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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, and Chair of the BA Urban Studies, based in The Hague.

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André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics, and Chair of the BA Urban Studies, based in The Hague. 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. Gerrits was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Studies Clingendael. 

He has published multiple articles, edited several collections, and wrote various books on these and related topics. He conducted several research projects financed and / or commissioned by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the European Commission.

Fields of interest

Gerrits’ main fields of interest include ideas in world politics, Russian domestic and international politics, and EU external relations. 

Together with Max Bader (Leiden University) André Gerrits directs an NWO WOTRO research project (2016-18) on decentralization and anti-corruption reform in Ukraine. The research is done in cooperation with Carnegie Europe (Brussels) and two Kyiv-based organizations: the All-Ukrainian Charitable Foundation “Right to Protection” (R2P) and the Ukrainian Institute for Public Policy (UIPP). The project contains field research and workshops in the Odesa and Charkiv provinces, a series of policy relevant and academic publications on decentralization and anti-corruption reforms, and a master class on anti-corruption experiences for young Ukrainian scholars at Leiden University.

Solidarity and the European Union - Annotated Version

Publication Highlight

Book: André Gerrits - Nationalism in Europe Since 1945. Palgrave, 2015.

 

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

  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2020), Russia in the Changing Global Order: Multipolarity, Multilateralism, and Sovereignty. In: Hosli M.O., Selleslaghs J. (Eds.) The Changing Global Order: Challenges and Prospects. Cham: Springer. 85-107. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M., Ohanjanyan M., Optenhogel U. & Wiersma J.M. (2020), The Geopolitical Environment of the Lands In-Between. In: Ohanjanyan M. (Ed.) What's Left? Trends and Dynamics in Europe's East. Amsterdam: European Forum. 83-102. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2019), Het Westen lijdt aan een Rusland syndroom, Clingendael Spectator (August). article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2019), De 'gentrificatie' van Niccolò Machiavelli, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis 132(1): 95-104. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2019), Disinformation in International Relations: How Important Is It?, Security and Human Rights 29(1): 1-23. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2019), Review of: Paul Hanebrink (2019) A Specter Hanting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism, 37(3): 361-364. book review
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2018), Rusland en Syrie: Poetin gokte en won, Clingendael Spectator 72(5). article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2018), Russia and Europe after the presidential elections, The Progressive Post . article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2018), Confronteer Rusland waar nodig; werk samen waar mogelijk, Clingendael Spectator 2018. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (1 March 2017), Rusland niet aanstichter maar slechts profiteur van crisis in Europa. Raam op Rusland. http://www.raamoprusland.nl/debat/europa-tussen-hamer-en-aambeeld/483-rusland-niet-aanstichter-maar-slechts-profiteur-van-crisis-in-europa [blog entry]. other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (24 October 2016), Nederland in de VN Veiligheidsraad [Nacht van de VN, Amsterdam, October 24, 2016] (Lecture). other
  • 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). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. & Bader M. (2016), Russian patronage over Abkhazia and South Ossetia: implications for conflict resolution, East European Politics 32(3): 297-313. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2016), Nationalism in Europe Since 1945. London: Palgrave / Macmillan. book
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (7 November 2015), Vrijheid en politieke moral [Alumnidag, Universiteit van Amsterdam, November 7, 2015] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2 November 2015), MH17 tussen wetenschap, journalistiek en politiek [SPUI25, Amsterdam, November 2, 2015] (Lecture). other
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  • Gerrits A.W.M. (4 March 2015), The crisis in Ukraine [Studium Generale, Leiden University, March 4, 2015] (Lecture) Studium Generale. other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2 February 2015), Russia and the European Union [Haagse Hogeschool, The Hague, February 2, 2015] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. et al. (2015), Instabiliteit rond Europa: Confrontatie met een nieuwe werkelijkheid Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken-rapporten. Den Haag: Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken. report
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2015), Rusland en de ramp met de MH-17. In: Brink G. van den (Ed.) Een ramp die Nederland veranderde. Nadenken over vlucht MH-17. Amsterdam: Boom. 59-80. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2015), Rusland in 2015, Internationale Spectator jrg.69. article in journal
