Dr. rer. pol. Annegret Bendiek

Dr. rer. pol. Annegret Bendiek


Research Division: EU/Europe
Deputy Head of Research Division

annegret.bendiek(at)swp-berlin.org

January 2015 - December 2015: Head of Project »The challenges of digitalization for German Foreign and Security Policy« (SWP Research Paper Due Diligence in Cyberspace)

April 2014 - October 2014: Policy Planning Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

August 2013 - April 2014: Fellow at the German Marshall Fund and the Transatlantic Academy

2007 - 2013 Deputy Head of the Research Group „EU-External Relations“

2003 - 2005: Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Bielefeld

Areas of Expertise:

European Union, Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), Digital Policy and Cyber, EU foreign policy

Current focus: Digital geopolitics, EU cyber diplomacy, EU cyber security regulation, EU cyber defense


SWP Publications (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Matthias C. Kettemann

Revisiting the EU Cybersecurity Strategy: A Call for EU Cyber Diplomacy

SWP Comment 2021/C 16, February 2021, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021C16

Annegret Bendiek, Minna Ålander, Paul Bochtler

CFSP: The Capability-Expectation Gap Revisited

A Data-based Analysis

SWP Comment 2020/C 58, December 2020, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020C58

Annegret Bendiek, Barbara Lippert

Positioning the European Union within the Sino-American Rivalry

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

Contributions to Research Papers 2020/RP 04, April 2020, 53 Pages, S. 47-51

Annegret Bendiek, Martin Schallbruch

Europe’s Third Way in Cyberspace

What Part Does the New EU Cybersecurity Act Play?

SWP Comment 2019/C 52, December 2019, 8 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019C52

Annegret Bendiek, Raphael Bossong

Shifting Boundaries of the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy

A Challenge to the Rule of Law

SWP Research Paper 2019/RP 12, September 2019, 28 Pages

doi:10.18449/2019RP12

External Publications (selection):

Annegret Bendiek, Eva Pander Maat

The EU’s Cybersecurity Policy: Building a Resilient Regulatory Framework

in: Gabi Siboni/Limor Ezioni, Cybersecurity and Legal-Regulatory Aspects, Israel: World Scientific Publishing Company, January 2021

doi:10.1142/11793

Annegret Bendiek

European digital sovereignty: Combining self-interest with due diligence

EU Policy Brief #5, Ottawa: Carleton University, Centre for European Studies, December 2020
Annegret Bendiek, Brigitte Dekker, Nadine Godehardt, Maaike Okano-Heijmans

Podcast: Digital Connectivity in times of COVID-19

The German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the Clingendael Institute are collaborating on digital geopolitics and connectivity in the light of the corona crisis.

in: Café Clingendael, The Clingendael Institute, 25.06.2020
Annegret Bendiek, Felix Schenuit

EU-Canada’s strategic partnership: broadening relations and mutual interests

in: Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3, February 2020, pp. 30-44
Annegret Bendiek, Magnus Römer

Externalizing Europe: the global effects of European data protection

in: Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance, Emerald Publishing Limited, Vol. 21 Issue 1, January 2019, pp.32-43, https://doi.org/10.1108/DPRG-07-2018-0038

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Annegret Bendiek

The Impact of the Digital Service Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA) on European Integration Policy

Working Paper Research Division EU/Europe 2021/ No. 02, April 2021, 15 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021WP05

Minna Ålander, Annegret Bendiek, Paul Bochtler

A Critical Perspective on Data Transparency in the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union

Methodological Challenges in Foreign Policy Research

Working Paper Research Division EU/Europe 2020/ No. 02, November 2020, 20 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020WP11

Annegret Bendiek, Eva Pander Maat

The EU's Regulatory Approach to Cybersecurity

Working Paper 2019/ No. 02, October 2019, 30 Pages
Annegret Bendiek, Milena Geogios, Philip Nock, Felix Schenuit, Laura von Daniels

EU-Canada relations on the rise

Mutual interests in security, trade and climate change

Working Paper 2018/ Nr. 03, October 2018, 15 Pages

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

Franziska Brantner, Annegret Bendiek

The Future of Multilateralism

How does the current pandemic influence multilateralism? Which role can the European Union play in shaping its future? A debate.

Interview with Bastian Hermisson, in: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Brussels, 22.06.2020
Annegret Bendiek, Nadine Godehardt, Jürgen Neyer, David Schulze

Preventing digital trench warfare between the EU and China

Digital geopolitics is taking center stage in EU-China relations. What conflicts might be relevant in the next 15 years? Annegret Bendiek, Nadine Godehardt, Jürgen Neyer, and David Schulze present four scenarios.

Point of View, 26.03.2019
Annegret Bendiek

No New Cold War: Give Strategic Interdependence a Chance

With its concept of strategic autonomy, the EU risks triggering a new Cold War. In the context of globalisation and digitisation, it should focus on strategic interdependence instead. A plea by Annegret Bendiek.

Point of View, 28.11.2018

News

Annegret Bendiek on Twitter

Revisiting the EU Cybersecurity Strategy: A Call for EU Cyber Diplomacy. SWP Comment 2021/C 16, February 2021 (with Matthias C. Kettemann)

CFSP: The Capability-Expectation Gap Revisited. A Data-based Analysis. SWP Comment 2020/C 58, December 2020 (with Minna Ålander, Paul Bochtler)

“The EU’s Cybersecurity Policy: Building a Resilient Regulatory Framework", in: Gabi Siboni/Limor Ezioni, Cybersecurity and Legal-Regulatory Aspects, Israel: World Scientific Publishing Company, January 2021 (with Eva Pander Maat)

Annegret Bendiek, Brigitte Dekker, Nadine Godehardt, Maaike Okano-Heijmans
Podcast: Digital Connectivity in times of COVID-19, in: Café Clingendael, The Clingendael Institute, 25.06.2020

Franziska Brantner, Annegret Bendiek
The Future of Multilateralism, Interview with Bastian Hermisson, in: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Brussels, 22.06.2020

SWP Comments

Christian Wagner, Jana Lemke
India: An Ambivalent Partner for the West

Growing Commonalities, Growing Differences


Wolfram Lacher
Libya’s Flawed Unity Government

A Semblance of Compromise Obscures Old and New Rifts


SWP Research Papers

Daniel Voelsen
Internet from Space

How New Satellite Connections Could Affect Global Internet Governance


Sinem Adar, Günter Seufert
Turkey’s Presidential System after Two and a Half Years

An Overview of Institutions and Politics