China: Leading the fight against global warming?

The Kyoto Protocol, which was signed in 1997 and came into force in 2005, envisaged binding targets for cutting emissions only for industrialised countries...

Dialogue towards 和/harmony

The Chinese classic, The Book of Change, illustrates that change is an eternal truth for human existence, no matter if we admit it or...

New media for a dialogue of civilisations

China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative to not only provide a new international development framework focused on enhanced cooperation between China and Eurasia,...

Development in the MENA region: Success or failure?

In the last five years, following the Arab Spring events of 2010, civil wars and disarray in Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen have...
Protest near Athens University (Credit: De Visu/Bigstock)

The catcher in the lie: Will the youth succumb to populism?

"The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one." This memorable quote from the...
bullet train

India and Japan renew bilateral relations

The Indian bullet train project is underway after a historic agreement between Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe during the Japanese prime minister’s recent visit to India. The full potential of Indian rail transport is yet...


  • Fragment of the opening show of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

    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: Harald Bergmann, filmmaker, Grimme Award laureate Robert Eberhardt, publisher, gallery owner, and writer Sibylle Lewitscharoff, writer, Büchner Award laureate Elke Schmitter, journalist and writer Haralampi G. ...
  • 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 ...


Rhodes Forum 2017 Overview


Marietta Stepanyants
Marietta Stepanyants
Chief Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Raffaele Marchetti
Raffaele Marchetti
Assistant professor in International Relations at the Faculty of Political Science and the School of Government of LUISS
Hui Wang
Hui Wang
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hertie School of Governance


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