Philipp Tönjes

Research and Teaching Fellow
Philipp Tönjes
Mitarbeiterbild Philipp Tönjes
Office hours:
online (Skype/Zoom) by appointment
Room 433
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena
Personal Details Expand entry

University Education

  • since 04/2020: Research Assistant at the Chair of Comparative Government, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • since 10/2015: MA studies in Political Science, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 10/2010 ­– 09/2015: BA in Political Science and Communication Science, Technical University of Dresden

Professional Experience

  • 07/2016 – 03/2018: Student Assistant at the Chair of the Political System of Germany, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 01/2018 – 02/2018: Research Assistant at the Varieties of Democracy Institute, Gothenburg (SE)
  • 11/2017 – 01/2018: Intern at the Varieties of Democracy Institute, Gothenburg (SE)
  • 04/2017 – 06/2017: Teaching Assistant for Quantitative Methods at the Chair of the Political System of Germany, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 12/2016: Attendance at the Method Workshop „QCA und mengentheoretische Verfahren“ of the Deutsche Nachwuchsgesellschaft für Politik- und Sozialwissenschaft, Chemnitz
  • 04/2016 – 06/2016: Teaching Assistant for Quantitative Methods at the Chair of the Political System of Germany, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 10/2014 – 12/2014: Intern at the Hannah Arendt Institute on Totalitarianism Research, Dresden
Research Interests Expand entry
  • Autocratic and hybrid regimes
  • States of emergency
  • Quantitative methods in the Social Sciences
  • Party ideology and spatial models of representation
Publications Expand entry

Online publications

  • with Linda G. Witte (2014): Am Vorabend der Revolution. Zur Übertragbarkeit der Konzepte der revolutionären Situation bei Wladimir I. Lenin und Charles Tilly, in: Weiterdenken – Heinrich Böll Stiftung Sachsen e.V. (ed.), <http://www.weiterdenken.de/sites/default/files/uploads/2014/07/warum_brechen_revolutionen_aus_philipp_toenjes_linda_gabriele_witte.pdf>.

Conference presentations

with Linda G. Witte (2014): Warum brechen Revolutionen aus? Bedingungen einer revolutionären Situation. Contribution to the Conference „Revolutionäre Zeiten“, hosted by the Chair of Political Theory and History of Political Thought of the Technical University of Dresden, the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Sachsen, and Deutsches Hygiene Museum, 16.05.2014, Dresden.