Sophia Birchinger

Sophia Birchinger

Researcher
Research Department:
Glocal Junctions

Contact

E-Mail: birchinger@hsfk.de

CV

since 2021Researcher at PRIF
2020Graduate Student Assistant at KfW Development Bank, Frankfurt/M.
2019Graduate Student Research Assistant at PRIF in the project “Peace and Development 2020 – An Analysis of Recent Experiences and Findings”
2019Internships at the GIZ Liaison Office to the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and the GIZ Academy for International Cooperation (GIZ-AIZ), Bonn
2018–2021Master of Arts in International Studies/Peace and Conflict Research, Goethe University Frankfurt/M. and Technical University Darmstadt
2017Internship at the Federal Foreign Office, German Mission, Pretoria, South Africa
2017One-year study-visit in the Euro-Africa Program (EURAF) at SciencesPo Paris, Reims, with the Erasmus Program
2015–2021Scholarship Holder, Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw)
2014–2018Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Fundamental Economics/Management, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale)
2013Internship at UNCSO (NGO), Usakos, Namibia

Expertise

Sophia Birchinger is working on the following issues:

  • African Union
  • African Peace- and Security Architecture (Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development)
  • Peacebuilding
  • Development Policy/Development Cooperation

Publications

Mehr Peacebuilding wagen? Die Parteipositionen zu Konfliktbearbeitung und Friedensförderung im Vergleich | 2021

Birchinger, Sophia (2021): Mehr Peacebuilding wagen? Die Parteipositionen zu Konfliktbearbeitung und Friedensförderung im Vergleich, 22.9.2021.

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Zusammenarbeit mit Afrika: Parteipolitische Positionen im Vergleich | 2021

Birchinger, Sophia (2021): Zusammenarbeit mit Afrika: Parteipolitische Positionen im Vergleich, 17.9.2021.

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Developing Peace: Impulses for German and International Development Cooperation | 2020

Bethke, Felix S./Birchinger, Sophia/Christian, Ben/Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Junk, Julian/Peez, Anton/Stappenbeck, Jens/Schnabel, Simone/Witt, Antonia/Wolff, Jonas (2020): Developing Peace: Impulses for German and International Development Cooperation, Peacelab Blog, 25.5.2020.

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Peace and Development 2020 | 2020

Wolff, Jonas/Witt, Antonia/Stappenbeck, Jens/Schnabel, Simone/Peez, Anton/Junk, Julian/Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Christian, Ben/Birchinger, Sophia/Bethke, Felix S. (2020): Peace and Development 2020. An Analysis of Recent Experiences and Findings.

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Entwicklung und Frieden zusammen denken | 2020

Bethke, Felix S./Birchinger, Sophia/Christian, Ben/Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Junk, Julian/Peez, Anton/Stappenbeck, Jens/Schnabel, Simone/Witt, Antonia/Wolff, Jonas (2020): Entwicklung und Frieden zusammen denken. Anregungen für die deutsche Politik, PEACELAB BLOG, 19.2.2020.

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Frieden und Entwicklung 2020 | 2020

Wolff, Jonas/Witt, Antonia/Stappenbeck, Jens/Schnabel, Simone/Peez, Anton/Junk, Julian/Coni-Zimmer, Melanie/Christian, Ben/Birchinger, Sophia/Bethke, Felix S. (2020): Frieden und Entwicklung 2020. Eine Analyse aktueller Erfahrungen und Erkenntnisse.

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