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Program

Confirmed Speakers & Workshop Leaders:

  • Prof. Dr. Heike Grimm, Director WBS
  • Mr. Simon Vaut, Political Advisor and Speech Writer at Auswärtiges Amt
  • Dr. Matthias Bauer, Senior Economist at ECIPE
  • Prof. Dr. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Professor of Democracy Studies at Hertie School of Governance
  • Mr. Tyson Barker, Program Director and Fellow, Aspen Institute Germany
  • Dr. Hasnain Bokhari, Assistant Professor at the Chair of Muslim Cultural and Religious History, University of Erfurt/WBS
  • Zafar Saydaliev, CEO, Culture Goes Europe Erfurt e.V.
  • Licia Bobzien & Lukas Jerg, PhD candidates, Hertie School of Governance

Friday, November 10, 2017 (at Hörsaal 7, Campus University of Erfurt)

16:30 - 17:45 Arrival and Registration 

17:45 - 18:00 Welcome Note and Ceremonial Opening (Prof. Dr. Heike Grimm, Dir. WBS)

18:00 - 18:30 Keynote Speech (Mr. Simon Vaut)

18:30 - 20:00 Informal Get-together

20:00 -           Dinner and Social Activities (Optional, at own expense)

Saturday, November 11, 2017 (at KIZ building, Campus University of Erfurt)

9:00 - 10:15 Arrival and Registration (over coffee & tea)

10:15 - 10:30 Opening Address (Team) 

10:30 - 12:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A: "Challengers of Liberal Democracy: Anti-democratic        Movements and Populism"

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break 

13:00 - 15:00 Workshop Round 1 (Parallel Sessions) *

15:00 - 15:30 Break (over coffee & tea)

15:30 - 17:30 Workshop Round 2 (Parallel Sessions) *

17:30 - 17:45 Closing Remarks (Team)

17:45 -           Dinner and Social Activities (Optional, at own expense)