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Bringing Academics Closer to Foreign Policy

Bridging the gap between academia and policy has been the effort of many projects and institutions. In this brief, Julia Himmrich highlights the academic debate about influencing policy and the often cited issues, such as access and communication between researchers and policy makers. She argues that one way for academics to start bridging the gap is to learn from others who seek to influence policy and to think in advocacy terms.

Download this Dahrendorf Analysis by Julia Himmrich, Dahrendorf Forum Research Associate and PhD student in the International Relation’s Department of LSE, in our publication section here.

The opinions expressed in this blog contribution are entirely those of the author and do not represent the positions of the Dahrendorf Forum or its hosts Hertie School and London School of Economics or its funder Stiftung Mercator.