Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has launched the Routledge Handbook of State Recognition, at an event on the DCU All Hallows Campus on 11th November. The volume is edited by Dr Gëzim Visoka (DCU), Prof John Doyle (DCU), and Prof Edward Newman (University of Leeds). The former Irish statesman, who is intimately involved in Bougainville peace process in Papua New Guinea, commented on the editors’ dedication in bringing together the collection.
The new handbook provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary overview of the theoretical and empirical aspects of state recognition in international politics. Students of foreign policy, international relations, international law, comparative politics and area studies should find the handbook of great interest.
It is available for purchase from Routledge website.
The other speakers at the launch were IICRR Director Prof John Doyle, and DCU Associate Professor, Dr Gëzim Visoka.