SCGA Team: Mateja Peter

Mateja Peter

Lecturer in International Relations, University of St Andrews

Dr Mateja Peter is a Lecturer in International Relations at University of St Andrews, where she directs the Centre for Global Law and Governance.

After completing her PhD, she held fellowships at research institutes in Washington, Berlin, and Oslo. Dr Peter works at the intersection of international relations and law, researching on global governance and international organisations, peace operations and peacebuilding.

She is currently acting as a research lead on a multi-partner PeaceRep project looking at non-Western approaches to conflict management, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Previously, she led a major project providing research support to the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations. She has extensive field experience and has recently done work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Darfur.

Dr Peter is the editor of United Nations Peace Operations in a Changing Global Order (2019, Palgrave) and is currently finalising a book on international authority in statebuilding.

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If you’re interested in changes in 🇩🇪 foreign policy, read this accessible piece on #Zeitenwende by my colleague @b_blumenau! twitter.com/b_blumenau/sta…

Happy to see my article, ‘Breaking with Convention? #Zeitenwende and the Traditional Pillars of German Foreign Policy’ published online @IAJournal_CH . It looks at how recent changes in German FP - Scholz' Zeitenwende - affect long-term FP traditions. doi.org/10.1093/ia/iia…

Our team (@otansey, @SvBillerbeck & @Birtejulia) are pleased to share the report from the Expert Roundtable "Challenges of Peacekeeping in Authoritarian Settings" that took place a few weeks ago at @warstudies

democratizationandpeacebuilding.org/publications

📢 The Ukraine war and European foreign policy 🇺🇦🇪🇺

Join Jörg Terhechte (Leuphana Uni), @Mergito and @b_blumenau (both @StAndrewsIR) as they discuss the implications of the Ukraine war on 🇪🇺 and its Member States.

📆 Wednesday, 12 October, 16-17.30
School I

A rich day of discussions on 'Challenges of Peacekeeping in Authoritarian Settings'. Thank you @SvBillerbeck, @otansey, @Birtejulia and @Kseniya_Oksamyt for the kind invitation. Wonderful to see how your project developed. Looking forward to the book! twitter.com/Kseniya_Oksamy…

Our team (@otansey of @warstudies, @SvBillerbeck of @UniRdg_SPEIR, @Birtejulia of @LivUni and myself of @Cityintpolitics) welcome guests for the expert roundtable ‘Challenges of Peacekeeping in Authoritarian Settings’ at @KingsCollegeLon

The @scga_scot is advertising for a Head of Operations. The SCGA is Scotland’s new global issues think tank/research director. It was established by the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews, though we will soon be broadening out to others. jobs.ac.uk/job/CSS949/hea…

"The current peace in 🇱🇾 Libya is precarious. Libyans are not waging war against each other, but neither are they agreeing to a national election nor truly reconciling."
- @JMJalel_H & @bernardoinchina on the fragmentation of #peacemaking
in #Libya
Report: peacerep.org/publication/fr…

Call for funding proposals by @scga_scot is now out. We’re seeking academic & evidence-based projects with policy relevance. Do apply! twitter.com/scga_scot/stat…

Fascinating case illustrations of research discussed at our workshop "The Crisis of Liberal Interventionism and the Return of War" org w/ @wowagner_wagner @OstermannFalk @koebenhavns_uni! cms.polsci.ku.dk/nyheder/intern… Thanks @patrickamello @MatejaPeter @nyadera_israel @KawaKerami et al twitter.com/Carlsbergfonde…

🎥 Se videoer fra bidragsydere fra International workshop om krisen for liberal interventionisme og krigens tilbagevenden. Workshoppen blev afholdt i juli og organiseret af @CorneliaABaciu, @OstermannFalk og Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner👉bit.ly/3StWcGD #dkforsk

That was a wrap of our workshop "Crisis of Liberal Interventionism and the Return of War" organized w/ fabulous colleagues @wowagner_wagner @OstermannFalk! A great pleasure to have your prescient contributions & to host @koebenhavns_uni @PolsciCph @MilstudiesCPH @Carlsbergfondet twitter.com/patrickamello/…

Thanks to the organizers and all contributors for the constructive and engaging workshop! After what felt like an eternity of virtual meetings it was fantastic to meet in person @CorneliaABaciu @OstermannFalk @wowagner_wagner @ActuallyHager @AtlanticBoeller @justinmassie1 et al. twitter.com/MilstudiesCPH/…