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New old great power Russia. Ukraine, Iran, Turkey, Syria – Not without Putin

Panel discussion on 14th March 2016 illuminates the foreign policy of Russia


Power Transition Theory and the Peculiar Case of Weimarian Germany

New Working Paper reassesses standard arguments of the power transition theory based on the satisfaction status of the Weimar Republic and recommends a modification of theoretical assumptions


Norms in the transit zone - PRIF's Annual Conference 2016

"Norms in the transit zone: Global scripts, local practices": PRIF's Annual Conference in Frankfurt on June 22nd and 23rd 2016.


Mapping India's Rise in World Politics: Chimera or Reality?

Latest HSFK-Report explores India's current and prospective role in world politics


A Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone in Europe?

Working Paper on the idea of establishing a nuclear weapon free zone in the heart Europe and its opportunities and challenges


Funding for Research Project "Protection and Prosecution Norms in Humanitarian Intervention Debates"

Research project in RD II will be funded by the DFG for three years with over 300,000 Euro

Lively exchange between science and politics

Hessian Minister for Education and Research visits PRIF to learn about the project “Salafism in Germany”


From Closing Space to Contested Spaces

PRIF-Report No. 137 re-assesses current conflicts over international civil society support and calls for a global debate about the international norms that regulate external civil society support


The defender of human rights

The latest HSFK-Standpunkt documents the awarding ceremony of the Hessian Peace Prize 2015, given to Ella Mikhaylovna Polyakova


Who owns the sea?

HSFK-Standpunkt 5/2015 delineates the conflict between the USA and China in the South China Sea and recommends rule-governed processes on the international level to eliminate legal limbos


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