Name Short CV Email
Maximilian Brien Maximilian Brien is a Bachelor student of Economics at Heidelberg University. He joined HIIK in 2018 as a researcher for conflicts in Mexico in the regional Working Group ‘Conflicts in the Americas’, of which he became a head in 2019. In 2020 he became a member of the board and is the head of the editing department and Co-Editor in Chief of the Conflict Barometer 2020. brien@hiik.de
Eduard Ebert Eduard Ebert has been studying Political Science and Sociology at the Heidelberg University since 2018, and since 2020 Computer Science at the Hagen University. He became a member of the Institute in 2019 and started as a researcher for conflicts in Belarus and Russia. Since May 2020 he has been a member of the board of directors and is chairman of the IT department. ebert@hiik.de
Giacomo Köhler Giacomo Köhler has been studying Political Science and History at Heidelberg University since 2016. He became a member in 2017, initially working as an editor for conflicts in China. In 2019 he became one of the heads of the regional working group Asia & Oceania, responsible for conflicts in the China region. Since May 2020 he has joined the Board of Directors and heads the Data Management Department. koehler@hiik.de
Leon Lewin Leon Lewin studies Political Science and Anthropology in Heidelberg since 2017. After spending a gap year in South Africa, he is deeply interested in the research of political processes in Africa. Leon joined the HIIK in 2018 where he observes ongoing conflicts in Togo, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso. In 2020 he became board member and head of the finance and law department. lewin@hiik.de
Maimilian Orth Maximilian Orth studied political science and psychology in his bachelor’s degree at the University of Heidelberg. Currently he’s working for a consulting firm in Berlin. He has been with HIIK since 2017 as an editor for conflicts in Kazakhstan. In 2018, he became regional head for conflicts in Central Asia and India. Since May 2020 he has been a member of the board of directors and head of the Communications Committee. orth@hiik.de
Katharina Valjak Katharina Valjak completed her B.A. in Political Science and her dual master’s degree in Peace and Global Governance as well as International Relations. Currently, she works as an advisor for Eurasian affairs at the State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia. She has been with the HIIK since 2013 as a researcher for conflicts in Myanmar. Between 2017 and 2020, she was in charge of conflicts in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia) as one of the Asia & Oceania regional heads. In May 2020, she became head of the methodology department. valjak@hiik.de

Email to the Board of Directors: vorstand@hiik.de

Name Position Email
Nathalie Brügger, Thomas Cranshaw, Hanna Grininger, Damyana Veleva, Amélie Wieczorek Heads of the Working Group “Conflicts in Europe” europa@hiik.de
Kathrin Baumann, Enrico Behne, Marit Braunschweig, Marilena Geugjes, Richard Krauel, Mika Müller-Popkes, Lisa Waldheim Heads of the Working Group “Conflicts in Sub-saharan Africa” afrika@hiik.de
Raphael Bodewig, Maximilian Brien, Ana Gonzalez, Franziska Gottwald Heads of the Working Group “Conflicts in the Americas” amerika@hiik.de
Hannah Brandt, Philipp Engstler, Ilsa Hameed, Maximilian Henning, Leon Jamann, Giacomo Köhler, Stephanie Verlaan, Katharina Valjak Heads of the Working Group “Conflicts in Asia and Oceania” asien@hiik.de
Yasmin Al-Douri, Mostafa Bostani, Iman Hamdy, Anina Harter, Jannik Mertens, Martin Webeler Heads of the Working Group “Conflicts in the Middle East and Maghreb” vmo@hiik.de
Marit Braunschweig, Jason Franz, Marilena Geugjes, Tamara Gupper, Ruben Ilyas, Markus Christoph Müller, Mayely Müller, Luuk van Os, Hugo Sommer, Vincent Stüber Editorial board of the “Conflict Barometer 2019” redaktionsleitung@hiik.de
Michael Hebeisen, Ronja Gottschling Editors-in-Chief hebeisen@hiik.de, gottschling@hiik.de
Anna Feiereisen Methodological Adviser feiereisen@hiik.de
Lars Kumbier Technical Support lars@kumbier.it
Timo Werth Confidant werth@hiik.de
Names Departments Email
Iman Hamdy, Leon Jamann, Mayely Müller, Max Orth, Claudia Pinzón, Hanna Swartzendruber, Martin Webeler, Amélie Wieczorek Communication  

Chairperson: Maximilian Orth

kommunikation@hiik.de
Siad Akkam, Marilena Geugjes, Ronja Gottschling, Michael Hebeisen, Max Herrmann, Viktoria Palm 
 
Editorial  

Chairperson: Maximilian Brien

redaktion@hiik.de
Christopher Becker, Tamara Gupper, Ruben Ilyas, Giacomo Köhler, Lennard Naumann, Katharina Valjak IT  

