East and West: Bridging the postmodern identity gap

Research within this area addresses the question of how cultural and political identities can survive and flourish in the context of globalisation. In particular, it seeks answers for how the commonalities and differences between civilisations and cultures in the East and West can be used to build peace and justice.


Latest Related Research

The 2019 European elections: Europe at a crossroads

Topics: | EAST - WEST
An old friend once described the recurring dilemma of the European Union with the phrase, “the EU represents the nationalisation of success and the Europeanisation of problems”. With contemporary...

Syria: Reconstruction

This proposal, from German-based think tank and military experts, reflects on Syria’s progress to a point of supremacy over the Islamic State and considers who is responsible for rebuilding...

Experts on topic

Andrey Ryabov
Andrey Ryabov
Lead researcher at the Primakov Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
Eugene Kim
Eugene Kim
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Korean Studies of the Institute of the Far East
Veniamin Popov
Veniamin Popov
Director of the Center for the Partnership of Civilizations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
Martin Hoffmann
Martin Hoffmann
CEO, German-Russian Forum, Berlin
Alexander O. Filonik
Alexander O. Filonik
Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Ahmed Badawi
Ahmed Badawi
Senior Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics, Freie Universität Berlin

RESEARCH PROJECTS ON TOPIC

Syria: Reconstruction

This proposal, from German-based think tank and military experts, reflects on Syria’s progress to a...

The end of the post-modern dream: Europe and Germany’s return to Realpolitik?

Germany still enjoys a relatively secure place amidst an apparently chaotic environment. This is in...

Stabilising the Balkans: Towards a regional security architecture in Southeast Europe

From a Western European point of view, the Balkans have for a long time been...

A man beyond Europe: Deciphering Donald Trump

Trying to identify the inner logic of the Trump presidency, while at the same time...

Prelude to the peace process on the Korean peninsula

On June 12, 2018, a summit took place between the leaders of the DPRK and...

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