  • 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] (Lecture) Studium Generale. other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (25 October 2014), Poetins Rusland [Academic Forum, Tilburg University, Tilburg, October 25, 2014] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (14 May 2014), L’essor de l’antisionisme en Union Soviétique. Interviewed by Gerstenfeld M. [interview]. other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (8 April 2014), Putin en het politieke systeem in Rusland [Studievereniging Machiavelli, UvA, Amsterdam, April 8, 2014] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2014), La crisi ucraina: quali opzioni per la Russia e per l’Occidente. , Le Italianieuropai, April 9, http://www.italianieuropei.it/it/ie-online/item/3313-la-crisi-ucraina-quali-opzioni-per-la-russia-e-per-l-occidente.html, (Le Italianieuropai). [website] other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2014), Populismus in Europa: Weshalb die praktizierte Entpolitisierung der europäischen Integration den Populisten in die Hände spielt’, Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft . article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2014), Solidarity and the European Union: From the Welfare State to the Eurocrisis. In: Hillebrand E., Kellner A.M. (Eds.) Shaping a Different Europe. Contributions to a Critical Debate.. Berlin: Dietz Verlag. 63-71. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2014), Ukraine: A Mid-crisis Assessment, Queries (4): 32-33. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (17 June 2013), Rusland en de betrekkingen met Nederland [NGIZ, Den Haag, June 17, 2013] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (7 April 2013), Political change and repression in Russia [AMS / Amnesty International, Amsterdam, April 7, 2013] (Lecture). other
  • 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). other
  • 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). other
  • 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). other
  • 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). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2013), Russia. In: Rood J., Dinnissen R. (Eds.) Een wereld in onzekerheid. Clingendael Strategische Monitor 2013. The Hague: Clingendael. 49-77 (parts). book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2013), The Netherlands, Russia and the European Union. In: Schout Adriaan, Rood Jan (Eds.) The Netherlands as an EU Member: Awkward or Loyal Partner?. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing. 95-109. book chapter
  • 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). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (14 April 2012), Political Culture in Europe [FES, Political Academy, Prishtina, Kosovo, April 14, 2012] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (28 February 2012), The Russian Presidential Elections [Studium Generale Maastricht University, February 28, 2012] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (23 February 2012), Russian Politics: Do Elections Matter? [Haagse Hogeschool, Den Haag, February 23, 2012] (Lecture). other
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2012), Nationalisme en internationalisme in Europa na 1945. In: Bosch T., Wessels L. H., (Eds.) Nationalisme, naties en staten. Europa vanaf circa 1800 tot heden. Nijmegen: Van Tilt. 572-684. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2012), Nationalisme en internationalisme in Europa na 1945. In: Wessels Leo H.M. (Ed.) Nationalisme, naties en staten. Europa vanaf circa 1800 tot heden.. Nijmegen: Van Tilt.. 572-684. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (15 July 2011), Grootste vijand van zichzelf: Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), diplomaat. NRC Handelsblad: 1. article in magazine/newspaper
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (12 May 2011), Met dank aan kerk en keizer. NRC Handelsblad: 3. article in magazine/newspaper
  • 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 (Inaugural address). Leiden: Universiteit Leiden. inaugural address
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Alle kleine beetjes helpen: De 'derde democratische golf' in de Arabische wereld, (7): 6-11. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Member of editorial staff Vrede en Veiligheid. Tijdschrift voor Internationale Vraagstukken . editorship of journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Nederland, Rusland en de Europese Unie. In: De Nederlandse Europese perspectieven.. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Opvolging, protest en regimeverandering: de betekenis van verkiezingen in Rusland, Internationale Spectator 65(12): 636. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Rusland en BRIC: van modieus idee tot geopolitieke werkelijkheid?, Internationale Spectator 65: 188-192. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2011), Rusland na de ondergang van de Sovjet-Unie: Over de politieke tijdgeest en de zin van regiostudies, Vrede en Veiligheid. Tijdschrift voor Internationale Vraagstukken 40(1): 12-25. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (21 May 2010), Het olifantje en de porseleinkast: Over de Europese Unie in de wereldpolitiek en de studie van Europa (Inaugural address). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA. inaugural address
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Explaining democracy in the Russian Federation: Political regime, public opinion and international assistance, Contemporary Politics 16(1): 33-49. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Het olifantje en de porseleinkast: Over de Europese Unie in de wereldpolitiek en de studie van Europa, Vrede en Veiligheid. Tijdschrift voor Internationale Vraagstukken 39(3): 179-193. article in journal
  • Burnell P. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Promoting party politics in emerging democracies, Democratization 17(6): 1065-1084. article in journal
  • Burnell P. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Promoting party politics in emerging democracies, Democratization 17(6): 1065-1084. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. & Burnell Peter (2010), Promoting Party Politics in Emerging Democracies, Democratization 17(6): 1065-1084. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Rehabilitation of Politics; A few Comments on Tony Judt, ‘Ill Fares the Land’, unknown FGW (2): 41-43. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2010), Time, Fortuna and Policy – or How to understand European Integration?, BMGN 113 125(4): 67-73. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2009), Normatieve macht Europa: Kanttekeningen bij een wetenschappelijke en politieke notie, Internationale Spectator 63(11): 574-577. article in journal
  • Manners I., Aggestam L., Toje A., Romanova T., Wang Y. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2009), Normative Power Europe in a changing world: A discussion Clingendael European Papers no. 5. The Hague: Clingendael. report
  • Bader M. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2009), Ruslands positie in de wereld: Grote ambities, beperkte mogelijkheden, Christen Democratische Verkenningen : 144-150. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2009), The myth of Jewish Communism. A historical interpretation. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang. book
  • Meijer K. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2009), Wit-Rusland: Dictatuur en legitimiteit tussen Rusland en Europa, Internationale Spectator 63(5): 254-258. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2008), Democratic regression, rising populism and the pitfalls of European integration. In: Swoboda H., Wiersma J.M. (Eds.) Populism and minority rights. Vienna: Renner Institute. 57-66. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2008), Russia and the OSCE: A story of high expectations, strong disillusionment and obstinate confrontation, Security and Human Rights 19(2): 107-109. article in journal
  • Bader M., Haas M. de, Jong J. de & Gerrits A.W.M. (2008), The European Union and Russia no. 4. The Hague: Clingendael. report
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2006), Democratie door interventie. De nieuwe White Man's Burden? Studies over politieke vernieuwing. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. book
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2005), Judischer Kommunismus: Der Mythos, die Juden, die Partei. In: Benz W. (Ed.) Jahrbuch fur Antisemitismusforschung. Berlin: Metropol Verlag. 243-264. book chapter
  • Wolffram D.J. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2005), Political democracy and ethnic diversity in modern European history. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. book
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2005), Russia, the European Union and the 'Orange Revolution' in Ukraine: The East-West conflict revisited?, International Area Studies Review 8(1): 3-21. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (2002), The Social Democratic tradition of East Central Europe, East European Politics and Societies 16(1): 54-108. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (ed.) (2001), Een bizar experiment: De Sovjet-Unie 1917-1991. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. book
  • Wilde J. de & Gerrits A.W.M. (2000), Aan het slagveld ontsnapt. Over oorlogen die niet plaatsvonden. Zutphen: Walburg Pers. book
  • Van den Berg G. & Gerrits A.W.M. (2000), Human rights and legal change in the Russian Federation, Helsinki Monitor 11(3): 6-22. article in journal
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (1999), Russia, the West, and the loose nukes syndrome, International Relations 14(6): 23-40. article in journal
  • Rusman P. & Gerrits A.W.M. (1999), The environmental impact of the nuclear, chemical and biological weapons complex of the former Soviet Union. The Hague / Groningen: Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Groningen University. report
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (1995), Anti-communism and antisemitism. The Judeo-Bolshevism myth in Russia and Eastern Europe, East European Jewish Affairs 25(1): 49-72. article in journal
  • Adler N. & Gerrits A.W.M. (eds.) (1995), Vampires Unstaked: National images, stereotypes and myths in East Central Europe Verhandelingen Der Koninklijke Netherlandse Akademie Van Wetenschappen no. 163. Amsterdam: KNAW. book
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (1993), Paradox of freedom: The 'Jewish Question' in postcommunist East-Central Europe. In: Cuthbertson I., Leibowitz J. (Eds.) Minorities: The new Europe's old issue. New York: Westview Press. 99-122. book chapter
  • Gerrits A.W.M. (1988), Limits of influence, Bulletin of peace proposals 19(2): 231-239. article in journal
  • Prakken J. & Gerrits A.W.M. (1985), Helsinki, Madrid and the working conditions for Western journalists in Eastern Europe. In: Bloed A. (Ed.) Essays on human rights in the helsinki process. Leiden: Brill. 127-161. book chapter
  • Amnesty International Advisory and Selection Comission
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