Conflict Transformation Research
Julian works in the Conflict Transformation Research Program, where he supports reconciliation, dialogue and mediation processes in Somalia.
Prior to joining Berghof Foundation, he worked for a GIZ project in Addis Ababa that supports the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) in advising the African Union through trainings, dialogue formats and applied research in the field of peace and security. Before that Julian was research assistant in different projects at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and gained experiences as intern and freelancer at the German Federal Foreign Office and Berghof Foundation.
Julian holds a BA in political science and human geography from Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and a MA in International Studies and Peace- and Conflict Studies from Goethe University Frankfurt, TU Darmstadt and Aberystwyth University.