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Dr. Christian GÖBEL Professor of Chinese Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna


2003-2008 Lecturer, and Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen
2009-2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Asian Studies, Lund University, Lund
2012-2013 Assistant Professor for the Economy and Society of China, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
since 2012 Senior Lecturer of Political Science, Lund University, Lund
since 2013 Professor of Contemporary China Studies, University of Vienna


International Political Science Association (IPSA)
American Political Science Association (APSA)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde (DGA)
European Association for Taiwan Studies (EATS)


The Politics of Rural Reform in China: State Policy and Village Predicament in the Early 2000s, Abingdon/New York: Routledge 2010
The Politics of Community Building in Urban China, Abingdon/New York: Routledge 2011 (with Thomas Heberer)
Authoritarian Consolidation, European Political Science 10, 2011, pp. 176-90
The Information Dilemma: How ICT Strengthen or Weaken Authoritarian Rule, Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 115, 2013, pp. 367-384


EastAsiaNet Award for Academic Books
Sparkassen Award for the Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences