Languages: German, English, Chinese and Japanese
Areas of Expertise: International affairs and security policy; German foreign policy; Japanese history, politics and economics, Chinese history, politics and economics; EU relations with East Asia.
Stanzel is also a Council Member of ECFR, a member of the German-Japanese Forum, a Member of the Board of the Academic Confucius Institute at Goettingen University, and a Member of the Board of the German-Japanese Industrial Cooperation Committee in Dusseldorf.
Volker Stanzel was a Senior Adviser at ECFR from 2014 to 2017
Volker Stanzel - 15 July, 2014
The US’s alleged spying was ill considered, but both sides need to focus on the real priorities of the transatlantic alliance.
by Volker Stanzel - 22nd January, 2016
Europe’s member states have too much to lose from a maritime conflict in East Asia to maintain their current position as a cautious observers
On June 8th 2017, ECFR'S Asia Program together with the EU-Japan Centre and the Federation of German Industries (BDI) organised a conference on the issue of foreign investment's screening in Berlin. Speakers: François Godement, Head of the ECFR Asia Programme and…
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Ulrike Franke, research assistant and expert on security and drones, Josef Janning, co-head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and Volker Stanzel, senior advisor to the Asia & China programme, about the four recent violent attacks…
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to the Japanese Ambassador to NATO, Masafumi Ishii, and former German Ambassador to China and Japan and ECFR senior advisor to the Asia programme, Volker Stanzel, about what the world order might look like in 2030 and what role Europe…