Professor Alexander Bellamy

Director, Asia Pacific Centre

School of Political Science and International Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
a.bellamy@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69367

Overview

Alex Bellamy is Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at The University of Queensland, Australia. He is also Non-Resident Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute, New York and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. In 2008-9 he served as co-chair of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific Study Group on the Responsibility to Protect and he currently serves as Secretary of the High Level Advisory Panel on the Responsibility to Protect in Southeast Asia, chaired by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan.

Dr Bellamy is co-editor of the Global Responsibility to Protect journal. His recent books include Responsibility to Protect: A Defence (Oxford, 2014), Providing Peacekeepers (with Paul D. Williams) (Oxford, 2013) and Massacres and Morality (Oxford, 2012).

Qualifications

  • Fellow of Australian Academy of Social Sciences
  • Masters in International Relations, Staff
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors First Class, University of Hull
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wales

Publications

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Bellamy, Alexander and Williams, Paul D. (2016). Libya. In Sebastian von Einsiedel, David M. Malone and Bruno Stagno Ugarte (Ed.), The UN Security Council: From the Cold War to the 21st Century 2nd ed. (pp. 699-716) Boulder, Colorado, United States: Lynne Rienner.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2016). United Nations action in Sri Lanka and the responsibility to protect. In Brett R. O'Bannon (Ed.), Reassessing the responsibility to protect: conceptual and operational challenges (pp. 114-141) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2015). Humanitarian Intervention. In Darrel Moellendorf and Heather Widdows (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of global ethics (pp. 127-140) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2015). Libya. In The UN Security Council in the 21st Century (pp. 699-715) Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2015). Operationalizing the “atrocity prevention lens”: making prevention a living reality. In Sheri P. Rosenberg, Tibi Galis and Alex Zucker (Ed.), Reconstructing Atrocity Prevention (pp. 61-80) New York, NY United States: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781316154632.005

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2015). The responsibility to protect and the just war tradition. In Ramesh Thakur and William Maley (Ed.), Theorising the responsibility to protect (pp. 181-199) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139644518

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2015). Trends in Peace Operations, 1947-2013. In Joachim A. Koops, Norrie MacQueen, Thierry Tardy and Paul D. Williams (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (pp. 13-42) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2014). Australia and international peacekeeping: policies, institutions, and doctrines. In Chiyuki Aoi and Yee-Kuang Heng (Ed.), Asia-Pacific nations in international peace support and stability operations (pp. 31-58) New York, NY, United States: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2014). Responsibility to protect: opening humanitarian spaces. In Michele Acuto (Ed.), Negotiating relief: the politics of humanitarian space (pp. 147-155) London, United Kingdom: C Hurst & Co..

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2014). The Responsibility to Protect and Regime Change’. In Don E. Scheid (Ed.), The ethics of armed humanitarian intervention (pp. 166-186) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Williams, Paul D. and Bellamy, Alex J. (2014). The UN Security Council and Peace Operations. In Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson (Ed.), International organization and global governance (pp. 415-428) London: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alexander and Williams, Paul D. (2013). Explaining the national politics of peacekeeping contributions. In Paul Williams and Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), Providing Peacekeepers: The politics, challenges, and future of United Nations peacekeeping contributions (pp. 417-436) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2013). Introduction: the challenge of providing peacekeepers. In Paul Williams and Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), Providing peacekeepers: the politics, challenges, and future of United Nations peacekeeping contributions (pp. 1-22) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2013). The Responsibility to Protect. In Paul D. Williams (Ed.), Security Studies: An Introduction 2nd ed. (pp. 486-502) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2013). The responsibility to protect: A wide or narrow conception?. In Peter Hilpold (Ed.), Die Schutzverantwortung (R2P): Ein Paradigmenwechsel in der Entwicklung des Internationalen Rechts? (pp. 35-57) The Hague: Brill. doi:10.1163/9789004229983_003

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2013). UN force generation: key lessons and future strategies. In Paul Williams and Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), Providing Peacekeepers: The politics, challenges, and future of United Nations peacekeeping contributions (pp. 437-449) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2012). Genocide. In Gordon Martel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of War (pp. 1-10) Malden MA, United States: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2012). The prevention of mass atrocities: from principle to foreign policy in Australia. In Dennis Altman, Joseph A. Camilleri, Robyn Eckersley and Gerhard Hoefstaedter (Ed.), Why human security matters: rethinking Australian foreign policy (pp. 486-501) Sydney, NSW: Allen and Unwin.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Wheeler, Nicholas J. (2011). Humanitarian intervention in world politics. In John Baylis, Steve Smith and Patricia Owens (Ed.), The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations 5th ed. (pp. 510-527) Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2011). The Responsibilities of Victory: Jus Post Bellum and the Just War. In Walter Carlsnaes and Stefano Guzzini (Ed.), Foreign Policy Analysis (pp. *-*) London, United Kingdom: Sage.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. and Reike, Ruben (2011). The responsibility to protect and international law. In The responsibility to protect and international law (pp. *-*) Leiden, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

  • Bellamy, Alex (2010). Humanitarian intervention. In Alan Collins (Ed.), Contemporary security studies 2nd ed. (pp. 359-377) Oxford, U.K. ; New York, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2010). Military intervention. In Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of genocide studies (pp. 597-616) Oxford, U.K. ; New York, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199232116.013.0030

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2010). Peace operations and humanitarian intervention. In Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley (Ed.), Issues in 21st Century World Politics (pp. 149-161) Basingstoke ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2010). Protecting civilians in uncivil wars. In Sara E. Davies and Luke Glanville (Ed.), Protecting the displaced: Deepening the responsibility to protect (pp. 1-210) Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. doi:10.1163/ej.9789004184039.i-210

