Christoph Steinert

Mr Christoph Steinert

Research topic:
Human Rights, Conflict Research, International Organizations, Political Economy
Degree course:

Research Themes:
United Nations Civil wars  Human rights Conflict management International ethics and global justice Violence security and conflict 

Academic Profile

Christoph Steinert is a MPhil candidate in International Relations funded by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. He holds a Bachelor in Political Science and Public Law from the University of Mannheim and he visited Trinity College in Dublin. Christoph works beside his graduate studies in a research project of the Oxford Institute of Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. He has practical experience as intern at the German Institute of Global Area Studies, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Potsdam, the Mannheimer Centre for European Social Research, and the German State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg. During his undergraduate studies, he worked for three years at the chair of International Relations and assisted in the creation of databases on murdered journalists and pro-government militias. In his free time he volunteered as national deputy head of the Student Initiative for Children and as press officer of an Amnesty International student group.


Peer-reviewed articles

Steinert, C.V. et al. 2016. Impact of the UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (UN-CRPD) on mental health care research – a systematic review. BMC Psychiatry 16:166.

Steinert, C. V., N. Yordanova. 2016. Alliance with the enemy: Why the CDU and The Greens formed their first coalition in a large German federal state?, German Politics 25(1): 54-72.


Steinert, C. V. 2017. United People Organization. A Vision for progress and a better world order. The Lighthouse Journal of the Oxford International Relations Society Issue 14 Hilary 2017.

Steinert, C. V. 2016. The impact of societal preferences on national monetary policy outcomes: A revival of economic pluralism. Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science 31(2): 26.52.

Steinert, C.V. 2014. Globale Verantwortlichkeit und traditionelles Souveränitätsdenken – Gründe für die Haltung zur Responsibility to Protect von nicht-westlichen Staaten“, MenschenRechtsMagazin Heft 2/2014.

Book chapter

Schilling-Vacaflor, A., C. V. Steinert. 2017. "(Neo-)Extraktivismus statt nachhaltiger Entwicklung: Grenzen des lateinamerikanischen Wachstumsmodells." In: Entwicklungstheorie von heute - Entwicklungspolitik von morgen. Burchardt et al. (ed.). Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag.