Dr. habil. Christian Wagner

Dr. habil. Christian Wagner

Research Division: Asia
Senior Fellow



2001 - 2002 Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Development Research at University of Bonn

1996 - 2001 Assistant Professor at the Institute for Political Science and Administrative Studies, University of Rostock

1994 - 1995 Research Fellow at the Center for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin

1991 - 1994 Administrative Officer at University of Mainz

1990 - 1991 Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg

SWP Publications (selection):

Susanne Dröge, Christian Wagner

India’s Position in International Climate Negotiations

No Shift under Modi

SWP Comments 2015/C 14, March 2015, 4 Pages
Christian Wagner

Security Cooperation in South Asia

Overview, Reasons, Prospects

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 06, June 2014, 22 Pages
Nishchal N. Pandey, Christian Wagner

A Fresh Start in Nepal

Lingering Uncertainty After Constituent Assembly Elections

SWP Comments 2014/C 02, January 2014, 4 Pages
Christian Wagner

A Missed Opportunity for Islamabad

Pakistan-American Relations after the Abbottabad Raid

SWP Comments 2011/C 16, June 2011, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Meena Singh Roy, Christian Wagner

India's Afghanistan Policy: In Search of a Comprehensive Strategy

in: Sten Rynning (ed.), South Asia and the Great Powers: International Relations and Regional Security, London/New York: I.B.Tauris, 2017, pp. 174-192
Christian Wagner

The Role of India and China in South Asia

in: Strategic Analysis, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2016, pp. 307–320
Christian Wagner

Western Europe

in: David M. Malone, C. Raja Mohan, Srinath Raghavan (eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Indian Foreign Policy. Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 495-508
Christian Wagner


in: Wolfgang Taucher, Mathias Vogl, Peter Webinger (eds.), Pakistan: Challenges & Perspectives, Vienna 2014 (Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, regiones et res publicae – Country Analysis Reports), S. 7-17
Christian Wagner

The Indian Ocean Rim - Association for Regional Co-operation (IOR-ARC): the futile quest for regionalism?

in: Jivanta Schöttli (guest editor), Special Issue: Power, Politics and Maritime Governance in the Indian Ocian, Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, Volume 9, Number 1, June 2013, pp. 6-16

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Christian Wagner

Emerging Powers in Regional Architecture

Working Paper FG 7, 2012/Nr. 01, August 2012, 10 Pages
Christian Wagner

Welcome to Interdependence

Energy, Security, and Foreign Policy in India

Working Papers FG 7, 2006/Nr 02, September 2006, 9 Pages

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

Christian Wagner

Nepal: Ethnic federalism counterproductive for diverse society

Interview by Ritu Raj Subedi, in: The Rising Nepal, e-paper, 06.04.2014, p. 3

SWP Research Papers

Alexandra Sakaki, Gudrun Wacker
China – Japan – South Korea

A Tense Ménage à Trois

Felix Heiduk
Indonesia in ASEAN

Regional Leadership between Ambition and Ambiguity