Guest Lectures

Among the recent guest lectures in specific courses of the Department (or open to all students) are the following: 

  • 30 April 2022, Tuula Yrjölä, Director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre (CPC) and Deputy Head of the OSCE Secretariat, “The OSCE and future of European security architecture” (in Prof. H. Smith’s course)
  • 28 April 2022, Tobias Franke, Policy officer - Sanctions Division (EEAS), “The EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime in practice” (in Prof. Youngs’ course)
  • 19 April 2022, Julien Daemers, Political Assistant to the Deputy Secretary General for CSDP and Crisis Response at European External Action Service, “Le développement de la Boussole stratégique” (in Prof. Tardy’s course)
  • 9 April 2022, Alexandra Ekkelenkamp, Political Administrator, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, “European Council and Council of the EU: A peek behind the scenes” (in Prof. Colomina’s course)
  • 8 April 2022, Ellée Civade and Théo Majcher, Co-fondateur GrandTour, “Réalisation podcasts” (in Prof. Helly’s course)
  • 1 April 2022, Georgios Giannopoulos, Head of the Technology Innovation in Security Unit, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, “Hybrid Threats in the EU” (in Prof. H. Smith’s course)
  • 27 March 2022, Vasyl Filipchuk, Ukrainian diplomat, “The Ukraine war: A test case for international peace mediation?” (in Prof. Herrberg’s course)
  • 26 March 2022, Edouard Rodier, Director European Office of the Norwegian Refugee Council, “Expérience de professionnel de l’humanitaire − défis et réflexions” (in Prof. Delphin’s course)
  • 25 March 2022, Jan-Stefan Fritz, KDM German Marine Research Consortium Managing Director, head of the Brussels Office, “Anarchy and the Commons – What role for the EU in ocean governance” (in Prof. Schunz’ course)
  • 18 March 2022, Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO Hydrogen Europe, “The diplomatic dimension of green hydrogen” (in Prof. Goldthau’s course)
  • 17 March 2022, Simone Tagliapietra, Senior Researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, “Climate clubs and CBAM” (in Prof. Goldthau’s course)
  • 16 March 2022, Véronique Jacobs, World Bank Group Brussels Office, Special Representative to the European Union, “The EU and the World Bank” (in Profs Geurts and Gstöhl’s course)
  • 10 March 2022, Franza Luca, Head of EU Institutional Affairs at Edison, “Perspectives of East Med Gas” (in Prof. Goldthau’s course)
  • 25 February 2022, Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe, former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, “EU-NATO relations in light of the strategic autonomy discussion and the management of Members States” (in Prof. S. Smith’s course)
  • 15 February 2022, Youssef Cherif, Political Analyst at Columbia Global Centers, “EU-Tunisia relations” (in Prof. Youngs’ course)
  • 4 February 2022, Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe, former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, “Euro-Atlantic Security Relations in the 21st Century” (in Prof. Fröhlich’s course)
  • 1 November 2021, Rodolphe Van Hövell, Belgian General Military Staff, “How European diplomacy works in practice” (in Prof. Maurer’s course) 
  • 23 October 2021, David O’Sullivan, former EU Ambassador, “How European diplomacy works in practice” (in Prof. Maurer’s course) 
  • 19 October 2021, Ignacio García Bercero, Director ‘Multilateral Affairs, Strategy, Analysis, Evaluation’, DG Trade, European Commission, “The 2021 Trade Policy Review: What does a more assertive EU trade policy imply?” (in Prof. Gstöhl’s course) 
  • 13 October 2021, Torsten Hoffmann, Executive Officer to the Deputy Civilian Operations Commander/Chief of Staff, Civilian Planning Conduct Capability (CPCC), European External Action Service, “The implementation of EU civilian missions: A practitioner's perspective” (in Prof. Juncos’ course) 
  • 30 September 2021, Andras Rozmer, Team Leader on the European Green Deal, European External Action Service, “The external aspects of the European Green Deal” (in Profs. Schunz & Wolff’s course) 
  • 30 September 2021, Dr David Dutton, Deputy Head of Mission of the Australian Embassy in Brussels, “The EU’s New Indo-Pacific Strategy – An Australian Perspective” (open to all) 
  • 21 September 2021, Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe, former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, “The HR/VP position: first-hand experiences” (in Prof. Juncos’ course)