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Researcher: Killingsworth, ME (Dr Matt Killingsworth)

Fields of Research

International Relations
Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Australian Government and Politics
Political Science
British History
Comparative Government and Politics
Public Policy
International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
European History (excl. British, Classical Greek and Roman)

Research Objectives

International Relations
Government and Politics
Political Systems
International Organisations
Defence and Security Policy
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Understanding Europe's Past
Justice and the Law
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)

Career Best Publications

Civil Society in Communist Eastern Europe: Opposition and Dissent in Totalitarian Regimes; European Consortium for Political Research Press
From St Petersburg to Rome: understanding the evolution of the modern laws of war; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Limiting the use of force: the ICTY, ICTR and ICC; Violence and the state
Lustration after Totalitarianism: Poland's attempt to reconcile with its Communist past; Communist and Post-Communist Studies
Lustration and Legitimacy; Global Society
Stalin the charismatic leader?: Explaining the 'Cult of Personality' as a legitimation technique; Politics, Religion and Ideology
The transformation of war? New and old conflicts in the former USSR; Conflict in the Former USSR
Violence and the State; University of Manchester Press
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

Research Publications

20 Years after the fall of the Soviet Union; Global Change, Peace & Security
Civil Society in Communist Eastern Europe: Opposition and Dissent in Totalitarian Regimes; European Consortium for Political Research Press
Conclusions: violence and the state - past, present and the future; Violence and the state
Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda's surrender offers renewed hopes for peace
Ethics and International Relations
Europe: New Voices, New Perspectives; Contemporary Europe Research Centre Postgraduate Conference, 2005/2006
From St Petersburg to Rome: understanding the evolution of the modern laws of war; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Human Rights and Democracy: The Precarious Triumph of Ideals
International Criminal Court is not just for hunting Africans
Introduction: understanding violence and the state; Violence and the state
Limiting the use of force: the ICTY, ICTR and ICC; Violence and the state
Lustration after Totalitarianism: Poland's attempt to reconcile with its Communist past; Communist and Post-Communist Studies
Lustration and Legitimacy; Global Society
Old and New Wars; Issues in 21st Century World Politics
Opposition and Dissent in Soviet Type Regimes: Civil Society and its Limitations; Journal of Civil Society
Palestine's bid to join the ICC
Panel discussion with John and Chas in the faux-val office
President Al-Bashir's 'escape'
Show time for the ICC
Stalin the charismatic leader?: Explaining the 'Cult of Personality' as a legitimation technique; Politics, Religion and Ideology
The hunt may be off, but a $5 million pledge might bring Kony to justice
The International Criminal Court on trial as it takes on a President
The transformation of war? New and old conflicts in the former USSR; Conflict in the Former USSR
Trust and Distrust in a Communist Society
Understanding order and violence in the post-Soviet space: the Chechen and Russo-Georgia wars; Global Change, Peace & Security
Violence and the State; University of Manchester Press
What admitting Palestine to the International Criminal Court means
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

Research Projects

Civil Society and Communism: Reconceptualising Dissent in Communist Eastern Europe; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Order, Violence and Justice; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Who do the laws of war protect?: Civility, Barbarism and the Evolution of IHL; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Norms, Interests and Compliance- The Case of the European Court of Human Rights