Foreign and security policies of North and South Korea, inter-Korean relations, multilateralism in East Asia, identity politics in Korea, critical theories of International Relations
Joined SWP in October 2017
Since 04/2015 Post-doctoral research fellow and lecturer, Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
Since 10/2015 Director Research Unit II: North Korea and International Security, Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
04/2009-03/2015 Research Fellow and Lecturer, Insitute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
After new provocations, North Korea is back on the agenda of the international community. The US must not engage in a rhetorical tug-of-war. Instead, it must act quickly, says Eric J. Ballbach. Europe can also play a role in this.
South Korea’s Response to Germany’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 12, 14.12.2018, 85 Pages, S. 11–16
Over 20 missile launches, one atomic test and a hefty verbal spat between North Korea and the United States – these events characterize the belligerent state of affairs on the Korean Peninsula in 2017.
The Case of the ASEAN Regional Forum