Josef Janning

Politikwissenschaftler - C·A·P-Fellow 2010

* 1956 in Bocholt, Germany


M.A. in Political Science, University of Bonn, Germany

B.A. in Political Science, Elmira College New York, USA

Vocational Experience

2001-2009, Head of the International Relations Program, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germany

since 2000, Guest Professor at Renmin University, Beijing, China

1999-2005, Director of the Bertelsmann Group for Policy Research, Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P), Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany

1989-1994, Lecturer in International Relations, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

1987-1994, Deputy Director, Research Group Europe, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

1985-1987, Assistant Professor, Department of International Politics, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

1982-1985, Teaching Assignments in Political Science, University of Bonn, the university’s Akademisches Auslandsamt, Germany

Further Activities

Member and chairman of various study groups on European affairs, East-West and Mediterranean issues, security policies and transatlantic relations; advisor to the German government on European Affairs

Member of the Scientific Advisory Council, International Center for Transition Studies (ICETS), Italy

1995-2000, Book Review Editor, Journal ‘Internationale Politik’, Bonn

1993, Guest Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1987-1992, Assistant Editor, Quarterly ‘European Journal of International Affairs’, Rom

Main Areas of Research

European Politics, International Relations, Foreign Policy of Germany and other Western States, East-West Relations

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