Magdalena von Drachenfels

Magdalena von Drachenfels

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
Transnational Actors


E-Mail: vondrachenfels @hsfk .de

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since 2018 Associate Fellow at PRIF and Participant at Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy, German Development Institute, Bonn
2018 Co-Editor of the Blog Series "Extreme Society"
2017–2018 Research Associate at PRIF
2016 Master of Arts
2014–2016 Scholar of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation
2014–2015 Student Assistant at the Institute for Ecological Economy Research, Heidelberg
2013–2016 Master of Arts in "Transcultural Studies" at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
2013 Bachelor of Arts
2012–2013 Student Assistant at the English Department of the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
2011–2012 ERASMUS Scholarship at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Nottingham
2009–2013 Bachelor of Arts in English/American Studies and South Asian Studies at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
2007–2008 Voluntary Social Year at the NGO "Sadhana Village" in Pune, India


Magdalena von Drachenfels is working on the following issues:

  • Radicalization
  • Migration and Displacement
  • South Asia


Radikalisierung und De-Radikalisierung in Deutschland | 2018

von Drachenfels, Magdalena/Offermann, Philipp/Wunderlich, Carmen (Hg.), (2018): Radikalisierung und De-Radikalisierung in Deutschland. Eine gesamtgesellschaftliche Herausforderung.

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Radikalisierung der Gesellschaft? Forschungsperspektiven und Handlungsoptionen | 2018

Herschinger, Eva/Bozay, Kemal/Decker, Oliver/von Drachenfels, Magdalena/Joppke, Christian/Sinha, Klara (2018): Radikalisierung der Gesellschaft? Forschungsperspektiven und Handlungsoptionen, PRIF Report 8/2018, Frankfurt/M.

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Making Heidelberg a Home while Longing for a Global City | 2015

von Drachenfels, Magdalena (2015): Making Heidelberg a Home while Longing for a Global City, Anthropology in Motion: A Student-Faculty Collaboration at Heidelberg University, 24.2.2015.

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Other professional activities

since 2018

Member of the "Team MeX - With Civil Courage against Extremism" of the Baden-Württemberg State Center for Political Education