joined IParl as a research associate in March 2018. 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.
From 2021 to 2022, he was an associate lecturer at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. His research and teaching activities focus on Parliamentary Party Groups (PPGs), coalition negotiations and the political systems of Southeastern Europe. Furthermore, his research interests include the role of parliaments in the process of democratisation. His PhD project deals with the institutionalisation of parliaments in Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. In the second half of 2022, he did a six-month research stay in Zagreb, Belgrade and Podgorica.
Oliver Kannenberg is a member of the German Association for Parliamentary Affairs (DVParl) and the Southeast Europe Association (SOG).