Asian Studies - A career for the future!
Meet three alumni from the Master's Programme in Asian Studies!
We’re happy to welcome Gabriele Ninivaggi, Valeria Maule and Larissa Stünkel as speakers in this November alumni event.
Gabriele Ninivaggi is a political reporter at The Japan Times in Tokyo. In his position, Gabriele is in charge of covering Japan’s domestic political scene, with a focus on the Prime Minister’s Office, the Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His daily tasks include attending press conferences, speaking to lawmakers and bureaucrats, and writing news pieces as well as analytical features on the political issues of the day. Gabriele graduated from the program in 2021.
Valeria Maule - For the past 5 years Valeria has been in charge of the Business Development and Export Sales for the Asia-Pacific region in a company specialized in aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and beauty. This job has allowed her to explore the business culture, as well as the peculiarities of beauty standards in Asia, which is now the fastest-growing market for aesthetic medicine worldwide. Valeria graduated from the program in 2015.
Larissa Stünkel is a Project Manager and Research Associate at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation's (KAS) Nordic Countries' Programme in Stockholm, Sweden. Prior to joining KAS, she was a Research Fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP; Stockholm). There, her work focused on Taiwan's geopolitics - primarily in the Taiwan Strait - but also zoomed in on Taiwan's remaining diplomatic space in the Pacific region. Her work was published both with the research institute and externally, including in The Diplomat and Foreign Policy. In addition to desk research, she has chaired numerous webinars and in-person discussions on the topic of Taiwan and China in the Arctic, among others. Larissa graduated from the program in 2018.
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