Prof. Hendrik Willem Houweling

Hendrik Willem Houweling

University/ Institution
University of Amsterdam Department of Political Science AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands

Political Sciences and International Relations

Small Summary
* Ph.D. in Political Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
* Ph.D. in Political Sciences, University of Leyden, The Netherlands.
* Associate Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
* Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan (U.S.A.), University of California (U.S.A.), Charles University (Prague), NATO Defence School (Rome) e “Indonesia Sains and Manajemen” Management School (Jakarta).

Detailed Biography
Hendrik Willem Houweling
Born: July 24, 1941, Rotterdam
Nationality: Dutch

Educational history, teaching experience + other work
* September 1962 – May 1966: candidate study, Political Science, University of Amsterdam;
* September 1966-February 1970 doctoral study, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam; obtained doctoral degree cum laude; obtained his PhD. at the University of Leyden, cum laude in 1986;
* 1973-1974, Fulbright Scholarship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor;

Present professional status
* Associate professor [‘U.H.D.’] of International Relations, Department of Political Science, University Of Amsterdam;
* Member International Advisory Board Journal of Conflict Resolution,
* Member of the Daily Board of the Amsterdam School of International Relations; [this institution is a fully privatised Post-Doctoral School of the University Of Amsterdam]
* Member of Daily Board of Section Political Science of the Department of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam.

Teaching experience outside the University of Amsterdam
* 1966- 1970: Instructor in bookkeeping, accounting and small business law at School of Small Business, Amsterdam; [“School voor Consumptieve Beroepen”]
* 1968-1970: Instructor in Economics at the School of Business Administration, Amsterdam; [“Instituut Kuiper”]
* 1969-1970, teaching fellow Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam;
* 1970 -1974: Assistant Professor in International Relations, Department of Political Science, the University of Amsterdam;
* 1974 – present: Associate Professor [‘Universitair Hoofd Docent’] of International Relations, Department of Political Science, the University of Amsterdam;
* 1986 – present: Instructor “International Security Affairs”, Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’, The Hague; [this is a government sponsored institute for research in international relations and for training of mid career civil servants working in IR-fields;]
* 1984, spring term, Visiting professor Department Of Political Science, University Of California, Davis, instructor courses “International relations in Western Europe” and “Peace and War”;
* 1986 – present Adjunct Professor of International Relations, Webster University, Leyden, International Relations Department of Webster
* 1988 – present, Instructor at ASIR, which stands for the Amsterdam School of International Relations; [ASIR trains post doctoral students from all over the world for International Organisations, National Governments and International Business];
* 1990, summer term, visiting professor Department of Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, course “Introduction in International Relations”
* march 25 – april 8,1991, visiting professor Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia, teaching, course “International Relations and the double transition in East – Central Europe” + curriculum development at that school;
* 1992 – 1998, outside instructor NATO- Defence College, Rome, lecture topics: “Demography, migration and security in the Mediterranean”, one class per year;
* 1992- present, outside instructor at the Netherlands Defence College, Rijswijk, “peace keeping in ethnic conflicts and the rebuilding of society after civil war”; classes for military officers destined for missions in the former Yugoslavia, in Angola, Cambodia and in the Middle East;
* July 20-27, 1994, Instructor in Addis Ababa, training personnel of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia; this is a follow up of my 16 week correspondence courses “Africa and the World Economy”, and “American Foreign Policy” for these people. These courses are financed by, among others, the Dutch Minister in charge of Development Co-operation; I have been responsible for 5 MA-theses in these programmes;
* Since 1992 have taught the course ‘state and market forces in the Industrialisation of East Asia’ at Indonesia Sains & Manajemen in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia;

Publications, [1986-1998 only; see also International Social Science Citation Index]:

