Dr. Thomas Eder
Affiliated Researcher

Thomas Eder is an Affiliated Researcher at the oiip. He is also a Guest Scholar at the University of Vienna’s Chinese Studies Department. He was a principal researcher for a European Commission (DG ENER) project on EU-China energy relations. He holds a PhD (Department of International Law and International Relations) and MA (Chinese Studies) from the University of Vienna, and an LL.M. (Chinese Law) from the University of Hong Kong. From 2016 to 2020 he was a Research Associate with the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin. In 2020, he accepted a MOFA Taiwan Fellowship and Guest Scholar stay at the Academia Sinica (Taipei) and a fellowship at the Institute of Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna. He is the author of “China and international adjudication” (Nomos, 2021) and “China-Russia relations in Central Asia” (Springer, 2014). His research interests include Chinese foreign and security policy, China and international law, and European China policy.