August 7, 2019 | News

Johannes Gerschewski joins Cluster of Excellence “SCRIPTS”

In June 2019, Johannes returned to Berlin and joined the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script (SCRIPTS)” at Freie Universität Berlin. “SCRIPTS” is a joint endeavor of various Berlin-based universities and research institutes that are dedicated to analyze the various contestations that liberalism expereinces, ranging from populism, authoritarianism, nationalism, to questions of citizenship and migration, from social inequality and free markets to different understandings of temporalities and critiques of ideas of linear progress. The Cluster is explicitly global, historical, and global in its outlook, unifying various disciplines under one thematic umbrella.

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April 6, 2019 | News

EDP informal expert meeting in Berlin: Democracy needs help! Which role can Germany and Europe play in the world?

During an informal expert meeting at the Federal Press and Information Office in Berlin on April 4, 2019, EDP network member Julia Leininger (DIE) together with European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP) members addressed opportunities and challenges of democracy support worldwide based on the results of our most recent PRIF Report on “Democracy Promotion in Times of Uncertainty”.

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March 22, 2019 | News

Keynote lecture with Oliver Richmond at EDP co-sponsored event on “Concepts of Peace and Peacebuilding: Europe and Beyond” in Erfurt

Prof. Dr. Oliver Richmond of the University of Manchester gave a keynote lecture on March 7, 2019 on “Concepts of Peace and Peacebuilding: Europe and Beyond” at an event our EDP member Solveig Richter had organized at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt. Richmond spoke at the Annual Colloquium of the German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies in Erfurt, which was co-sponsored by the EDP Network.

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February 26, 2019 | News

Solveig Richter is granted Teaching Excellence Awards

Our network member Solveig has received four awards for her excellent teaching skills by the Faculty of Law, Social Sciences and Economics at the University of Erfurt. The “Teaching Excellence Awards” are given to lecturers and professors of the university who receive the highest scores in students’ evaluation.

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