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Dahrendorf Symposium:Europe and the World – Global Insecurity & Power Shifts 25 – 27 May 2016

The “Dahrendorf Forum – Debating Europe” is a joint initiative by the Hertie School of Governance, the London School of Economics and Political Science and Stiftung Mercator. Under the title “Europe and the World” the project cycle 2015-2016 fosters research and open debate on Europe’s relations with five major regions.Prof. Dr. Cilja Harders is the co-chair of the Dahrendorf working group ‘Europe and the MENA-region’.

Find more details about the research, recent publications and events here.

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Europe today is confronted by an unprecedented set of external challenges. In recent years European resilience has been tested in the face of economic turmoil and geopolitical shifts. How can the European Union shape relations with its border regions (Russia/Ukraine, Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East), and the core regions of the world economy (North America and East Asia)?

Find more information about the program here.

The participants will discuss, amongst other things, the recent global challenges to Europe’s foreign policy and foreign policy options for 2025. The event will include contributions from five interdisciplinary working groups that will bring into discussion various European and non-European perspectives and address Europe’s relations with the world.

As panellists we will welcome, among others, László Andor (Mercator Senior Fellow, Hertie School; former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion), Stefanie Babst (Head of NATO Strategic Analysis Capability), Franziska Brantner (Member of the German Parliament), Sir Robert Cooper (Visiting Professor at LSE; British diplomat and adviser), Amb. Wolfgang Ischinger (Senior Professor for Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice at the Hertie School and Chairman of the Munich Security Conference), Fuat Keyman (Director of the Istanbul Policy Center and Professor of International Relations at Sabanci University, Istanbul), Norbert Röttgen (Member of the German Parliament, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs), and many others.

The event will be hosted by the Hertie School of Governance, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Stiftung Mercator.

Attendance at the event is by invitation only. If you wish to participate, please contact contact@dahrendorf-symposium.eu.