Dr. Louise Wiuff Moe
Professur für Kriminologie, insb. Sicherheit und Resilienz
Dr. Louise Wiuff Moe is working within the Cluster of Excellence: 'Climate, Climatic Change and Society (CLICCS), B3: Conflict and Cooperation at the Climate Security Nexus
- Security, insecurity, security governance
- International intervention (peacebuilding, stabilization, counterinsurgency)
- The climate-security nexus, climate resilience
- Violent conflict, conflict resolution
- African statehood, practices of territoriality
- April 2020 – : Associated Researcher, University of Hamburg, the Cluster of Excellence: “Climate, Climatic Change and Society (CLICCS), B3: Conflict and Cooperation at the Climate Security Nexus” (led by Prof. Christine Hentschel, Prof. Jürgen Scheffran and Prof. Ursula Schröder)
- 2017 – 2020: Associated Researcher. Helmut-Schmidt Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg, project “Management of Interface Conflicts in African Security Governance” (led by Prof. Anna Geis) as part of the interdisciplinary research group “Overlapping Spheres of Authority and Interface Conflicts in the Global Order (OSAIC)” (www.osaic.eu), funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
- 2015 – 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher, the Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark. Research Unit “Peace, Risk and Violence”
- 2015 – 2016: Maternity leave
- Recipient of the 2015 “Kenneth Boulding Award”, the Peace Studies Section of the International Studies Association (award for the paper “The Strange Wars of Liberal Peace”, presented at the International Studies Association’s 2014 Annual Convention)
- 2015: PhD in Political Science and International Studies. Thesis: “The ‘Turn to the Local’: Hybridity, Local Ordering and the New Governing Rationalities of Peace and Security Interventions in Somalia”, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Supervisors: Dr. Volker Boege, Dr. Morgan Brigg and Prof. Anne Brown. Degree obtained January 13, 2015
- 2010 – 2014: Full PhD Scholarship awarded by the University of Queensland, Australia. Associated researcher with the Danish Refugee Council East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya, and Local Office in Hargeisa, Somaliland (five months).
- 2010 – 2012: Co-Principal Investigator, University of Queensland, project “Addressing Legitimacy Issues in Post-Conflict Situations to Advance Conflict Transformation and Peace-Building” (comparing Somaliland, East Timor and Bougainville). Funded by the Berghof Foundation. Funding amount: 104.580,00 Euro
- 2012/03 – 06: Researcher. University of Queensland, Asian-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, project “Working with Local Strengths: Supporting States to Build Capacity to Protect” (funded by the Australian Responsibility to Protect Fund).
- 2009 – 2010: Researcher. Crisis Management Initiative, and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki
- 2006 – 2008: Master of Arts in International Studies. Department of Political Science, Stellenbosch University, South Africa under an exchange agreement with the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, Norway. Thesis: “Towards Alternative Precepts of Statehood in Africa”. Supervisor: Prof. Scarlett Cornelissen. Internship/fieldwork, based at the Academy for Peace and Development, Hargeisa, Somaliland (five months). Degree obtained March 10, 2009
Edited Special Issues And Volumes
2020 “Security Governance and International Organizations in Africa”, Special Issue, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding 14(2), co-edited with Anna Geis.
2018 “Peacebuilding in an Era of Pragmatism. Special Section”, International Affairs 94 (2), co-edited with Stepputat, Finn.
2017 "Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the “Local Turn” in Counterinsurgent Warfare", Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, co-edited with Müller, Markus-Michael.
2015 “Protection and (In)Security beyond the State”, DIIS Report 2015 (01), co-edited with Hoffmann, Kasper.
2020 "The Dark Side of Institutional Collaboration: How Peacekeeping-counterterrorism Convergences Weaken the Protection of Civilians in Mali", International Peacekeeping. Published online: 14 Oct 2020.
2020 “From Liberal Interventionism to Stabilization: Towards a New Consensus on Norm- Downsizing in Interventions in Africa”, Global Constitutionalism 9(2) (with Geis, Anna).
2020 “Hybridity and Friction in Organizational Politics: New Perspectives on the African Security Regime Complex” (introduction to special issue), Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding 14(2), pp. 148-170 (with Geis, Anna).
2018 “Counterinsurgency, Knowledge Production and the Traveling of Coercive Realpolitik Between Colombia and Somalia”, Cooperation & Conflict 53 (2), pp.193-215 (with Müller, Markus-Michael).
2018 “Counterinsurgency in the Somali Territories: The ‘Grey Zone’ Between Peace and Pacification”, International Affairs 94 (2), pp. 319–343.
2018 “Peacebuilding in an Era of Pragmatism: Introduction”, International Affairs 94 (2), pp. 293–299 (with Stepputat, Finn).
2016 “The Strange Wars of Liberal Peace: Hybridity, Complexity and the Governing Rationalities of Counterinsurgency in Somalia”, Peacebuilding 4 (1), pp. 99-117.
2015 “Responding to Radicalization – Exporting the Dilemmas”, in Hvidt, Nanna and Hans Mouritzen (eds.), Danish Foreign Policy Yearbook 2015, Copenhagen: DIIS, pp. 71-102. (with Andersen, Lars Erslev).
