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Adelmann, Dr. Martin

Position at ABI:
martin.adelmann [at]
+49 (0)761 888 78 15
Areas of research:
Regional Integration, Interregionalism, Development Policy
Regional focus:
Southern Africa, SADC
PhD Political Science, University of Freiburg
Study of Political Science, Geography and English, University of Freiburg (Germany),Teaching Diploma and Master's Degree
Study of Political Science and Environmental Management, University of Pretoria (South Africa); BA-Honours
Study of Political Science and Geography,Trent University (Canada), Bachelor of Arts
Study of Political Science, Geography and English, University of Freiburg (Germany)
Professional experience:
since 2011
Executive Manager Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute
since 2007
Network Coordinator/ Summer schools: African Good Governance Network (DAAD)
since 2007
Lecturer at GIZ/AIZ
since 2006
Consultancy work (evaluation studies, desk studies, course material) for GTZ, DAAD, FES
since 2003
Associate Lecturer at University of Freiburg, Political Science and (since 2012) Department of Environmental Governance
since 2003
Researcher Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute

Important publications

SADC - An Actor in International Relations? The externalrelations of the Southern African Development Community.Freiburg 2012.

"Fundraising or common foreign policy? 30 years of SADC Consultation Conference", in: Anton Bösl (et al.): Monitoring regional integration in Southern Africa.Yearbook 8(2008), Stellenbosch 2008, S. 356-377.

Bilanz und Perspektiven der deutschen Bildungszusammenarbeit, Freiburg 2008 (with H. Weiland and R. Hampel).

"Quiet diplomacy. The reasons behind Mbeki's Zimbabwe policy", in: Afrika Spectrum, 2004/2, S. 249-276.

Regionale Kooperation im südlichen Afrika, Freiburg 2003.


Publication list