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Ann-Kathrin Rothermel

Cohort 2017

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Topic of PhD thesis:Gender(s) and inter-institutional coordination in global efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism - the UN’s Global Counterterrorism Coordination Compact at the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

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University of Potsdam

Doctoral Researcher

August-Bebel-Straße 89, House 7
Room 3.10
14482 Potsdam

Education and Work Experience

  • Since 2017: Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transnational Studies, Research Affiliate
  • 10/2014 - 09/2015: London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc. Global Politics (Global Civil Society)
  • 10/2009 - 09/2014: Freie Universität Berlin, B.A. Political Science

Academic Appointments, Scientific Activities & Outreach

  • Since 09/2016: University of Potsdam, Chair for International Organizations and Public Policy, Research Associate
  • 10/2015 - 04/2016: NGO Branch of the Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination (OESC) at the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs, individual Research Project on Working Methods, Carlo-Schmid-Fellow & Intern
  • 06/2013 - 12/2013: Transparency International Kyrgyzstan (TIK), ASApreneurs Fellow & Intern

Fellowships, Stipends and Awards

  • 10/2015 - 04/2016: Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Stiftung Mercator, DAAD - Carlo-Schmid-Program Fellowship and Scholarship
  • 11/2015: London School of Economics and Political Science - MSc Global Politics Award for the best dissertation 2015
  • 10/2014 - 09/2015: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) annual full stipend for graduates studying abroad
  • 06/2013 - 12/2013: Engagement Global ASA Programm - Fellowship and Scholarship - ASApreneurs - "Shaping a sustainable World"
  • 09/2011 - 12/2011: ERASMUS Stipend for academic mobility of students in the EU (France)
  • 02/2011 - 03/2011: PROMOS Stipend, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Political Violence

  • Gender

  • (Counter-)Terrorism

  • UN

  • Inter-Institutional Cooperation

  • ‘Triple Nexus’ (Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus)

  • Feminism

  • Feminist Discursive Institutionalism

  • P/CVE (Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism)

  • Discourse

  • Anti-Feminist Movements

  • (Online) Collective Identities

  • Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization

  • Feminist Security Studies

  • Rothermel, A. 2020, 'Gender in the United Nations’ agenda on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 720–741. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2020.1827967https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14616742.2020.1827967.
  • Rothermel, A. 2020, 'Die Manosphere. Die Rolle von digitalen Gemeinschaften und regressiven Bewegungsdynamiken für on- und offline Antifeminismus', Forschungsjournal Soziale Bewegungen, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 491-505. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1515/fjsb-2020-0041.  
  • Rothermel, A. 2020, ' "The Other Side": Assessing the Polarization of Gender Knowledge Through a Feminist Analysis of the Affective-Discursive in Anti-Feminist Online Communities', Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxaa024.
  • Rothermel, A. 2020, 'Global-local dynamics in anti-feminist discourses: an analysis of Indian, Russian and US online communities', International Affairs, vol. 96, no. 5, pp. 1-19. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiaa130.
  • Rothermel, A., Jasser, G. & Kelly, M. 2020, 'Male supremacism and the Hanau terrorist attack: between online misogyny and far-right violence', ICCT Publications, 20 May 2020, The Hague: International Center for Counterterrorism. Available from: https://icct.nl/publication/male-supremacism-and-the-hanau-terrorist-attack-between-online-misogyny-and-far-right-violence/.
  • Rothermel, A. 2017, 'Sexuelle Gewalt in bewaffneten Konflikten', review of „Protection, Prevention, Prosecution“: Die Vereinten Nationen und der völkerrechtlicher Schutz der Frauen vor sexueller Gewalt in bewaffneten Konflikten, by Mirau-Gondoin, E. (2016, Frankfurt: Peter Lang). Vereinte Nationen, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 140.
  • Rothermel, A. 2017, review of Die Aktivistinnen der Hamas. Zur Rolle der Frauen in einer islamistischen Bewegung, by Ziolkowski, B. (2017, Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag). WeltTrends, vol. 129 (Juli 2017), pp. 62-63.
  • Rothermel, A. 2016, ' "We would like to ask the NGO...", An assessment of the current working practices of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs', NGO Branch, Office of ECOSOC Support and Coordination, United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). Available from: http://csonet.org/index.php?menu=119.
  • Rothermel, A. 2014, 'Civil Society conceptions in the Kyrgyz Republic. An explorative analysis of the influence of a hegemonic discourse on the structure of and power distribution in the Kyrgyz civil society', Conference Paper at the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) Conference 'Prospects of EU-Central Asian Relations',  August 28-29, 2014, Almaty, Kazakhstan.