Junior Research Fellow
Ms. Larissa Stünkel is a Junior Research Fellow at ISDP’s Stockholm China Center. She holds a Master’s Degree in Asian Studies from Lund University, Sweden, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies from Leiden University, the Netherlands. She spent exchange semesters in both Japan and South Korea, and conducted field work in Tokyo. Ms. Stünkel conducted an internship with ISDP’s Stockholm Japan Center from February-June 2019, where she focussed on both Japan’s domestic politics and security issues in Japan’s foreign relations in East and South-East Asia. Her research interests cover regional security and foreign policy change in East Asia as well as the wider Indo-Pacific region. At the Stockholm China Center her work primarily focuses on changing bilateral relations in the South Pacific.
Publications by Larissa Stünkel
Against the Tide: Taiwan-Marshall Islands Relations
Introduction The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is among a handful of countries to still recognize the Republic of China (ROC), one of four in the South Pacific. Two […]
Between Scandals & Elections: Sino-Austrian Relations in the Era of Sharp Power
Introduction Li Zhanshu, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) and the country’s top legislator, visited Austria in May 2019 during his tour through Europe. […]