Dr. Anna Stahl will be a DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow from October to December 2016. Previously, she was a Research Fellow at the EU-China Research Centre at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. She holds a PhD in political science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Brussels, Belgium. Moreover, she completed an MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe and a French-German double degree in political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lille and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Dr. Stahl’s research focuses on the European Union’s foreign policy, in particular towards China, Africa, and Asia. She also has expertise in international development cooperation and the role of emerging economies.
During her fellowship at AICGS, Dr. Stahl will carry out a comparative analysis of the role of the United States, the European Union, and Germany in the context of the shifting global order. Dr. Stahl’s research project looks specifically at how these three actors respond to the rise of China and its growing influence in Africa.
Made possible by the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the German Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt - AA)