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Austrian ex-Chancellor Gusenbauer: Europe at a crossroads

Berlin, 14 December 2018: The return of identity politics, growing social and economic imbalances, and the breakdown of traditional political patterns such as the left-right divide are at the heart of the deepening crisis across European societies. In his lecture – ‘The 2019 European elections: Europe at a crossroads’ – at the Dialogue of...

DOC Research Institute launches first essay competition for young people

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) today announces the launch of “My Country, Our World in 2030”, a competition to find the best essay written by European and international graduate and undergraduate students, as part of a project exploring young people’s expectations of the future in their countries, Europe and the wider world. The...

DOC Research Institute names Dr. Cristina Stanca-Mustea to lead flagship projects

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) has appointed Dr. Cristina Stanca-Mustea to spearhead its flagship projects and events. Cristina joins the management team of the Berlin-based international think tank, and reports directly to CEO Jean-Christophe Bas. DOC CEO Jean-Christophe Bas said: “I am delighted that we have secured the services of an outstanding candidate...

Committed to Dialogue: DOC Research Institute participates in 8th Global Forum of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

The 8th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) was held 19-20 November 2018 at the UN in New York. The Forum’s theme – ‘Commit2Dialogue: Partnerships for Prevention and Sustaining Peace’ – stressed the need for a joint search for possible ways to recommit to interreligious and intercultural dialogue and to...
CEPS conference on Africa

The DOC Research Institute partners an international conference on Africa in Paris

The DOC Research Institute partnered with the Centre for Strategic & Prospective Studies (Centre d’Etude et de Prospective Stratégique - CEPS) to contribute to the organisation of an international conference titled ‘Africa: What are the priorities and what means are available to build an economic, social, sustainable, responsible, and shared dynamic?’, which took place...

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Our Experts

Richard A. Falk
Richard A. Falk
Emeritus Professor at Princeton University
Zvezdan Vukanović
Zvezdan Vukanović
Associate Professor, University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro
Jens Wendland
Jens Wendland
Foreign Professor, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Professor, University of Arts, Berlin
Manuel Montes
Manuel Montes
Senior Advisor on Finance and Development at The South Centre in Geneva
Hans Koechler
Hans Koechler
Founder and president of the International Progress Organization (IPO)