Dr Philip Lorenz

Dr Philip Lorenz

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
Glocal Junctions

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Since 2019 Lecturer in Political Education at the Educational Centre of the German Federal Agency for the Family and Civil Society Affairs
2015 PhD at Heidelberg University
2012-2019 Associate Fellow at PRIF
Since 2008 Lecturer and Research Associate at the Institute for Political Science, Heidelberg University
2008 Magister Artium, Thesis Title: "One nation under guard: Military autonomy and its influence on the Kurdish conflict in Turkey"
2007-2008 Teaching and Research Assistant at the Institute for Political Science, Heidelberg University
2005-2006 Exchange semester at the Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in New Haven, CT (USA)
2002-2008 Studies in Political Science, Psychology and Public Law at Heidelberg University


Dr Philip Lorenz is working on the following issues:

  • Indonesia
  • Democracy in Southeast Asia
  • Research on democratic transformation and young democracies
  • Civil-military relations


Indonesia: The pitfalls of imperfect civilian control for military effectiveness | 2018

Lorenz, Philip (2018): Indonesia: The pitfalls of imperfect civilian control for military effectiveness, in: Bruneau, Thomas C./Matei, Florina Cristiana (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations (forthcoming), New York, NY: Routledge.

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Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia | 2018

Croissant, Aurel/Lorenz, Philip (eds), (2018): Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia. An Introduction to Governments and Political Regimes, Heidelberg: Springer International Publishing, https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319681818.

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From Alien to Inalienable? | 2018

Lorenz, Philip (2018): From Alien to Inalienable? Changing Attitudes about Human Rights in the Indonesian Security Sector, PRIF Working Papers No. 40, Frankfurt/M.

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Indonesien | 2016

Lorenz, Philip/Croissant, Aurel (2016): Indonesien, in: Croissant, Aurel (Hg.), Die politischen Systeme Südostasiens. Eine Einführung, Heidelberg: Springer VS, 108-173.

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Principals, Partners and Pawns | 2015

Philip Lorenz, Principals, Partners and Pawns, in: Universität Heidelberg, 2015. Online:http://www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/archiv/18730.

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Militär und Politik in Indonesien | 2015

Philip Lorenz, Militär und Politik in Indonesien, in: Gunnar Stange/Rolf Jordan/Kristina Großmann (Hrsg.), Handbuch Indonesien, Berlin, Horlemann Verlag, 2015.

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Patronage, Personalismus, Professionalisierung? | 2013

Philip Lorenz, Patronage, Personalismus, Professionalisierung? Die vorsichtige Demokratisierung zivil-militärischer Beziehungen in Indonesien, HSFK-Report Nr. 3/2013, Frankfurt/M.

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Democratization and Civilian Control in Asia | 2013

Aurel Croissant/David Kuehn/Philip Lorenz/Paul Chambers, Democratization and Civilian Control in Asia, Palgrave, 2013.

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Breaking With the Past? | 2012

Aurel Croissant/David Kuehn/Philip Lorenz, Breaking With the Past? Civil-Military Relations in the Emerging Democracies of East Asia, East-West Center, Policy Series 63, Honolulu.



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Explaining Civil-Military Relations in New Democracies | 2011

David Kuehn/Philip Lorenz, Explaining Civil-Military Relations in New Democracies: Structure, Agency and Theory Development, in: Asian Journal of Political Science Jg. 19, Nr. 3, 2011, S. 231-249.

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