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October 17, 2019 – BEOGRAD – Panelist at the Belgrade Security Forum.

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past

September 5-6, 2019 – KÖLN – Co-convener of an international conference on the situation of young people in South Eastern Europe. Moderator of the panel discussion on youth perspectives in the region. Organised by the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V.

September 2-3, 2019 – BLED – Moderator of the panel “Rules-Based International Order or the Return of Geopolitics?” at the 14th Bled Strategic Forum entitled (Re)sources of (In)stability.

July 4, 2019 – POZNAN – Western Balkans Summit Civil Society Forum, panelist at the discussion “Overcoming the legacy of the past”.

June 25,  2019 – KÖLN – Moderator der Podiumsdiskussion “Brexit – game over?” der Volkhochschule Köln in Kooperation mit dem Europäischen Dokumentationszentrum (EDZ) der Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek, der Europa-Union Köln und den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF).

June 24, 2019 – DÜSSELDORF – Moderator der Podiumsdiskusion “Freie Bahn dem Marshall-Plan – Was bleibt?“ des Amerika Haus e.V. Nordrhein-Westfalen.

May 28-29, 2019 – BUCUREŞTI – Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, moderator of the panel on youth participation of the conference “How to better respond to European aspirations of the young generation in the Western Balkans?”

January 22-23, 2019 – BERLIN – Moderator at the Western Balkans conference of the South East Europe Association at the German Foreign Office.

September 28, 2018 – SARAJEVO – Reflection Forum the Western Balkans in the European Union.

September 27, 2018 – SARAJEVO – Buchvorstellung: “Das Politische System Bosnien und Herzegowinas”.

September 10-11, 2018 – BLED – Speaker at the 13th Bled Strategic Forum “Bridging the Divide”.

September 6, 2018 – KÖLN – Organisator “Laubfrosch, Tausendfüssler und andere Charaktermonster. Das Erbe der Nachkriegsmoderne und die Europäische Stadt“, Tagung des Rheinischen Vereins für Denkmalpflege und Landschaftsschutz e.V., Arbeitskreis Nachkriegsmoderne.

July 3-4, 2018 – BRUXELLES – Organisor and moderator of the Reflection Forum “The Western Balkans in the European Union”.

June 21, 2018 – KÖLN – Moderator “Betreff: Brexit – Was gibt’s Neues aus Großbritannien und der EU?”.

June 18, 2018 – KÖLN – Moderator “Griechenland nach dem Memorandum”. Eine Veranstaltung von FILIA Verein für die Föderung der Städtepartnerschaft Köln-Thessaloniki e.V. und der Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V. Zweigstelle Köln anlässlich des 30jährigen Jubiläums der Begründung der Städtepartnerschaft zwischen Köln und Thessaloniki im Deutschen Städtetag (Gereonshaus).

June 6, 2018 – ROMA – Speaker at “From Thessaloniki to Sofia and Beyond: Heading towards a Credible European Enlargement towards the Western Balkans?” (IAI).

June 5, 2018 – WIEN – Diskussion und Buchpräsentation “Das politische System Bosnien und Herzegowinas” im Österreichischen Institut für Internationale Politik (oiip).

May 27, 2018 – DÜSSELDORF – Speaker “Challenges of EU enlargement to the Western Balkans”, JEF-NRW meets JEF-Kosovo.

May 23-25, 2018 – MINSK – Moderator and panel convener at the Minsk Dialogue Forum “Eastern Europe: In Search of Security for All”.

May 22, 2018 – BERLIN – Diskussion “Systemfehler? Bosnien-Herzegowinas langer Weg zu europäischer Normalität” und Buchpräsentation “Das politische System Bosnien und Herzegowinas” in der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

May 14-16, 2018 – LOCCUM – Co-convener and moderator of the international conference “Western Balkans back in focus”.

April 27-28, 2018 – CAVTAT – Invited guest speaker, International Parlamentarian Conference “European integration of Southeast Europe in a European Union under refrom” of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Dialog Südosteuropa.

April 19, 2018 – BERLIN – Moderator and organiser “The Western Balkans and the European Union four years after the launch of the Berlin process: Perspectives in sight, acession in reach?”

April-September 2018 – KÖLN – Seminar (lecturer) for the Cologne Global Studies Programme (CGSP) of Universität zu Köln.

March 23, 2018 – PODGORICA – The Western Balkans in the European Union: Reflection Forum. 

March 22, 2018 – PRISHTINË – Convener and moderatorKosovo in Europe: ten years of contested statehood in an unsettled neighbourhood”,  Western Balkans Reflection Forum Series – the Berlin process and the EU enlargement strategy. 

March 16, 2018 – THESSALONIKI – Speaker at the seminar on “Prosperity and Security in the Western Balkans” organised by ELIAMEP.

March 7, 2018 – WIEN – Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), workshop on the Sofia EU-Western Balkans summit.

