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Dr. Daniel Dückers


Short CV

  • Since 2005: Associate Research Fellow at GIGA / Project manager "BMZ-Escalation Potential Analysis" (ESKA; formerly "Crisis Early Warning for BMZ"”, in addition since 2020: Coordinator and Editor of the “Politico-economic Short Analyses” Africa (PSA Africa)

  • 2019 - 2020: Senior Lecturer, University of Bayreuth, Chair for Sociology of Africa (Prof Dr Jana Hönke)

  • 2009 - 2014: PhD stipendiary (DFG), Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders", Goethe University Frankfurt a.M., research group "Normative Foundations of Development Policy"

  • DSF stipendiary, postgraduate "Master of Peace and Security Studies" (M.P.S.), Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH), Hamburg University

  • 2003 - 2004: Research Fellow, Center for international Peace Operations (ZIF), analysis and lessons learned unit

  • 1995 - 2001: Studies in Sociology, Free University Berlin, minor subjects: Social Anthropology and African Science, Humboldt-University Berlin

Current Research

  • Conflict analyses

  • Civilian crisis prevention

  • Development theory / progress research

  • Comprehensive measures of societal development levels

  • The “good live” in the “good Society”

  • Strategies for fostering sustainable and egalitarian societies

Media Contributions