joined IParl as a research associate in March 2018. Previous to holding this position, he supported the IParl in various tasks as a research assistant. In his Master thesis for the study programme ‘Parliamentary Questioning and Civil Society (‘Parlamentsfragen und Zivilgesellschaft’) at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg he approached the debates on the impact of the digital transformation on society. Mr. Kannenberg is interested in theoretical approaches to parliamentarism, right-wing populism and the political systems of Southeastern Europe. His dissertation project focuses on the parliaments of the Western Balkan states.