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Elli Pohlkamp-political consultant-at-Agora Strategy

Dr. Elli-Katharina

Dr. Elli-Katharina Pohlkamp is Director at the Agora Strategy Group and Director of the Agora Strategy Institute.

She is also a Visiting Fellow of the Asia Program at the European Council on Foreign Relations.


Previously, she worked as a Japan analyst in Munich, as a policy fellow at the Progressive Center Berlin, as a research assistant and Forum Ebenhausen fellow at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP Berlin) and as a project officer in the Europe and International Affairs Department of the Hessian State Chancellery in Wiesbaden. She holds a doctorate from the University of Tübingen and was a doctoral candidate at the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo. Her areas of expertise are Japan's foreign, economic and security policy, EU-Japan, Japan-Korea and China-Japan relations, as well as geostrategies in the Indo-Pacific.


Politics and economy of East Asia, Japanese foreign relations, security and defense policy, strategies in the Indo-Pacific region, relations between the EU, Germany and Japan, China-Japan relations.

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