Past Events

Past Events



  • Brandt's Afterwork
    November 16 & December 14 | Event                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Erfurt Transatlantic Dialogue: The War in Ukraine, NATO and the Future of European Security Policy
    Dr. Barbara Kunz (Senior Researcher at the IFSH), Alejandra Ortiz-Ayala, PhD (Willy Brandt School of Public Policy), Ken Toko (Consul General of the United States of America in Leipzig)
    October 24|  Erfurt Transatlantic Dialogue |PosterNewspost                                                                               
  • Diversity Workshop
    Stephanie Gauga (Mithila), Yanda Bango (European Network Against Racism), Emmanuel Baba Aduku (Willy Brandt School of Public Policy)
    October 13| Workshop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Welcome Lecture
    Shakuntala Banerjee (ZDF, Senior Brandt Fellow)
    October 13| Welcome Lecture | Newspost                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Transformational Certificate 
    organized in collaboration with the Hertie School of Public Policy and the Intersectoral School of Governance Baden-Württemberg
    August 28 & 29| Executive Training |  Newspost                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Commitment Award Ceremony 
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Engagementpreis-Stiftung
    July 7 | Recurring Event |Webseite Commitment Award| Newspost                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Evaluating Development Cooperation
    Amélie Gräfin zu Eulenburg (Head of Department for Sustainable Economic and Social Development at DEval, the German Development Cooperation Evaluation Institute)
    July 6| Guest Lecture                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Online Seminars on Working in Germany as an International Student
    Eden Guesh Hagos in cooperation with the Fair Integration project (DGB-Bildungswerk Thüringen e.V.)
    July 5 & 8 | Fair Integration Project Seminars | Poster
  • Brandt School Alumni Talk
    Moritz Borchard (Culture Goes Europe)
    June 27 | Brandt School Alum Talk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Democratic Institutions in Latin America: Challenges, Processes, Remedies
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, GIGA
    June 23| Workshop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Future of Digital Learning after COVID-19
    Dr. Janine Rischke-Neß (Research Associate for E-Didactic, Berlin Professional School)
    June 17 | Brandt School Talks |Poster
  • GPPI: Aid and Conflict
    Otheneba Boateng (Research Associate, Global Public Policy Institute)
    June 15| Guest Lecture                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • After Ukraine and Afghanistan - What about Multilateralism?
    Dr. Almut Wieland-Karimi (Exectutive Director of the ZIF, Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze)
    June 14 | Brandt Lecture |Poster| Newspost & Video
  • Online Book Launch Workshop "Digitalization and the Welfare State"
    Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling 
    June 10 | Online Book Launch Workshop  |Poster                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Advocay for Public Health - Example Tobocco Control
    Dr. Katrin Schaller (Head (interim) of the Cancer Prevention Unit and of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control at the German Cancer Research Center)
    June 07 | Guest Lecture                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Public Sector Careers in Sustainability and Durable Solutions
    Daniela Martínez Garza (Durable Solutions Officer at the UNHCR in Mexico-City), Marina Heft (Desk Officer for Education and Sustainable Development at the Thuringian Ministry for Environment, Energy and Nature Preservation)
    June 01 | Brandt School Alum Talk |Poster
  • Willy Brandt on the Frontlines of the Cold War
    Schott Krause (Historian, Director of the federal Willy Brandt-Forum Unkel on the Rhine)
    May 25 | Guest Lecture |Poster| Newspost
  • Just transitions: How can socio-economic inequalities of climate change can be adressed?
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Goldthau (Director of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy); Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling (Former Director of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy); Prof. Beate Hampe (Vice President for International Affairs) Katrin Göring-Eckardt (Vice President of the German Bundestag)
    May 23 | Discussion | Poster| Newspost
  • Contemporary Discourses on Migrant Female Careworkers
    Thoko Madonko (Programme manager at the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Southern Africa) 
    May 17 | Guest Lecture | Newspost

  • Digital Learning from Engagement to Collaborative Learning
    Dr. Hasnain Bokhari (Research Associate Internationalization and Digitization of Teaching)
    May 16 | Workshop

  • Adaptive Leadership in Practice
    Falk Bothe (Director VWGS Consulting)
    April 26 | Guest Lecture

