Stefan Huebner

Stefan Huebner

Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

Stefan Huebner (Hübner) is a senior research fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore. He is also an associate of the Harvard University Asia Center, where he previously was a Fulbright and Social Science Research Council Transregional Research Fellow. In 2016, he was a history and public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. A historian, his current research interest is the urbanization and industrialization of the ocean since the early 20th century.

Articles by Stefan Huebner

Population & Society

Earth’s Amphibious Transformation: Urbanizing Asia’s Seas

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Instead of focusing only on how to control the movement of water, cities should also embrace the ongoing “amphibious transformation” by adapting to life on water.


After Merkel: Germany, the European Union and China

Thursday, November 4, 2021

How and why the legacy of Chancellor Angela Merkel, the election results and a Social Democrat-led coalition government may change the German and EU approach to East Asia


Symbolism Over Substance: In the Ukraine Crisis, the EU Steps Up

Thursday, March 10, 2022

While the actions of Brussels and Berlin have been portrayed as something of a coming-into-their-own power play, the approach is redolent more of symbolism than substance


Floating Future: A Sustainable City Project in South Korea is a Model of Affordable Climate Adaptation

Thursday, January 26, 2023

A landmark sustainable floating city pilot in the South Korean port of Busan is likely to be a major step forward for effective climate adaptation