13 10, 2020

Germany’s miles better…

By |2020-11-14T12:34:49+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Europe, Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This article was first published on Sceptical Scot. Thirty years ago, on October 3 1990, I was standing among a million people in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin observing and reporting on the ceremonies celebrating the rebirth of a united Germany. A streaker briefly interrupted the profoundly good-natured, [...]

28 05, 2020

The Franco-German proposal for a €500 billion recovery fund

By |2020-06-04T11:17:56+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , , |

by Professor Iain BeggAcademic co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Professor at the LSE’s European Institute 20th May 2020 This article was first published by The UK in a Changing Europe Too slow, too small, too hidebound by conditions, and too [...]

17 09, 2018

Franco-German Relations 19th September

By |2020-05-04T09:48:02+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , , |

Franco-German Relations: Has Macron made a difference? 19th September 2018 Joint conference organised by the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute  3rd event of our joint series, discussing the state and future prospects of Franco-German relations, in particular with a view to their importance for the deepening of European [...]

22 06, 2018

The migration debate in Germany

By |2020-05-05T08:49:35+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: 2018|Tags: , , |

The migration debate in Germany 2nd July 2018 Joint event by the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Global Policy Institute  When Germans speak about “migrants” they are rarely referring to EU citizens exercising their right of free movement. They are usually speaking about asylum seekers or economic migrants from outside [...]

27 03, 2018

Germany: European and global trading leader

By |2020-05-05T08:50:45+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: 2018|Tags: , , |

Germany: European and global trading leader 15th May 2018This will be the first in our 2018 series of joint events with Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute It is sometimes claimed that the UK has to choose between European and global trading links. Our panel discussed how Germany has managed to be [...]

2 09, 2016

29th Sept – German and British perspectives on Brexit

By |2020-05-04T10:43:06+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: 2016, Brexit|Tags: , , |

29th September 2016 Joint event with:         Speakers: Sebastian Borger London Correspondent for Berliner Zeitung, Der Standard and other German-speaking news publications Video Interview (Apologies for the inferior sound quality): Dr Nicolai von Ondarza Deputy Head of EU/Europe Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung [...]

23 02, 2016

7th April – German Perspectives on the British Referendum

By |2020-05-04T10:37:21+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: 2016, Brexit|Tags: , , |

7th April 2016     Jointly organised with  Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute This joint seminar with the Konrad Adenauer and Global Policy Institute discussed the impact of the forthcoming EU referendum on Anglo-German relations and how the Brexit discussion, and its possible implications, has been received in Germany. Speakers   [...]

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