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

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  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Tacheva, Blagovesta (2019). R2P and the emergence of responsibilities across borders. The state and cosmopolitan responsibilities. (pp. 15-40) edited by Richard Beardsworth, Garrett Wallace Brown and Richard Shapcott. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2018). Responsibility to protect: justice and responsibility-related but not synonymous. War crimes trials and investigations: a multi-disciplinary introduction. (pp. 263-299) edited by Jonathan Waterlow and Jacques Schuhmacher. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-64072-3_9

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Davies, Sara E. (2018). WPS and responsibility to protect. The Oxford handbook of women, peace, and security. (pp. 585-597) edited by Sara E. Davies and Jacqui True. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190638276.013.44

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2017). Francisco de Vitoria (1492-1546). Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century. (pp. 77-91) edited by Daniel R. Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll. London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315650470

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2017). The UN Security Council and the Problem of Mass Atrocities. Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance. (pp. 311-324) London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/978-1-349-95145-1_16

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2017). The final battle. Last lectures on the prevention and intervention of genocide. (pp. 108-113) edited by Samuel Totten. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2016). Protecting responsibly: The security council and the use of force for human protection purposes. Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council. (pp. 270-284) London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315660868

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2016). The private sector and atrocities prevention. The role of business in the responsibility to protect. (pp. 206-229) edited by John Forrer and Conor Seyle. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781316659397.011

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2016). UN security council. The Oxford handbook of the responsibility to protect. (pp. 249-268) edited by Alex J. Bellamy and Tim Dunne. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198753841.013.14

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2016). United Nations action in Sri Lanka and the responsibility to protect. Reassessing the responsibility to protect: conceptual and operational challenges. (pp. 114-141) edited by Brett R. O'Bannon. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315882512-7

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

  • Bellamy, Alexander and Williams, Paul D. (2015). Libya. The UN Security Council: From the Cold War to the 21st Century. (pp. 699-716) edited by Sebastian von Einsiedel, David M. Malone and Bruno Stagno Ugarte. Boulder, Colorado, United States: Lynne Rienner.

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2015). The responsibility to protect and the just war tradition. Theorising the responsibility to protect. (pp. 181-199) edited by Ramesh Thakur and William Maley. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139644518.010

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

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

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

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2014). The Responsibility to Protect and Regime Change’. The ethics of armed humanitarian intervention. (pp. 166-186) edited by Don E. Scheid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139567589.014

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2014). The responsibility to protect: A wide or narrow conception?. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P): A new Paradigm of International Law?. (pp. 38-59) London, United Kingdom: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004230002_003

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

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2013). Local politics and international partnerships: The UN operation in côte d'ivoire (UNOCI). Peace Operation Success: A Comparative Analysis. (pp. 55-84) London, United Kingdom: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004245082_005

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2010). Protecting civilians in uncivil wars. Protecting the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect. (pp. 126-161) Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004184039.i-210.38

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2010). Protecting civilians in uncivil wars. Protecting the Displaced: Deepening the Responsibility to Protect. (pp. 127-161) Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004184039.i-210

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2010). Kosovo and the advent of sovereignty as responsibility. Kosovo Intervention and Statebuilding: The International Community and the Transition to Independence. (pp. 38-59) Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. doi: 10.4324/9780203861790

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2010). Military intervention. The Oxford handbook of genocide studies. (pp. 597-616) edited by Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses. 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. Issues in 21st Century World Politics. (pp. 149-161) edited by Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley. Basingstoke ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Williams, Paul D. (2010). Protecting civilians in uncivil wars. Protecting the displaced: Deepening the responsibility to protect. (pp. 1-210) edited by Sara E. Davies and Luke Glanville. 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?. Palgrave advances in peacebuilding: Critical developments and approaches. (pp. 193-212) edited by Oliver P. Richmond. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K. ; New York, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan.

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2009). Security. Contemporary Southeast Asia: National Differences, Regional Dynamics. (pp. 175-191) edited by Mark Beeson. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

  • Bellamy, A. J. (2009). Torture, terrorism, and the moral prohibition on killing non-combatants. Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. (pp. 18-43) edited by Stritzke, Werner G. K., Lewandowsky, Stephan, Denemark, David, Clare, Joseph and Morgan, Frank. 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. National interest and international solidarity: Particular and universal ethics in international life. (pp. 230-260) edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud and Nicholas J. Wheeler. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: United Nations University Press.

  • Bellamy, Alex J. and Bleiker, Roland (2008). Introduction. Security and the war on terror. (pp. 1-6) edited by Alex J. Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies and Richard Devetak. London, England: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203028094-5

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2008). Pre-empting terror. Security and the war on terror. (pp. 106-122) edited by Alex J. Bellamy, Roland Bleiker, Sara E. Davies and Richard Devetak. London, England: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203028094

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

  • Bellamy, Alexander J. (2008). The responsibility to protect. Security studies: an introduction. (pp. 422-437) edited by Paul D. Williams. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2007). The English School. International Relations Theory for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction. (pp. 75-87) edited by Martin Griffiths. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203939031

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

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2007). The Ethics and Laws of War. Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives. (pp. 179-189) edited by Richard Devetak, Anthony Burke and Jim George. 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. Civil-Military relations in postcommunist Europe: Reviewing the transition. (pp. 71-94) edited by Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey and Anthony Forster. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2005). Conclusion: Whither international society?. International society and its critics. (pp. 283-295) edited by Alex J. Bellamy. 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. The Globalization of World Politics. An Introduction to International Relations. (pp. 555-578) edited by J. Baylis and S. Smith. United States: Oxford University Press Inc. New York.

  • Bellamy, Alexander (2005). Introduction: International society and the English school. International society and its critics. (pp. 1-26) edited by Alex J. Bellamy. 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. Peace operations in global order. (pp. 1-16) edited by Paul Williams and Alex J. Bellamy. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Bellamy, Alex J. (2001). Democratic Control, Professionalisation and Defence Transparency in Croatia. 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. The Kosovo tragedy : the human rights dimensions. (pp. 105-126) edited by Ken Booth. London: Frank Cass. doi: 10.4324/9780203045466-13

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