CPC Talk Series

On 23 February 2016 at the University of Prishtina, Department of Political Science, Prof. Dr. Gregory Gleasonheld a public discussion and lecture on “Does War Change?”.

Gregory Gleason is Professor of Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Gleason also serves as Director of the Marshall Center’s Program on Central Asia. Before joining the Marshall European Center for Security Studies in 2007, Gleason taught courses in international relations for many years. Gleason is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico.While in academia, Gleason taught courses in international relations and foreign policy with a focus on post-communist countries and the politics of infrastructure, particularly energy. Gleason is the author of five books, including Federalism and Nationalism (1991), Central Asian States: Discovering Independence (1997), and Markets and Politics in Central Asia (2003) as well as articles in scholarly journals.

On 26 November 2014 the German Embassy Pristina in cooperation with the Centre for Political Courage (CPC) and University of Pristina, Department of Political Science at the Faculty of Philosophy organized the public lecture of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Höpken on the topic of “Remembering violence: Coping with the legacy of war in former Yugoslavia”.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Höpken’s research interests focus on Eastern and South Eastern European history, social and cultural history, memory cultures in South East Europe as well as the history of war and violence. Moreover, he serves as Vice president of Southeast Europe Association in Munich.

Below you can find the full lecture of Prof. Dr. Höpken in Prishtina.

On 3 June 2014 Center for Political Courage (CPC) in cooperation with University of Prishtina, Department of Political Science (DPS) organized the public discussion and lecture of Prof. Jürg Steiner “Deliberation in 21st Century”.

Professor Jürg Steiner published lately The Foundations of Deliberative Democracy, Cambridge University Press 2012. He taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, at the University of Bern and at the European University Institute in Florence. His interest is in comparative politics with particular focus on theories of deliberative politics. Besides several books and many articles in German and French, Professor Steiner has published in English in The American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, Comparative Politics, Publius, European Journal of Political Research, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, the British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, and Res Publica.

Below can be found the lecture of Prof. Jürg Steiner