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):

Christian Wagner

Rethinking South Asia

Scenarios for a Changing Geopolitical Landscape

SWP Comments 2017/C 30, August 2017, 4 Pages
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

External Publications (selection):

Christian Wagner

Germany and Pakistan

in: Rajendra K Jain (ed.), India, Europe and Pakistan, New Delhi: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd, 2018, pp. 153-167
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

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 Comments

Hanns Günther Hilpert
The Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement

Economic Potentials and Policy Perspectives

Christian Wagner
Rethinking South Asia

Scenarios for a Changing Geopolitical Landscape

SWP Research Papers

Felix Heiduk
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?

Changing Arms Dynamics, Regional Security and the Role of European Arms Exports

Alexandra Sakaki, Gudrun Wacker
China – Japan – South Korea

A Tense Ménage à Trois