* Sowjetische MilitÅ rhilfe an die Dritte Welt: Einige einfache Ueberlegungen”, Entwicklungspolitik Bd. VII (1986), November 48-60
* “De militaire betrokkenheid van de V. S. bij Westeuropa: terugblik en vooruitzicht”, Internationale Spectator 1987/4, 198-207
* “The risk of compulsory escalation”, J. of Peace Research vol. 25/1 (1988), 43-56 [met Siccama]
* “Power transitions as a cause of war”, Journal of Conflict Resolution vol. 32/1 (1988), 87-102 [met Siccama]
* “Cycles in the process of outbreaks of war, 1816-1980: systemic and regional patterns”, Development and Peace vol. 9 (1988), 181-190
* “Van plan naar markt en de veiligheid vna Europa”, Internationale Spectator 44/2, 9 Febr. 1990), 91-98
* “Van Benthem van den Bergh over kernwapens, integratie en civilisatie in de geschiedenis van de internationale relaties. Een kritische beschouwing”, Gronings Historisch Tijdschrift Afl. 110 (1990), 105-123
* “Power transition and critical points as predictors of great power war”, J. of Conflict Resolution vol. 35/4, 1991, 642-658 [met Siccama]
* “Escalation to world war. The power transition hypothesis as an alternative to systemic theories”, Acta Politica Jan. 1992, 93-109
* “The neo-functionalist explanation of world war: a critique and an alternative”, International Interactions 18/4, 1993, 387-408 [met Siccama]
* “Long cycle theory”, International Interactions Vol. 20, No. 3, [1994] pp. 223-227 [met J.G. Siccama]

Books and book contributions
* “Samenwerking en conflict tussen staten”, R.B. Soetendorp en A. van Staden, red. Internationale betrekkingen in perspectief. Utrecht: Het Spectrum 1987, 132-162
* Henk Houweling en J.G. Siccama, red. Europa. Speelbal of medespeler? Europese machtspolitiek in verleden en toekomst. Baarn: In Den Toren 1988
* “Fragmenten uit de geschiedenis van Europa: Oost-west divergentie, expansie en machtsverval”, in: Houweling en Siccama, 1988, 15-55
* “Europa en de wereldpolitiek na 1945″, in Houweling en Siccama, 1988, 56-85\\\\”De militaire veiligheid van Westeuropa in de NAVO”, in: Houweling en Siccama 1988, 194-223
* Henk Houweling and Jan Geert Siccama. Studies of war. Dordrecht: Nijhoff 1988
* “Weloverwogen versus dwangmatige agressie: een dilemma voor supermachten” in: J. A R.A.M. Hoof e.a., red. Oorlog. Multidisciplinaire onderzoekingen. Hoogezand: Stubeg 1990, 305-333
* “Het Oost-West conflict”, in: J.W. van Deth en J. Vis, red. Politieke problemen. Achtergronden, oorzaken, verklaringen, oplossingen en vooruitzichten. Leiden: Stenford en Kroese 1990, 439-458
* “Selectie door markt en macht: de kronkelige weg van communisme naar massa-consumptiesamenleving”, in: S. Rozemond e.a., red. Vragen naar de onbekende weg. Kernproblemen in de internationale betrekkingen. Assen: Van Gorcum 1991, 101-111
* “Duitsland tussen expansie en status quo”, in: J.G. Siccama and J. Rood (red.) Grenzen aan de Europese integratie. Van Gorcum: Assen 1992, 197-212
* “Peace Keeping after state collapse” in: Detlef Harold et al., eds. Peace keeping challenges to Euro-Atlantic security. Rome: NATO-Defense College Monograph Series Nr. 2, 1994, pp. 85-105
* “Oorzaken van conflict en strategie’n voor vrede” In: K. Koch, et al. (red). Internationale Betrekkingen. Theorie’n en benaderingen. Utrecht: Spectrum 1994, pp. 127-154 [met J.G. Siccama]
* ” A two-level explanation of world war”, in: Jacek Kugler, ed. Parity and war. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 1996, pp, 107-117 [met J.G. Siccama]

* Internationale Politieke Betrekkingen. Heerlen: Open Universiteit 1996,
* Volume I Het Europese statenstelsel, 1495- 1945, 205 pp.;
* Volume 2 De koude oorlog, 1945-1989, 229 pp
* Volume 3 Internationale Betrekkingen na de Koude Oorlog, 256pp;
* Authorship of H.W. Houweling

