Markus A. Kirchschlager

Doctoral Researcher

Markus A. Kirchschlager

  • Short CV

    • Since 04/2014: Member of the GIGA Doctoral Programme

    • 2018 - 04/2020: PIN Coordinator (PIN-Negotiation)

    • 2013: Member of the expert group of the 9th Initiative “Globalization and the Internet” carried out by the Internet and Society Co:llaboratory e.V.

    • 2004 - 2009: Internships in Ecuador, Mexico and Turkey

    • 2006: Student Assistant of the Department of Intercultural Studies and Business Communication at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

    • Education: Political Science, Intercultural Studies and Business Communication, German as a Foreign Language, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and Freie Universität Berlin

    Current Research

    • Cyber-Mediation / Digital Mediation / E-Mediation in international conflicts

    • International conflict resolution

    • Mediation in inter-state and intra-state conflicts

    • Regional patterns and variations of mediation

    • Regional security architecture of the Middle East

    • Peace and conflict research

    Countries and Regions

    • Middle East


    • Disaggregating International Mediation. Comparing Regional Patterns of Mediation in the Middle East and South East Asia

    Markus A. Kirchschlager

    Doctoral Researcher

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    Infographic | 08/2022

    Regional Neighbourhoods Matter for Peacebuilding

    Neighbours, regional organisations and networks of different actors play an important role for conflict dynamics. They can either promote peacebuilding or the prolongation and escalation of violent conflicts. The infographic illustrates this.

    GIGA Focus Global | 1/2021

    Neighbourhood Matters for Peacebuilding

    Die Bedeutung der regionalen Nachbarschaft wird in wissenschaftlichen und politischen Debatten um Konflikte und Frieden vielfach vernachlässigt. In diesem GIGA Focus Global wird das Konzept regionaler Friedensformationen thematisiert, ein wichtiges Instrument der Analyse regionaler Variation von Akteuren und Konfliktdynamiken.

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2015

    Konfliktmanagement in internationalen oder internationalisierten Konflikten

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg Germany


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