Dr. Janina Pawelz

Former Associate

Dr. Janina Pawelz

  • Short CV

    • 04/2019 - 03/2023: Associate, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • 02/2019 - 03/2019: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Asian Studies, project "Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia (CRISEA)"

    • 04/2017 - 01/2019: Associate, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • Since 04/2017: Research Fellow at the IFSH Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universität Hamburg

    • 2016 - 03/2017: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

    • 02/2014 - 03/2014: International Consultant for the German Development Cooperation/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

    • 2013 - 2016: Doctoral student at the GIGA Doctoral Programme

    • Until 2013: Employee at the public relations department of the GIGA

    • 06/2012 - 07/2012: Election observer for the parliamentary elections 2012 in Timor-Leste

    • 08/2007 - 09/2007: Internship at the Foreign Bureau for Indonesia of a German political Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia

    • Education: Southeast Asian Studies, Political Science and Ethnology at the University of Hamburg and Universitas Udayana, Indonesia

    Current Research

    • Violence-prone groups, gangs

    • Violence and security

    • Youth

    Countries and Regions

    • Southeast Asia, Timor-Leste

    • Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago


    • The Transformation of Violence-Prone Groups. The Cases of Trinidad and Tobago and Timor-Leste

    Dr. Janina Pawelz

    Former Associate

    Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice | 2018

    The Digital Hood of Urban Violence: Exploring Functionalities of Social Media and Music Among Gangs

    Paul Elvers

    Research Project | 01/11/2017 - 28/02/2021

    Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia (CRISEA)

    Southeast Asia is facing diverse institutional and geopolitical challenges. Of further concern are environmental and social issues as well as new economic dynamics. This interdisciplinary EU funded research project, coordinated by EFEO (France) investigates current developments in Southeast Asia, using a broad array of topics, perspectives and approaches.
    EC, Horizon 2020, 2017-2021

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2015

    "Berufsperspektiven für Kulturwissenschaftler/innen": Forschung außerhalb der Universität

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg Germany

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2014

    New States in the International System

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg Germany


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