Professor at the Department of History, Johns Hopkins University. He has published widely on the history of political theory and on European encounters with America. Among his books are European Encounters with the New World (Yale University Press, 1993) and Lords of All the World - Ideologies of Empire in Spain, Britain and France c.1500.1800 (Yale University Press, 1995).
Docent at the Department of Political Science, Stockholm University. He works with the philosophical and ethical foundations of international relations theory and has published A Genealogy of Sovereignety (Cambridge University Press, 1996).
Professor at the Institute of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds. He has been working on issues of democratic theory and practice, and their relation to human rights. Recent publications include Defining and Measuring Democracy (1994) and Democracy and Human Rights (Polity Press, 1999). Professor Beetham is Director of the University's Centre for Democratization Studies.
TONNY BREMS KNUDSEN
Assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus. He has recently written the dissertation Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Contemporary Manifestations of an Explosive Doctrine.
Assistent professor at the Centre for European Cultural Studies, University of Aarhus. He has worked on democratic theory and historical practices of democracy. He is currently working on a book on the history of the concept of civilization. Among his publications is his dissertation Om magt, demokrati og diskurs diskuteret i lyset af den franske revolution, vol.1-2 [On Power, Democracy and Discourse Discussed in the Light of the French Revolution] (Aarhus Universitet, 1997)