Gregor Christiansmeyer

Fellowship

Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2021 - September 2022

Project title

Shaping (Conflict) History Together? International Youth Exchange in Post-Conflict Regions

Short biography

As a Mercator Fellow, Gregor Christiansmeyer focuses on the contributions of international youth exchange to medium-term peacebuilding and reconciliation, exploring the case of the Western Balkans. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History in Münster and Florence, he gained practical experience at the German Federal Academy for Security Policy and the External Action Department of the European Bishops’ Conference, among others. Parallel to this and his postgraduate studies in Global Politics and Global History of Europe at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, he used to coordinate the young editorial team of the EUSTORY History Campus.