On the five-year anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity (aka Euromaidan) in Ukraine, Dr Kateryna Zarembo, guest researcher at the Center of Global Politics (CGP), has published a contribution to the book Civil Society in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine.
News from Dec 06, 2018
Congratulations on receiving the master degree from Freie Universität Berlin to our graduates! After two years of intensive study of International Relations Online and East European Studies, they can now proudly hold their diploma in their hands.
News from Nov 18, 2018
The Center for Global Politics (CGP) is pleased to host four international guests whose research stays present an opportunity to exchange ideas, share best practices, deepen networks and sound out opportunities for future joint projects. Our guests gain valuable experience as they shadow Prof. Segbers and his team in seminars and lectures, as well as pursuing their own research and attending meetings in the day-to-day organization of CGP.
News from Nov 16, 2018
On Friday, the 9th of November, the Center for Global Politics met with members of the Warsaw-based Polish Freedom Institute. The Institute is a think tank with a strong focus on the ideas of Liberalism and free markets.
News from Nov 13, 2018
On Tuesday, the 6th of November, the Center for Global Politics welcomed several Members of the Estonian Parliament. The guests were Mr Marko Mihkelson (Estonian Reform Party), Mart Nutt (Isamaa (conservative party)), Ms Barbi Pilvre (Social Democratic Party) and Mr Henn Põlluaas (Conservative People’s Party of Estonia).
News from Nov 09, 2018
The 8th and 9th of October the seminar "Populism and the Future of European Integration", organized by the Center for the Study of Democracy at the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid, took place. Prof. Segbers got invited and talked on the 9th of October about "Europe in Transition. Pillar of the Liberal World Order or Object of Populist Seduction?".
News from Oct 12, 2018
Yesterday, Prof. Segbers gave a talk for the Open Lithuania Foundation and Goethe-Institute Lithuania in Vilnius with the title "Today's challenges and the crisis in the European Union: how serious is this?”.
News from Oct 05, 2018
In its new online publication, the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD presents its work from 2008 to 2018, funding high-quality international summer schools both in Germany and abroad. Amongst the ten exemplary programs portrayed are our own Global Politics Seasonal Schools (GPSS). The DAAD brochure is available in German here, and we have recapped some highlights below in English.
News from Sep 23, 2018
While it is difficult to predict the future, there are distinct developments that already reveal what the world will look like in the upcoming years. Among others, China and the European Union are important actors on the global stage who claim their right to have a say in finding solutions for the most pressing issues of our times.
News from Sep 08, 2018
This year’s school revolves all around the guiding theme “Migration in the Middle East and Europe: Challenges and Opportunities”. Once again, the Center for Global Politics invited renowned lecturers from Jordan and Germany to jointly discuss current hot topics, this year with a focus on Migration.
News from Aug 30, 2018
Prof. Dr. Klaus Segbers, Director of the Center for Global Politics, wrote an opinion piece for the leading German Newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, published on the 31.07.2018. The article is about the role of a stable Germany for the EU and the indispensable role of the EU itself.
News from Aug 17, 2018
In cooperation with the Dresden International University the Center for Global Politics offers an excellent online master-level qualification with the topic of “Promises and Disruptions of Global Flows”.
News from Aug 02, 2018
CGP is happy to be back to SIRPA/ Fudan University with their 14th joint Global Politics Summer School China. This year's guiding theme "How many World Orders will we See in the Future?" will steer discussions around recent developments at the global level and look at diverging views on global orders.
News from Aug 01, 2018
Last week Professor Segbers visited Washington for a conference and met in the course of his visit Colleen Creighton, who is an alumna from the first East European Studies run.
News from Jul 20, 2018
Prof. Segbers was interviewed today as an expert on EU-Russia relations by ntv.
News from Jul 16, 2018
This weeks blogpost of Global Matters is handling the topic of migration in Europe. Regarding the migration flows and social inequalities between countries, Europe as the continent of main destination is still facing new challenges.
News from Jul 13, 2018
For the second time after 2017, the Center for Graduate International Studies of the University of Tehran and the Center for Global Politics of Freie Universität Berlin joined efforts to organize the Global Politics Summer School (GPSS) Iran. CGP is not only glad to continue its cooperation with the University of Tehran, but is also thankful that Heinrich Böll Stiftung agreed to partner-up once again.
News from Jul 02, 2018
Starting in September 2018, the Center for Global Politics and the Dresden International University offer a master-level qualification on the topic of “Promises and Disruptions of Global Flows”.
News from Jun 26, 2018
Tommaso Durante, lecturer of the Center for Global Politics, released a new academic website about the importance of pictures, their effect on and connection with theory.
News from Jun 26, 2018
The latest Global Matters Blogpost is online. This weeks topic is about Populism in Europe: Because of populist governments in countries like Poland, Hungary and Slovakia the democratic picture of Europe and the EU is changing. How can we deal with these populist tendencies? You are very welcome to share your opinion here.
News from Jun 25, 2018