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dr. J. (Julia) Bader

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B8.08
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Julia Bader

    Julia Bader is Assistant Professor for International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. She joined the Department of Political Science and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research in July 2012. Before joining UvA, Julia Bader worked as a research fellow at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) in Bonn (Germany) for five years. Julia Bader holds a MA in Politics and Management from Konstanz University and a PhD in Political Science from Heidelberg University.

    Julia's work focuses on China´s foreign relations; regime transition and autocratic stability, international relations and foreign policy, development assistance and human rights. She is a member of the International Diffusion and Cooperation of Authoritarian Regimes - IDCAR-Network and an external partner of the project Undermining Hegemony. The US, China, Russia, and International Public Goods.



    Julia's teaching includes various seminars on China's foreign policy and China's rise in international relations at the bachelor's and master's level, the supervision of students in writing their master's thesis, and the first-year bachelor's lecture course Introduction to Political Science Research.

  • Publications


    • Bader, J. (2019). To Sign or Not to Sign. Hegemony, Global Internet Governance, and the International Telecommunication Regulations. Foreign Policy Analysis, 15(2), 244-262. [details]


    • Bader, J. (2015). China's foreign relations and the survival of autocracies. (Routledge explorations in development studies). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Bader, J. (2015). China, autocratic patron? An empirical investigation of China as a factor in autocratic survival. International Studies Quarterly, 59(1), 23-33. [details]
    • Bader, J. (2015). Propping up dictators? Economic cooperation from China and its impact on authoritarian persistence in party and non-party regimes. European Journal of Political Research, 54(4), 655-672. [details]
    • Bader, J. (2015). The political economy of external exploitation. A comparative investigation of China's foreign relations. Democratization, 22(1), 1-21. [details]
    • Bader, J., & Daxecker, U. (2015). A Chinese resource curse? The human rights effects of oil export dependence on China versus the United States. Journal of Peace Research, 52(6), 774-790. [details]
    • Bader, J., & Kästner, A. (2015). External autocracy promotion? The autocratic potential of Russian and Chinese foreign policies. In A. Croissant, S. Kailitz, P. Koellner, & S. Wurster (Eds.), Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century. - Vol. 2: The Performance and Persistence of Autocracies (pp. 206-222). (Democratization special issues). London: Routledge. [details]



    • Bader, J., & Kästner, A. (2012). Externe Autokratieförderung? Das autokratiefördernde Potenzial russischer und chinesischer Außenpolitik. In S. Kailitz, & P. Köllner (Eds.), Autokratien im Vergleich (pp. 564-586). (Politische Vierteljahresschrift. Sonderheft; Vol. 47). Baden-Baden: Nomos. [details]


    • Bader, J., Grävingholt, J., & Kästner, A. (2010). Would autocracies promote autocracy? A political economy perspective on regime-type export in regional neighbourhoods. Contemporary Politics, 16(1), 81-100.


    • Bader, J., & Hackenesch, C. (2019). China: Same, same, but different? The Annals of Comparative Democatization, 17(2), 8-11. [details]


    • Bader, J. (2013). Autocracy promotion, the mirror image of democracy aid? [Review of: R. Vanderhill (2013) Promoting authoritarianism abroad]. International Studies Review, 15(3), 462-464. [details]

    Talk / presentation

    • Bader, J. (speaker) (21-6-2017). Autoritarismus als Exportprodukt? Zur Rolle von externen Akteuren in der Stabilisierung autoritärer Regimes, Forum Internationale Wissenschaft.
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