WEILANDT Ragnar, MA

  • Position :
  • Adjunct Professor

  • Department :
  • International Affairs
  • E-mail :
  • r.weilandt@warwick.ac.uk
  • Office hours :
  • Mondays 10:00-11:00
  • Nationality :
  • German
  • Languages :
  • German, French, Dutch
  • Education :
  • PhD Politics and International Relations (on-going) – University of Warwick and Université Libre de Bruxelles

     

    MSc Politics and Government in the EU – London School of Economics

     

    MSc International Relations – Royal Holloway

  • Teaching :
  • Vesalius College: Present

    - Contemporary conflicts in the Euro-Mediterranean region

    - Security in Europe

    - Comparative regional studies

    - History and politics of the modern Middle East

     

    Université libre de Bruxelles (2015-2017)

    - Euro-Mediterranean Relations

  • Research area(s) :
    • European Union
    • Euro-Mediterranean Relations
    • Democratization and democracy promotion
    • Middle East and North Africa
  • Research Project(s) :
  • Implementing EU Democracy Promotion: The Case of Tunisian Civil Society

  • Selected Publications :
  • Journal articles

    • Divisions within post-2011 Tunisia’s secular civil society. Democratization, online first.
    • Socio-economic challenges to Tunisia’s democratic transition. European View 17(2), 210–217.  

     

    Op-Eds, Magazine Articles, and Commentaries (Selection)

    • 'After Mugabe: dawn of a new error in Zimbabwe', openDemocracy, 01.05.2018
    • 'SPD members should think twice before vetoing Germany’s grand coalition', EUROPP - European Politics and Policy at LSE, 26.02.2018
    • 'From the continent, remainers’ sudden love for the EU looks like plain hypocrisy', The Guardian, 18.10.2017
    • 'Brexit’s trifling impact on EU external affairs', Europe's World, 4.08.2016
    • 'Why the Remain camp is also to blame for Brexit', EurActiv, 14.07.2016
    • 'Brexit might provide an opportunity for genuine change in Europe', openDemocracy, 3.07.2016
    • 'Left wingers for Brexit need to wake up to what they’re about to do', The Conversation, 19.06.2016
    • 'The Greek Deal Is Not a Coup, It Is a Logical Consequence of Intergovernmentalism', The Huffington Post UK, 17.07.2015
    • US mustn’t miss another chance to mend fences with Iran', The Conversation, 10.11.2014
  • Honours & Awards :
    • Meurs-Francois Foundation Award on merits and work conducted at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (2017)
    • ANTERO mobility grant for a research stay at the London School of Economics, UK (2017)
    • UACES grant for fieldwork in Tunisia, UK (2015)
    • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Merit Foundation) fellowship, Germany (2011)