Events

„Chancen kennen und ergreifen“ - Netzwerktreffen für Alumni und Stipendiat*innen von Chance hoch 2

June 9, 2022 Essen
Liebe Stipendiat*innen, liebe Alumni,das Programm Chance hoch 2 wird seit 2010 von der Stiftung Mercator unterstützt und seit 2017 zusätzlich vom Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes NRW gefördert. Gemeinsam möchten wir uns für Eure Teilhabe und Euer Enga…

Registration deadline: June 1, 2022

Digitaler Mercator IMPULS: PLATTFORM://DEMOKRATIE: Mehr Demokratie online durch Plattformräte?

June 7, 2022 Virtual event
Wer entscheidet, was online gesagt werden darf und was nicht, wer gehört wird und wer in den Weiten der Onlinewelt keine Beachtung findet? Lange bestimmten Meta, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube und Co die Regeln für die Kommunikation auf ihren Plattformen in erster Linie selbst: Mit ihren AGB…

Registration deadline: June 7, 2022

Diversity in Think Tanks – Why It Matters and What We Can Do

May 31, 2022 Berlin
On the occasion of the 10th German Diversity Day, the Think Tank Lab and its partners cordially invite you to this two-part event at the German Council on Foreign Relations, Rauchstr. 17, 10787 Berlin and online. As key influencers of public policy and public opinion, think tanks bear the responsi…

Registration deadline: May 29, 2022

Digitaler Mercator Salon mit Christian Klein: Was hat mein Geld mit dem Klimawandel zu tun?

May 18, 2022 Virtual event
Über Geld lässt sich vieles steuern - auch der Klimaschutz. Um den Klimawandel einzudämmen, müssen jährlich Milliarden in klimafreundliche Unternehmen und Produkte investiert werden. Die Europäische Union und die Bundesregierung arbeiten daher an konkreten Strategien u…

Registration deadline: May 18, 2022

Mercator Alumni Meet-Up Brussels | Discussing Europe´s Future at a crossroads

May 17, 2022 Brussels
Fragmented, united, differentiated: What future for European integration after the initial response to Ukraine? Anne Duncker, Director Centre for Europe in the World, Stiftung Mercator (Introductory Remarks) Ilke Toygür, CATS Fellow, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik Sophie Pornschle…

Registration deadline: May 12, 2022

2022 Alumni Weekend of the Turkey Europe Future Forum

May 13, 2022
Dear TEFF-Alumni: We cordially invite you to the 2022 Alumni Weekend of the Turkey Europe Future Forum. The event will take place from May 13 (5pm) to May 15 (12pm), 2022, in Kilyos, Istanbul. The Alumni Weekend will give you the opportunity to reconnect and meet TEFF Alumni from different cohor…

Digital Mercator Salon with Markus Gabriel: What artificial intelligence does to us as humans (in German)

May 4, 2022 Virtual event
Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) wird den Menschen und das menschliche Selbstbild tiefgreifend verändern, mehr als das jemals eine Technologie getan hat, davon ist der Bonner Philosoph Markus Gabriel überzeugt. KI ist längst Teil unseres Alltags: Sie steckt hinter digitalen Assistent…

Registration deadline: May 4, 2022

PROSPECTS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IN EU-TURKEY RELATIONS | Alumni Workshop No 2 | Istanbul, Turkey

April 7, 2022 Istanbul
The recent scholarly, political and public debates on EU–Turkey relations reflect the current deadlock in the accession process and are largely dominated by functional areas of cooperation such as trade, migration and energy. In this alumni-driven project we want to bring back the civil socie…

Future of the Zukunftsbrücke - Strategic Planning Retreat

April 2, 2022 Berlin
Internal alumni strategy retreat - participation by invitation only. For details please contact matthias.stepan@stiftung-mercator.de or alumni@stiftung-mercator.de

Mercator Alumni Meet-Up Ruhr | Experience climate history in an industrial monument