Chairperson: Eduard Ebert

technik@hiik.de
Thomas Cranshaw, Philipp Engstler, Anna Feiereisen, Ronja Gottschling, Johannes Hermann, Levin Husen, Emma Kunz, Philipp Müller, Nikolaus Reeg, Lisa Waldheim
Methodology  

Chairperson: Katharina Valjak

methodik@hiik.de
Marit Braunschweig, Maximilian Brien, Anina Harter, Viktoria Lindl, Emil Unrath Finances & Law  

Chairperson: Leon Lewin

finanzen@hiik.de

Europe

Heads of Working Group: Thomas Cranshaw (tcr), Viktoria Palm (vpa), Emil Unrath (eun), Damyana Veleva (dve), Amélie Wieczorek (awi)

Benjamin Alvensleben (bal), Julia Barandun (jub), Anna-Lea Beyer (alb), Cara Bien (cbi), Jan Hendrik Blass (jhb), Simone Drews (sdr), Eduard Ebert (eeb), Marius Ellermann (mel), Helena Fabricius (hla), Hanna Grininger (hgr), Nijat Imran (nji), Philip Lott (plo), Tijana Lujic (tlu), Markus Christoph Müller (mcm), Clara Peckelhoff (clp), Sebastian Peter (spe), Fanny Schardey (fas), Christos Sotiri (chs), Silvia Steininger (sst), Jacob Thaler (jth), Melina Topic (met), Mina Trpkovic (mtr), Sofie Vetter (sov)

Sub-saharan Africa

Heads of Working Group: Marit Braunschweig (mab), Anna Feiereisen (anf), Marilena Geugjes (mag), Levin Husen (lhu), Lennard Naumann (len), Lisa Waldheim (li), Nikolaus Reeg (nre)

Binta Bah (bib), Cornelia Barth (cba), Kathrin Baumann (kab), Enrico Behne (ebe), Rebecca Beigel (rbe), Svenja Brunkhorst (svb), Fiona Byrne (fb), Alexandra von Bülow (abü), Alexandra Colcer (aco), Constantin von Crailsheim (coc), Katharina Danisch (kda), Yannick Deepen (day), Claudia Denis (cde), Jessica den Elzen (jde), Anna Michelle Fischer (afi), Sabrina Gabel (sag), Marcel Geißler (mge), Tamara Gupper (tgu), Wiebke Hangst (wih), Vincent Hoppmann (vho), Birgit Kirsten Müllner (bkm), Luuk van Os (lvo), Kristina Pape (krp), Ingrid Rooda (iro), Zoë Schaffelder (zsc), Henrike Ilka (hil), Hellen Kachler (hek), Fynn Kaltenpoth (fyk), David Kerler (dke), Leon Lewin (lel), Paul Linke (pli), Tom Mamer (mat), Yvonne Merkel (yme), Mika Müller-Popkes (mmp), Lennard Naumann (len), Luuk van Os (lvo), Kristina Pape (krp), Julia Schmidt (jus), Jonas Schmitt (jos), Jakob Schultz (jas), Alisa Seufert (ase), Hanna Swartzendruber (hss), Miya Takada (mta), Thordis Weber (twe), Johanna Wecht (jwe), Jana Winter (jwi)

Americas

Heads of Working Group: Maximilian Brien (mbr), Ana Gonzalez (ago), Claudia Pinzón (cpn), Maximilian Herrmann (mah)

Charlotte Aebischer (cae), Raphael Bodewing (rbo), Mara Bolay (mbo), Leander von Detten (lvd), Martin Dudenhöffer (mdh), Sara Engelberg-Joumaa (sen), Roemer Goes (gro), Franziska Gottwald (fgo), Brenda Holz (bho), Lena Jülich (lju), Theresa Kofler (tk), Santiago Moncada (smo), Tania Muscio (tmu), Michael Männel (mgm), Julia Pivato (jpi), Eileen Roth (ero), Samed Sahin (ssa), Hans Stanka (hst), Mario Wolf (mwo)

Asia & Oceania

Heads of Working Group: Philipp Engstler (pen), Ronja Gottschling (rgo), Leon Jamann (lja), Giacomo Köhler (gko), Emma Kunz (eku), Viktoria Lindl (vli), Maximilian Orth (mor), Katharina Valjak (kv)

Yasmine Amal (aya), Hagen Berning (hbe), Hannah Brandt (hbr), Ekaterina Derbilova (ede), Sarah Engelsberger (sen), Aylin Erden (aer), Tamara Gupper (tgu), Ilsa Hameed (iha), Jacob Heinck (jhk), Tamara Gupper (tgu), Wiebe Hangst (wih), Viola Heeger (vhe), Marko Hermsen (mhe), Andreas Hopf (aho), Leon Jamann (lja), Hassaan Ali Khan (hak), Sophie Kittelberger (ski), Bjorn Kolkman (kol), Paula Kuls (pak), Maximilian Henning (hen), Mara Kiesle (mki), Julian Klose (jkl), Bjorn Kolkman (kol), Emma Kunz (eku), Nora Sophie Kögel (nsk), Isabella Lauber (ila), Irene Lee (ile), Philip Lott (plo), Annika Maretzki (ama), Marina Marri (mam), Jana Nordbruch (jno), Jaeeun Paik (jpa), Marietheres Pirngruber (mpi), Theresa Rettner (tre), Nicola Röhm (nrö), Nina Kathrin Rösler (nro), Patrick Rüppel (prü), Krishna Kumar Saha (kks), Annika Sauer (asa), Robin Lockyer-von Dorrien (rdl), Nita Schaub (nsc), Thomas Schmid (ths), Felix Scholl (fsc), Thomas Siurkus (tsi), Hugo Sommer (hso), Estella Tambini Stollwerck (est), Céline Sun (csu), Eva Süss (evs), Leonie Vandersee (lva), Stephanie Verlaan (stv), Sofie Vetter (sov), Eleanor Wong (ewo), Fan Yin (fyn)

Middle East & Maghreb

Heads of Working Group: Siad Akkam (ska), Anina Harter (aht), Johannes Hermann (jhe), Philipp Müller (pmu), Hanna Swartzendruber (hss), Martin Webeler (mwe)

Yasmin Al-Douri (yad), Nico Arnold (nar), Eva Bitsch (ebi), Mostafa Bostani (mob), Lukas Eger (leg), Henryc Fels (hfe), Petra Freudenberger (pfr), Moritz Friedrich (mfr), Christian Gerl (cgl), Iman Hamdy (imh), Wiebke Hangst (wih), Ruben Ilyas (rui), Dastan Jasim (daj), Tülay Karakus (kar), Richard Krauel (rkr), Johanna Landes (jol), Daniel Leichte (dal), Jannik Mertens (jmr), Leonard Metzler (lme), Sarah Pauly (sap), Marie-Lisa Schneider (mls), Sonja Brede (sbr), Kylea Shropshire (ksh), Daryna Sterina (dst), Ali Maleki (aml)

Prof. Dr. Frank R. Pfetsch Professor Emeritus for International Relations at the University of Heidelberg frank.pfetsch@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de

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Dr. Nadine Ansorg University of Kent, Kent
Dr. André Bank GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Dr. Arvid Bell Harvard University, Cambridge
Prof. Dr. Joachim Betz GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Dr. Fabian Burkhardt SWP German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin 
Dr. Paulo Gustavo Pellegrino Correa Group of Advanced Studies on Conflicts in Guyana and the Caribbean, Federal University of Amapá, Macapá
Juan Diego Duque Salazar Uppsala University, Uppsala
Dr. Angelica Duran-Martinez University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Dr. Lionel Fatton Webster University, Geneva
Kristin Fedeler Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Riccarda Flemmer GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Dr. Savaş Genç University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg
Kibreab Habtemichael European Center for African Geopolitical Studies, Darmstadt
Sami Hadaya London School of Economics, London
Dr. Jens Heibach GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Dr. Maria Josua GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Marc Julienne Foundation for Strategic Research, Paris
Benedikt Kamski Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, University of Freiburg, Freiburg
Dr. Adeeb Khalid Carleton College, Northfield
Dr. Magdalena Kirchner Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Kabul, Afghanistan
Dr. Carlo Koos Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen
Dr. Philipp Lottholz Centre for Conflict Studies, Philipps-University of Marburg, Marburg
Dr. Walter Lotze United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Lukasz Mackiewicz GIZ German Corporation for Internatioal Coorperation, Berlin
Dr. Aurora Madaula Giménez University of Barcelona, Barcelona
Dr. Lotta Mayer University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal
Nuha Mohamed Central Bureau of Statistics, Khartoum, Sudan
Dr. Elizabeth Monier University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Mallory Mroz-Kleedorfer International Criminal Court
Dr. Amit Mukherjee National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
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Dr. Dieter Reinisch Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Budapest
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Dr. Yan St-Pierre Modern Security Consulting Group, Berlin
Dr. Julia Strasheim Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt Stiftung, Hamburg
Dr. Anna Sunik GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Dr. Pinar Tank PRIO Peace Research Institute Oslo, Oslo
Dr. Peter Thiery Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
Dr. Kressen Thyen University of Bremen, Bremen
Dr. Christoph Trinn University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg
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