  • Russia’s War against Ukraine - Ukraine’s Local Identities, Nation-building and International Agency
    Margaryta Rymarenko, PhD (PhD in Political Science from the Central European University)
    April 13 | Guest Lecture from the EIPCC | Poster| Newspost

  • Dangerous Dependency? Energy Security in Times of Geopolitical Tension
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Goldthau (Director of the Willy Brandt School)
    Feb 24 | virtual discussion of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation | Newspost

  • Will the World be more sustainable after COVID-19?
    Dennis Taenzler  (Director of Climate Policy, adelphi)
    Jan 27 | Guest Lecture

  • A post-Western IPE?
    Joel Sandhu (Program Manager, Global Public Policy Institute and host of the “Global Futures” podcast on global politics and how rising powers like China and India are influencing it)
    Jan 26 | Guest Lecture 

  • Geopolitics of the Digital International System
    Tyson Barker (Head of Technology and Global Affairs Program, German Council on Foreign Relations)
    Jan 26 | Guest Lecture | Poster| Newspost

  • Employment Effects of Raising the German Minimum Wage
    Dr. Arne Baumann (Head of the German Minimum Wage Commission / Mindestlohnkommission)
    Jan 24 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Energy and Developement: UN SE4A and SDGs
    Nopenyo Dabla (Associate Program Officer for sub-Saharan Africa, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA))
    Jan 20 | Guest Lecture 

  • ClientEarth: Using the power of law to protect life on Earth
    Prof. Dr. Hermann Ott (Head of of ClientEarth German Office)
    Jan 18 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Green Hydrogen: The New Oil?
    Almudena Nunez (Research Associate, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS))
    Jan 13 | Guest Lecture 

  • 'Affordable Housing'-Policies for a Post-COVID World: State of the Art, Complex Challenges and new Agendas
    Dr. Steffen Wetzstein (Adjunct Research Fellow School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia and coordinator of “Policy and Research” Working Group, European Network for Housing)
    Jan 11 | Guest Lecture | Newspost


  • Business Ethics - Concepts and Cases
    Prof. Dr. Bettina Hollstein (Managing Director at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies)
    Nov 8 | Guest Lecture

  • Haniel Alumni Talk
    Brandt School & Haniel Stiftung, Input Session by Marie Ullmann (Policy Officer at German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs)
    Oct 7 | Alumni Talk 

  • Welcome Lecture and Graduation Prizes: Opening of the Academic Year 2021/22
    Online Event hosted by the Brandt School
    Oct 13 | Program | News Post

  • Environmental Migration: Climate as a Determinant of Migration
    Mariam Traoré Chazalnoël (Senior Policy Officer at the IOM Headquarters in Geneva)
    Oct 27 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Multilateral Decision Making: The case of UNESCO
    Michael Worbs (Ambassador (ret.), former Chair of the Executive Board of UNESCO)
    Jul 8 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Rural Livelihoods
    Adibi Nor (University Malaya), Azlina Kamal (UNICEF Malaysia)
    Jul 6 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • The Power of Family-friendly and Inclusive Cities
    Carmen Niethammer (Senior Gender Specialist at European Investment Bank, Senior Brandt Fellow)
    Jul 1 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • German Federal Elections 2021: Leadership and Party Politics in Focus
    Simon Vaut (Senior Civil Servant, German Government)
    Jun 29 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • Humanitarian Innovations
    Georg Höhne (Innovation Aid)
    Jun 29 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • Clarity of Responsibility and Foreign Policy Performance Voting
    Prof. Sibel Oktay (University of Illinois at Springfield)
    Jun 29 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Capturing Social Processes: Trajectory-Based Qualitative Comparative Analysis
    Prof. Dr. Dr. Lasse Gerrits (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Dr. Sofia Pagliarin (University of Bamberg)
    Jun 23 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • Commitment Award Ceremony
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Engagementpreis Stiftung
    Jun 17 | Recurring Event | News Post | Ceremony on YouTube | ARD broadcastWebsite Commitment Award

  • International Inequality of the Pandemic
    Barbara Fritz (FU Berlin), Achim Kemmerling (WBS)
    Jun 16 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Alumni Reunion and Conference
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jun 15-16 | Conference | Poster | News Post

  • The Internal Opposition Effect of International Sanctions: Insights from a Qualitative Comparative Analysis
    Dr. Julia Grauvogel (German Institute for Global and Area Studies GIGA)
    Jun 2 | Guest Lecture | Poster| News Post

