Barbara KUNZ

Anciennement chercheur au Comité d'études des relations franco-allemandes (Cerfa) de l'Ifri


Domaines d'expertise: 

  • La coopération franco-allemande en matière de défense
  • La politique étrangère et de sécurité allemande
  • La France et l'Allemagne dans la PSDC et à l'OTAN
  • Politiques de sécurité des pays nordiques, notamment de la Suède
  • Questions de sécurité dans la région de la mer Baltique
  • Membre du Comité du Pilotage de l'OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions

 

Barbara Kunz était chercheur au Cerfa d'avril 2015 à juillet 2019.

Titulaire d'un doctorat de Science politique de l'Université de Stockholm/Suède, Barbara Kunz est également diplômée de l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. Elle a rejoint le Cerfa après avoir travaillé pour le Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (Stockholm, Suède), la Fondation Bertelsmann (Gütersloh, Allemagne) et la Fondation Genshagen (près de Berlin, Allemagne) durant plusieurs années. Elle a en outre passé plusieurs mois au Center for Transatlantic Relations/Johns Hopkins University à Washington ainsi qu'au Centre for International Affairs à Varsovie en tant que chercheur invitée.

Langues parlées: français, anglais, allemand, suédois

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03/06/2019
By: Claire DEMESMAY, Barbara KUNZ, (eds.)

While international multilateralism is under strain, it is vital for France and Germany to defend it, since it is the most appropriate system for preserving their interests – particularly in terms of welfare, security, prosperity and environmental protection. Against this backdrop, three...

22/01/2019
By: Barbara KUNZ, Ronja KEMPIN

On 22 January 2019, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sign the Treaty of Aachen on “Franco-German Cooperation and Integration.” The document is set to complement the original Elysée Treaty from 1963, signed by President Charles de Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad...

29/10/2018

The return of more conflictual relations between Russia and the West following Russia’s intervention in Eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea has led to a deterioration in the strategic environment for Northern European countries, particularly in the Baltic Sea Region and the Arctic.

16/10/2018
Due to its size and economic and political weight in Europe, Germany is an important actor in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Berlin has chosen to play an active role: the Bundeswehr’s presence in Lithuania as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP), but also proposals pertaining to...
29/08/2018

When the German president, foreign minister, and defense minister gave speeches at the 2014 Munich Security conference—speeches now recognized as watershed moments in Germany security policy—hope began to blossom in France. Would German defense and security policy finally become “normal?” Many...

20/04/2018
By: Frédéric CHARILLON, Claire DEMESMAY, Laure DELCOUR, Laura Lale KABIS-KECHRID, Barbara KUNZ, Stefan MEISTER, Jana PUGLIERIN, Dorothée SCHMID

In light of the current instability on Europe’s borders and uncertainties about the international role of the US under the administration of President Donald Trump, it is high time for Franco-German foreign policy initiatives. With the formation of a new German government, a window of...

12/04/2018

In 2016, the European Union issued its Global Strategy, the Union’s latest foreign and security policy strategy document. The strategy “nurtures the ambition of strategic autonomy for the European Union”. American policymakers’ feelings about these aspirations are, to say the least,...

31/01/2018

Attitudes vis-à-vis Russia expressed in the public sphere are heterogeneous, in France more so than in Germany. In both France and Germany, the general public is by and large skeptical of Vladimir Putin and his policies. The picture is more diverse in the political realm. In Germany, there ...

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