Tobias von Lossow, Dipl.-Pol.

Tobias von Lossow, Dipl.-Pol.


Research Division: Middle East and Africa
Fellow

tobias.vonlossow(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-106

since 2014 PhD Fellow Forum Ebenhausen

2008–2014 Research Assistant to the Director (SWP), Coordinator of the Transatlantic Post-Doc Fellowship for International Relations and Security (TAPIR)

2006 Universitetet i Oslo

2003-2004 University College Cork

2001-2008 Studies in Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich and Free University Berlin

Areas of Expertise:

Sub-Saharan Africa, Natural resources management, Regional and interstate conflicts, Regional cooperation and alliances

Water, water conflicts, Interstate water conflicts and cooperation approaches along trans-boundary watercourses (inter alia Euphrates-Tigris, Nile, Indus), Water scarcity, use and distribution, Water and foreign policy, regional water cooperation, Hydro-energy, Climate change and Africa


SWP Publications (selection):

Tobias von Lossow

The River Congo – Africa’s Sleeping Giant

Regional Integration and Intersectoral Conflicts in the Congo Basin

SWP Comments 2017/C 46, November 2017, 7 Pages
Tobias von Lossow

Water as Weapon: IS on the Euphrates and Tigris

The Systematic Instrumentalisation of Water Entails Conflicting IS Objectives

SWP Comments 2016/C 03, January 2016, 8 Pages
Tobias von Lossow, Stephan Roll

Egypt’s Nile Water Policy under Sisi

Security Interests Promote Rapprochement with Ethiopia

SWP Comments 2015/C 11, February 2015, 4 Pages
Marianne Beisheim, Tobias von Lossow, Stephan Roll, Andrea Schmitz

Water: Rivalry over International Rivers

in: Gitta Lauster, Stormy-Annika Mildner, Solveig Richter (eds.)
Resource Scarcity - A Global Security Threat?

Contributions to Research Papers 2011/RP 02, March 2011, 33 Pages, S. 16-19

External Publications (selection):

Tobias von Lossow

The Rebirth of Water as a Weapon: IS in Syria and Iraq

in: The International Spectator, Vol. 51 (2016), No.3, pp. 82-99
Tobias von Lossow

Gender in Inter-State Water Conflicts

in: Peace Review, Vol. 27 (2015), No.2, pp. 196-201
Tobias von Lossow

Fountain of Peace

Conflicts over water can be defused by international cooperation and better global water governance

in: IP global online, 20.01.2010 (online)

SWP Comments

Tobias von Lossow
The River Congo – Africa’s Sleeping Giant

Regional Integration and Intersectoral Conflicts in the Congo Basin


Muriel Asseburg
The Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Agreement of October 2017

An Opportunity to End Gaza’s Humanitarian Crisis and Permanently Overcome the Blockade


SWP Research Papers