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Dr. Angela Geck

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Function Post-doctoral Researcher and Lecturer
Office hours

Tuesdasy, 11.30AM - 12.30PM (via Zoom)

Please make an appoitment at: https://calendly.com/angela-geck/sprechstunde

Adress

Department of Political Sciences,
Rempartstraße 15, 79085 Freiburg

Room

4322

Phone

0761/ 203-3482

If I am working from home, your call will be redirected to my private number. In this case, you might have to let the phone ring a  bit longer than usual.

E-Mail angela.geck@politik.uni-freiburg.de

 

Academic CV

Angela Geck is a social scientist specialized in International Relations. She is a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the chair for International Politics headed by Prof. Dr. Sandra Destradi. In her Ph.D. thesis, which was supervised by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rüland, she analyzed practices of strategic arguing and power in the negotiations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Her research is focused on trade policy, development policy, and climate policy as well as more genereally international institutions, international negotiations, and power and inequality in international relations.

Angela Geck studied political science, philosophy and sociology at the University of Freiburg. Her Ph.D. project  was supported  by the ´Landesgraduierendenförderung Baden-Württemberg´, a publicly funded organization to support doctoral candidates in Baden-Württemberg, between 2007 and 2012. From October 2008 until September 2009 and between April 2011 and March 2012 she held positions as a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Political Science in Freiburg. Between November 2012 and September 2017 she was responsible for the coordination of the BA programm in Political Sciences at the University of Freiburg.

 

Teaching

 

Summer term 2021 Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations
Winter term 2020/21 Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Summer term 2020

Advanced course: Inequality – explanations, discourses and political mobilisation at the national and international level

Winter term 2019/20

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Summer term 2019

Advanced course: Migration, gender and development - perspectives from the Global South
(in cooperation with Dr. Stefan Rother)

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Winter term 2018/19

Advanced course: The political economy of climate change

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science“

Summer term 2017

Basic course: The concept of development, criticism and alternatives

Summer term 2016

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Winter term 2015/16

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science“

Summer term 2015

Basic course: Fundamentals of International Relations

Basic course: The changing politics of the World Trade Organization

Winter term 2014/15

Preparatory course: Introduction to Political Sciences

Exercise course accompanying the lecture ”Introduction to Political Science”

Winter term 2013/14

Basic couse: European agricultural policy in the multilevel-governance-system

Summer term 2013

Basic Course: The power of language in international relations

Winter term 2012/13

Basic course: European green cities and their role in global environmental governance (in cooperation with Dr. Astrid Carrapatoso)

Winter term 2011/12

Basic course: Who decides what's for dinner? Actors in international agricultural politics

Summer term 2011

Basic course: Introduction to Foreign Trade Policy

Summer term 2009

Basic course: Who has the power? Debates about a fundamental concept of political theory

Basic course: From degenerated form of state to global norm: Democacy in the history of political thought

Winter term 2008/09

Preparatory course: Introduction to Political Science, with a field trip to Straßburg

Baisc course: The WTO in the Doha-Round

Summer term 2008

Baisc Course: The global trade regime, with a five day field trip to Geneva

 

Research interests

  • International Institutions
  • International negotiations
  • Power and inequality in international politics
  • trade policy
  • Development policy
  • Climate policy

 

Ph.D. thesis

The Power to Argue. Practices of Strategic Arguing and Power in the WTO Negotiations.

Supervision: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rüland
Completion: March 2015

Publications

  • Weinhardt, Clara; Geck, Angela (2019): Development. In: Dingwerth, Klaus; Weinhardt, Clara: The Language of World Trade Politics: Unpacking the Terms of Trade. Routledge: Abingdon and New York.

Conference papers and presentations

  • Geck, Angela (2020):Global value chains, fair competition and deveopment: current debates in the WTO and their implications for the norms of the world trade regime. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Relations section of the German Political Science Association (IB-Sektionstagung der DVPW), 7.-9.10.2020
  • Geck, Angela (2020): Colonial Continuities in the world trade regime and the failed development round of the WTO. Presentation at the Webinar Series "Postcolonial Perspective on Protest and Refomr in the Global Political Economy", organized by the Junior Reserach Gropu 17 of the Hand Böckler Foundation at the University of Kassel, 15-18.09.2020.
  • Geck, Angela; Mikalay, Mila (2020): Expert bodies' styles in treating monitoring and state compliance. Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference Virtual Event 24-28 August 2020.
  • Mikalayeva, Liudmila; Geck, Angela (2018): Court, Mediator, Facilitator: How Three Monitoring Bodies of the Council of Europe Define their Role and Adjust their Working Methods. Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference 22‐25 August 2018 in Hamburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2018): Effectiveness, efficiency and/or legitimacy – what are the (implicit) ideals in the literature on regime complexity, fragmentation, and norm contestation? Paper presented at the ECPR General Conference 22-25 August 2018 in Hamburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2018): Beyond Effectiveness – Towards a Power-Sensitive Approach to the Analysis and Evaluation of International Institutions. Paper presented at the EWIS workshop on Exploitation and the Design of Global Economic Institutions, 6 – 9 May 2018 in Groningen.
  • Geck, Angela (2017): The neoliberal content of WTO norms: Re-regulation rather than deregulation. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 22.2. – 25.2.2017 in Baltimore.
  • Weinhardt, Clara; Geck, Angela (2017): The changing discourse on development within the trade regime. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 22.2. – 25.2.2017 in Baltimore.
  • Geck, Angela (2016): Development through liberalization or development before liberalization? A discoursive struggle about the norms of the multilateral trade regime. Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, 16.3. - 19.3.2016 in Atlanta.
  • Geck, Angela (2015): Who may say what in WTO negotiations. Discursive power and resistance connected to the norms of the world trade regime. Paper presented at the workshop on “Norms, Ideas, Heuristics: Cognitive Approaches to World Trade Politics”, 28.5. - 29.5.2015 in St. Gallen.
  • Geck, Angela (2014): Diskursive Formationen als Möglichkeitsräume argumentativen Handelns. Zur Verbindung zweier diskurstheoretischer Perspektiven. Papier vorgestellt bei der Offenen Sektionstagung Internationale Politik der DVPW, 25.9. bis 27.9.2014 in Magdeburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2013): The Double-Edged Sword of the Development Frame. Discoursive power and strategic arguing in the WTO negotiations on cotton. Paper presented at the workshop on "Competition Between Conflict and Cooperation," 13.6. - 14.6. 2013 in Freiburg.
  • Geck, Angela (2013): Arguing and Power in the WTO. Paper presented at the Themenoffenen Tagung der IPÖ-NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen "Dominanz der Ökonomie, Wiedererwachen der Politik, internationale politische Ökonomie?", 21.3. -22.3.2013 in Heidelberg.

 

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