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20042022
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Research areas

De Franco's research - broadly conceived - builds on constructivist and practice theoretical approaches to International Relations and International Political Communication. She is the PI of Protection Complexity, an international research programme funded by the Danish Research Council. The project investigates how the EU, UN and AU practice protection of civilians in Mali, CAR and Somalia. She is currently also working towards the development of a new narrative approach to international practices.

Curriculum

Chiara De Franco (MRes PhD European University Institute; PGCAP King's College London) is Associate Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science and Deputy Head of the Centre for War Studies. Previously, she was research fellow at King's College London, deputy director of two ERC-funded projects - the Foresight Project and the Impact Tracer Project - and coordinator of the Task Force for the Improvement of the EU's Capabilities to Prevent Mass Atrocities. Her professional training includes a working experience at the UNDPKO, Situation Center, NYC Headquarters.

De Franco's research - broadly conceived - builds on constructivist and practice theoretical approaches to International Relations and International Political Communication. She is the PI of Protection Complexity, an international research programme funded by the Danish Research Council. The project investigates how the EU, UN and AU practice protection of civilians in Mali, CAR and Somalia. She is currently also working towards the development of a new narrative approach to international practices.

Dr De Franco is the author of Warning about War, Media Power and the Transformation of War and several academic articles and co-editor of Forecasting, Warning and Transnational Risks.

She is a member of the executive board of the Nordic International Studies Association (NISA), the Danish European Community Studies Association (ECSA-DK), and an academic friend of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office. 

Research information

Dr De Franco is the author of Warning about War, Media Power and the Transformation of War and several academic articles and co-editor of Forecasting, Warning and Transnational Risks.

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Research Output 2004 2019

How do Wars End? A Multidisciplinary Enquiry

de Franco, C., Engberg-Pedersen, A. & Mennecke, M., 21. Mar 2019, In : Journal of Strategic Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

law of war
end of the war
Military
history of ideas
history

How Do Wars End? Special issue of Journal of Strategic Studies, eds. Chiara de Franco, Anders Engberg-Pedersen, Martin Mennecke

de Franco, C. (ed.), Engberg-Pedersen, A. (ed.) & Mennecke, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) (Journal of Strategic Studies).

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Warning about War: Conflict, Persuasion and Foreign Policy

Meyer, C. O., de Franco, C. & Otto, F., Aug 2019, Cambridge University Press. 324 p.

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportBookResearchpeer-review

Muscles for Brussels: Why Europe’s Defence Union might be not such a good idea

de Franco, C., 21. Dec 2017, The Conversation Trust.

Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationResearch

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Activities 2003 2018

BISA 43rd Annual Conference 2018

Chiara de Franco (Panel member)
13. Jun 201818. Jun 2018

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

International Conference on the R2P, Peace and Security

Chiara de Franco (Panel member)
12. Dec 201713. Dec 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Narrating Crisis: Mapping the Contested Terrain of Normative Meaning

Chiara de Franco (Participant)
13. Oct 201714. Oct 2017

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

Congress of the Nordic Political Science Association

Chiara de Franco (Organizer)
8. Aug 201711. Aug 2017

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

Popes on the Rise! Mobilization, Media, and Political Power of the Modern Papacy

Chiara de Franco (Participant)
22. Mar 201726. Mar 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Projects 2019 2022

Press / Media

Debat: Mandagsanalyse: Paven sætter ny dagsorden i FN

Chiara de Franco

02/11/2015

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

Elective Assignment

Chiara De Franco

01/02/201630/06/2017

Course: Teaching

International Order Since 1815

Chiara De Franco

01/09/201331/01/2017

Course: Teaching

The Ethics of War and Peace

Chiara De Franco

01/02/201430/06/2017

Course: Teaching

The Law of Cyber Warfare

Frederik Harhoff

01/02/201530/06/2016

Course: Teaching