Events

Munich, 16 october 2017

Entrepreneurship in Tunisia

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Expert Lunchtime Talk "Entrepreneurship in Tunisia – Potentials and Challenges"
Mohamed Haroun Ouanes

C.A.P., 16 October 2017, 11.15-12.30 a.m.

Mohamed Haroun Ouanes is pharmacist and social & green entrepreneur from the Business Center of Monastir. Since 2010 he has been involved in the Tunisian civil society, and worked with many associations in diverse fields especially health, environment, transparency, local governance. He also became a member of the Tunisian Youth Parliament and delegate of Human Rights in Monastir.
In 2016, he participated in the “Policy Advice and Strategy Development” Project organized by the C.A.P. in cooperation with the Union des Tunésiens Indépendents pour la Liberté (UTIL), the Faculty for Juridical, Political and Social Sciences of the University of Carthage, and the Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR). In this framework, he published the paper C.A.Perspectives on Tunisia No. 3-2016 Entrepreneuriat en Tunisie. Recommandations pour relever les défis économiques.
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MUNICH, 17 JulY 2017

Qatar: Strategic Partner or Destabilizing Force?

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Academy for Civic Education and Research Tutzing, the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP), and the Young Forum of the Foreign Affairs Association a panel discussion on the topic "Qatar: Strategic Partner or Destabilizing Force?"

 

Panel Guests:

Michael Bauer, Vice Chairman of MEIA Research 
Dr. Gudrun Harrer, Senior Editor at Der Standard
Colonel (GS) Jörg Kunze, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Dr. David Roberts, Ass. Professor at King's College London

Moderator: Dr. René Rieger, Chairman of MEIA Research

Introduction: Dr. Anja Opitz, Academy of Civic Education and Research/MEIA Research

 

Monday, 17 July 2017, 6.15-8.15 p.m.

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munich
Maximilianstr. 17, 80539 Munich

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MUNICH, 10 JulY 2017

Built on Sand? on The complex relations between Germany and Saudi Arabia

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Working Group on Foreign and Security Policy of the CSU Bavaria (ASP) an event on the topic "Built on Sand? On the Complex Relations between Germany and Saudi Arabia."

 

Book Presentation:

"Auf Sand Gebaut: Saudi-Arabien - Ein problematischer Verbündeter" (Propyläen, 2016)

Sebastian Sons, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

 

Panel Guests:

Sebastian Sons, DGAP

Dr. René Rieger, MEIA Research
Chair: Dr. Sarah Lohmann, Johns Hopkins University

Introduction: Walburga von Lerchenfeld, ASP

 

Monday, 10 July 2017, 7.00-8.30 p.m.

CSU Headquarters
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1, 80807 Munich

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Built on Sand - Germany and Saudi Arabia
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Berlin, 20 FEBRUARY 2017

Human Rights in Iran: Subordinated to a Successful Realpolitik?

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) a panel discussion on the topic "Human Rights in Iran: Subordinated to a Successful Realpolitik?"

 

Panel Guests:

Dr. Anicée van Engeland, LL.M., Senior Lecturer at Cranfield University 
Dr. René Wildangel, Middle East Desk at Amnesty International
Dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad, Associate Fellow at DGAP
Chair: Dr. René Rieger, MEIA Research

Introduction: Dina Fakoussa, Head of the MENA Program at DGAP

 

Monday, 20 February 2017, 6.00-8.00 p.m.

German Council on Foreign Relations, Dohnanyi Hall
Rauchst. 17, 10787 Berlin

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Munich, 19 FEBRUARY 2017

Turkey in 2017: Friend or Foe of the West?

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Austrian Society for Policy Analysis (OGP) and the Working Group on Foreign and Security Policy of the CSU Bavaria (ASP) a panel discussion on the topic "Turkey in 2017: Friend or Foe of the West?"

 

Panel Guests:

Brigadier General (ret.) Dr. Erich Vad, former military advisor to the German Federal Chancellery 
Dr. Magdalena Kirchner, Transatlantic Fellow at RAND Corporation
Mehmet Murat Yetkin, Editor-in-Chief at Hürriyet Daily News
Efgani Dönmez, former member of the Austrian Federal Council

Chair: Ludwig Schulz, MEIA Research

 

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 2.00-4.00 p.m.

Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Palaishalle
Promenadeplatz 2-5, 80333 Munich

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Munich, 10 FEBRUARY 2016

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Austrian Society for Policy Analysis (OGP) and the German Armed Forces Association a panel discussion on the Islamic Republic of Iran after the nuclear deal.

 

Panel Guests:

Colonel (ret.) Tim Collins, OBE, CEO, New Century Consulting
Prof. Dr. Reinhard C. Meier-Walser, Director, Academy for Politics and Current Affairs, Hanns Seidel Foundation
Dr. Walter Posch, Analyst, Austrian National Defense Academy
Dr. René Rieger, Chairman, MEIA Research

Chair: Dr. Helmut Pisecky, Austrian Society for Policy Analysis

 

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 6:00 pm

Hotel Manderin Oriental Munich, Neuturmstrasse 1

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Neubiberg, 18 March 2015

Afghanistan's ArmY after the NATO Withdrawal

The Chair for International Politics and Conflict Research of the Munich University of the Federal Armed Forces (UniBW) and MEIA Research organize in cooperation with the Security Policy Working Group and the Model United Nations Society of the UniBW a public screening of the award-winning documentary "Tell Spring not to Come this Year," followed by a discussion with the director, Michael McEnvoy. The film offers unique insights in the condition of the Afghan army following the NATO troop withdrawal in late 2014.

 

On Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Audimax of the Munich University of the Federal Armed Forces


Munich, 4 FEBRUARY 2015

CIVIL War in Libya: From NATO Intervention to Islamist Emergence

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Austrian Society for Policy Analysis (OGP) a panel discussion on current developments in Libya.

 

Panel Guests:

Prof. Dr. Peter Neumann, King's College London

Dr. Brian McQuinn, University of Oxford

Dr. Helmut Pisecky, Austrian Society for Policy Analysis

Wolfgang Pusztai, Former Austrian Military Attaché in Libya


Chair: Dr. René Rieger

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 6:00 pm

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munich, Maximiliansstrasse 17

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Libyan Civil War: From NATO Intervention to Islamist Emergence - Introductory Statement by Wolfgang Pusztai
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Munich, 8 April 2014

Afghanistan at the Crossroads: Collaps in Sovereignty?

MEIA Research organizes in cooperation with the Academy of Civic Education in Tutzing and the AmerikaHaus Munich a round table on the future of Afghanistan following the Western troop withdrawal in 2014.

 

Panel Guests:

John Crosby, Political/Economic Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Munich

Lieutenant Colonel Jörg Schlickmann, German Ministry of Defense, Berlin

Akbar Borran, Afghan Youth Activist

 

Chair: Dr. Anja Opitz

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 7:30 pm

AmerikaHaus Munich, Karolinenplatz 3


Munich, 26 June 2013

Taksim in Turmoil: Turkish Spring and Erdogan's Fall?

MEIA Research organizes at panel discussion, hosted by the AmerikaHaus Munich, on the so called Gezi protests at Istanbul's Taksim square and the event's implications for the rule of the Turkish AKP government under Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkey's relations with the West.

 

Panel Guests:

Prof. Dr. Stephan Stetter, University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich

Ludwig Schulz, German Orient Institute Berlin & MEIA Research

Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere, Political analyst Istanbul (via Skype)


Chair: Dr. René Rieger

 

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 5:30 pm

AmerikaHaus Munich, Karolinenplatz 3


Munich, 12 June 2013

discussion round on turkey's akp government and muslim politics with mohammed ayoob

MEIA Research and the Center for Applied Policy Research host a discussion round with Prof. Mohammed Ayoob, professor of international relations and coordinator of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University.
Prof. Ayoob is coming directly from Istanbul where he witnessed the protests on Taksim Square.

 

Moderation: Ludwig Schulz


Munich, 5 June 2013

panel discussion on nuclear proliferation in the middle east with greg thielmann

MEIA Research and the U.S. General Consulate Munich organize a lunchtime lecture on the topic of nuclear prolifation in the Middle East, given by Greg Thielmann, Senior Fellow of the Arms Control Association (ACA), Washington, D.C.


Moderation: Dr. René Rieger

 

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 1:00 pm

AmerikaHaus Munich, Karolinenplatz 3