  • The European Green Deal and German Economic Competitiveness
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP), Moderation Andreas Goldthau (WBS)
    May 27 | Discussion | News PostLink to the event description

  • Promoting Women‘s Labour Force Participation
    Carmen Niethammer (Senior Brandt Fellow)
    May 25 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • Public Finance, CEOs and the Top 1 Percent
    Renira Angeles (NORCE Bergen)
    May 4 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Global Pathways to the Modern Tax State
    Laura Seelkopf (University St. Gallen)
    Apr 27 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • The Ins and Outs of Building a Political Career
    Simon Vaut (German Federal Government)
    Mar 30 | Guest Lecture | Poster
  • Alumni Talk #4: What about being a global citizen? Brandtians at international organisations
    Atif Ikram (UN) & Danielle Al-Qassir (UN)
    Mar 25 | Alumni Talk | Poster
  • Alumni Talk #3: Hey, I want to be a researcher! Brandtians who followed the academic path
    Alice Murage (Simon Fraser University), Mateeullah Tareen (Humboldt University of Berlin) & Jorge Sellare (Center for Development Research, ZEF)
    Mar 23 | Alumni Talk | Poster
  • Alumni Talk #2: Is Europe my place? Non-German Brandtians who stayed here
    Tornike Kikishvili (Deutsche Börse) & Otto Dodoo (Patrizia Foundation)
    Mar 18 | Alumni Talk | Poster
  • Alumni Talk #1: Home Sweet Home: How Brandtians found a job back in their home countries
    Patricia Loggetto (St. Jude’s Hospital) & Hidayati Pratiwi (Yayasan Plan International)
    Mar 16 | Alumni Talk | Poster
  • What do the Covid-19 recovery packages mean for the global economy?
    Shahin Vallée (German Council of Foreign Relations, DGAP)
    Feb 15 | Guest Lecture | Poster
  • The power politics of private governance: trade-sustainability nexus in an interconnected world
    Karina Marzano (WBS)
    Feb 10 | Seminar | Poster
  • Energy Transition & Environmental Movements in South Africa
    Almut Mohr (WBS)
    Jan 27| Seminar | Poster
  • The Democratic Politics of Military Interventions
    Wolfgang Wagner (Vrije University Amsterdam)
    Jan 19 | Guest Lecture

  • Social Science Concepts and Measurement: Guidelines for Creating Concepts
    Gary Goertz (University of Notre Dame, USA)
    Jan 13 | Guest Lecture | Poster
  • The Attitudes of States Towards the Global Climate Change Regime: How and Why They Differ
    Jan Karlas (Charles University, Prague, CZ)
    Jan 12 | Guest Lecture | Poster


  • Thinking Pragmatically about Research Design in Quantitative and Qualitative Research
    Dimiter Toshkov (Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University)
    Dec 16 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • (Be)coming  Nigerian: Can Satire Help Us to Transform Government and Bureaucracy?
    Elnathan John (novelist)
    Dec 15 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Terrorism and Conditions for Human Rights in Counter-terrorism in Sub-Sahara Africa
    Steve Wakhu Khaemba (WBS doctoral candidate)
    Dec 9 | PhD Defense | Poster

  • Breaking the Silos: Working Across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus in Conflict Environments
    Henriette von Kaltenborn-Stachau (World Bank)
    Dec 8 | Guest Lecture | Poster | News Post

  • Offshore Finance: what is it, where does it come from and why does it matter?
    Andrea Binder (Global Public Policy Insititute GPPi, Germany)
    Dec 2 | Guest Lecture

  • The Use of Evidence in Public Health Policy
    Paul Cairney (University of Sterling, Scotland)
    Nov 23 | Guest Lecture

  • Ruling without Governing: Tutelary Regimes in Comparative Politics and the Case of Myanmar
    Marco Bünte (University Erlangen Nuremberg, GIGA, Germany)
    Nov 18 | Guest Lecture | Recording of the event (YouTube) | News Post

  • Elements of Understanding Violent Memory in the Colombian Conflict
    Lerber Dimas (University of Guajira, Colombia)
    Nov 17 | Guest Lecture | Poster

