Dr. Jörn Grävingholt

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Political Science

Work areas:

  • State Fragility
  • Peacebuilding
  • Forced displacement and migration
  • foreign aid in fragile and conflict-affected states
  • political order and development
  • Regional Coordinator Central Asia and Eastern Europe

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Development and peace
  • Forced displacement and state fragility
  • Central Asia and Eastern Europe as a development region


Vita

since 1/2018 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of political (dis-)order: Institutions, values & peace"
since 1/2018 German Advisory Council on Civilian Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding
Co-Chair
3/2006-12/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher, department "Governance, Statehood, Security"
2002-2006 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department III: "Global environmental policy; transformation and stabilisation;
Region: South-Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia"
Researcher
2002 Humboldt University, Berlin
Dr. phil. (Political Science)
Thesis on: ‘Pseudo-Democracy in Russia? The Case of Bashkortostan’
2000-2002 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Free-lance Political Analyst and Researcher
Lecturer in Political Science at Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University
Expert Analyst, EU/TACIS project ‘Capacity Development in Election Monitoring’ during Russian presidential elections
1997-2002 Federal Institute for Russian, East European and International Studies, Cologne
Researcher
Research project on ‘The role of economic and regional elites in the Russian political and economic transformation’, funded by Volkswagen Foundation
1996 & 1999 OSCE Election Monitoring Missions, Russia
Short-Term Election Observer
1995-1997 Humboldt University, Berlin
Research Assistant
INTAS-funded research project on ‘The role of regional and municipal authorities in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus in promoting their local economies’
1994-1997 Free University, Berlin
Institute of East European Studies

PhD programme in East European Studies
1994 Land Berlin, Department for European Affairs
Assistant to the Officer for EU Enlargement Issues
1993 EU Election Monitoring Mission, Russia
Long-Term Election Observer
1992-1993 University of Cambridge, UK
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in European Studies
1989-1992 University of Freiburg, Germany
Undergraduate and Graduate Programme in Political Science, Modern History and Slavonic Studies

Member of

  • German Advisory Council on Civilian Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding

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Projects