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André Gerrits

Professor of International Studies and Global Politics

Name
Prof.dr. A.W.M. Gerrits
Telephone
+31 71 527 2949
E-mail
a.w.m.gerrits@hum.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-3693-9186

André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at the Institute for History of the Faculty of Humanities.

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André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at the Institute for History of the Faculty of Humanities.

Previously, he held the chair in Russian History and Politics at Leiden University and the Jean Monnet Chair in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Studies Clingendael and he held research positions at the Free University Amsterdam and the University of Groningen. Gerrits was visiting professor at the Reves Center for International Studies / History Department of the College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA. and at the Center for Mediterranean and European Studies of New York University, New York.

At Leiden University Gerrits co-developed and chaired the BA International Studies (2012-2016), the MA International Relations (2011-2016) and the BA Urban Studies (2018-2021). He currently chairs the Research Committee of the Faculty of Humanities and the Supervisory Committee of the Roosevelt Chair.

Gerrits also holds various administrative and advisory positions outside the university, including at the Dutch Research Council (NWO), the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Amnesty International, the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, and the Foundation for Progressive European Studies.

Gerrits conducted several research projects financed and / or commissioned by the Dutch Research Council (NWO), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the European Commission.

Online lecture series on the cold war (in Dutch)

College 1/5: "Wat waren de voordelen van de Koude Oorlog?"

College 2/5: "Hoe kon massamoordenaar Stalin zo populair zijn?"

College 3/5: "Hoe heeft de computer de Sovjet-Unie verwoest?"

College 4/5: "Is Rusland een dictatuur?"

College 5/5:  "Hoe lang nog voordat er een nieuwe Koude Oorlog uitbreekt?"

Professor of International Studies and Global Politics

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Institute for History
  • History and International Studies

Work address

Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 0.19B

Contact

Publications

  • Gerrits A.W.M. (19 February 2022), Deze Ruslandkenner beantwoordt de belangrijkste vragen over de Oekraïnecrisis. for De Correspondent. [interview]. Optreden voor tv, radio of in andere publieke media
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (6 March 2022), Poetins propagandamachine is een psychologisch monstrum. for De Volkskrant. [interview]. Optreden voor tv, radio of in andere publieke media
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (30 September 2016), India and the Middle East: Prospects for Regional Cooperation [Carnegie India / FEPS, New Dehli, September 30, 2016]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (24 October 2016), Nederland in de VN Veiligheidsraad [Nacht van de VN, Amsterdam, October 24, 2016]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (7 November 2015), Vrijheid en politieke moral [Alumnidag, Universiteit van Amsterdam, November 7, 2015]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2 November 2015), MH17 tussen wetenschap, journalistiek en politiek [SPUI25, Amsterdam, November 2, 2015]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (16 October 2015), Political Party Assistance in the Balkans [Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Sarajevo, Bosnia, October 16, 2015]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (4 March 2015), The crisis in Ukraine [Studium Generale, Leiden University, March 4, 2015]. Studium Generale. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2 February 2015), Russia and the European Union [Haagse Hogeschool, The Hague, February 2, 2015]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (14 May 2014), L’essor de l’antisionisme en Union Soviétique. . Interviewed by Gerstenfeld M.. [interview]. Optreden voor tv, radio of in andere publieke media
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (25 October 2014), Poetins Rusland [Academic Forum, Tilburg University, Tilburg, October 25, 2014]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (8 April 2014), Putin en het politieke systeem in Rusland [Studievereniging Machiavelli, UvA, Amsterdam, April 8, 2014]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (10 November 2014), 25 years after the fall of the Wall: Is Europe’s past its future? [Studium Generale, Universiteit Maastricht, November 10, 2014]. Studium Generale. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (7 April 2013), Political change and repression in Russia [AMS / Amnesty International, Amsterdam, April 7, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (6 March 2013), Revolutie in Oost-Europa, 1989-1991 [Symposium ‘Vrijheid, blijheid!’, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht, March 6, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (15 March 2013), The current crisis of the European Union, and what it means for Europe’s external relations [‘European Youth Forum’, Kazan Federal University, March 15, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (17 June 2013), Rusland en de betrekkingen met Nederland [NGIZ, Den Haag, June 17, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2013), Russia – Flawed democratization and the absence of nationalist conflict [Centenary Conference of Slavic Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, October 9-11, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2013), Russia and China in Comparative Perspective [Academy Colloquium and Masterclass: The ‘New Authoritarianism’, KNAW, Amsterdam, November 27-29, 2013]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (21 April 2012), The BRICs: How a Catchy Phrase Became a Geopolitical Reality – or not ['BRICS: Changing the rules of the game? Chances and challenges for international cooperation and developing countries', EVS, Utrecht, April 21, 2012]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (28 February 2012), The Russian Presidential Elections [Studium Generale Maastricht University, February 28, 2012]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (23 February 2012), Russian Politics: Do Elections Matter? [Haagse Hogeschool, Den Haag, February 23, 2012]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (14 April 2012), Political Culture in Europe [FES, Political Academy, Prishtina, Kosovo, April 14, 2012]. [lecture]. Uitvoering / lezing
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (25 February 2011). Russische Studies na de ondergang van de Sovjet-Unie: over de politieke tijdgeest en de betekenis van regiostudies. Leiden. [inaugural address]. Inaugurele rede
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (21 May 2010). Het olifantje en de porseleinkast: Over de Europese Unie in de wereldpolitiek en de studie van Europa. Amsterdam. [inaugural address]. Inaugurele rede
  • Netherlands Helsinki Committee Committee member
  • EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Member of the Board
  • Foundation for Progressive Politics Member Scientific Council
  • Amnesty International Advisory and Selection Comission
  • Leiden University Chair and member board special Roosevelt Chair
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