  • Brandt School Graduation Prizes
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Oct 29 | Award Ceremony | Website-Link "Brandt School Graduation Prizes"| News Post

  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Oct 29 | Reoccuring Event | Recording of the event (YouTube) | News Post

  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 7 | Award Ceremony | Website-Link "Commitment Award"| News Post

  • Alternative Budgeting Approaches
    Achim von Heynitz (Centennial Group International)
    Jun 9 | Guest Lecture | News Post

  • Implications of Covid-19 on Internal Armed Conflict: the Case of Myanmar
    Karen Simbulan (RAFT Myanmar, WBS Alumna)
    Apr 16 | Guest Lecture  

  • After the Masters: A Q&A on PhD-ing and postdocs
    Richard Stupart (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
    Apr 14 | Guest Lecture

  • Expert Advice and Government Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
    Olga Löblova (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
    Apr 9 | Guest Lecture

  • Polity, Policy and Politics: Working in a Political Organization
    Magno Karl (WBS doctoral candidate)
    Apr 7 | Guest Lecture

  • The EU Refugee Crisis and the Corona-Pandemic
    Morgan Courtney (UNHCR, WBS alumnus)
    Apr 2 | Guest Lecture

  • China's Dramatically Growing Military Strength and its Implications
    Elbridge Colby (The Marathon Initiative, US)
    Feb 18 | Guest Lecture

  • Never forget Srebrenica: Filmmaking and Post-Conflict Memories
    Ado Hasanovic 
    Jan 22 | Guest Lecture

  • The Political Economy of Offshore Finance
    Andrea Binder (Global Public Policy Insititute GPPi, Germany)
    Jan 21 | Guest Lecture

  • Refugees and Municipalities – Rethinking the Distribution Process
    Will Jones (School of Politics and Philosophy at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)
    Jan 16 | Guest Lecture | News Post

  • Russia’s Assertiveness in the Near Abroad: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Regional Primacy
    Adriana Cuppuleri (Visiting doctoral student at WBS)
    Jan 14 | Guest Lecture

  • Environmental Policy-Making in Brazil
    Bruno Taitson (WWF, WBS alumnus)
    Jan 6 | Guest Lecture


  • EU-China relations: cooperation, competition and rivalry
    Reinhard Bütikofer (China Delegation, EU Parliament)
    Dec 13 | Guest Lecture
  • Data Science for Policy-Making and Social Science
    Asif Azizov (OJSC Mugan Bank)
    Dec 11 | Guest Lecture
  • The Rise and Fall of Multilateralism (IA)
    Daniel Warner (former advisor to UNHCR, ILO, NATO and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense CH)
    Dec 5 | Workshop
  • Multilateral Crisis Management (CSMP)
    Daniel Warner (former advisor to UNHCR, ILO, NATO and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense CH)
    Dec 4 | Workshop
  • The differing effects of personal values on attitudes towards migrants in East and West Europe
    Saamah Abdallah (PhD student, University of Erfurt)
    Nov 7 | Guest Lecture
  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Oct 14 | Reoccuring Event
  • Methoden der Außenpolitikanalyse: Ansätze, Daten und Perspektiven
    Patrick Mello
    Sep 26-27 | Conference
  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 7 | Award Ceremony | Website Link
  • “Politics as a Vocation“ Reflections on Max Weber’s “Politik als Beruf” 100 years later
    Michele Nicoletti (University of Trento, IT)
    Jul 2 | Guest Lecture
  • Guns, Community Mistrust and Public Health Don’t Mix: Trials and Errors That Fuel the World’s Second-Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Monday Banga (IOM)
    Jun 6 | Guest Lecture
  • Social investment and intergenerational redistribution: How much and by whom
    Pieter Vanhuysse (University of Southern Denmark, DK)
    May 27 | Guest Lecture
  • Open Day
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    May 25 | Reoccuring Event
  • Visualizing and Presenting Empirical Evidence in Public Policy Making
    Zbigniew Truchlewski (post-doc, University of Geneva)
    May 6 | Guest Lecture
  • Transatlantic Economic Relations - From TTIP to Trumpian Tantrum … and Back?
    Peter H. Chase (Senior Fellow with the German Marshall Fund)
    Apr 25 | Guest Lecture
  • Civil Society Support and Transnational Peacebuilding: Between Democracy Promotion and Political Interference
    Andrei Gomez-Suarez (Colombia University of Bristol, UK)
    Apr 24 | Guest Lecture
  • Concepts of Peace and Peacebuilding: Europe and Beyond
    Oliver ​​​​​​​Richmond (University of Manchester, UK)
    Mar 3 | Discussion
  • Key Challenges on Kosovo’s European Integration Path
    Albana Rexha (visiting DAAD PhD researcher)
    Feb 2 | Discussion
  • Solidarity in Europe
    Benjamin-Immanuel Hoff (Minister for Culture, Federal- and European affairs of the Free State of Thuringia)
    Jan 17 | Guest Lecture
  • Digitale Zeitenwende – Perspektive des öffentlich-rechtlichen Mediensystems
    Karola Wille (MDR)
    Jan 10 | Joint Lecture Series (Landtag)


