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Chiara De Franco

Co-Director of Center for War Studies/Director of Research, Associate Professor

Phone: 65504421

Research area

International Practices

Global Governance

European Union

Protection of Civilians

Conflict Prevention

Language and Narrativity


Externally funded projects

Protection Complexity: How EU, UN and AU Practice Protection of Civilians; 2019-2024; PI; Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF); project website.


Selected publications

CO Meyer, C De Franco, F Otto (2019) Warning about War: Conflict, Persuasion and Foreign Policy, Cambridge University Press


C De Franco, A Engberg-Pedersen, M Mennecke (2019) How do wars end? A multidisciplinary enquiry, Journal of Strategic Studies 42 (7), 889-900


C De Franco, CO Meyer, KE Smith (2015) ‘Living by example?’ The European Union and the implementation of the responsibility to protect (R2P), JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 53 (5), 994-1009


C De Franco (2012) Media power and the transformation of war, Palgrave Macmillan


C De Franco, C Meyer (2011) Forecasting, warning and responding to transnational risks, Palgrave Macmillan


CO Meyer, F Otto, J Brante, C De Franco (2010) Recasting the warning-response problem: Persuasion and preventive policy, International Studies Review 12 (4), 556-578