Dr. phil. Nadine Godehardt

Dr. phil. Nadine Godehardt


Research Division: Asia
Deputy Head of Research Division

nadine.godehardt(at)swp-berlin.org

Since July 2015 co-editor of the book series »Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics«

2008-2012 Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg

11/2012 Guest Scholar, China Foreign Affairs Univesity, Beijing

2012 Ph.D., Political Science, Univestiy of Hamburg

08 - 12/2010 Guest Scholar, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science, Beijing

05 - 08/2009 Guest Scholar, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore 2007 M.A., Political Science, Philosophy, Sinology, Tubingen University

Areas of Expertise:

China, Political systems, Regional cooperation and alliances

Regionalization in Central Asia and East Asia, theories of international relations, visuality in international politics


SWP Publications (selection):

Nadine Godehardt, David Schulze,

China 4.0

Party and Society Debate the Digital Transformation

SWP Comments 2017/C 06, March 2017, 8 Pages
Nadine Godehardt

No End of History

A Chinese Alternative Concept of International Order?

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 02, January 2016, 24 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Nadine Godehardt, Nicola Nymalm (eds.)

The Impact of Post-2014 Afghanistan on Asian Regional Security

Special Issue, Asian Perspective, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2014
Nadine Godehardt

The Chinese Constitution of Central Asia

Regions and Intertwined Actors in International Relations

The Politics and Development of Contemporary China Series, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
Nadine Godehardt

Between Harmonious World and "War of Order": Chinese Meanings of Just War and Their Reemergence

in: Brendan Howe, Boris Kondoch (eds.), The Legality and Legitimacy of the Use of Force in Northeast Asia, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013
Nadine Godehardt, Dirk Nabers (eds.)

Regional Powers and Regional Orders

London et al.: Routledge/Garnet, 2011

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Nadine Godehardt

It’s not about Facts, It’s about Meaning:

How Do Poststructuralists Advise Policymakers in questions of International Politics and Security?

Working Paper of Asia Research Unit, 2015/Nr. 1, March 2015, 11 pages

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

Christian Becker, Nadine Godehardt

China’s new Military Strategy

China’s recent white paper on military strategy gives important clues about the type of superpower Beijing aspires to be. Christian Becker and Nadine Godehardt on four eye-catching aspects of the document.

Point of View, June 2015
Nadine Godehardt, David Shim

Passing the buck on North Korea

in: Asia Times Online, 27.03.2013

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