Dr. phil. Angela Stanzel

Research Division: Asia


2018-2019 Senior Policy Fellow, Asia Program, Institut Montaigne and representative in Germany

2014-2018 Senior Policy Fellow, Asia Program, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

2011-2012 Conference Manager, International Affairs, Körber Foundation

2013 Ph.D, Free University Berlin, Sinology

2009 Program Assistant, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund (GMF)

Areas of Expertise:

China, South Asia, Afghanistan, Defence and security policy / Armed forces

External Publications (selection):

Angela Stanzel

China’s String of Ports in the Indian Ocean

in: Institut Montaigne China Trends Series, No. 2, 25.06.2019 (online)
Angela Stanzel

China’s BRI and Europe’s Response

in: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, 17.01.2019 (online)
Angela Stanzel

Fear and Loathing on the New Silk Road: Chinese Security in Afghanistan and Beyond

in: European Council on Foreign Relations Policy Brief, 12.07.2018 (online)
Angela Stanzel

Hard Times for Soft Power: Germany’s China Challenge

in: European Union Foreign Affairs Journal, No. 02/2017, pp. 6-18 (online)

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Angela Stanzel

China has a new message for the U.S.: Don’t be alarmed, we’re not that great

Interview von Amanda Erickson, in: Washington Post, 16.08.2018 (online)
Angela Stanzel

E.U. Likes Trump’s Stance on China, but Hates His Methods

Interview von Steven Erlanger, in: The New York Times, 11.04.2018 (online)

Media quotes (selection):

Sarah Zheng

Why is China resisting an independent inquiry into how the pandemic started?

Beijing continues to attack motives of countries calling for coronavirus investigation

in: South China Morning Post, 16.05.2020 (online)
Steven Erlanger

Global Backlash Builds Against China Over Coronavirus

As calls for inquiries and reparations spread, Beijing has responded aggressively, mixing threats with aid and adding to a growing mistrust of China.

in: The New York Times, 03.05.2020 (online)

SWP Comments

Christian Wagner
Political Upheaval in Sri Lanka

Internal and External Consequences of the Parliamentary Elections on 5 August 2020

Andrea Frenzel, Nadine Godehardt
Improving Europe’s China Competence

On the Significance of China Competence for German and European Policy on China

SWP Research Papers

Felix Heiduk, Gudrun Wacker
From Asia-Pacific to Indo-Pacific

Significance, Implementation and Challenges

Barbara Lippert, Volker Perthes (eds.)
Strategic Rivalry between United States and China

Causes, Trajectories, and Implications for Europe