Publications

Sep 22, 2016

Summary of Closed-Door Roundtables on "Countering Pro-Russian Disinformation"

Prague Security Studies Institute

This paper is a summary of a series of closed-door expert roundtables of the event "Countering Pro-Russian Disinformation: Current Challenges and the Way Forward" that took place in Prague on May 31, 2016.

Europe, V4, Media, Ukraine, Russia

Sep 17, 2016

Riga Dialogue Afterthoughts 2016: Building Bridges for Euro-Atlantic Security

Latvian Institute of International Affairs

This is a follow-up publication to the annual Riga Dialogue conference that endeavours to reflect the recognisable diversity of perceptions and interests among a variety of stakeholders in the Euro-Atlantic area, and offer insights for increasing mutual t

Global Security, Nuclear, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Ukraine

Aug 26, 2016

Dilemmas of Europeanisation: Political Choices and Economic Transformations in the Eastern Partnership Countries

Latvian Institute of International Affairs

This book provides theoretical and practical insights of the Europeanisation transformations taking place in the Eastern Partnership countries and discusses how the economic ties between the EU and the partners affect these transformations.

Russia, EU, Ukraine, Europe

Aug 12, 2016

The EU on granting China market economy status: a compromise or a dodge?

Centre for Eastern Studies

China joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001 as an economy which was undergoing transformation and did not yet have market economy status (MES). This enabled other WTO members, including the European Union, to be more flexible in imposing anti-

EU, Economic Security

Jul 18, 2016

Cautious and rotational – US military engagement on NATO’s eastern flank

Centre for Eastern Studies

The Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014 put a stop to the gradual scaling down of US military engagement in Europe, a policy that the United States had pursued since the end of the Cold War.

NATO, USA, Global Security

Jul 15, 2016

Russia’s reaction to the NATO summit in Warsaw

Centre for Eastern Studies

Political reactions from Russia have so far been negative, if rather moderate.

Russia, NATO, Global Security

Jul 01, 2016

Russia on Brexit: calculating the benefits

Centre for Eastern Studies

The official Russian reactions to Brexit have been cautious in assessments and sober in tone, while the reactions in the media, reflecting the mood in the Russian political establishment, have been close to euphoric.

EU, Russia

Jun 22, 2016

The role of Central Europe in the German economy. The political consequences

Centre for Eastern Studies

The latest results from the Visegrád Group states show them to be Germany’s most important trading partner, and their balance of trade in goods is in a state of equilibrium.

V4, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia

Newly Added Events

Sep 26, 2016

Allied Solidarity - Addressing security challenges in Central and Eastern Europe after the Warsaw Summit

Center for EU Enlargement Studies

This panel discussion provides an opportunity to assess how the countries of Central Europe view the results of the Warsaw Summit, whether the Alliance has addressed the threats faced and concerns held by the V4 countries, and how they perceive their role

V4

Sep 22, 2016

Transatlantic Trade and Investment partnership: Opportunities and Challenges for the SMEs in Central Europe

Center for EU Enlargement Studies

The European Chamber Central and Eastern Europe (EuCham CEE), the Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS) of Central European University, and the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) cordially invite you to the conference: Transatla

Hungary

Sep 16, 2016

Democracy and Good Governance in the Western Balkans

Center for EU Enlargement Studies

This event will examine the nature and credibility of democracy and good governance in the Western Balkans and how democracy and good governance are enhanced by key factors such as EU's commitment to the region, key infrastructure projects and general sup

Balkan

Sep 28, 2016

Refugees' trajectories in the EU in the context of recent developments in Turkey Where do we stand now?

Center for EU Enlargement Studies

CENS brings together experts from Turkey and the EU to discuss the refugees' and asylum seekers' situation in camps and on the way, potential integration models in the EU and in Turkey, as well as the security implications of the crisis.

Migration, Turkey

Sep 26, 2016

Challenges in the Age of Terror: The Counter-Terrorism Agenda for Europe

Antall József Knowledge Centre

The conference will feature two consecutive panels discussing current policy recommendations and ongoing institutional steps of the EU against terrorist attacks led by European Institutions.

Global Security, EU, Middle East, Europe, Migration

Sep 15, 2016

How to Defeat Terrorism and Empower the Middle East

Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

The public lecture by Peruvian economist and the president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy in Lima Hernando de Soto.

Global Security, NATO, EU, Middle East, Democracy, Migration

Sep 08, 2016

Public Lecture by Dr. Mark Galeotti

Prague Security Studies Institute

PSSI, in cooperation with Containall, would like to invite you to a lecture

Russia

Sep 21, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016

8th International Symposium Czech Foreign Policy

Institute of International Relations

The Institute of International Relations in Prague in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic organizes the 8th International Symposium

Great Britain, Europe, V4, Human Rights, Democracy, Syria, Poland

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Educational Activities

Jul 10, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

Call for for Applications: NATO Summer School 2016

Prague Security Studies Institute

We are pleased to announce that the 12th NATO Summer School organized by PSSI in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division will be held on July 10-15, 2016 in Měřín, Czech Republic.

Energy Security, Cyber Security, NATO, Russia, Ukraine, Education, V4

Jul 04, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

Antall József Summer School 2016

Antall József Knowledge Centre

Organised by the Antall József Knowledge Centre annually, the Antall József Summer School is a two-week educational programme putting under scrutiny the most pivotal cooperation of the Central European region, the Visegrad Cooperation. Many aspects of thi

Energy Security, Cyber Security, Economic Security, Global Security, Nuclear, Water, Oil and Gas, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, United Nations, Middle East, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Syria, Ukraine, OECD, Democracy, Education, V4, Israel, Asia, Europe, Migration

Opportunities

Dec 01, 2015

Panorama of global security environment 2015-2016 - additional call

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs

Panorama is the most prestigious project of Central European security and foreign policy community with contributions from all continents. Panorama is published annually and has approximately 750 pages.

Oct 09, 2015

New Security Leaders

Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Program accompanying the Warsaw Security Forum

Partners In Media

Jul 28, 2016

European Re-Engagement in UN Peacekeeping?

Institute of International Relations

The small and medium European states need to face the unexpected challenges to be effectively involved in UN peacekeeping missions

Jul 28, 2016

Deterrence or Resilience?

Institute of International Relations

Rather than deploying ground forces on its Eastern flank, the Alliance needs to embrace more sophisticated deterrence measures to dissuade Russia from its disruptive activities. NATO can do this through increased emphasis on resilience, but it must ensure

Jul 28, 2016

Russia’s Nuclear Brinkmanship

Institute of International Relations

NATO's response must consider both military and political dimensions of Russia's renewed nuclear assertiveness

Jul 28, 2016

The Derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights by Turkey after the Attempted Coup

Institute of International Relations

After the unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey, its high-level officials, including the president, have constantly talked about the necessity of the introduction of a state of emergency, and it has actually been declared on 20 July. At the same time, the p

Jul 28, 2016

When the Gloves Go Off? Turkey Intends to Suspend the European Convention on Human Rights

Institute of International Relations

Could the state of emergency and the suspension of the ECHR justify the measures which have been adopted in Turkey in the past days (removal of public servants and teachers, purge in the judiciary, ban on academic travel, etc.)? With the ECHR suspended, a

Jul 21, 2016

(Inter)National Reconstruction: Revising Poststructuralist Encounters with the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Institute of International Relations

The most serious problems in Bosnia and Herzegovina today are linked to the political practices of conflicting visions of nationhood and statehood. The international intervention in the country was expected to create self-sustaining political institutions

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