Since David Ricardo and other economists outlined the advantages of free trade about 200 years ago, it seems like recently, many of his lessons remain unlearned. In a time period where we see the advancement of populist movements on several fronts, “unfair trade” has become an easy scapegoat for right-wing grievances. The suggested recipe – […]
On March 21, Prof. Segbers, the director of the Center for Global Politics (CGP), held a public lecture on the topic of “Europe in Transition: A Pillar of the Liberal World Order or Object of Populist Seduction?” at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The Global Politics Seasonal Schools are short-term intensive certificate programs for advanced students with a talent for research and a global mindset. Organized by Freie Universität Berlin and a renowned partner university abroad, each school brings together highly qualified students to discuss today’s main developments in politics, economy and society.
As usual, Prof Segbers takes time to meet with Alumni whenever he travels through Asia, and this time around is no exception. During his meeting with Xi Shin and Xiaoping, Kang in Beijing, different political developments and current Chinese politics were discussed. This gathering was followed up by another Alumni meeting in Guangzhou, organized by […]
During his travels through China, Prof. Segbers, director of the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin, took the time to visit several of the most prestigious universities in the country. At the Tsinghua University in Beijing, he gave a talk on the topic “Europe in Transition: A Pillar of the liberal World Order or Object […]
The Olympic Games in South Korea are just behind us, and the Paralympics will begin soon. Later this year, the World Soccer Championship will take place in the Russian Federation. In April, the annual Formula One car racing circus is going to be launched in Bahrain. There is an ongoing debate on the pros and […]
On the 21st of February, the department of the German language with the assistance of the German Studies Russia´s program coordinator – Mr. Dominik Sonnleitner organized a meeting between the lecturers and students of MGIMO and the editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Moscow – Mr. Friedrich Schmidt. The event was conducted in German.
The students of both online programs of the Center for Global Politics, namely the East European Studies Online (EES) and the International Relations Online (IRO) programs, spent another exciting week of in-house classes on the campus of the Freie Universität Berlin.