Dr. Georg Lammich

Research Associate

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Institut für Politikwissenschaft

Lotharstrasse 65
47048 Duisburg
LF 326
Office hours
Do. 14.00-15.00 Uhr


  • Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, Institut für Politikwissenschaft

    Fakultät für Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Institut für Politikwissenschaft

    Forsthausweg 2
    47057 Duisburg
    LK 074

thursdays: 2 to 3 p.m.


  • Sino-African Relations
  • Regionalism and Interregionalism
  • Development Theory and the Developmental State
  • African Agency
  • Governance of the African Union
  • Political Settlements

About / CV

Curriculum Vitae:


Since 04/2022

Postdoctoral researcher: ChiTa – China and the Transformation of Political order in Africa (funded by the German Research Foundation DFG)

10/2019- 04/2022
Postdoc researcher Institute for Political Science, International Relations and African Politics, Coordinator MA Development and Governance


Doctorate in Social Sciences (PhD) University of Duisburg‐Essen  Topic: Capacity-building functions of asymmetric Interregionalism – The regional dimension of the Sino-African dialogue (in German).

05/2015 - 08/2019
Research Associate, Institute for Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen

02/2014 – 05/2014

Visiting scholar (DAAD Research Scholarship), Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

01/2012 - 05/2015
Managing director, Graduate School for Social Science and Humanities (3GO), Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg.

05/2011 - 11/2011
Research visit IWAAS, Beijing, China

01/2010 - 04/2011
Research Associate Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KWI), Coordinator of the interdisciplinary fellowship program “Global Young Faculty” Essen, Germany

10/2008 - 07/2009
Project coordinator Institute for East Asian Studies (In-East) Duisburg, Germany

10/2001 - 09/2008
Diploma in East Asian Studies


Winter 2023/24                   
Seminar MA-IBEP:

" Foreign policy and regional management in Africa"

Summer 2021

Seminar BA Political Science

“ Tiger, Lion, Geese- The Developmental State in Asia and Africa”

Winter 2020/21

Seminar MA International relations and Development Policy (IBEP) “Africa’s international relations”

Winter 2018/19

Seminar BA Political Science:
„Conflict Analysis in Subsahara Africa” (in German)

Summer 2019

Seminar BA Political Science  „Perspectives of Development in Asia and Africa“ (in German)

Winter 2018/19

Seminar BA Political Science
"Introduction to Methods in the Political Science"

Summer 2018:

Seminar Educational Science/Social Science;
"International Relation Theory"


Lammich, G. (2023). Development First! China’s Policy Transfer to Africa. The African Review (published online ahead of print 2023). https://doi.org/10.1163/1821889x-bja10089

Lammich, G. (2023) "Capacity-Building Interregionalism: An Actorness Based Approach." Journal of Inter-Regional Studies: Regional and Global Perspectives (JIRS) 6: 16-32.

Lammich, G. (2022). China’s Policy Export to Africa: From the Development-Security Nexus to Knowledge-Transfer. In: Porto de Oliveira, O., Romano, G.C. (eds) Brazil and China in Knowledge and Policy Transfer. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. 185-216 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-09116-2_6

Lammich, G. (2022): The Regional Dimension of Sino-African Development Cooperation, in: Ziltener, P.; Suter, C. (eds.) Past, Present and Future of African-Asian Relations - Realities of Africa-Asia Relations in the 21st Century, Zurich: LIT  89-11

Lammich, G. (2021): China und die afrikanische Sicherheitsarchitektur, in: German Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies (GIDS), Konferenzband- Afrika im Aufbruch

Lammich, G. (2020) Competing Agendas or Complementary Strategies? China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Africa’s Developmental Approaches, in: Chinese History and Society 52(2): 117-132

Lammich, G. (2020): Funktionen von Interregionalismus – Eine globale Perspektive [Functions of Interregionalism - A global perspective], in: ZPol-Journal of Political Science 30(1): 123-140

Lammich, G. (2019): China and Regional Security in Africa, in: Hartmann, C.; Noesselt, N. (eds.): China’s New Role in African Politics: From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization? New York: Routledge pp. 70-92

Lammich, G. (2019): Stability through Multilateral Cooperation: China and AU Security Cooperation, in: African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 9(1): 100-123

Lammich, G. (2019): Kapazitätsbildende Funktionen von asymmetrischem Interregionalismus - Die regionale Dimension der sino-afrikanischen Kooperation [Capacity-building Functions of asymetric Interregionalism - The regional Dimension of Sino-African Cooeration] , Dissertation, Universität Duisburg-Essen https://www.deutsche-digitale-bibliothek.de/item/6QF44JOZ6N2PWSZXIRCFHQFZZWULDY44

Lammich, G. (2015): China’s Impact on Capacity Building in the African Union, SSDC Working Paper, Heidelberg