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 ...

Oct 2017

“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 ...
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 ...
"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 ...
“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 ...

Sep 2017

Muslim community of Russia: past, present and future

Muslim community of Russia: past, present and future

The history of Islam in Russia is an integral part of history of Russian society and state. It is impossible to understand the past and present of Russia without taking into consideration the role of its Muslim community, that in ...
BUSINESS IN & WITH IRAN: THE OPPORTUNITY OF THE DECADE

BUSINESS IN & WITH IRAN: THE OPPORTUNITY OF THE DECADE

BUSINESS IN & WITH IRAN: THE OPPORTUNITY OF THE DECADE New business with Iran was the hype in 2016, after the lifting of international sanctions. One year later, the topic is definitely worth revisiting, now based on real-life cases, not ...
BOOK PRESENTATION - "Mapping a New World Order, The Rest Beyond the West"

BOOK PRESENTATION - "Mapping a New World Order, The Rest Beyond the West"

BOOK PRESENTATION  "Mapping a New World Order - The Rest Beyond the West" Edited by Vladimir Popov and Piotr Dutkiewicz This book identifies possible factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends actually ...

Jun 2017

DOC Anniversary Event

DOC Anniversary Event

In June 2016 the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute opened in Berlin. Though only one year has passed, much has happened. Projects, events, research and – first and foremost – dialogue! Great people with great minds have joined the DOC, ...
An Emerging New World Order? -  Building Blocs, Drivers and Perspectives

An Emerging New World Order? -  Building Blocs, Drivers and Perspectives

The “New World Order”, cheerfully announced by the Bush administration after the collapse of the USSR, formally ended the Cold War and the real threat of European nuclear annihilation. However, Eastern and Western experts both agree that neither the bipolar ...
Lecture by Asher Maoz on "Judaism, Christianity and Islam - inter-faith relations"

Lecture by Asher Maoz on "Judaism, Christianity and Islam - inter-faith relations"

Both Christianity and Islam are offspring of Judaism. Nevertheless, bitter confrontations have taken place among these three religions throughout history. It is the aim of this lecture to explore the positive approach of Judaism to the other two faiths, as ...

May 2017

New Models of International Cooperation:  Multiple Perspectives on the  Belt and Road Initiative

New Models of International Cooperation: Multiple Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative

At a time when the world is rethinking globalization, when more and more countries are adopting inward-looking policies, China’s The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cannot pass unnoticed by global policy makers. This ambitious initiative aims to establish a new ...
The 38th Round Table - Current Research on Collective Action Against Corruption

The 38th Round Table - Current Research on Collective Action Against Corruption

Austria is host country to many international organizations such as the third UN Headquarters, the IAEA, and the OSCE. Less known, but not less important, is the Anti-Corruption Academy in Laxenburg. The Guest of the Round Table is Mr. Marti ...
Turkey: what comes next?

Turkey: what comes next?

What changes can potentially occur in Turkey after the recent constitutional referendum? How will this affect the overall situation in the country? How strong is Recep Erdogan’s position? What are the chances of the opposition? Will the importance of the ...
Kulturen bitten zu Tisch - Cultures Ask to the Table - Dialogue in Practice

Kulturen bitten zu Tisch - Cultures Ask to the Table - Dialogue in Practice

On the occasion of the UNESCO World Day of the Dialogue of Cultures (21 May), the World Public Forum - Dialogue of Civilizations and the Association Kulturen bitten zu Tisch are organising the tenth annual festival "Cultures Ask to the ...

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