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Herman, Prof. Joost

Joost Herman
Joost Herman

Joost Herman is professor of Globalisation studies and humanitarian action. He studied History and International Law in Leiden and conducted PhD research at the Institute for Human Rights at the University of Utrecht into the protection of minority groups in Central and Eastern Europe. He joined the University of Groningen in 1995, became University Reader in International Relations and International Organization in 2003, and professor in 2012. He is one of the founders of the international Master’s degree programme Network On Humanitarian Action (NOHA) and financial director of the NOHA Network. Herman is Director of the Institute for Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG).  

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Publications

2018

Gibbons, P., McDermott, R., Maitra, S., & Herman, J. (2018). Building on the capacities of crisis-affected populations: From victims to actors. Development policy review, 36(5), 547-560. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12239
Zwitter, A., & Herman, J. (Eds.) (2018). Blockchain for Sustainable Development Goals: #Blockchain4SDGs - Report 2018. (7-2018 ed.) Leeuwarden: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

2017

Toebes, B., Hesselman, M., van Dijk, J. P., & Herman, J. (2017). Curbing the lifestyle disease pandemic: making progress on an interdisciplinary research agenda for law and policy interventions. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 17, [25]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12914-017-0131-5
Herman, J., Zhao, Y., & Jiang, B. (2017). Chinese Experiences and Lessons Learnt in Agricultural Development since 1949. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 6(10), 201-209. https://doi.org/10.18488/journal.1005/2016.6.10/1005.10.201.209
Jiang, B., Herman, J., & Zhao, Y. (2017). Chinese rural development and agricultural technology extension in Hunan province: analysis based on value chain and farmer participation perspective.

2014

Zwitter, A., Lamont, C., Heintze, H-J., & Herman, J. (2014). Conclusion: Humanitarian Action between Legal Fragmentation and Constitutionalization. In A. Zwitter, C. K. Lamont, H-J. Heintze, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitarian Action: Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses (pp. 476-481). Cambridge University Press.
Heyse, L., Zwitter, A., Wittek, R., & Herman, J. (2014). Conclusion. In Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Security: A Framework for Evidence-Based Programming ( Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis group.
Zwitter, A., & Herman, J. (2014). Context analysis and securitization. In L. Heyse, A. Zwitter, R. Wittek, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Security: A Framework for Evidence-Based Programming (pp. 29-43). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis group.
Zwitter, A., Lamont, C., Heinze, H-J., & Herman, J. (Eds.) (2014). Humanitarian Action: Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Heyse, L., Zwitter, A., Wittek, R., & Herman, J. (Eds.) (2014). Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Security. (Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding). Routledge.
Zwitter, A., Lamont, C., Heintze, H-J., & Herman, J. (2014). International Law of Humanitarian Action: From the Global to the Local. In A. Zwitter, C. K. Lamont, H-J. Heintze, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitarian Action: Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses (pp. 9-11). Cambridge University Press.
Heyse, L., Zwitter, A., Wittek, R., & Herman, J. (2014). The need for evidence-based programming in humanitarian action. In L. Heyse, A. Zwitter, R. Wittek, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Security: Towards Evidence-Based Programming (pp. 1-12). London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis group.

2011

Herman, J., & Dijkzeul, D. (2011). Humanitarian challenges. A matter of principles. The Broker.
Herman, J. (2011). NATO and Humanitarian Organisations: bien ennuies de se trouver ensemble. In M. Drent, A. van den Assem, & J. de Wilde (Eds.), NATO’s Retirement? Essays in Honour of Peter Volten (pp. 105 - 114). (Greenwood Papers; No. 26). Groningen: The Centre for European Security Studies.

2010

Hilhorst, D., Dijkzeul, D., & Herman, J. (2010). Editorial: social dynamics of humanitarian action. Disasters, 34(s2), S127-S129. [922182795]. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7717.2010.01148.x
Zwitter, A., Heyse, L., Wittek, R. P. M., & Herman, J. (2010). Comprehensive Security in Humanitarian Action. Mini-Handbook. Course book for the Groningen University second semester specialization of the Masters of Humanitarian Action. Groningen: Network of Humanitarian Action.

2009

Dijkzeul, D., & Herman, J. (2009). Conclusie: Hooggestemde beginselen en het kleinste kwaad. In D. Dijkzeul, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitaire Ruimte. Tussen onpartijdigheid en politiek (pp. 323 - 349). Gent: Academia Press.
Herman, J. (2009). Humanitaire bewegingsruimte in de 21e eeuw: de rol van het recht. In D. Dijkzeul, & J. Herman (Eds.), Humanitaire Ruimte. Tussen onpartijdigheid en politiek (pp. 65 - 90). Gent: Academia Press.
Dijkzeul, D., & Herman, J. (2009). Humanitaire ruimte: tussen onpartijdigheid en politiek. Gent: Academia Press.
Herman, J. (2009). New trends in humanitarianism: EVHAC as catalyst in the discussion on voluntarism and professionalism. In A. Frenken, C. P. Marthinsen, & M. Drijfhout (Eds.), Dimensions of Comprehensive Security in Humanitarian Action (pp. 6 - 17). Groningen.
Herman, J., & Wittek, R. (2009). Theoretical background: Comprehensive security in humanitarian action. The Dutch approach. In J. Dietrich, C. Langejan, & R. Panggabean (Eds.), Comprehensive Security in Humanitarian Action (pp. 678 - 691). Groningen.

