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Martijn Vlaskamp

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Research Fellow Beatriu de Pinós

Biography

Martijn Vlaskamp is a Beatriu de Pinós fellow at IBEI. From 2015-2018 he was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Yale University and IBEI.

Martijn completed his PhD in International Relations and European Integration at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. As part of his PhD research, he was a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge and the Belgian Royal Institute for International Relations EGMONT.

His research interests include European Foreign Policy and Armed Conflicts Studies, with a special emphasis on the role of natural resources. In his current project, he will look at the perceptions and ideas of policymakers, experts and the general public concerning different conflict prevention and crisis management policies.

Martijn's research has been published in “West European Politics”, “Cooperation and Conflict” (accepted) and other peer-reviewed journals. He has been funded by the European Commission, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, the Catalan Agency for Management of University and Research Grants and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation.

Background and education

  • (2014) PhD in International Relations and European Integration, Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • (2009) MA in European Studies, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster (Germany)
  • (2009) MSc in European Studies, University of Twente (The Netherlands)
  • (2008) BSc/BA in Public Administration (dual degree), University of Twente (The Netherlands) and Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster (Germany)

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • International Studies Assocation
  • European Union Studies Association

Research

Research interests

  • EU foreign policy
  • Natural resources and conflicts
  • Conflict management
  • Armed Conflicts

Selected publications

  • Vlaskamp, Martijn.2018.The European Union and natural resources that fund armed conflicts: Explaining the EU’s policy choice for supply chain due-diligence requirementsCooperation and Conflict. SAGE journals,Link
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn; Muro, Diego

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    2016.How do prospects of EU membership influence support for secession? A survey experiment in Catalonia and ScotlandWest European Politics,39 (6):1115-1138Link
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn; Partzsch, Lena

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    2016.Mandatory Due Diligence for 'Conflict Minerals’ and Illegally Logged Timber: Emergence and Cascade of a New Norm on Foreign AccountabilityThe Extractive Industries and Society.,Link
  • Vlaskamp, MartijnBarbé, Esther (ed.)

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    2014.La UE frente a las autoridades privadesLa UE en las Relaciones Internacionales(pp. 415-433).Madrid:TecnosLink
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn; Kienzle, Benjamin; Barbé, Esther

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    2014.An ever weaker Union? The European Union in Global Governance InstitutionIn: H.F.Carey (ed.)The European Union and Human Rights.Lanham (MD):Lexington Books/ Rowman and Littlefield
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn.2014.“Gobernanza y autoridades privadas” (Governance and Private Authorities)In: Esther Barbé (ed.)La Unión Europea en las Relaciones Internacionales (The European Union in International Relations).(pp. 415-433).Madrid:TecnosLink
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn.2013.Balancing fundamental rights protection and effective multilateralism: The EU and Zimbabwe’s Marange diamondsEuropean Foreign Affairs Review,18 (4):529-546.Link
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn.2012.La UE y el régimen internacional de diamantes: ¿Perdedora en el Proceso de Kimberley? (The EU and the International Diamond Regime: A loser in the Kimberley Process?).In: Barbé Esther (ed.)Cambio mundial y gobernanza global. La interacción entre la Unión Europea y las instituciones internacionales (Worldwide Change and Global Governance. The Interaction Between the European Union and International Instititions)(pp. 199-215).Madrid:TecnosLink
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn; Kienzle, Benjamin

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    2010.Ni carne ni pescado: el perfil español en el ámbito de control de armas (Nor Flesh Nor Fish: The Spanish Profile in the Field of Arms Control)In: Esther Barbé (ed.)Entre la irrelevancia internacional y el aprendizaje institucional: La presidencia española de la Unión Europea (Between International Irrelevance and Institutional Learning: The Spanish Presidency of the European Union).Bellaterra:IUEE, 93-98Link
  • Vlaskamp, Martijn.2010.The Role of the European Union in the Processes to Ban Cluster MunitionsWorking Paper Observatori de Política Exterior Europea,84Link