March 31, 2022 Oberhausen
Earth Hour is on 26 March and for one hour, people, cities and companies will turn off the lights in the name of climate protection. We are taking this opportunity to invite you on a journey through climate history to the Oberhausen Gasometer. In the almost 100-year-old industrial monument, phot…

Registration deadline: March 24, 2022

ECFR panel | The birth of geopolitical Europe: In conversation with Josep Borrell

March 29, 2022 Virtual event
ECFR’s panel will explore the birth of a geopolitical Europe and the new dimensions of European power with a focus on the tech, economic, and security terrains. Following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the European Council on Foreign Relations invites you to take part in an…

Global Solutions Summit 2022

March 28, 2022 Virtual event
The Global Solutions Summit is the world’s premier forum for transforming research-based insights into policy recommendations for the G7, the G20, and beyond and brings together senior government officials with top-level academic researchers, NGO leaders, and international CEOs. Held annually…

The EU’s answer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

March 21, 2022 Virtual event
On 24 February 2022, Europe witnessed a watershed moment with President Putin’s war of aggression against Ukraine. In response, the EU imposed a range of unprecedented economic and diplomatic sanctions on Russia. In a remarkable shift of policy, the EU also implemented a temporary directive t…

The EU Energy Transition: What do vulnerable people think?

March 17, 2022 Virtual event
This Policy Dialogue will present the 'Fair Energy Transition for All' (FETA) project and the first findings (compiled by Climate Outreach) of conversations held with people from vulnerable groups and their views on the energy transition. With: Adéla TesařováHead of Unit, DG ENER,…

Student event | Women in digital governance

Feb. 22, 2022 Virtual event
We aim for gender balance in the digital sector, but there are still too few women pursuing careers in digital. So what can be done to better support the development of women in this industry? And what can be done to encourage more women to consider a career in this field? This is the topic of t…

PROSPECTS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IN EU-TURKEY RELATIONS | Alumni Workshop No 1 | Digital

Feb. 16, 2022 Virtual event
The recent scholarly, political and public debates on EU–Turkey relations reflect the current deadlock in the accession process and are largely dominated by functional areas of cooperation such as trade, migration and energy. In this alumni-driven project we want to bring back the civil socie…

Karrieremesse Internationale Organisationen - ONLINE

Jan. 27, 2022 Virtual event
Am 28. und 29. Januar 2022 veranstaltet das Auswärtige Amt die 17. Karrieremesse Internationale Organisationen. Nach dem erfolgreichen Online-Debut der Messe, das über 3000 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer mit mehr als 50 Ausstellern zusammenbrachte, findet die Messe erneut in einem digita…

CANCELLED | Humboldt Lecture about Europe by Didier Reynders

Jan. 27, 2022 Virtual event
The EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, will speak on "Europe and the Rule of Law" on 27 January at 3 pm. Prior to his term as Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders held the office of Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium. Previously, he served as Minister of Foreign Affair…

Macht mehr Chinesisch: Wirklichkeiten und Möglichkeiten des Schulfachs in Deutschland

Jan. 20, 2022 Virtual event
Das ver­gleichsweise junge Schulfach „Chinesisch“ ist aktuell in Deutschland bereits an 121 Schulen in 14 Bundes­ländern als Wahlpflichtfach etabliert – an vielen davon auch als Abiturfach. Gleichzeitig sind grundlegende Fragen zu Inhalten und Lernzielen des Fachs noc…

Mercator Alumni Meet-Up Ruhr | Let´s go ice curling!

Jan. 6, 2022 Essen
We ring in the new year with an encounter on the ice and invite you to our next alumni meeting in the Ruhr area to the ice rink of the Zeche Zollverein in Essen! The illuminated facility along the coke ovens and chimneys is a highlight in the wintry Ruhr region and offers not only an ice skating r…

Registration deadline: Dec. 22, 2021