Global Politics Fall School Jordan taking off for the 8th time

This year's participants of GPSS Jordan with Prof. Roßkopf (Vice President for International Affairs, GJU), Prof. Hildebrandt (Head of Department for Social Work, GJU), Prof. Segbers (Director, CGP) and Lydia Tetzner (Senior Program Manager GPSS)

This year's participants of GPSS Jordan with Prof. Roßkopf (Vice President for International Affairs, GJU), Prof. Hildebrandt (Head of Department for Social Work, GJU), Prof. Segbers (Director, CGP) and Lydia Tetzner (Senior Program Manager GPSS)

Prof. Ralf Roßkopf and Prof. Klaus Segbers during the Offical Welcome

Prof. Ralf Roßkopf and Prof. Klaus Segbers during the Offical Welcome

Cantaloupe – GPSS Jordan’s venue for the Welcome Dinner

Cantaloupe – GPSS Jordan’s venue for the Welcome Dinner

CGP is happy to be back to Amman with their 8th joint Global Politics Seasonal School Jordan.

News from Jul 20, 2019

This year’s school revolves all around the guiding theme “The EU, Jordan and Lebanon. What are their Sources of Stability in an Unruly World?”. Once again, the Center for Global Politics invited renowned lecturers from Jordan, Lebanon and Germany to jointly discuss current hot topics.

In the upcoming ten days, 21 participants from Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Tunisia and Germany are coming together to engage into topics like “New Approaches to Global Politics” (Prof. Klaus Segbers), “Looking back and Lessons Learned: Strategies to Keep the MENA Region Stable – Perspectives from Jordan, Lebanon and the EU” (Dr. Omar Rifai, Jordanian Ambassador/ University of Jordan, Prof. Karim El Mufti/ St. Joseph’s University Beirut, Prof. Anja Zoroba/ Birzeit University), “China and the US as Troublemakers” (Dr. Mina Sumaadii/ Center for Global Politics) “Migration: Expectations towards the EU, Jordan and Lebanon” (Amrei Meier/ SWP, Dr. André Sleiman/ Democracy Reporting, Fadi Al-Qadi/ Activist), and “Generational Change in the MENA Region and Europe/ the EU” (Dr. Dina El-Sharnouby/ American University Cairo and Markus Spittler/ WZB).

The academic program is accompanied by a diverse supporting program that includes a trip to Jerash, a talk by BAU’s and GJU’s renowned professor Sahar Al-Makhamreh about the situation of refugees in Jordan, a talk DAAD as well as a discussion on the topic of “Jordan, Lebanon and the EU: Pillars of Stability in an Unruly World?” at Wild Jordan Center.

The summer school is kindly funded by DAAD and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Palestine & Jordan.

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