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Hannes Ebert was a research assistant with GPPi from January to September 2008 following an internship in 2007. In both positions, he conducted research on post-conflict judicial reform and reintegration programs for the project Learning to Build Peace? The United Nations, Peace Operations and Learning Mechanisms.
Hannes is currently working as a research fellow at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, where he focuses on international politics in South Asia. He has previously analyzed armed conflicts and governance in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan for think tanks in Berlin, Delhi, London, and Islamabad and advised the Federal Foreign Office’s Policy Planning Staff on conceptualizing policies towards the BRICS and fragile states. Hannes has also worked as a research associate and program coordinator at the Harvard University’s Center for European Studies. His most recent co-authored article on The Politics of Contestation in Asia was published in the Chinese Journal of International Politics.
Hannes holds a master’s in international relations theory from the London School of Economics and was a visiting doctoral fellow at the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations. He completed his undergraduate studies in political science at the Freie Universität in Berlin and the Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development in Geneva. He has received scholarships from the VolkswagenStiftung, German National Academic Foundation, Theodor Pfizer Foundation and the Swiss government.