Lisa Kammermeier, M.A

Research Associate and Lecturer
Chair for International Politics and Conflict Research

About Lisa Kammermeier

Lisa Kammermeier is a research associate and lecturer at the Chair for International Politics and Conflict Research since 2017. Previously, she has had several teaching assignments working as a lecturer the Department of Social Sciences and Public Affairs since 2015. She holds a master’s degree in Political Science and Linguistics (Spanish and German) as well as a teaching degree from the University of Regensburg. During her studies, she spent two semesters abroad in Hong Kong and Spain, focusing on Chinese and South East Asian relations and Spanish political history and society.
She has also been a visiting researcher at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, doing field research on political elites and societal change during her PhD

Research Interests

Lisa Kammermeier’s research interests comprise peace and conflict studies, especially transitional justice measures and transformation processes after civil wars. A special focus within this field lies on war crime tribunals, political elites, peace building processes and theories of democracy.
Further reasearch interests are post-structuralist concepts of International Relations (post colonialism, politics and aesthetics, theory of hegemony) as well as the adoption of approaches from the political theory and sociology for International Relations theory (f.e.e.g. Mouffe, Laclau, Kant, Hobbes, Bourdieu and Messmer)
Her regional focus lies both on Southeast Asia and China as well as on Latin aAmerikca and Spain. Her special field of expertise is contemporary Cambodian politics and society (political system, post-conflict-transformation, elite systems).

PhD thesis

Lisa Kammermeier is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Social Sciences and Public Affairs at the Bundeswehr University Munich (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stephan Stetter). Her PhD thesis is based in the field of peace and conflict studies and deals with identity and conflict transformation after civil wars with a special focus on Cambodia.

Working title: Transformation of Identity in Post-Conflict-Societies: The Interplay between Antagonistic and Agonal Forms of Conflict Regulation.


Scholarships and memberships

She received a doctoral scholarship scholarship from the Hanns Seidel Foundation and participated in the graduate program “Contours of a New World Order” jointly led by the (academic directors: Prof. Dr. Carlo Masala, Prof. James Davis PhD)