Maximiliane Linde holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Religious Studies from the University of Münster and is the founder and current head of the programme “Religion and Foreign Politics” at Polis180, a Grassroots-Think-Tank on European and Foreign Affairs. She is studying International Relations in Berlin. Her academic focus lies on peace and conflict studies, peacebuilding and international conflict resolution, gender as a category of analysis and the role of religion in international relations. Her studies are supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
She was a participant of the DialoguePerspectives for two years and started working as a freelancer for the programme in 2019. She further gained practical experience on the intersection of religion and politics as an intern at the division Religion & Foreign Policy at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.
˝DialoguePerspectives offers a unique change of perspective! The programme allows you to really grapple with current and highly societally relevant questions, to reflect on your own identity, and to get to know the diversity of European identities. I am very grateful for the intensive personal discussion and encounters, and the great amount of food for thought that has stuck with me long past the seminars.
Ezgi, DialoguePerspectives participant