China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Implications for the OSCE

Since its inception in late 2013, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has grown into a vast global development project with increasing geopolitical and geo-economic implications. By 2020, Belt and Road co-operation involved more than half of the OSCE’s 57 participating...

Subnational Governance and Conflict

The potential for subnational governance to serve as a catalyst of peace has been widely recognized. This is reflected in the frequent inclusion of subnational governance arrangements in political settlements negotiated in war-to-peace transitions. In this book, my...

Self-determination after Kosovo

Co–edited with Annemarie Peen Rodt, this special issue was published by Europe-Asia Studies. It presents the results of several years of collaborative work among the contributing authors who first discussed individual papers at a workshop at the International...

Self-Determination After Kosovo

Using Kosovo as an illustrative case study, this article discusses the meaning of self-determination in its historical and contemporary contexts and examines the different options available for the accommodation of contested self-determination claims.

The Reactive Crisis Management of the EU in the Western Balkans

Co-authored with Annemarie Peen Rodt and published in International Intervention in Local Conflicts: Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution since the Cold War (ed. by Uzi Rabi, Bloomsbury/I.B. Tauris, 2010), this chapter focuses on the European Union’s...