Lecturer - International Relations
BA (Hons), Monash University. PhD, University of Melbourne
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Dr Matt Killingsworth is a Lecturer in International Relations in the Politics and International Relations Program at the University of Tasmania. He has published widely on opposition and dissent in Communist Eastern Europe and justice in post-Communist Eastern Europe (lustration). He is currently researching issues pertaining to the laws of war and international criminal justice. In 2013 he will be a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford University Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. Matt is a regular contributor to national and international media including The Conversation and the ABC. You can follow Matt on his Twitter account @mevanworth.
HSA420 Politics of International Relations
Matt can supervise projects on International Justice, Humanitarian Intervention and the changing nature of war.
Civil Society in Communist Eastern Europe: Opposition and Dissent in Totalitarian Regimes (Chelmsford: European Consortium of Political Research Press, 2012).
'Understanding Order and Violence in the post-Soviet space: the Chechen and Russo-Georgian Wars', Global Change, Peace & Security, Vol.24, No.2, 2012, pp.219-233.
with Carol Strong, 'Stalin the Charismatic Leader: Explaining the Cult of Personality as a Legitimation Technique', Politics, Religion and Ideology, Vol.12, No.4, 2011, pp.391-411.
with Stephan Auer and Gosia Klatt, 'Where does Poland Fit in Europe?: How Political Memory influences Polish MEPs perceptions of Poland's place in Europe', Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Vol. 11, No. 4, December 2010, pp. 358–375.
'Lustration after Totalitarianism: Poland's attempts to Reconcile with its Communist Past', Communist and Post Communist Studies, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2010, pp. 275-284.
'Lustration and Legitimacy', Global Society, Vol. 24, No. 1, January 2010, pp. 71-90.
Chapters in Edited Books
'The transformation of war? New and old conflicts in the former USSR' in M. Sussex (ed.), Conflict in the Former USSR, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), pp.172-194.
'Old and New Wars' in M. Beeson and N. Bisley (eds.), Issues in Twenty-first Century World Politics (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010), pp. 125-135.
'Niềm tin và ngờ vực trong xã hội cộng sản' (Trust and Distrust in a Communist Society), BBC World Service – Vietnam, available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/vietnamese/forum/2012/11/121118_czechoslovakia_dissidents.shtml 'The International Criminal Court – A Ten Year Retrospective', Law Letter – Journal of the Law Society of Tasmania, 118, Summer 2012, pp.36-38.
For a full list of Matt's publications visit his WARP page.
Visiting fellow, Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, University of Oxford 2013.
Jean Monnet Thesis Prize, 2007: recognition of excellence for theses produced at postgraduate level in the fields of European and European Integration studies.
A. F. Davies Prize, 2007: awarded to the best research paper published in a refereed journal in a given year in the in the disciplines of Political Science and Sociology (see publications for detail).
Australian European University Institute Fellowship (Postgraduate), 2004: funding for three months research at European University Institute, Florence.
Weekly radio segment on 936 ABC Hobart and Northern Tasmania discussing the week in international politics. Podcast available at Matt's Twitter account @mevanworth.
Authorised by the Head of School, Social Sciences
17 July, 2015