Book presentation: International Security and Peace – Definitions from A to Z


Discover the depths of political definitions at the book presentation ‘International Security and Peace – Definitions from A to Z’ with Heinz Gärtner and Manfred Arthaber on 12 October 2023 in Vienna.

Experience the world of political terms on 12 October 2023 in Vienna

BOOK PRESENTATION: Internationale Sicherheit und Frieden – Definitionen von A bis Z
with Heinz Gärtner and Manfred Arthaber

Date: 12 October 2023
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: FAKTory. Literature, knowledge and counselling for students
Address: Universitätsstraße 9, 1010 Vienna

The world of political science terms decoded: Invitation to the book presentation

Political science terms such as power, hegemony, state, security, peace, anarchy and structure have long since entered common parlance. But do you really know what lies behind these terms? Each of them harbours years of debate and numerous publications. We cordially invite you to immerse yourself in the world of political term definitions and engage in a fascinating discussion.

The highlight of the evening: “Internationale Sicherheit und Frieden – Definitionen von A bis Z” by Heinz Gärtner

Heinz Gärtner presents his latest reference work “Internationale Sicherheit und Frieden – Definitionen von A bis Z”. This encyclopaedia contains around 800 terms with over 1,000 definitions, accompanying explanations, extensive literature references and around 5,000 cross-references. In it, Gärtner summarises the current state of the academic debate on international security and peace, explains specialised definitions in an understandable way and uses comprehensive cross-references to point out connections that are often overlooked in the literature.

Why should you participate?

Gain access to scientific working definitions in a comprehensible form.
Use the lexicon as a practical tool.
Discover around 5000 cross-references to other terms.
Benefit from comprehensive literature references.
The speakers:

Heinz Gärtner, University of Vienna
Manfred Arthaber, FAKTory – ÖGB specialised bookshop
The book presentation is organised by the Vienna Chamber of Labour.

Further information about the book:

Title: Internationale Sicherheit und Frieden – Definitionen von A – Z
Author: Prof Dr Heinz Gärtner
Edition: 4th, updated and expanded edition, 2023
Pages: 334
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 978-3-7560-0077-7
This reference work provides you with definitions of concepts of international security and peace based on the latest research. It differs from conventional keyword collections in traditional and electronic dictionaries by its scientific depth. Teachers, students of political science, researchers and practitioners in politics, administration and journalism will benefit equally from this book.

The handbook is […] highly recommended for all those interested in the fields of international relations, international security and peace.

T. Pankratz , ÖMZ 6/2019, 811