Languages: German, English, Mandarin
Areas of Expertise: China’s history, politics and economics, East and South Asia’s foreign and security policy
Angela was a Policy Fellow for the Asia and China Programme at ECFR from 2014 to December 2018. She also was an editor of China Analysis from 2017 on. Before joining ECFR, Angela worked for the BMW Foundation and the International Affairs Office of the Koerber Foundation in Berlin. Prior to that, she worked in Brussels for the German Marshall Fund of the United States (Asia Programme) and in Beijing the German Embassy (cultural section) as well as for several event and marketing firms. Alongside China’s history, politics and economics, her research work focuses on East and South Asia’s foreign and security policy.
Angela earned her Ph.D. in Sinology at Freie Universität Berlin, conducting a research about China-Pakistan relations (“The People’s Republic of China as an Actor in Today’s Pakistan - Advantages and Risks of Building a Chinese Power Base in South Asia").
Angela Stanzel - 10 July, 2014
Alors que les lobbies allemands veulent développer liens plus étroits avec la Chine, Berlin durcit le ton à l'égard de Pékin.
Angela Stanzel - 4 April, 2014
Quels sont les résultats du premier tour d'Europe de Xi Jinping?
by Francois Godement, Angela Stanzel, Marcin Przychodniak, Katja Drinhausen, Adam Knight, Elsa B Kania - 25th October, 2018
by Angela Stanzel - 12th July, 2018
China’s priorities are shifting towards the containment of security threats in its region, and Europe should capitalise on this trend.
by Camille Boullenois, Jiakun Jack Zhang, Melanie Hart, Blaine Johnson, Earl Wang - 20th June, 2018
Four views from our authors on Chinese and Taiwanese views of the roots of Trump's strategy and trade policy, and Chinese blind spots
by François Godement, Moritz Rudolf, Marc Julienne,
Marie-Hélène Schwoob & Kata Isenring-Szabó - 12th April, 2018
China has already brought the world “Socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Will its next goal be a “United Nations with Chinese characteristics”?
by Angela Stanzel, Heike Holbig, Jean Christopher Mittelstaedt, Yevgen Sautin & Jérôme Doyon - 15th December, 2017
The meaning of the Chinese "new era" is tied to Xi Jinping. This publication explores how much his increased ideological control is changing China.
by Angela Stanzel, Nadège Rolland, Jabin Jacob, Melanie Hart - 18th October, 2017
The Chinese Communist Party Congress in October will indicate whether China has departed from its ‘peaceful rise’ in favour of an ambitious grand strategy.
by Angela Stanzel, Agatha Kratz, Justyna Szczudlik & Dragan Pavlićević - 14th December, 2016
Uneven progress towards “16+1” cooperation frustrates Chinese ambitions
by Various authors - 09th June, 2016
Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order
by Angela Stanzel - 10th May, 2016
To stem the influx of Afghan refugees, Europe needs to turn to Asian partners, working not only with Kabul but with its neighbours.
Podcast de notre Black Coffee Morning du 19 septembre : « L’implication de la Chine en Afghanistan : développement ou endiguement ? » avec Jean-Luc Racine, vice-président d’Asia Centre, Angela Stanzel, chercheuse au programme Asie de…
Mark Leonard speaks with Ulrike Franke, Angela Stanzel and André Loesekrug-Pietri, about the international race to develop artificial intelligence. The podcast was recorded on 4 June 2018. Bookshelf: Mao - The unknown story by Jon Halliday The Entrepreneurial State:…
13 April, 2017
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard talks with ECFR's research director, Jeremy Shapiro and Asia & China experts Angela Stanzel and François Godement about Trump's Asia policy and EU's response to it. The podcast was recorded on 13th April…
A l’occasion de la sortie de la dernière publication de Mathieu Duchâtel, directeur adjoint du programme Asie de l’ECFR, "La Chine et le terrorisme international : vers une rupture majeure", Mathieu Duchâtel, Angela Stanzel, chercheuse au programme…
Angela Stanzel - 29 November, 2016
How does Donald Trump's victory and the crises within the European Union affect Japan's view on Europe? Angela Stanzel, Policy Fellow at ECFR's Asia and China Programme, discusses this question with Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of international politics at Keio…
14 September, 2016
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with experts Angela Stanzel, Francois Godement and Susi Dennison, about what the British exit from the EU will mean for China and Asia, and how the East can gain from the new landscape. The podcast was recorded on the 13 September…
Angela Stanzel - 20 November, 2015
Co-Autorin der neuen Publikation "The European interest in an investment treaty with China", Angela Stanzel, glaubt, dass die Notwendingkeit nach einem bilateralen Investitionsabkommen immer dringender wird.