Feb 2018

“Kulturelle Faktoren von Realpolitik“

“Kulturelle Faktoren von Realpolitik“

Der in Deutschland und Lateinamerika aufgewachsene Constantin von Baerlowen ist Professor für Anthropologie und vergleichende Kulturwissenschaften. Er unterrichtet an der Université Européenne de la Recherche und ist Mitglied des Advisory Board der Harvard Academy. Seinen Thesen zufolge ist die Vorstellung ...

Mrz 2018

Causes and Consequences of Middle East Conflicts post Arab Spring by Mark Farha

Causes and Consequences of Middle East Conflicts post Arab Spring by Mark Farha

Mending US-Russia Relations to Stem the Sectarian Contagion in the Middle East While the roots of ethno-sectarian conflict in the Middle East are manifold, there is little doubt that the concocted ‘new cold war’ between the United States and Russia ...
Geopolitischer Machtpoker: Eurasien als Bindeglied einer neuen Weltordnung

Geopolitischer Machtpoker: Eurasien als Bindeglied einer neuen Weltordnung

Geopolitischer Machtpoker: Eurasien als Bindeglied einer neuen Weltordnung In dem Vortrag werden die strukturellen Megatrends sowie die länder- und regionsspezifischen Transformationen erläutert, welche zu der kommerziellen und verkehrspolitischen Neuordnung des eurasischen Raumes geführt haben. Weiterhin soll beleuchtet werden, welche Auswirkungen ...

Okt 2018

Rhodes Forum 2018: Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security and Development

Rhodes Forum 2018: Making Multilateralism Work: Enhancing Dialogue on Peace, Security and Development

The DOC Research Institute is pleased to announce that its next Dialogue of Civilizations Rhodes Forum will take place on 5-6 October 2018 on the Greek island of Rhodes. The DOC Rhodes Forum 2018 will continue the Rhodes Forum tradition of shining a light ...

Jan 2018

DOC Neujahrsempfang mit Günter Verheugen

DOC Neujahrsempfang mit Günter Verheugen

Am 30. Januar 2018 spricht der SPD-Politiker Günter Verheugen beim Neujahrsempfang des DOC. Der Ehrenprofessor der Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) war von 1999 bis 2004 EU-Kommissar für Erweiterung, danach von 2004 bis 2010 EU-Kommissar für Industrie und Unternehmenspolitik. Thema seines ...

Dez 2017

Eurasia Barometer: Development and Perspectives

Eurasia Barometer: Development and Perspectives

The workshop is organised by the Eurasia Barometer Research Network and the Institute for Comparative Social Research's Eurasia Barometer in Vienna, directed by Professor Dr Christian W Haerpfer who is also the President of the World Values Survey Association and ...
Migration in Europe and Eurasia

Migration in Europe and Eurasia

This conference will address issues relating to migration in Europe, and more broadly, Eurasia. The aim is to not only analyse issues of current migration trends and phenomena, but also to try to develop predictions regarding the role of migration ...

Nov 2017

Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

This round-table 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 ...
Francis Gary Powers Jr. shows the movie Bridge of Spies

Francis Gary Powers Jr. shows the movie Bridge of Spies

Francis Gary Powers, Jr., son of the legendary U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers, and consultant on the production of the Bridge of Spies movie – which centres around the famous spy exchange on Glienicker Bridge near Berlin – ...

Okt 2017

“Economic and Social Development of the Middle East and North Africa: Success or Failure?”

“Economic and Social Development of the Middle East and North Africa: Success or Failure?”

In recent 5 years, after the Arab Spring events of 2010 and beyond, civil wars and disarray in Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen undermined economic growth of MENA (Middle East and North Africa) countries. However, for over half a ...
"Inequalities, Economic Models and Russian October 1917 Revolution in Historical Perspective“

"Inequalities, Economic Models and Russian October 1917 Revolution in Historical Perspective“

October 23-24 Utopian socialists believed that socialism is inevitable because it is a more rational system to organise production and life, a system more in line with the 'good' nature of human beings. Marxism rejected this reasoning, replacing it with ...
15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017: Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures

15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017: Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures

It is our pleasure to announce the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum, which will take place from 6-7 October 2017  in Rhodes, Greece. Since 2002, the Rhodes Forum has annually gathered between 300 and 600 participants from over 70 countries on ...
“The Impact of Globalisation on Family and Communities”

“The Impact of Globalisation on Family and Communities”

Globalisation has profoundly transformed the world. Changes in the sphere of economics, politics, and society have a great impact on our daily lives. Besides the numerous opportunities that globalisation has brought us, such as increased interconnectedness resulting from advanced communication ...

Sep 2017

DEBATING SECURITY PLUS - The global online brainstorm

DEBATING SECURITY PLUS - The global online brainstorm

Debating Security Plus is a global online brainstorm that aims to yield concrete recommendations. It builds on Friends of Europe‘s experience with other online debates and gathers several thousand experts around the world. The 2017 event will bring together senior ...

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