February 24, 2018 – FRANKFURT/MAIN – #SOSBrutalismus Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), Leitung des Besuchs des Rheinischer Verein für Denkmalpflege und Landschaftsschutz e.V. / Arbeitskreis Nachkriegsmoderne.

February 17, 2018 – KÖLN – Moderator “Bulgarische Geheimdienstfilme gestern: Was bedeuten sie heute?”, organisiert als Leiter der Zweigstelle Köln der Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V.

February 14, 2018 – OXFORD – Speaker at the SEESOX (South East European Studies at Oxford) seminar “Berlin Process: A bridge between the Western Balkans and the EU?”, European Studies Centre, St Antony`s College.

February 9-10, 2018 – BERLIN – Annual general meeting of the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V. and the association´s public annual conference in Berlin; attendance as member and member of the board.

February 7, 2018 – BEOGRAD – Speaker at the international conference “EU strategy for the successful accession of the Western Balkans and EU neighbours – the case of Romania”, organised by the Centar za spoljnu politiku / Centre for Foreign Policy and the Hanns Seidel Stiftung.

January 31, 2018 – KÖLN – Moderator “State of the Union Adress 2018 von US-Präsident Trump”, organisiert vom Amerika Haus NRW e.V und der VHS Köln (Mitschnitt).

January 28-29, 2018 – SARAJEVO – Moderator at XI International Forum for Transitional Justice in post-Yugoslav countries.

January 24, 2018 – KÖLN – Annual general meeting of the Lew Kopelew Forum e.V.; attendance as member.

January 23, 2018 – DÜSSELDORF – New Year´s Reception of the Rheinischer Verein für Denkmalpflege und Landschaftsschutz e.V. at Schloss Benrath; attendance as member and facilitator of the working group on post-war modernism.

January 8-10, 2018 – NICE – Director of the international public policy-making simulation exercise for the 2017/18 class of Master students at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) in Nice.

December 10-12, 2017 – MINSK – Co-chair of the Eastern Partnership Reflection Forum organised by the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe, Minsk Dialogue Track-II Initiative and Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE). Among others the Central European Initiative (CEI) supported the event. The programme can be found here.

December 7-8, 2017 – PRISHTINË  Moderator at the Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans Summit Series Prishtina “Towards a Roadmap for Change”. The event was organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation Dialogue South East Europe and the European Fund for the Balkans.

December 4-5, 2017 – BERLIN – Participant of the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2017 of the Körber Stiftung.

November 29, 2017 – SKOPJE – Co-host and chair for the roundtable and discussion “The Western Balkans in the European Union: Perspective for good neighbourly relations”. The event was organized by the Institute of Geostrategic Research and Foreign Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia (IGRFP), Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (CFA/ÖFZ), Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), European Policy Institute Skopje (EPI).

November 28, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator “Unzufrieden mit der EU? Fünf Pläne wie es weitergehen kann”, organisiert von Europe Direct Köln, der VHS Köln, der Europa-Union und den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF) Köln.

November 23, 2017 – EUSKIRCHEN – Public lecture on the situation in South Eastern Europe and the perspectives of returning migrants from Germany. Organised by Caritas Euskirchen.

November 19, 2017 – DÜSSELDORF – Host and moderator of “Kulturpolitische Gespräche” (talks on cultural policy) at Art Düsseldorf.

November 16, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator: “One year with Trump. What about the United States and Europe?”, panel discussion organised by Amerika Haus NRW e.V. and Europe direct Köln, and Volkshochschule Köln.

November 15, 2017 – BRUXELLES – Co-host and chair of the seminar “The Balkans Silk Road. New Perspectives for the Western Balkans as China and the European Union connect in South Eastern Europe”, a seminar of the Reflection Forum “The Western Balkans in the European Union”.

November 9-10, 2017 – TIRANA – Moderator at the regional conference “From Trieste to London: Stock-taking and future scenarios for the Berlin process”.

November 8, 2017 – BRUXELLES – Speaker, representing ECDPM and the CIVILEX project, at the joint final conference of WOSCAP & IECEU reserach projects: “Effectiveness and Inclusivity of EU Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention”.

October 19, 2017 – SAARBRÜCKEN – Opening lecture “The Western Balkans in the European Union: perspectives of a region in Europe” of the lecture series on the Western Balkans´history, politcis, culture, languages and law of the Collegium Europaeum Universitatis Saraviensis (CEUS). 

October 3, 2017 – PARIS – Modération “Défis et enjeux de la politique d’élargissement de l’Union européenne dans les Balkans occidentaux”, séminaire organisé par l’Institut français des relations internationales (Ifri) et le Centre Franco-Autrichien pour le Rapprochement en Europe (CFA).

September 29, 2017 – SKOPJE – Speaker at the European Policy Institute Skopje (EPI) annual international conference: “Macedonia´s European Accession Story 2.0: re-examining realities and possibilities”.