2007

Herman, J. (2007). The impact of minority rights mechanisms. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 25(3), 550-552.
Herman, J. (2007). The rights of minorities. A commentary on the European Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 25(3), 550-552.
Herman, J. (2007). The rights of minorities and the (in)efficiency of mechanisms (book review). Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 25(3), 550 - 552.

2006

Herman, J. (2006). The Dutch drive for humanitarianism - Inner origins and development of the gidsland tradition and its external effects. International Journal, 61(4), 859-874. https://doi.org/10.2307/40204220

2005

Herman, J. (2005). Comprehensive security in Humanitarian Action. The Dutch approach. In J. Dietrich (Ed.), Comprehensive security. Circumstances of decline, disappearance and reconstruction 2004- 2005 (pp. 1 - 15). Groningen: University of Groningen.

2004

Herman, J. (2004). Minderhedenbescherming en internationale orde: onverenigbare grootheden? In J. van der Harst, P. M. E. Volten, & A. G. Harryvan (Eds.), Internationale Organisatie: Samenwerking en Regimevorming in de Internationale Betrekkingen (pp. 97 - 116). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum.
Herman, J. (2004). Minorities and international law: prospects for an adequate protection. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 1, 147 - 153.
Herman, J. (2004). The Dutch, the military and humanitarian action: from overconfidence to extreme caution. In D. Dijkzeul (Ed.), Between force and mercy: military action and humanitarian dilemmas (pp. 246 - 281). Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag.
Herman, J. (2004). Twee eeuwen intergouvernementele samenwerking en organisatie: op weg naar orde? In J. van der Harst, P. M. E. Volten, & A. G. Harryvan (Eds.), Internationale Organisatie: Samenwerking en Regimevorming in de Internationale Betrekkingen (pp. 13 - 30). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum.

2001

Herman, J. (2001). Human rights and minority rights. In M. Drent (Ed.), Towards shared security. 7-Nation perspectives (pp. 17 - 50). Groningen: University of Groningen.

2000

Herman, J. (2000). De Volkenbond. In J. Melissen (Ed.), Europese diplomatie. In de schaduw van Westfalen (pp. 103 - 116). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum.
Herman, J. (2000). Nieuwe opvattingen over veiligheid in West- en Oost-Europa na 1989. In B. Boxhoorn (Ed.), Revolutie of Renaissance? Veranderingen in Midden- en Oost-Europa na 1989, Onderwijsmateriaal voor de Tweede Fase (pp. 14 - 23). Den Haag: Atlantische Commissie.

1999

Herman, J. (1999). Intergovernmental Organisations and Ethnic Conflict. In F. Baudet, P. R. Baehr, & H. Werdmölder (Eds.), Human Rights and Ethnic Conflicts (pp. 25 - 49). Utrecht: SIM.
Herman, J. (1999). Internationale organisaties en minderhedenbescherming. In J. van der Harst, P. M. E. Volten, & A. G. Harryvan (Eds.), Internationale organisatie. Samenwerking en regimevorming in de internationale betrekkingen (pp. 97 - 115). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum.
Herman, J. (1999). Van incident naar instituut. Algemene politieke intergouvernementele samenwerking en organisatie in de negentiende en twintigste eeuw. In J. van der Harst, P. M. E. Volten, & A. G. Harryvan (Eds.), Internationale organisatie. Samenwerking en regimevorming in de internationale betrekkingen (pp. 18 - 34). Assen: Koninklijke Van Gorcum.

1998

Herman, J. (1998). Intergovernmental organisations, the nation state and minority protection; possibilities and obstacles for the 21st century. In M. Castermans-Holleman, F. van Hoof, & J. Smith (Eds.), The role of the Nation State in the 21st century. Human rights, International Organisations and foreign policy (pp. 291 - 305). Den Haag: Kluwer Law International.
Herman, J., & Nedeva, I. (1998). Minorities and Foreign Policy. The Centre for European Security Studies.
Herman, J. (1998). Misdadige retoriek van Milosevic moet door eigen bevolking worden doorgeprikt. Drents/Groningse Dagbladen.

1997

Herman, J. (1997). Hongarije. In M. van den Heuvel, & H. van der Meulen (Eds.), Nieuwe Tijden (pp. 45 - 54)
Herman, J. (1997). Internationale organisaties en de rechten van de mens. In M. Leenders, & M. Kuitenbrouwer (Eds.), Geschiedenis van de mensenrechten (pp. 25 - 45). Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren.

1996

Herman, J. (1996). Defence and security issues in Western education systems. The Balkan Analyst, 2, 123 - 133.
Herman, J. (1996). Nu is Ceausescu pas echt dood. De Groene Amsterdammer, 47.
Herman, J. (1996). The League of Nations and its minority protection programme in Eastern Europe: In U. Ruser (Ed.), The League of Nations 1920-1946 (pp. 49 - 55). New York/Geneve: UN Library Publications.
Herman, J. (1996). Toward the Great Areopagus. In M. Leenders, & W. van Meurs (Eds.), Homeward bound (pp. 19 - 35). Utrecht: Vakgroep Geschiedenis Universiteit Utrecht.

1986

HERMAN, J., BURGER, JH., & PENNINX, WH. (1986). IRAS OBSERVATIONS OF OH IR STARS - DETERMINATION OF ABSOLUTE LUMINOSITIES AND MASS-LOSS RATES. Astronomy & astrophysics, 167(2), 247-259.
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