OSCE Special Monitoring Mission’s Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug, who was participating as an expert at our workshop in the end of April in Lwiw, Ukraine, was travelling on 17th May 2018 to Donbas due to a deterioration of the security situation in eastern Ukraine.
The current administration of the United States pursues the (not unprecedented) policy of ignoring substituting or bypassing global and international norms to a new level. Recent examples include international trade treaties, the withdrawal from the Kyoto process, the pull-out from the 5 plus 1 Iran agreement, and the ongoing side-effects of these withdrawals. It matters […]
The Center for Global Politics of Freie Universität Berlin, in cooperation with the School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA) of Fudan University Shanghai offer a German-Chinese Summer Program in International Relations. Therefore we invite students from China, Germany and other countries to apply for the best established program.
On 27th and 28th of April two workshops with the topics “Framing Strategies for the Conflict in (Eastern) Ukraine” and “The Minsk Process: Taking Stock” took place at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lwiw, Ukraine. We welcomed renowned experts and had interesting and productive panels, which invite all participants to further discussions.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, KAS, agreed to finance the stay of three guest researchers within the next year. Two of them will visit the FU Berlin, the Center for Global Politics and the Institute of Eastern European Studies this year for up to two months.
Not long ago The Economist’s published a lead story entitled, ‘Germany is becoming more open and diverse. With the right leadership, it could be a model for the West.’ The lead commentary argued that ‘(m)any of the country’s defining traits – its ethnic and cultural homogeneity, conformist and conservative society, and unwillingness to punch its […]
For this year’s Global Politics Workshop in Ukraine, fifteen young researchers from around the globe gathered to discuss current trends and developments in International Relations. Once again, the program proved to be on the pulse of time as the different components shed light on academic as well as political developments in the region and in […]