What does Russia’s war against Ukraine mean for German-Polish relations? International experts, academics, journalists and diplomats from Poland and Germany, Ukraine, Belarus and the USA discussed these and other questions at the fifth German-Polish Round Table in Wojnowice.
For many years, Poland and Germany pursued different policies regarding Russia and Ukraine. While Warsaw advocated harsher sanctions against Moscow and more support for Kyiv, Berlin was traditionally more reluctant. Despite Zeitenwende, differences linger. Can the two countries synchronize their approach?
Event 29. October 2023
On 11 October 2023, an international conference organised by the Centre for Liberal Modernity shed light on the significance of the Russian war of aggression for Europe. What can we do to ensure that a free and united Ukraine emerges from the war? How can war criminals be held accountable? How do we shape the European security order of the future?
One year after Ukraine was granted EU candidate status, we invited high-ranking representatives of the EU and Germany as well as experts from leading European think tanks to take stock of developments so far. The discussion in Berlin on 18/19 September also looked at the prospects for 2024 and tried to identify necessary reforms.
Ecology and freedom: how can we reconcile the two? What does a liberal climate policy look like and what fundamental questions will it have to answer? We will discuss these questions at our conference “Ecology & Freedom” on 29 November in Berlin. Among others with: Robert Habeck, Ursula Weidenfeld, Claus Leggewie, Michael Zürn, Ralf Fücks, Lukas Köhler, Andreas Jung and many others.
Our major international conference “Ukraine and Us” in the Representation of the State of Hesse in Berlin generated a great deal of interest. More than 30 invited experts discussed the question “What does Russian aggression mean for Europe” in 7 panels in front of an audience of more than 160 people.
Event Karolina Wigura 10. July 2023
Karolina Wigura at the LAMPA Conversation Festival in Cēsis, Latvia on “Democracy and its enemies: How Not to Lose the Battle”. Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine has created new geopolitical and security realities that no longer leave Europe in peace. We are facing a decade of turbulence — how can we weather this storm? What are the threats to our democracies?
Event Daria Malling 30. June 2023
On June 15th, LibMod organized a Round Table on the prospects of a German-Ukrainian biomethane cooperation where the representatives from politics and business as well as experts from both countries discussed the potential of biomethane production in Ukraine, its role in facilitating a green transition, and economic and legislative challenges for the trade development.
Event 27. June 2023
Event Daria Malling 04. May 2023
While the Western countries have introduced unprecedented sanctions against Russia’s energy sector, its nuclear industry, represented by the state-owned nuclear energy monopolist Rosatom, remains an exception in the sanction policy of the EU and G7. Despite its role in seizing the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and virtually blackmailing Europe, Rosatom seems to be protected from the sanctions, as many countries are still dependent on the Russian nuclear industry.
Event Ralf Fücks 12. December 2022
Event 22. November 2022
Analysis Nikolaus von Twickel 17. November 2022
Russia’s war against Ukraine has upended not just relations with the West but is testing the international system as a whole. The urgent need for new thinking has prompted the Center of Liberal Modernity to set up its Expert Network Russia, which met in Vilnius under the headline “Rethinking Russia” for the first time on 31 October.
Event Ralf Fücks 07. November 2022
Event 06. November 2022
28. October 2022
Event 30. August 2022
Liberal democracy is under pressure worldwide. At our conference “Rethinking Liberalism, Renewing Democracy” on 24 November in Berlin and online, we discussed with international guests from academia, politics, think tanks and business how liberalism and liberal democracy must evolve in order to sustain.
Event 15. October 2021