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Dr. Joachim Weber

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Senior Visiting Fellow - Strategic Foresight and Risk Analysis

Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies 
Römerstraße 164
D-53117 Bonn

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Profile

Dr. Joachim Weber focusses on strategic challenges and aims at improving the quality of strategic foresight in the shaping of German security policies by the use of analytical tools. Before joining CASSIS, Dr. Weber run the High North Project at Institute for Security Policy Kiel University (ISPK) in 2017-2019. Dr. Weber is co-founder of the Master of Science program „Kavoma“ (Disaster prevention and management) at University of Bonn (ongoing since 2006). He has taught numerous courses in history, political geography and political science at the universities of Hamburg, Bonn, Zagreb and Akron, OH for two decades.

Paralleling his academic career, Dr. Weber spent more than 15 years in the German Federal Service, including various positions in Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Management, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Ministry of Economics (BMWi). Besides his scientific publications, he is a frequent commentator on issues of his expertise in numerous newspapers, magazines and broadcasting services.

Research Interest 

 Strategic foresight | Maritime security | European security architectures | High North

Selected Publications 

Handbook on Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic. The High North between Confrontation and Cooperation, ed. by Joachim Weber, Reihe Frontiers in International Relations, Band 1, Springer Verlag) Berlin-Heidelberg 2020.

Rußland gibt Gas. Über den Nexus von energiewirtschaftlicher und militärischer Infrastrukturentwicklung in der russischen Arktis, Forschungspapier für das Jahresarbeitstreffen der DVPW-Themengruppe Polar- und Meerespolitik, Bielefeld 01.10.2019 (Veröffentlichung in Vorbereitung).

Rolle rückwärts beim Export? Der Koalitionsvertrag löst noch keine Probleme von Bundeswehr und Rüstungsindustrie. Reihe „Arbeitspapier Sicherheitspolitik“ der Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik (BAKS), Nr. 12/2018.

Tauchfahrt im Pazifik. Deutschlands Scheitern im australischen U-Boot-Poker und die Grenzen der deutschen Rüstungspolitik.- In: Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik (ZfAS) 10 (IV/2017): 469-484.

Auf Tauchstation. Deutschlands Scheitern im australischen U-Boot-Poker wirft Grundsatzfragen auf. – In: Internationale Politik 5.2016: 98-103.

Research Projects 

Teaching 

Neue Arena der Weltpolitik? Die Arktis im Klimawandel. (Summer Semester 2021) 

 

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