The Second Power Shifts Forum: Newsletter


The Second Power Shifts Academic Forum in Warsaw is approaching fast and with a month left until the start of the forum, the Steering group, so our Think Tank behind the event, has now prepared the second Newsletter for the project.

The newsletter will introduce you to the Energy Union, the EU Sustainable Energy Week, which took place in June and to the current energy trends of 2016. You will also be able to read an interview with Christoph M. Stolz, who is working for the German Association of Energy and Water Industries in the department for Strategy & Policy since January 2012.

To learn more go to: Newsletter

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Apply for the Margot-Friedländer-Prize 2017


Applications are open for the Margot-Friedländer-Prize 2017. In honour of Margot Friedländer, the Schwarzkopf-Foundation grants the Margot Friedländer Award, a money prize up to €5000.

The prize and the related competition have the aim to encourage young students, teachers and schools to engage themselves in the history of the holocaust and today´s culture of remembrance. The prize serves as a motivation to get active in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism, right-wing extremism.

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Our events – back for Autumn 2016


Solving violent conflicts by discussing – how is that supposed to work?

And how do you counteract the hatred, ideology and propaganda in “Mein Kampf” with background information, facts and footnotes?

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Invitation to nominate „Young European of the Year 2017“


The socio-political system EUROPE has secured a life in peace, prosperity, and diversity for more than 65 years yet. It has outlived numerous crises and challenges, other difficult problems still need to be solved. As the crisis around the negotiations of Britain leaving the European Union illustrates: people who are actively committed to the values of Europe are strongly needed to maintain and develop a safe Europe in a globalized world, worth living in.

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