Visiting Researcher OLE FRAHM

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Humboldt Universität Berlin
Political Science

Master's Degree

European University Colloquium: University of Bath, Sciences Politiques Paris, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences
European Studies

Bachelor's Degree

Oxford University
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Research Areas

  • Populism
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Black Sea region
  • Eurasia
  • Africa

Work Experience

2020 / Continuing University of St Gallen

2020 / 2021 Freie Universität Berlin
Visiting Researcher

2017 / 2019 University of St Gallen
Post-doctoral researcher

2017 / 2017 University of Edinburgh
Visiting Scholar

2016 / Continuing Leuphana University Lüneburg

2016 / 2016 Bosphorus University
Visiting Assistant Professor

2016 / 2016 Yeditepe University
Visiting Lecturer

2015 / 2015 Pan African University Tlemcen

2010 / 2011 Willy-Brandt-School Erfurt

2008 / 2010 Das Progressive Zentrum Berlin (think tank)
Head of Research


  • Frahm, Ole; Lehmkuhl, Dirk (2022), "Populism and Foreign Policy", The Populism Interviews: A Dialogue with Leading Experts, Routledge
  • Frahm, Ole; Lehmkuhl, Dirk (2021), "Populist Neo-Imperialism: a new take on populist foreign policy", The Palgrave Handbook of Populism, Palgrave Macmillan
  • Frahm, Ole; Hoffmann, Katharina (2021), "Dual Agent of Transition: How Turkey perpetuates and challenges neo-patrimonial patterns in its Post-Soviet Neighbourhood", East European Politics, Vol.37, No.1, 110-138 DOI: 10.1080/21599165.2020.1733982
  • Frahm, Ole (2020), "Wer schützt wen? Die Responsibility to Protect im Südsudan", Die Internationale Schutzverantwortung: Etabliert. Herausgefordert. Gescheitert?, LIT
  • Frahm, Ole (2019), "South Sudan", The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society, SAGE
  • Frahm, Ole (2019), "Land matters in South Sudan", Authority, territory, community: dynamics of water, land tenure regimes, and state formation in Africa, Nordic Africa Institute
  • Frahm, Ole (2018), "Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Established and Simulated Democracies – the cases of Ghana, Nigeria and South Sudan", Crime, Law and Social Change, Vol.70, No.2, 257-274 DOI: 10.1007/s10611-017-9730-2
  • Frahm, Ole (2017), "The snake bites its tail: Securitization instead of development in South Sudan", Securitization in Intervention and Statebuilding, Nomos
  • Frahm, Ole (2016), "How a state is made – Statebuilding and nationbuilding in South Sudan in the light of its African peers", Humboldt Universität
  • Frahm, Ole (2015), "Making Borders and Identities in South Sudan", Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol.33, No.2, 251-267 DOI: 10.1080/02589001.2015.1070461
  • Frahm, Ole (2014), "South Sudan: An Outlier in Postcolonial African Nation-Building?", Empires and Nations from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century, Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Frahm, Ole (2012), "Defining the Nation: National Identity in South Sudanese Media Discourse", Africa Spectrum, Vol.47, No.1, 21-49 DOI: 10.1177/000203971204700102