Dr. Franzisca Zanker


Dr. Franzisca Zanker

  • Short CV

    • Since 10/2016: Senior Researcher at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institut

    • 2011 - 2016: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for African Affairs working on research project “Local Arenas of Power-Sharing”

    • 2010: Consultant Research Assistant for Overseas Development Institute, London

    • 2009: Research Assistant at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Leiden University

    • 2006 - 2010: Internship experiences include the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities, The Hague (2010), The Association for the Prevention of Torture, Geneva (2008) and the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative, Kampala (2006)

    • Education: PhD at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, "The Legitimisation of Peace Negotiations: A Role for Civil Society"; Master of Arts in International Relations at Leiden University/Clingendael Netherlands Institute for International Relations; LLB (Bachelor of Law) at Exeter University/M1 en droit européen, Université de Rennes

    Current Research

    • Power-sharing

    • Post-conflict reforms

    • Civil society

    • Legitimacy and representation in peace negotiations

    Countries and Regions

    • Sub-Saharan Africa


    • The Legitimisation of Peace Negotiations: A Role for Civil Society

    Dr. Franzisca Zanker



    Panelist, Moderator, Panelist, Panelist | 27/11/2014

    Ebola in Westafrika: Warum verläuft die Epidemie in den Ländern unterschiedlich?

    GIGA Talk GIGA Berlin, Berlin: 27/11/2014 Organisers: German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

    Vorträge und Diskussion

    Teaching | Universität Hamburg | 2015

    Conflict transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: problem areas, actors and possible solutions

    Universität Hamburg Hamburg Germany


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