro, V. (2015), ‘The United Nations Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review: Advancing Human Rights by Preventing Politicization?’, presented at the ISA Joint Conference on Human Rights in an Age of Ambiguity, New York, 13 – 15 June 2016
  • Carraro, V. (2015), ‘The United Nations Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review: Advancing Justice by Preventing Politicization?’, presented at the ISA Joint Conference on Human Rights and Justice, The Hague, 8-10 June 2015
  • Carraro, V. & H. Jongen (2015) “Leaving the Doors Open or Keeping them Closed? The Impact of Transparency on the Authority of Peer Reviews in International Organizations”, ECPR Joint Sessions, Warsaw, 29 March – 2 April 2015.
  • Carraro, V. (2014), ‘A Double-Edged Sword: Measuring the Politicization of UN Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review’, presented at the Seminar ‘Understanding Complementary Institutions in Human Rights Implementation’, Utrecht, 17 November 2014
  • Conzelmann, T. and H. Jongen (2014) “The Power of the Peers: Assessing the Authority of Peers Reviews in Curbing Corruption”, Conference Paper, Workshop: “Explaining Authority in International Organisations”, Brussels, 11-12 December 2014.
  • Jongen, H. (2014) “Combating Corruption the Soft Way – What Role for the Institutional Design of Peer Reviews?”, Conference Paper, 8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014.
  • Conzelmann, T. and H. Jongen (2014) “Beyond Impact: Measuring the Authority of Peer Reviews among States.” Conference paper, ECPR Joint Sessions ‘Authority and Control in International Organizations’, Salamanca, Spain, 10 – 15 April 2014.
  • Jongen, Hortense (2014): “Combating Corruption the Soft Way – What Role for the Institutional Design of Peer Reviews?” (8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014).
  • Kühner, Martina (2014): “Monitoring the Commitments Made under the UNFCCC – an Effective Tool to Hold States Accountable for their Actions?” (8th ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014, Panel ‘Accountability in the Anthropocene’).
  • Kühner, Martina and Thomas Conzelmann (2014): “Peer Reviews of EU Sustainable Development Strategies: An Effective Means for a More Sustainable Europe?” (44th Annual UACES Conference, Cork, 1-3 September 2014).
  • Kühner, Martina (2014): “Global Monitoring Mechanisms – an Effective Soft-Law Governance Tool to Foster Sustainable Development? A Case Study of the Monitoring of the Kyoto Protocol” (23rd IPSA World Congress of Political Science, Montréal, 19-24 July 2014).
  • Carraro, Valentina. (2014): “A Double-Edged Sword: Measuring the Politicization of UN Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review” (ECPR Graduate Conference, Innsbruck, 3-5 July 2014).
  • Conzelmann, Thomas and Hortense Jongen (2014):“Beyond Impact: Measuring the Authority of Peer Reviews among States” (Workshop ‘Authority and Control in International Organizations, 42nd ECPR Joint Sessions, Salamanca, 10-15 April 2014).
  • Conzelmann, Thomas and Hortense Jongen (2013):“Beyond Impact: Measuring the Authority of Peer Reviews among States” (Workshop ‘Compliance and Beyond: Assessing and Explaining the Impact of Regional and Global Governance Arrangements, Universität St. Gallen, 30-31 Mai 2013).
  • Conzelmann, Thomas (2013): “Peering at the peers: How do peer reviews among states take shape in four international organizations?” (ECPR Joint Sessions 2013, Mainz, 11-15 März 2013, Workshop ‘Design and Effects of International Institutions’).