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Frederik Schmitz, MA

Research fellow (Prof. Dr. Maximilian Mayer)

Porträt Frederik Schmitz


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Research interest

Memory politics | culture politics | power legitimation of autocratic regimes | Chinese foreign and global politics | discourse politics | narratives und storytelling as a political strategy | peripheral politics | ideology | Chinese philosophy

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Frederik Schmitz studied Regional Studies China and economics at the University of Cologne and afterwards completed a Master’s degree in Sinology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen. During his studies, he spent two years at universities in China (Tianjin University and Jilin University). Since June 2021 he has been employed as a research fellow at the University of Bonn and supervises the subproject “Infrastructures of Memory” in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Maximilian Mayer.


  • German Society for Asian Studies
  • Polis180 e.V 


Last updated: September 08, 2021

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