September 27, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderation und Konzeption “Nach der Wahl – wie geht es weiter mit Europa?”, organisiert von Europe Direct in Zusammenarbeit mit der Europa-Union und den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten Köln.

September 27, 2017 – BRUXELLES – Speaker at the conference “Democracy challenges on the Western Balkans’ way into the EU” on “Challenges to democracy and the rule of law”; conference organised by the Green/EFA group in the European Parliament.

September 4-5, 2017 – BLED – Moderator of the panel “The European Union in a changed world” at the Bled Strategic Forum 2017.

August 30, 2017 – SARAJEVO – Moderator and co-host of the panel discussion “A Region in Europe – The Future of the Berlin Process and EU Integration in the Western Balkans” organised by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe in cooperation with Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (ÖFZ/CFA).

July 24-25, 2017 – TALLINN – Discussion chair on behalf of ECDPM at the informal CODEV/COHAFA meeting, organised by the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council, exploring the implications of the resilience narrative on the humanitarian-development nexus, including security and development, cooperation between civilian and military actors, coherence of EU’s development and humanitarian instruments.

July 11-12, 2017 – TRIESTE – Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans Summit Series, speaker at the conference “What’s next? The British Presidency of the Berlin Process in the time of Brexit” organised by Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI).

July 6, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator “Die EU im Bundestagswahlkampf. Nischenthema oder Aufreger?”, organisiert von der Europa-Union Köln e.V., den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF) Köln, Europe Direct Informationszentrum und der Volkshochschule Köln.

June 26-27, 2017 – TRIESTE – Convener of the Reflection Forum “The Western Balkans in the European Union: perspectives of the region in Europe”, organised by Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), the Centre Franco-Autrichien pour le rapprochement en Europe (CFA/ÖFZ), Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and others.

June 22, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator “One year on: Brexit und die Folgen”, organisiert von der Europa-Union Köln e.V., den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF) Köln, Europe Direct Informationszentrum und der Volkshochschule Köln.

May 24, 2017 – PRISHTINË  – Speaker at the international conference ” The challenge of the European integration of Kosovo: neighbourly relations and regional cooperation” organised by the Centre Franco-Autrichien pour le rapprochement en Europe (CFA/ÖFZ), the Institut français des relations internationales (Ifri) and others.

May 10, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator “Was nun? Frankreich hat gewählt”, organisiert von der Europa-Union Köln e.V., den Jungen Europäischen Föderalisten (JEF) Köln, Europe Direct Informationszentrum und der Volkshochschule Köln.

May 9, 2017 – BUCUREŞTI – Speaker on “Risks and challenges in the Balakns. A “domino effect” of the Ukrainien crisis?” and “The new EU Global Strategy and the “troubled neighbourhoods”. Interconnectivity and resilience.” #ReconstruimEuropa #ReconstructingEurope intertniaotnal conference organised by the Department of International Reletions and European Integration of the Școala Naţională de Studii Politice și Administrative (SNSPA).

April 5, 2017 – ROMA – Moderator and co-host of the international conference “The Western Balkans in the European Union: enlargement to what, accession to what?”, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the run up to the Italian Summit on the Western Balkans.

March 28, 2017 – LJUBLJANA – Moderator of the round-table “Perspectives for the Western Balkans in the European Union” organised by the Centre for European Perspective (CEP).

March 25, 2017 – ROMA – March for Europe: 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

February 2, 2017 – PODGORICA – Speaker and co-host of the “Western Balkans Reflection Forum – from Berlin to Trieste and the way ahead”, organised by the Centre for Civic Education Montenegro in in cooperation with Centre Franco-Autrichien pour le rapprochement en Europe (CFA/ÖFZ), Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI).

January 27, 2017 – NEW YORK – Convener and speaker: roundtable discussion “Balkans, EU and the US”, organised by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and co-sponsored by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE).

January 16, 2017 – KÖLN – Moderator “Türkei und EU – was bleibt an Gemeinsamkeiten?”, organisiert von der Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V. Zweigstelle Köln, Europe Direct Informationszentrum und der Volkshochschule Köln.

December 15, 2016 – LJUBLJANA – Speaker at the roundtable “Past, present and future of the EU through the eyes of enlargement” at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Centre for European Perspective (CEP).

November 14, 2016 – WASHINGTON – Convener and speaker: “EU Accession Process of the Western Balkans: Achievements and Shortcomings of the Berlin Process”, organised by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung US office and the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE).

July, 31, 2016 – TUTZING – Referent bei der Tutzinger Sommerakademie “Neue Wahrheiten – Alte Irrtümer: Wenn Staatszerfall, Bürgerkrieg und Organisierte Kriminalität zur Flucht bewegen” der Akademie für Politische Bildung, Vortrag: “In der Krise ist vor der Krise, ist nach der Krise: Bosnien und Herzegowina und die Migration”.

June 9, 2015 – BERLIN – Organisator und Moderator der Tagung “Medien(un)freiheit in Südosteuropa”, eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. und Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e.V.