Wilson Center Projects
City upon the Sea. Global Capitalism from Offshore Oil to Humanity’s Colonization of the Ocean
Currently, Stefan Huebner is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Bundeswehr University Munich (Germany). In July 2016, he will start a Research Fellowship at National University of Singapore’s Asia Research Institute. In spring 2016, he is a Public Policy Fellow at the Wilson Center. His second book project is a global history of oceanic colonization projects. He received his Ph.D. from Jacobs University Bremen (Germany) in 2014. His Ph.D. research covered the impact of regional Asian sports events – established by the American YMCA – on modernization and development processes in Asia. His book – Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974 – was published by National University of Singapore Press in April 2016. Huebner was awarded a Visiting Scholarship at Harvard University’s Center for European Studies, a Doctoral and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the German Historical Institute Washington, DC, and a Doctoral Fellowship at the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo.
Stefan Huebner, Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2016; distribution in cooperation with University of Chicago Press.
Stefan Hübner, “Muscular Christianity and the ‘Western Civilizing Mission’: Elwood S. Brown, the YMCA and the Idea of the Far Eastern Championship Games,” in: Diplomatic History 39,3 (2015), 532-557.
Stefan Hübner, “National Socialist Foreign Policy and Press Instructions, 1933-1939: Aims and Ways of Coverage Manipulation based on the Example of East Asia,” in: International History Review 34,2 (2012), 271-291.