Between Intervention and Sovereignty: Ethics of Liberal Peacebuilding and the Philosophy of Global Governance

Led by Kristoffer Lidén
Jan 2007 - Jun 2014

​​​​The work on this PHD project at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo is conducted at PRIO. The thesis was successfully defended 5 December 2014.

J. Peter Burgess, PRIO
Thomas Pogge, University of Oslo 

The PHD is planned to be completed in 2014 and has been a part of the Liberal Peace Project.​


Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Lidén, Kristoffer (2009) Building Peace between Global and Local Politics: On the Cosmopolitical Ethics of Liberal Peacebuilding, International Peacekeeping 16(5): 616–634.
Lidén, Kristoffer; Roger Mac Ginty & Oliver P. Richmond (2009) Introduction: Beyond Northern Epistemologies of Peace: Peacebuilding Reconstructed?, International Peacekeeping 16(5): 587–598.

Book Chapter

Liden, Kristoffer(2011) Peace, Self-Governance and International Engagement: From Neo-Colonial to Post-Colonial Peacebuilding Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. : (57–74).

Conference Paper

Lidén, Kristoffer 2009 Sovereignty and the Ethics of Liberal Peacebuilding, presented at Liberal Peace and the Ethics of Peacebuilding: Themes, , 9 November.