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Brandt School welcomes new research fellows Jasmin Lorch and Nasser Tolba

Jasmin Lorch, postdoctoral fellow (Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship) with research focus on the role of civil society in weak states and in processes of democratization and autocratization, as well as research fellow Nasser Tolba, expert in education…

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Why identity matters for EU climate and energy policy

Can ambitious climate policies in the European Green Deal succeed when faced with rising societal divisions between Europeans?

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10th Commitment Award

In 2021, the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt and the Engagement Award Foundation will present the Commitment Award for the tenth time. The aim is to provide start-up funding for sustainable ideas and social projects.…

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Climate ambition is an investment into the future

Ambitious clean tech investment brings about strategic benefits, whereas fostering fossil infrastructure may put a country into a competitive disadvantage, Professor Goldthau argued during the German-Polish Forum held by the German Council on Foreign…

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The low carbon transition throws up geopolitical challenges for the EU

During his intervention at the 3-day COST Spring School organized by TU Darmstadt, Professor Andreas Goldthau called on the EU to rethink and broaden its foreign policy toolbox.

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Clean technology transfer needs to focus on building innovative capacity

On April 27th, Professor Goldthau discussed the importance of clean energy tech as a central way to advance sustainable development in the Global South, as part of the launch of UNDP’s Global Governance Report on Paving the way for low-carbon…

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Brandt School's Espresso Talks Kicked-Off

Laura Seelkopf (University St. Gallen) kicked-off the event series with a guest lecture about "Global Pathways to the Modern Tax State".

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Brandt School launches International Cooperation and Exchange Program with Colombia

Director Achim Kemmerling officially kicked off the academic cooperation and exchange program between the Brandt School and the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia.

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