Carolin Funke

Senior Researcher

    Address

    Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor Massenbergstraße 9 B 44787 Bochum Germany

    Nationality

    German

    Research Focus

    Post-Doc Project: “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!: Mainstreaming of Disability in Humanitarian Action” (in cooperation with Handicap International e.V. and Christoffel Blinden Mission Deutschland e.V.).

    Education

    2020
    Submission and Successful Defense of the PhD Dissertation "Practices and Politics of Norm Implementation: Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia," Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-University Bochum
    2012
    M.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy, Antwerp University, Belgium
    2010
    M.A. European Union Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands
    2009
    B.A. English and American Studies (major), German (minor), Dortmund University of Technology, Germany
    2006
    University Entrance Qualification, Ruhr-Gymnasium Witten, Germany

    Field Research Experience

    01/2020

    Research stay in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

    09/2018
    Research Stay in Zugdidi and Tbilisi, Georgia
    03-09/2017
    Research Stay, Danish Refugee Council in the South Caucasus, Zugdidi, Georgia

    Most recent Publications

    Books

    Forthcoming

    Funke, Carolin (2022) Durable Solutions: Challenges with Implementing Global Norms for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia. Berghahn Books: Oxford, New York, https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/FunkeDurable

    Articles

    2021

    Dijkzeul, Dennis and Funke, Carolin, “International Organization and Vulnerable Groups,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/‌9780190846626.013.453.

    2017

    Funke, Carolin and Dijkzeul, Dennis, “The Growing Pains and the Growing Neglect of a Normative Framework: The Guiding Principles of Internal Displacement”, Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Vol. 30, No. 3-4, pp. 91-101.

    Research Reports

    2021

    Funke, Carolin and Dijkzeul, Dennis, Mainstreaming Disability: A field study from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. IFHV Working Paper Vol. 11, No. 1, September 2021, pp. 1-96. ISSN: 2199-1367.

    Conference Papers

    Forthcoming

    Funke, Carolin and Dijkzeul, Dennis (2021) From Commitment to Action: Towards A Disability-Inclusive Humanitarian Response in South Sudan, IHSA Conference, 3-5 November 2021.

    Other Publications

    2021

    Funke, Carolin and Dijkzeul, Dennis, Blog Entry: “Inklusion von Menschen mit Behinderungen in der Humanitären Hilfe: Lehren aus der Rohingya Flüchtlingskrise in Bangladesch“ (“Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: Lesssons from the Rohingya Refugee Response in Bangladesh”) Humanitarian Views: The Humanitarian Blog, 21 September 2021, https://www.chaberlin.org/blog/inklusion-von-menschen-mit-behinderungen-in-der-humanitaeren-hilfe/.

    2020

    Funke, Carolin “Strategic Partnerships and Disability-Inclusive Humanitarian Action: the Rohingya Refugee Response in Bangladesh,” Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, No. 83, October 2020, pp. 31-34, https://odihpn.org/magazine/strategic-partnerships-and-disability-inclusive-humanitarian-action-the-rohingya-refugee-response-in-bangladesh/.

    2018

    Funke, Carolin and Bolkvadze, Tamar, “Work in Progress: The Guiding Principles in Georgia,” Forced Migration Review, No. 59, October 2018, pp. 13-15, https://www.fmreview.org/GuidingPrinciples20.

    2015

    Funke, Carolin, “International Criminal Court Prosecutor Seeks Authorization from the Pre-trial Chamber to Open Investigations of the 2008 Russo-Georgian War” Bofax Nr. 481E, 23. Oktober 2015.

    2015

    Funke, Carolin, “Georgia and China Strengthen Economic Ties,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 6 October 2015, www.cacianalyst.org.

    2014

    Popjanevski, Johanna and Funke, Carolin, “Russian-proposed Treaty with Abkhazia Unravels Hopes for Rapprochement with Georgia,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 29 October 2014, www.cacianalyst.org.

    2014

    Funke, Carolin, “The Georgian Orthodox Church and Its Involvement in National Politics,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 14 August 2014, www.cacianalyst.org.

    2014

    Popjanevski, Johanna and Funke, Carolin, “Judicial Targeting of Former Georgian Officials Raises Tensions Ahead of Local Elections,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 22 April 2014, www.cacianalyst.org.

    Language Skills

    German
    English
    Dutch
    French
    Georgian
    Latin (Latinum)