Dr. Sven Grimm

Function: Head / Extraordinary Professor, Stellenbosch University

Specialization: Political Science

Work areas:

  • Rising Powers, Emerging Economies
  • Knowledge Cooperation
  • China-Africa relations

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Head of Training
  • Interface between MGG- and Postgraduate Programme
  • Policy advice


Vita

since 1/2018 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head, Research Programme "Inter- and Transnational Cooperation", Head of "Training"
since 10/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head of Department "Training"
2015-12/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher
since 2015 Stellenbosch University
Extraordinary Associate Professor, Political Sciences
2010-2014 Stellenbosch University
Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies
2007-2010 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher
2005-2006 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher
Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London
Research fellow, working on governance in Africa at DIE
and EU-developing country relations at ODI
2003-2005 Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London
Research fellow in ODI's International Economic Development Group, working on EU-developing country relations
2003 Hamburg University
Dissertation: Dr phil, thesis on 'The Africa policy of the European Union
1999-2003 Hamburg College of Europe
Lecturer, working group on political sciences, post-graduate studies of "Master of European Studies", teaching on the EU's political system
1999-2002 Hamburg University
Department of Political Sciences
Research officer in Comparative Politics
1996-1997 Universität Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
Academic year
1994-1995 Universität von Ghana, Legon/Accra
Academic year
1993-1999 Hamburg University
M.A. Political Science, Contemporary history, Journalism

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