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 "Eastern Europe".
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
On the 19th of June, Prof. Dr. Segbers invited Cécile Calla to his Seminar „Medien und Politik“ (Media and Politics) at the Freie Universität Berlin.
News from Jun 21, 2018
In less than two weeks, 27 students from Iran, Germany and Denmark will participate in this year’s Global Politics Summer School Iran. It is the second time after 2017 that the school will take place at the University of Tehran. The program is jointly organized and funded by the Center for Global Politics of FU Berlin, the Center for Graduate International Studies of the University of Tehran and Heinrich Boell Foundation.
News from Jun 18, 2018
Global matters is a project of the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin. Our goal is to present ideas and reflections on important global issues. Global matters is an attempt to offer this orientation and to encourage informed debates about how global issues should or could be analyzed and addressed. Since we do not want to add to the daily information overload, we want to approach this in a profound, yet time-saving manner.
News from Jun 11, 2018
Now we start a cooperation with our Global Matters Blog to make our topics and discussions also for our Brazilian partner CEIRI NEWSPAPER accessible. The forum is only in Portuguese.
News from May 28, 2018
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission’s Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug, who was participating as an expert at our workshop in the end of April in Lviv, Ukraine, was travelling on 17th May 2018 to Donbas due to a deterioration of the security situation in eastern Ukraine.
News from May 22, 2018