The complex interconnectedness of today’s world presents unique challenges and pressing questions. The work of UCIS researchers, working in various disciplines and studying international issues across the Humanities, Law and Governance, aims to address these challenges and questions. Their work can be characterized as synergising theoretical, historical, legal, sociocultural and policy perspectives to better understand and explain pressing global issues.
Beatrice de Graaf
Professor History of International Relations & Global Governance, Research Adviser UCIS
Expertise: Internation relations, history of national security in the west (19th-21st century), counterterrorism and political violence, securitization and international relations.
Assistant Professor International and European Law
Expertise: EU law in Member States of the EU, judicial protection in the EU and the EU internal market, the law of the internal market, direct and indirect taxation in the EU, free movement of capital, judicial protection in the EU, the functioning of the Court of Justice of the European Union, enforcement of EU competition law, socio-legal studies and methodology, gender studies and legal consciousness.