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Portrait Prof. Dr. Andreas Mehler


Prof. Dr. Andreas Mehler

Research Area

Power sharing after peace treaties, violent conflicts, crisis prevention, state and statehood, German and French Africa politics

Regional focus: Central- and Westafrica


Dr. Anika Becher

Research Area

Conflict studies, ethnic conflict, electoral violence, violent conflict at the local level, democratic transition, party politics, human rights

Regional focus: Subsaharan Africa, with a focus on East and Southern Africa

Portrait Richard Plankenhorn

Student Assistant

Richard Plankenhorn