EUR2PE: The Responsibility to Protect at the Centre of Europe

Group Publications


Badescu (Stefan), C (2014). “The Evolution of International Responsibility: from Responsibility to Protect to Responsibility While Protecting,” Journal of International Studies, Volume 11, No. 1, pp 45-76.

Beresford, A (2015) “A responsibility to protect Africa from the West? South Africa’s response to the NATO intervention in Libya” International Politics vol. 52 no. 3 288–304

Davies GAM (2014) “Policy selection in the face of political instability: do states divert, repress or make concessions?”, Journal of Conflict Resolution. [Accepted]

Davies GAM; Johns R (2014) “Coalitions of the willing? International backing and British public support for military action”, Journal of Peace Research. [Accepted]

Gallagher, A; Brown G (eds) (2015) ‘The Responsibility to Protect and Humanity‘, International Politics, special issue.

Gallagher, A; (2014)’What Constitutes a “Manifest Failing”? Ambiguous and Inconsistent terminology and the Responsibility to Protect’, International Relations vol. 28 no. 4 428-444

Gallagher, A; (2014) “Syria and the indicators of a ‘manifest failing’”, International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 18, No. 1. 2014, pp. 1-19

Newman, E (2016) ‘What prospects for common humanity in a divided world? The scope for RtoP in a transitional international order’, International Politics, vol.53, no.1.

Newman, E (2013) ‘R2P: Implications for World Order’, Global Responsibility to Protect, vol.5, no.3.

Newman, E (2014) Understanding Civil Wars: Continuity and Change in Intra-State Conflict, Routledge.

Newman, E; DeRouen, K eds. (2015), Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars, Routledge.

Newman, E (2015) ‘The Responsibility to Protect, multilateralism and international legitimacy’, in Ramesh Thakur and William Maley, eds., Theorising the Responsibility to Protect, Cambridge University Press.

Ralph, JG; Gallagher, A (2015)  ‘Legitimacy faultlines in international society: The responsibility to protect and prosecute after Libya’. Review of International Studies

Ralph, JG; Souter, JG (2015) ‘A Special Responsibility to Protect. The UK, Australia and the Rise of Islamic State’ International Affairs 91 (4), July.

Ralph JG ed. (2015) Special Issue Symposium: The Responsibility to Protect and Prosecute. Criminal Law Forum. Springer

Ralph JG (2015) “Introduction Responsibility to Protect and to Prosecute”, Criminal Law Forum 26.1: 1-12.

Ralph JG; Gallagher, A eds. (2015).  The Responsibility to Protect at 10, double special issue of Global Responsibility to Protect  7 (4).

Ralph JG; Gallagher, A eds. (2015).  Introduction: The Responsibility to Protect at 10, double special issue of Global Responsibility to Protect  7 (4).

Ralph JG (2015) “The International Criminal Court”, In: Bellamy A; Dunne T (eds.) The Oxford Handbook on the Responsibility to Protect. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Souter, J. (2014) ‘Towards a Theory of Asylum as Reparation for Past Injustice’, Political Studies 62(2): 326-342.

Souter, J. (2014) ‘Durable Solutions as Reparation for the Unjust Harms of Displacement: Who Owes What to Refugees?’, Journal of Refugee Studies 27(2): 171-190.



Beresford, A (2013) South African Solutions for Africa’s Problems? African Arguments, July 24.

Gallagher, A (2014) Oral Evidence to The House of Commons Defence Committee on ‘The situation in Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL). 29th October.

Gallagher, A (2014) ‘Libya is a disaster- but it’s too easy to blame the ‘West,’ The Conversation, 29 July 2014.

Gallagher A (2014) ‘How Many Have to Die? Iraq and the Scale of the Crime’, E-International Relations, 25 June 2014.

Newman, E; Aloyo, E (2015) ‘Preventing the Kinds of Conflicts that are Hardest to Resolve and Most Costly in Lives’, Background Paper for the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance, 2015.

Newman, E (2013) ‘The Legitimacy and Legality of Intervention for Humanitarian Reasons’, written evidence to UK House of Commons Defence Select Committee on intervention, published November 2013.

Ralph JG (2014) ‘R2P Has it failed in Syria?’

Ralph JG (2014) Mainstreaming Responsibility to Protect in UK Strategy. Improving the Government’s Response to Threat of Mass Atrocity. United Nations Association UK.

Ralph JG (2014) Are the US Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Legal and Why is this Question Important?, Australian Institute for International Affairs 28 September. Republished on

Ralph JG (2015) Waiting for Chilcot: inquiry delay compounding damage that the war has done, The Conversation 31 January.

Ralph JG (2015) R2P at 10: Looking beyond military intervention, 21 May.

Ralph JG (2015) The UK and the Responsibility to Protect. R2P Ideas in Brief 5 (2) July.

Souter, J (2015) Why the UK has a special responsibility to protect its share of refugees, The Conversation 15 May.

Souter, J (2014) ‘The UK must fully recognise its special obligations towards Iraqi and Afghan refugees’, LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 29 October.

Zhekova K (2015) ‘Zhekova, Kalina. 2015. ‘Time to Tone Down Rhetoric on Ukraine’. Yorkshire Post , 3rd March. available at:

∗This list includes publications pertaining to the Cluster’s research agenda.  Staff may have published other outputs that are not listed here.  See their POLIS webpage for details


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