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Annegret Kuhn studied Political Science at the universities of Hamburg and Alcalá de Henares and wrote her PhD on conflicts about mineral resources. From 2007 to 2015 she worked as a research fellow at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg. After a research collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark (Odense), since August 2017 Annegret Kuhn worked as a research fellow at the Department of Political Science at the University of Kiel with a research focus on international ocean governance. Her research focuses on the question of how international organizations and norms influence the socio-economic and environmental challenges of a worldwide increasing exploitation of natural resources. In particular, her current research focusses on the analysis of how and under what context conditions political participation of non-state actors can contribute to foster a sustainable governance of the marine ecosystem. The regional focus of her empirical research is the Baltic Sea and the Arctic region.

Research interests

    Marine Resources und Sustainable Development Ocean Governance

    International Organizations/Regimes

    Stakeholder participation

    Indigenous Knowledge/Knowledge Integration