Europe in Transition: A Pillar of the Liberal World Order or Object of Populist Seduction?
Moderator: Gao Yuning
Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Time: Thursday, March 08, 2018 15:30-16:30 PM
Venue: Room 302, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Klaus Segbers has served as a Professor of Political Science, International Relations and East European Politics at the Free University of Berlin (FUB) since 1996. He directs the Center for Global Politics (CGP), www.global-politics.org, which offers a range of international educational programs in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Syria, Jordan, Iran, Greece and Turkey.
Prior to that, he was a professor of international relations at the University of Konstanz. In the winters of 2008/2009, 2011/12 as well as 2015/16, he was an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s SIPA and guest scholar at Stanford University.
Additionally, Dr. Segbers is a member of the Governing Board of the European Studies Institute (Moscow) and the Institute for European Politics (Berlin), among others. Among his latest publications are two edited books: Making Global City Regions (Johns Hopkins University Press Baltimore, 2007) and Public Challenges, Private Solutions? (Aldershot, Ashgate, 2005). He has also been published in Everything Flows – Approaches Toward a New Understanding of Politics, in: J. Braml, T. Risse, E. Sandschneider (eds.), Yearbook of International Politics, vol. 28, München, 2010, pp. 30-34, and. Global Cities in the New Global Landscape, in: Amercian Institute for Contemporary German Studies 07.07.2015, http://www.aicgs.org/publication/global-cities-in-the-new-global-landscape.
Dr. Segbers’ current research emphasis is on the levels and forms of global governance, in the patterns of institutional change in different societies, and changing styles of policymaking. He also analyzes the current waves of populism. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Bremen and Master degrees in history and political science from the University of Konstanz. He was born in 1954 in Dortmund, Westphalia, West Germany.