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

XIII Study Trip to China

Beijing, Shangri-La, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuzhen, and Hong Kong

October 15 to 28, 2017

This year’s trip to China was overshadowed by the 19th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party which took place during our stay. When we were in Beijing, the number of police officers and the amount of neighborhood watches reached an unprecedented number: the nervousness surrounding this big event was tangible. Due to the overlap, we could not visit the CPC Party School, nor could we not go to Tibet as planned.

As always, the trip included political, business and cultural meetings and events. Read more

Global Bridges’ First Study Trip to Russia

Kolomna, Moscow and St. Petersburg

September 23 to 30,  2017

“Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma,” said Winston Churchill. In order to solve this puzzle at a time when more is talked about others than with others, a delegation from Global Bridges traveled for the first time to Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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VI German-Chinese Young Leaders Conference

Hamburg, Germany

August 20 to 25, 2017

„The Challenges Facing Today’s Young Leaders“

40 Young Leaders from Germany and the People’s Republic of China came together in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg to discuss both the challenges as well as the opportunities of today’s global development. The Military Academy of the German Armed Forces in Hamburg-Blankenese generously hosted the conference. The campus offered a great setting for the working groups and their discussions on topics such as sustainable economic policy, Industry 4.0 and “China’s Belt and Road Initiative.”

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Upcoming

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Past

  • Geopolitical Monitor, February 15, 2024

    Topic: “Quo Vadis Türkiye”
    Speakers: Prof. Dr. Sanem Aydin-Düzgit, Prof. Dr. Fuat Keyman
    Moderator: Dr. Hürcan Asli Aksoy
    Online

  • Chapter Meeting, February 14, 2024

    Young Leaders Alumni
    Topic: “You might not be interested in geopolitics - but geopolitics is interested in you”
    Speakers: Dr. Timo Blenk, Partner & CEO, Agora Strategy; Roberta Randerath, Senior Consultant & Head of Marketing, Agora Strategy
    München, Germany

  • Christmas Dinner, December 7, 2023

    International Club Berlin
    Berlin, Germany

  • First Study Trip to India, from November 17-26, 2023

    Mumbai and New Delhi

  • Global Bridges Reunion, from October 7-8, 2023

    Villa Lieberich-Merkel
    Neustadt an der Weinstrasse and Speyer, Germany