Dr. Kilian Spandler
Dr. Kilian Spandler was a member of IFAIR’s Executive Board from 2016 to 2019. Prior to that, he was Regional Director for Southeast Asia.
Kilian is a Researcher at the School of Global Studies of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. His academic work focuses on the relation between regional and global governance with a special focus on Southeast Asia. His book ‘Regional Organizations in International Society’ explores the history of ASEAN and the EU. He has researched and taught International Relations at several institutions in Germany, Indonesia, Sweden and the United States. Kilian completed his PhD in International Relations at the University of Tübingen in 2016. Together with Lukas Rudolph and Steffen Murau, he founded IFAIR’s Impact Group “EU-ASEAN Perspectives”. Kilian speaks German, English and French, and has some basic knowledge in Indonesian and Swedish.