Paul Joscha Kohlenberg, LL.M., M. Sc.

Research Division: Asia


Since 2016 Associate in the project »Which region? The politics of the UN Security Council P5 in international security crises«, Research Division »Asia«

Since 2013 PhD candidate in Political Science at Freie Universität Berlin / Graduate School of East Asian Studies

2013 M.Sc. Modern Chinese Studies, University of Oxford

2012 Traineeship EU-Delegation in Beijing (Political Section & Cooperation Section)

2009-2011 Chinese Language Studies in Chengdu and Beijing (UC Berkeley IUP-Program)

2009 LL.M. International Development Law and Human Rights, University of Warwick

Areas of Expertise:

China, BRICS, Regional cooperation and alliances

United Nations Security Council, regional and interstate conflicts

SWP Publications (selection):

Paul Joscha Kohlenberg, Nadine Godehardt

China’s Global Connectivity Politics

On Confidently Dealing with Chinese Initiatives

SWP Comment 2018/C 17, April 2018, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Paul Joscha Kohlenberg

The Use of “Comrade” as a Political Instrument in the Chinese Communist Party, from Mao to Xi

In: The China Journal, Volume 77, January 2017, pp. 72-92

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