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Clash or dialogue? The Rhodes Forum and the challenge of the century

The first decades of the twenty-first century have demonstrated that it is more important than ever that we are able not only to address immediate crises as they arise, but that we are able to...
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India and Japan renew bilateral relations

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    Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

    This roundtable discussion will deal with the question of whether viable alternatives to two crucial events in Russian history were ever present: first, the Russian October Revolution in 1917, which led to the establishment of the communist regime. And second, the rollback ...
  • The European Comedy (inspired by Honoré de Balzac)

    The European Comedy (inspired by Honoré de Balzac) A view of the future, featuring: · Robert Eberhardt, publisher, gallery owner, and writer · Sibylle Lewitscharoff, writer · Elke Schmitter, journalist and writer · Simon Strauß, journalist and writer · Haralampi G. Oroschakoff, painter and writer ...


Rhodos Forum 2017 Überblick


Adrian Pabst
Adrian Pabst
Professor, Direktor des Zentrums für Föderalismusforschung, University of Kent, UK
Yu Keping
Yu Keping
Dean of Government School, Peking University, and the Head of PKU Centre for Chinese Politics
Daya Thussu
Daya Thussu
Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of the India Media Centre at the University of Westminster in London


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