2015 “Resilience as Warfare: Interventions and the Militarization of the Social in Haiti and Somalia”, Kriminologisches Journal 47 (4), pp. 279-296 (with Müller, Markus-Michael).
2015 “Global eller Regional Jihad? Foreign Fighters og al-Qaida retorik i al-Shabaabs nationalistiske oprørskamp (PDF)”, Politica 47 (2), pp. 234-251 (with Andersen, Lars Erslev).
2014 “The Simultaneity of Authority in Hybrid Orders”, Peacebuilding 3(1), pp. 1-16 (with Albrecht, Peter).
2013 “Custom, Contestation and Co-operation: Peace and Justice Promotion in Somaliland”, Conflict, Security & Development 13 (4), pp. 393-416 (with Vargas Simojoki, Maria).
2011 “Hybrid and ‘Everyday’ Political Ordering: Constructing and Contesting Legitimacy in Somaliland”, The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law 43 (63), pp. 143-178.
2019 “Clear, Hold, Build…a ‘Local’ State: Counterinsurgency and Territorial Orders in Somalia”, in Lemay-Hébert, Nicolas (ed.), Handbook of Intervention and Statebuilding, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
2019 “Somaliland”, in Özerdem, Alpaslan and Roger Mac Ginty (eds.), Comparing Peace Processes, London: Routledge, pp. 255-269.
2017 “Introduction: Complexity, Resilience and the ‘Local Turn’ in Counterinsurgency”, in Moe, Louise Wiuff and Markus-Michael Müller (eds.), Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the ‘Local Turn’ in Counterinsurgent Warfare. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-27 (with Müller, Markus-Michael).
2017 “Counterinsurgent Warfare and the Decentering of Sovereignty in Somalia”, in Moe, Louise Wiuff and Markus-Michael Müller (eds.), Reconfiguring Intervention: Complexity, Resilience and the ‘Local Turn’ in Counterinsurgent Warfare. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.119-140.
2015 “Hybridity and Simultaneity in the Global South”, in Jackson, Paul (ed.), Handbook on Security and Development, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 332-349 (with Albrecht, Peter).
2015 “Security in Somaliland: Between Decentred Stabilisation and External Intervention”, in Hoffmann, Kasper and Louise Wiuff Moe (eds.), “Protection and (In)Security beyond the State”, DIIS Report 2015 (01).
2012 “Towards New Approaches to Statehood and Governance in Africa: The Somali Crisis Reconsidered”, in Cornelissen, Scarlett, Fantu Cheru and Timothy M. Shaw (eds.), Africa and International Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Still Challenging Theory? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 87-105.
2012 “Supporting Local Peace Building and Access to Justice: Traditional Leaders as Drivers for Change?”, in Fadal, Mohammed (ed.), Reflections and Lessons of Somaliland’s two Decades of Sustained Peace, Statebuilding and Democratization, SORADI/Heinrich Böll Stiftung (with Simojoki, Maria Vargas).
2011 “The Role of Traditional Authorities in State and Governance Building in Somaliland”, in Dijkema, Claske, Karine Gatelier, Ivan Samson and Josiane Tercinet (eds.), Rethinking the Foundations of the State. An Analysis of Post-Crisis Situations, Brussels: Bruylant, pp. 167-180.
2018 “Between War and Peace: Capacity Building and Inclusive Security in the Grey Zone”, the Global Public Policy Institute’s PeaceLab blog, May 30, 2018.
2018 “Improving Security in the Grey Zone Between War and Peace”, International Affairs Blog, April 23, 2018.
2017 “Policing Practices in a Global Perspective”, DIIS Policy Brief, Albrecht, Peter, Maya Mynster Christensen, Francesco Colona, Mette-Louise Johansen, Helene Maria Kyed, Jairo Matallana-Villarreal, Louise Wiuff Moe, Paul Mutsaers, Dennis Pauschinger, Finn Stepputat, Naomi von Stapele, Anna Warburg.
2014 “Hybrid Governance: New Possibilities and Dilemmas”, in Stepputat, Finn (ed.), New Approaches to Aid in Conflict-Affected Countries and Fragile Situations, DIIS report 2014 (26).
2013 “Relationality and Pragmatism in Peacebuilding: Reflections on Somaliland”, in Chadwick, Wren, Tobias Debiel and Frank Gadinger (eds.), Relational Sensibility and the Turn to the Local: Prospects for the Future of Peacebuilding, Global Dialogues 2, Center for Global Cooperation Research, pp. 44-54.
2013 “Somaliland Report (PDF)” for project Addressing Legitimacy Issues in Post-Conflict Situations to Advance Conflict Transformation and Peace-building, Berghof Foundation Research Report.
2013 “Final Report (PDF)”, for project Addressing Legitimacy Issues in Post-Conflict Situations to Advance Conflict Transformation and Peace-building, (with Boege, Volker and Anne M. Brown).
2013 "Somalia og al-Shabaab efter Westgate", DIIS Comment.
2010 "Addressing State Fragility in Africa: A Need to Rethink Conventional Wisdom?" FIIA Report 22, Finnish Institute of International Affairs and Crisis Management Initiative.
2009 "Negotiating Political Legitimacy: The Case of Post-conflict State Formation in Somaliland", Issues Paper no. 10, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Canberra: Australian National University.
"International Security Governance and Resilience" (Graduate Seminar)