  • Alex J. Bellamy (2010). The institutionalisation of peacebuilding: What role for the UN Peacebuilding Commission?. In Oliver P. Richmond (Ed.), Palgrave advances in peacebuilding: Critical developments and approaches (pp. 193-212) Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K. ; New York, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2009). General introduction. In Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), War: critical concepts in political science (pp. 1-18) Abingdon, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2009). Security. In Mark Beeson (Ed.), Contemporary Southeast Asia: National Differences, Regional Dynamics 2nd ed. (pp. 175-191) Basingstoke: Palgrave.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2009). Torture, terrorism, and the moral prohibition on killing non-combatants. In Stritzke, Werner G. K., Lewandowsky, Stephan, Denemark, David, Clare, Joseph and Morgan, Frank (Ed.), Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (pp. 18-43) Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511581199.003

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2008). Geopolitics and solidarity on the borders of Europe: The Yugoslav wars and succession. In Jean-Marc Coicaud and Nicholas J. Wheeler (Ed.), National interest and international solidarity: Particular and universal ethics in international life (pp. 230-260) New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: United Nations University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Bleiker, Roland (2008). Introduction. In Alex J. Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies and Richard Devetak (Ed.), Security and the war on terror (pp. 1-6) London, England: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. and Williams, Paul D. (2008). Peace Operations. In Sandra Cheldelin, Daniel Druckman and Larissa Fast (Ed.), Conflict: From Analysis to Intervention 2nd ed. (pp. 333-357) New York and London: Continuum.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2008). Pre-empting terror. In Alex J. Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies and Richard Devetak (Ed.), Security and the war on terror (pp. 106-122) London, England: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2008). The International Deployment Group. In Roderic Broadhurst and Sara E. Davies (Ed.), Policing in Context: An Introduction to Police Work in Australia (pp. 192-206) Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2008). The Responsibility to Protect. In Paul D. Williams (Ed.), Security Studies: An Introduction (pp. 422-437) London; New York: Routledge.

  • Williams, P. and Bellamy, A. J. (2007). Contemporary peace operations: Four challenges for the brahimi paradigm. In Langholtz, H., Kondoch, B. and Wells, A. (Ed.), The Yearbook of International Peace Operations (pp. 1-28) Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

  • Bellamy, A.J. and Hughes, B. (2007). Emancipation and force: The roles(s) of the military in Southeast Asia. In Burke, A. and McDonald, M. (Ed.), Critical Security in the Asia Pacific (pp. 41-55) United Kingdom: Manchester University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2007). The English school. In Martin Griffiths (Ed.), International relations theory for the twenty-first century: An introduction (pp. 75-87) Abingdon, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2007). The Ethics and Laws of War. In Richard Devetak, Anthony Burke and Jim George (Ed.), Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives 9780521682763 ed. (pp. 179-189) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139168557.017

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Edmunds, Timothy (2006). Civil-military relations in Croatia: Politicisation and politics of reform. In Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey and Anthony Forster (Ed.), Civil-Military relations in postcommunist Europe: Reviewing the transition (pp. 71-94) Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2005). Conclusion: What Future for Peace Operations? Brahimi and Beyond. In Alex J Bellamy and Paul Williams (Ed.), Peace Operations and Global Order (pp. 183-212) United States of America: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2005). Conclusion: Whither international society?. In Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), International society and its critics (pp. 283-295) Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/0199265208.001.0001

  • Wheeler, N. J. and Bellamy, A. J. (2005). Humanitarian intervention in world politics. In J. Baylis and S. Smith (Ed.), The Globalization of World Politics. An Introduction to International Relations 3rd ed. (pp. 555-578) United States: Oxford University Press Inc. New York.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2005). Introduction: International society and the English school. In Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), International society and its critics (pp. 1-26) Oxford , New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/0199265208.001.0001

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul (2005). Introduction: thinking anew about peace operations. In Paul Williams and Alex J. Bellamy (Ed.), Peace operations in global order (pp. 1-16) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2005). The 'Next Stage' in Peace Operations Theory. In Alex J. Bellamy and Paul Williams (Ed.), Peace operations and global order (pp. 17-38) London, Engalnd, U.K.: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2004). The pursuit of security in Southeast Asia: Beyond realism. In M. Beeson (Ed.), Contemporary Southeast Asia : regional dynamics, national differences 1 ed. (pp. 156-177) Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2003). A Crisis of Legitimacy: Military and Society in Croatia. In A. Forster, T. Edmunds and A. Cottely (Ed.), Soldiers and Societies in postcommunist Europe: Legitimacy and Change 1st ed. (pp. 185-202) Houndmills, Basingtoke, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2002). A revolution in civil-military affairs: the professionalisation of Croatia's armed forces. In A. Forster, T. Edmunds and A. Cottey (Ed.), The Challenge of Military Reform in Post-Communist Europe: Building Professional Armed Forces 1st ed. (pp. 165-182) Houndmills, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2002). Like drunken geese in the fog: developing democratic control of armed forces in Croatia. In Andrew Cottey and Timothy Edmunds and Anthony Foster (Ed.), Democratic Control of the Military in Post-Communist Europe 1st ed. (pp. 174-193) Houndmills, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2001). Democratic Control, Professionalisation and Defence Transparency in Croatia. In Defence Transparency: White Paper in Defence (pp. 1-10) Zagreb: Defimi-Center for defendological researches.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2001). Human wrongs in Kosovo 1974-99. In Ken Booth (Ed.), The Kosovo tragedy : the human rights dimensions (pp. 105-126) London: Frank Cass.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2002). Is there an English school discourse of security?. In: Andrew Parkin, The Jubilee Conference of the Australasian Poltical Studies Association. APSA50, Canberra, Australia, (). 2-4 October, 2002.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision