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Dr. Jasmin Lorch

Associate

Short CV

  • Since 07/2021: Associate at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

  • 06/2020 - 06/2021: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

  • Since 05/2021: Postdoctoral Researcher, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt; Annemarie Schimmel-Scholar (Professorinnenprogramm des Bundes und der Länder)

  • 04/2020 - 05/2020: Associate at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

  • 02/2019 - 06/2019: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies (part-time)

  • 06/2017 - 04/2020: Research Fellow in the DFG-funded project "From Quietism to Politics: The Egyptian Salafist Movement from 1970 to 2012"

  • 05/2017 - 09/2017: Coordinator of the Research Platform Tunis

  • 07/2016 - 04/2017: leave replacement of Dr. Annette Ranko in the DFG-funded project "From Quietism to Politics: The Egyptian Salafist Movement from 1970 to 2012"

  • 11/2015 - 06/2017: Associate Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

  • 11/2013 - 11/2015: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, (Postdoctoral Researcher) in the project „Civil Society Organizations as Supporters of Authoritarian Rule? A Cross-Regional Comparison (Vietnam, Algeria, Mozambique)“

  • 12/2012 - 12/2013: Research Associate of Project D1 „Conditions for the Success of Transnational Partnerships for Development: From Transnational Cooperation to Local Implementation in Areas of Limited Statehood (South Asia and East Africa)“, Collaborative Research Center (SFB- Sonderforschungsbereich) 700 “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood” and Associate of the Research Division Global Issues of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs ( SWP - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), Berlin

  • 01/2008 - 11/2012: Visiting Fellow at the Research Division Asia of SWP; Publication of one SWP Research Paper and several SWP Comments, thorough experience in the field of political consultancy, various consultancies for political decision makers and numerous interviews with the press

  • Since 2006: Consultant for various state and non-state development agencies; particularly on Burma/Myanmar

  • Education: Studies of Political Science at Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin; M.A. (Diplom); Doctoral fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (04/2007-03/2011); Doctoral fellowship of the Forum Ebenhausen e.V. (04/2011-02/2012); Doctoral student at the University of Freiburg (Department of Political Science); dissertation "Mirror Images of Weak States: Civil Societies in Bangladesh and the Philippines" (04/2007 – 09/2013)


Current Research

  • Salafism in the Maghreb (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco)

  • Civil Society in Autocracies

  • Authoritarianism and Civil Society Development in Algeria

  • State Failure and Ethnic Conflicts in Southeast Asia (esp. Burma/Myanmar and the Philippines)

  • Political Change in Burma/Myanmar

  • Islam und Islamism in Bangladesh und Southeast Asia (esp. Philippines)


Countries and Regions

  • Burma/Myanmar

  • Bangladesch

  • Philippinen

  • Maghreb


Research Programme


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