Vol. I
* Chapter 2, “Het ontstaan van het statenstelsel”, pp. 47-74 [met J.G. Siccama]
* Chapter 3, “De leer van het machtsevenwicht”, pp. 77-104,
* Chapter 4, “De hegemonie-stabiliteitstheorie”, pp. 107-144
* Chapter 5, “De theorie van de machtswisseling: de Duitse uitbraakpoging”, pp. 147-184

Vol. 2
* Chapter 7, “De wereldpositie van de Amerika en het ontstaan van de Koude Oorlog” pp. 11-44

Vol. 3
* Chaper 19 “De toekomst van de internationale politiek”, pp. 191-223 [met J.G. Siccama]
* “Destabilizing consequences of sequential development”, in L. van de Goor, Kumar Rupesinghe, Paul Sciarone, eds. Between development and destruction. An enquiry into the causes of conflict in post-colonial states. London: Macmillan 1996, pp. 143-169
* “The Netherlands, China and Taiwan: a complicated triangular relationship”, Atlantisch Perspectief 1998/2, pp. 20-24 [in Dutch]
* “Industrialization in East Asia”, in: Holger Henke and Ian Boxill, eds. The end of the Asian model? Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999.

Book reviews
* J. Mearsheimer. Conventional deterrence, Transactie 1987/2, 223-226
* Richard N. Lebow. Between peace and war. The nature of international crises, Transaktie 16 (1987), 113-117
* Steven Merrit Miner. Between Churchill and Stalin. The Soviet Union, Great Britain and the origins of the grand alliance. Acta Politica 1990/3, 362-365
* Nils Petter Gleditsch and Olav Njolstad, eds. Arms races. Technology and political dynamics, Acta Politica 1990/3, 365-367
* Robert I Rotberg and Theodore Rabb, eds. The origin and prevention of major wars, Acta Politica october 1990, 500-502
* Willam K. Domke. War and the changing global system, Acta Politica October 1990, 497-500
* J. Goldstein. Long cycles. Prosperity and war in the modern age, Acta Politica 1991/1, 113-116
* Zeev Maoz. Paradoxes of war. On the art of national self-entrapment, Acta Politica 1991/4, 494-497
* Manus Midlarsky. The internationalisation of communal strife, Millennium Vol. 22/1 summer 1993, 351-353
* The other Balkan Wars: A 1913 Carnegie Endowment Inquiry in Retrospect. Washington: Carnegie Endowment 1993, in: Transactie Jrg. 23 Nr. 4 [1994], pp. 477-484
* Jan Nijman. The geopolitics of power and conflict. Superpowers in the international system, 1945-1992.
New York: Belhaven Press 1993.
* Transactie Jrg. 23 Nr. 3 (1994), pp. 370-374
* Edward D. Mansfield. Power, trade and war. Princeton: Princeton University Press 1994, in: Transaktie Jaargang 24, No. 4, 1995, pp. 553-556;
* R. Ahman, A.M. Birke en M.Howard eds. The quest for stability. Problems of West European security, 1918-1975. Oxford University Press 1993, Tijdschrift voor geschiedenis 108e Jrg. 2, (1995), 269-270
* Koos Postma. Changing prejudice in Hungary. A study on the collapse of state socialism and its impact on prejudice against Gypsies and Jews. Internationale Spectator, Jaargang 50. nummer 9, September 1996, pp. 482-484
* Martin de Vlieghere. Wij verkiezen een FŸhrer. Economische oorzaken van racisme en oorlog in de twintigste eeuw. Leuven: Van Halewijck 1996. Internationale Spectator Oktober 1996-1-10, pp. 546-548
* Stephan Kuhl. The Nazi connection. Eugenics, American racism and German national socialism. New York: Oxford University Press 1994 Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 109e Jaargang, afl. 2 (1996), pp. 269-272

Papers read at International Conferences
* Minorities at risk: early warning indicators of genocide and politicide’, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor/ Wayne StateUniversity, Detroit, January 13 – January 18, 1995;
* International Summer University, Rio de Janeiro December 4-7, 1996, Second Euro-American Encounter For Development. Paper: “Regionalization as a strategy to insert Latin America’s manufacturing sector into the world economy”, 19pp . The Peoples Republic of China at 50, 5th Annual Conference of the David Lam Institute for East West Studies, Lund Sweden, 1999. Paper: Dutch-Chinese bilateral relations.