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Academic Board meets

On 27 June 2022, the Academy’s Academic Board will convene for its constituent meeting. The international and interdisciplinary committee decides on the awarding of fellowships and advises the Academy on scientific issues.

Recording of “Friendship without boundaries?” is online

On 14 June 2022, the AIA NRW hosted the event “Friendship without boundaries? Russian-Chinese relations during the war in Ukraine and their implications for the future of Europe”. After the welcome by Mayssoun Zein Al Din, Una Bērziņa-Čerenkova and Sarah Kirchberger spoke with Maximilian Mayer about the topic and their currently published books. The recording …

First Fellow welcomed

The Academy’s Executive Director, Dr Mayssoun Zein Al Din, welcomed Dr Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova as the Academy’s first Fellow on 9 June 2022. Dr Bērziņa-Čerenkova is Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Riga (Latvia) and Head of the Asia Programme of the Latvian Institute of International Affairs. At the AIA NRW …

Social Media Impact on International Affairs

From 23 to 25 May 2022, the workshop “Social Media Impact on International Affairs” took place at the AIA NRW. It was initiated by Reinhold Kliegl, Stephan Lewandowsky, Olessia Koltsova & Ralph Hertwig. The Executive Director of the Academy, Mayssoun Zein Al Din, welcomed the participants in Bonn.

Global Security Architecture

Mayssoun Zein Al Din, Executive Director of AIA NRW, gave a lecture on 17 May 2022 on the topic of “Global Security Architecture in the Light of Sino-US Rivalry”. She spoke to the Association of Catholic Entrepreneurs. The event took place at the Industrie Club Düsseldorf.

Lectures for the Consular Corps

On 15 February 2022, the Consular Corps of North Rhine-Westphalia was invited to the Academy of International Affairs NRW. There, Regine Grienberger, Ambassador for Cyber Foreign Policy at the Federal Foreign Office, spoke about Cyber Diplomacy. Political scientist Volker Kronenberg from the University of Bonn reported on his department.