Dr. Carolin Funke

Email: carolin.funke@rub.de

Twitter: @carolinafunke

Website: www.carolinfunke.com


Dr. Carolin Funke is a senior researcher at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. She has Master’s degrees in International Relations and Diplomacy from Antwerp University (Belgium) and European Union Studies from Leiden University (the Netherlands). In 2020, she earned her PhD in Social Science at Ruhr University Bochum. Her book “Durable Solutions: Challenges with Implementing Global Norms for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia” based on her thesis was published with Berghahn Books’ Forced Migration Series in 2022. Her current research deals with disability inclusion in humanitarian action and crises. For this project, she has carried out field research in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh and remote research in South Sudan.



  • Funke, Carolin (2022) Durable Solutions: Challenges with Implementing Global Norms for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia. Berghahn Books: Oxford, New York, https://doi.org/10.3167/9781800733824.

Articles (peer review):

  • Funke, Carolin (2022) “No Context Is too Challenging: ‘Doing Inclusion’ in the Humanitarian Response in South Sudan” International Review of the Red Cross. online first: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1816383122000546.
  • Funke, Carolin (2022) “Barrieren abbauen und Teilhabe fördern: Die Inklusion von Menschen mit Behinderungen in humanitären Krisen“ [Removing Barriers and Promoting Meaningful Participation: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Crises], Die Friedens-Warte - Journal of International Peace and Organization, Vol. 95, No. 1-2, pp. 196- 216. https://doi.org/10.35998/fw-2022-0008.
  • Funke, Carolin and Dennis Dijkzeul (2017) “The Growing Pains and the Growing Neglect of a Normative Framework: The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement”, Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Vol. 30, No. 3-4, pp. 91-101. https://www.ifhv.de/huv-i-archive

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