  • The Politics and Economics of Aid in Myanmar
    Youngmi Kim (University of Edinburgh, UK), Matteo Fumagalli (University of St Andrews, UK)
    Dec 3| Workshop
  • Workshop complementing the seminar "Political Advocacy and Leadership" by Dr. Aragón 
    Robert Burdy (MDR aktuell)
    Nov 30 - Dec 1 | Workshop
  • Employee Representation in a multi-national Context
    Natalia Glück (WBS alumna)
    Nov 26 | Guest Lecture
  • Consumer Law in the European Union: Insights and Research Questions
    Matthias Amort (University of Erfurt)
    Nov 21 | Guest Lecture
  • Flight, Displacement and Hunger – The Results of the Global Hunger Index and Discussion
    Klaus von Grebmer (International Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI)
    Nov 15 | Workshop
  • Poverty Prevention in Thuringia – Between Empirical Data and Subjective Discriminations
    Jörg Fischer (Institute for Municipal Planning and Development)
    Nov 8 | Guest Lecture
  • The Midterms and the World: How the US Elections Will Impact on Trump's Foreign Policy
    Cornelius Adebahr (Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies, German Council on Foreign Relations)
    Nov 7 | Guest Lecture
  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Oct 10 | Reoccuring Event
  • Erfurter Herbstlese: Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
    David Graber (London School of Economics, UK), Achim Kemmerling (WBS)
    Sep 21 | Literature Event
  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 7 | Reoccuring Event | Website Link
  • The United Nations – how it reacts to the challenges of our increasingly complex world
    Karl Theodor Paschke (UN)
    Jul 6 | Guest Lecture
  • Marx Imagery in Socialism
    Frank Ettrich (WBS)
    Jul 3 | Joint Lecture Series
  • Democratic Backsliding in Eastern Europe and the Political Crisis of the European Union. Insights from Hungary
    Thilo Bodenstein (Central European University, HU)
    Jul 3 | Guest Lecture
  • Politics and Economics of Budgeting. The Case of Erfurt University
    Jörg Brauns (Chancellor, University of Erfurt)
    Jun 18 | Guest Lecture
  • Truth in Post-Truth Times. Fake News and Social Bots
    Tabea Wilke (Digital Strategist)
    Jun 14 | Joint Lecture Series (Landtag)
  • Study Trip to Buchenwald
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jun 13 | Excursion
  • Job application crash course
    Katharina Palko (ThAFF)
    Jun 1 | Workshop
  • What is truth?
    Heribert Prantl (Süddeutsche Zeitung)
    May 31 | Joint Lecture Series (Landtag)
  • Fake News sind die neuen Zeitungsenten
    Werner D'Inka (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)
    May 24 | Joint Lecture Series (Landtag)
  • Open Day
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    May 5 | Reoccuring Event
  • Women for Peace – Between Adaptation and Opposition
    Tawakkol Karman (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2011) , Solveig Richter (WBS), Bente Scheller (HBS Beirut), Mirjam Kruppa (Thuringian Commissioner for Migration)
    May 3 | Discussion
  • Wer hat Angst vor Fake News? Warum wir souveräner mit Lügen, Fälschungen und Fake News umgehen sollten.
    Stefan Raue (Deutschlandradio)
    Apr 14 | Joint Lecture Series (Landtag)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Venture Financing
    Ricardo Alvarez (Simó-Bosch Consulting)
    Apr 16 | Guest Lecture
  • Professional Reintegration Workshop for Students from Africa, Asia and Latin America
    Apr 2-4 | Workshop
  • Study trip to Berlin: "Germany – Civilian or Military Power?"
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jan 17-18 | Excursion
  • Negotiating Peace in Syria: What Role for Germany?
    Andreas Krüger (SWP Berlin, DE)
    Jan 11 | Guest Lecture


