Junior lecturer and PhD candidate, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen
- Since 2006 Junior Lecturer at the Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen
- 2006 Magister Artium in Chinese Studies and Political Science, University of Tübingen
After initially working on Chinese foreign policy with a Master Thesis on the topic ‘China in World Politics – World Politics in China: analyzing the discourse on foreign policy and international politics in PRC print media, 1999-2003’, Stefan Braig now works on Taiwan’s domestic politics. He focuses on elections, local and party politics and the KMT’s local organisation and work style in particular.
“Local Factions”, in: Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan, Gunter Schubert (ed.), Routledge: Abingdon, New York, 2016, 137- 152.
“How to Face an Embracing China? The DPP’s Identity Politics and Cross-Strait Relations During and After the Chen Shui-bian Era”, in: Taiwanese Identity in the 21st Century: Domestic, Regional and Global Perspectives, Gunter Schubert, Jens Damm (eds), London-New York: Routledge, 2011, S. 72-94 (with Gunter Schubert).
“Signs of Change? An Analysis of Taiwan’s December 2009 Local Elections”, in: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs no.1, 2010, special issue on Cross-Strait Integration - A New Research Focus in the Taiwan Studies Field, Gunter Schubert, Karsten Giese (eds), GIGA: Hamburg, January, p. 175 – 197.
Stefan Braig serves as Managing Director of the European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan – A CCK Foundation Overseas Center (CCKF-ERCCT) and has been a member of the executive board of the European Association of Taiwan Studies e.V. from 2010-2014. At the Department of Chinese and Korean Studies he coordinates the interdisciplinary master degree course on East Asian Politics and Society.