Susanne Kamerling is Associate Fellow at the Institute for Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University and senior researcher/ adviser at the Asia Pacific Research and Advice Network (#APRAN), an advisory network to the European External Action Service (EEAS) and European Commission.
Susanne Kamerling is Associate Fellow at the Institute for Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University and senior researcher/ adviser at the Asia Pacific Research and Advice Network (#APRAN), an advisory network to the European External Action Service (EEAS) and European Commission. As senior researcher/ adviser and manager of research she has also implemented commissioned research projects for the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), and EU-funded projects “Enhancing Security Cooperation in and with Asia” (ESIWA), “Advancing the EU’s Role in Multilateral Fora in Asia” (MULTIFORA) as well as the EU-Asia Knowledge Hub.
Until 2018, she was lecturer at the International Relations and International Organisation department and PhD researcher at the Centre for East Asia Studies Groningen (CEASG) of Groningen University. In this context she was a visiting fellow at Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2015 and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi in 2016. Between 2007 and 2012 she worked as training and research fellow and deputy head of the Clingendael Security and Conflict Programme and as a fellow at the Clingendael Asia Programme. She is member of the Editorial Board of the Clingendael Spectator and member of the Europe India Research and Dialogue Network (EIRDN).
Her research interests focus on international relations, strategic dynamics and security issues related to the Asia/ Indo Pacific region, with a particular focus on the foreign security policies of China and India, EU-Asia relations, security governance mechanisms, maritime security challenges, and the role of the EU as a security actor. She has a background in Political Science (International Relations) and Social Geography (International Development Studies/ Asia) and Conflict Studies at the University of Amsterdam and SciencePo, Paris.
- Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
- Centre for Professional Learning
- Onderzoek/ advies
- Associate Fellow