Events

Field trips to destinations of geographical importance, conferences at focal points of world history, forums about issues with substance and relevant participants are the signature of our event calendar.

On Focus

Special Study Trip to Tibet

Lhasa – Shigatse – Namsto Lake

July 7-12, 2018

For more than a quarter of a century, representatives from Global Bridges have been traveling to China. Throughout this time, they have had the chance to follow China’s impressive growth, appreciate its achievements, but also to perceive its sensitivities.

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VII Chinese-German Young Leaders Conference

Inner Mongolia, P.R. China 

July 1 to 6, 2018

„China-Germany Relations in a Changing World“

Inner Mongolia? Not much is known about the northern province in China. Even for people from China it is a place full of mystery and legends mostly inspired by its famous leader Genghis Khan. No wonder Mongolia is called an empire won on horseback.

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Third Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium 2018

Europe’s Future between the United States and China

Berlin, Germany

June 26 and 27, 2018

On the occasion of this year’s III. Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium, high-ranking representatives from business, academia, politics and the media met to discuss the topic “Europe’s Future between the United States and China“. Thanks to the first class speakers, a wonderful opening evening overlooking the rooftops of Berlin from the atrium of Deutsche Bank’s Berlin headquarters, and a summerlike finale on our member Dr. Kurt Schwarz’s rooftop terrace, this year’s Symposium was another great success.

The introduction to this year’s topic was provided by Richard R. Burt, Former US Ambassador to Germany, who provided an overview of the development of transatlantic relations since the Second World War.

To read the report of Dr. Rudolf Adam click here

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Current

  • VII London Global Forum, November 22, 2018

    Guest Speaker: Sir Anthony Jolliffe GBE, DL.

    Topic: The Role of the Balkans in Europe

    At the Invitation of Dr Barbara Haus Schwepcke

     

  • Thanksgiving Dinner / XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, November 28, 2018

    At the invitation of The U.S. Consul General Mrs. Patricia Lacina in Frankfurt am Main

  • Traditional Goose Dinner/XXXIII Berlin Global Forum, December 3, 2018

    Guest Speaker: Andreas Ross,  former correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) in Washington, DC

    Topic: The United States after the Midterm Elections

  • VI München Global Forum, January, 2018 (tbc)

    Topic: SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Risks and Opportunities of Space Traffic

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum, Februar 2018 (tbc)

    Guest Speaker: N.N.

    Topic: Artificial Intelligence

Program – Second Half of 2018

  • Thanksgiving Dinner / XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, November 28, 2018

    At the invitation of The U.S. Consul General Mrs. Patricia Lacina in Frankfurt am Main

  • Traditional Goose Dinner/XXXIII Berlin Global Forum, December 3, 2018

    Guest Speaker: Andreas Ross,  former correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) in Washington, DC

    Topic: The United States after the Midterm Elections

  • VI München Global Forum, January, 2018 (tbc)

    Topic: SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Risks and Opportunities of Space Traffic

Past

  • XXXIII Berlin Global Forum, November 6, 2018

    Guest Speakers: Dr. Volker Stanzel, Former Ambassador to P.R. China and Japan, Vice President of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP); Mikko Huotari, Deputy Director, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

    Topic: Der steile Weg zum Gipfel: Xi Jinping und sein Münchhausen-Trilemma

  • XIV Study Trip to the P.R. China, October 13-22, 2018
  • I Study Trip to the S.R. Vietnam, October 7-13, 2018
  • II Global Bridges Symposium Berlin Berlin, September 24-25, 2018
  • Hoffest in Lübars/Berlin, Germany, September 15, 2018

    At Invitation of Alexander Zeihe, Member of Global Bridges