  • Application Portfolio Basics
    Covadonga Gonzalez (ThAFF)
    Dec 11 | Workshop
  • Supporting Political Dialogue and Transition in Conflict Countries
    Alia Eshaq (Berghof Foundation)
    Dec 11 | Guest Lecture
  • Multilateral Diplomacy in Fragile States: Dealing with Conflict and Cooperation 
    Daniel Warner (DCAF)
    Dec 6-7 | Workshop
  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Nov 22 | Reoccuring Event
  • The Current State of International Relations and Global Diplomacy
    Nicholas Kralev (Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government)
    Oct 13 | Guest Lecture 
  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 7 | Reoccuring Event | Website-Link
  • German Elections Ahead - Workshops for International Students
    Eric Linhart (TU Chemnitz) , Miriam Küller (Policy Advisor), Bernd Rother (WBS)
    Jun 23 | Workshop
  • Challenges of Humanitarian Health Action
    Volker Lankow (Doctors without Borders)
    Jun 20 | Guest Lecture
  • "Brexit" - How We Got There and Where Are We Heading Now?
    Seb Dance, Jacob von Weizsäcker (EU Parliament)
    Jun 16 | Guest Lecture
  • Democracy Under Fire?! Roundtable Discussion
    Daniel ​​​​​​​Warner (DCAF), Karolina Podstawa (University of Lodz) , Solveig Richter (WBS)
    Jun 1 | Discussion
  • ​​​​​​​Transparency International Deuschlad e.V. - The Work of a Global Anti-Corruption Coalition
    Anna-Maija Mertens (Transparency International Deutschland e.V.)
    May 29 | Guest Lecture
  • Open Day
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    May 5 | Reoccuring Event
  • Advanced Academic Writing
    De Souza Karl ​​​​​​​Magno (University of Erfurt)
    Apr 28 | Workshop
  • Perpetual Transition. Why Europe Has Failed in Democracy Promotion in Turkey
    Dilek ​​​​​​​Kurban (Marie Curie Fellow Hertie School of Governance)
    Apr 20 | Guest Lecture
  • Russia's Intervention in Syria: Aims, Achievements and Obstacles
    Margarete Klein (SWP Berlin)
    Feb 2 | Guest Lecture
  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jan 27 | Reoccuring Event
  • Study Trip to Brussels and Bonn
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jan 24-27 | Excursion
  • GOD IS NOT WORKING ON SUNDAY! Surviving Women Driving Social Change in the Rwanda of Today
    Leona ​​​​​​​Goldstein (film maker)
    Jan 19 | Movie Screening
  • Policy Design and Implementation: The Case of EU Targeted Sanctions
    Clara ​​​​​​​Portela Sais 
    Jan 18 | Guest Lecture


  • Peace in the Offing: Colombia
    Daniel Brombacher (GIZ)
    Dec 15 | Guest Lecture
  • Fishbowl Discussion - "Public Policy - The Way Ahead"
    Hasnain Bokhari (University of Erfurt)
    Dec 14 | Discussion
  • A New Conflict in the Offing? Ethiopia
    Jalale Getachew (WBS PhD student)
    Dec 7| Guest Lecture
  • Transitional Justice in Afghanistan - A Lost Case?
    Nicole Birtsch (SWP)
    Dec 7 | Guest Lecture
  • Willy Brandt (1913-1992) - The Outstanding European Statesman and His Legacy for Our World of Today
    Wolfgang Hoppenstedt
    Nov 22 | Guest Lecture
  • Letter to an SS Guard - Guest talk with Auschwitz Survivor Leon Schwarzbaum 
    Leon Schwarzbaum
    Oct 27 | Guest Lecture
  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 7 | Reoccuring Event | Website Link
  • EU Human Rights Policy in Practice
    Friederike Tschampa (European External Action Service)
    Jul 5 | Guest Lecture
  • Back to which Future? The End of the Latin American Left?
    Andrés González (Prof. at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador)
    Jun 20 | Guest Lecture
  • Decolonialization, State Succession and a Formal Problem of International Law
    Harald Kleinschmidt 
    Jun 5 | Guest Lecture
  • Doctoral Studies Information Session: Pursuing your doctoral degree in Germany
    Solveig Richter (WBS)
    May 26 | Workshop
  • On the Road to the White House: The 2016 US Presedential Elections
    Ronald Brownstein
    May 10 | Guest Lecture
  • OSCE Conflict Prevention and Resolution: Lessons from the Field
    Eva-Maria Velickovic (OSCE Ukraine)
    May 4 | Guest Lecture
  • Renewable Energy: A Quarter Century of Growth and the Lessons Learned
    Marc-Antoine Renaud (Eolectric)
    Apr 22 | Guest Lecture
  • Research Methods for Doctoral Students
    Patrick A. Mello (TU Dresden)
    Apr 8 | Workshop
  • The Islamic State and the Situation in Syria
    Guido Steinberg (SWP)
    Feb 3 | Guest Lecture
  • Impact Matters: New Trends for NPOs to Maximize Their Social Impact
    Andreas Rickert (CEO of PHINEO gAG)
    Jan 14 | Guest Lecture


  • Impact Measurement, Social Return on Investment and the Sinzer Platform
    Marlon van Dijk (CEO of Social E-valuator BV/Sinzer)
    Dec 9 | Guest Lecture
  • The Eclectic Roots of Statist Religious Law: Constitutional Migration and the Adaptability of Islamic Law in Iran 
    Mirjam Künkler (Lichtenberg Kolleg, Göttingen)
    Nov 24 | Guest Lecture
  • Fishbowl Discussion with Hasnain Bokhari - "Public Policy - The Way Ahead"
    Hasnain Bokhari (WBS)
    Nov 11 | Discussion
  • "It's not charity. It's a chair of power" - Debating and Advocating Gender Quotas in Afghanistan's Second Transformation Decade
    Andrea Fleschenberg dos Ramos Pinéu
    Nov 10 | Guest Lecture
  • Welcome Reception
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Nov 9 | Reoccuring Event
  • Commitment Award
    Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
    Jul 12 | Reoccuring Event | Website Link
  • After the Rebellion: Perspectives for a Sustainable Peace in Mali
    Jan Fahlbusch (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung)
    Jun 8 | Discussion
  • Living in Emegerny - Mit Ärzte ohne Grenzen im Einsatz / Gespräch im Anschluss
    Doctors Without Borders
    May 27 | Movie Screening
  • Transitional Justice and Historical Memory in Authoritarian Regimes
    Antônio Henrique , Graciano Suxberger, Thiago Santos Aguiar de Pádua, Jefferson Carús Guedes (PhD students WBS)
    May 21 | Discussion
  • Radical Ecological Democarcy: Towards a Sustainable and Equitable Future
    Ashish Kothari (Founder-member of Kalpavriksh)
    May 19 | Guest Lecture
  • Taking Stock of the Global Green Transformation: Great Hope or False Promise
    Stefan Cetkovic (Environmental Policy Research Centre, FU Berlin)
    May 6 | Guest Lecture
  • Journalism in the Digital Age
    Markus Ziener (HMKW Berlin)
    Apr 24 | Guest Lecture
  • Why and How to Keep Abreast of Current Affairs?
    Karl-Theodor ​​​​​​​Paschke (former German ambassador)
    Apr 23 | Guest Lecture
  • Professional Writing for Public Policy
    Sebastian ​​​​​​​Gallander (Vodafone Foundation Germany)
    Apr 18-19 | Workshop
  • Visit: Wolfgang Tiefensee (Minister, Government Thuringia)
    MPP students (WBS)
    Feb 16 | Excursion
  • Issues of Human Rights Policy from a German Perspective
    Christoph ​​​​​​​Strässer (Federal Government Comissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Germany)
    Feb 13 | Guest Lecture
  • How U.S. Diplomacy Strenghtens Economic Ties
    Thomas ​​​​​​​Miller (Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Berlin)
    Feb 3 | Guest Lecture
  • Discussion
    Florian ​​​​​​​Hoffmann, Hasnain Bokhari, Aline Mugisho, Ritu Sharma, Arslan Yaseen (WBS)
    Jan 21 | Discussion

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