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

XIV Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 28, 2018

As every year, our Thanksgiving Dinner took place on November 28th at the invitation of the US Consul General in Frankfurt in what has become a long-standing and beloved Global Bridges tradition. Consul General Patricia Lacina hosted the event and invited Global Bridges members and Young Leaders to the Consul residence.

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VII London Global Forum, November 22, 2018

On Thursday evening, 22 of November, Members and Young Leaders Alumni of the London chapter of Global Bridges came together for dinner and a talk by Sir Anthony Joliffe, GBE, DL, at the home of Global Bridges Member Dr. Barbara Haus Schwepcke, CEO of Gingko, a UK-registered charity.

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XVII Berlin Global Forum, China Evening, November 6, 2018

Having recently returned from their XIV Study Trip to China, Global Bridges members, as well as Young Leaders Alumni and friends, convened in Berlin to hear former German Ambassador to China and Japan Dr. Volker Stanzel and Dr. Mikko Huotari, Deputy Director of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) share their analyses of current affairs in China. Global Bridges member Hans-Henning von Oertzen graciously hosted the evening event.

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Current

  • X Young Leaders Alumni Conference / Global Bridges Conference, July 11-14, 2019

    Riga/Jūrmala, Latvia

  • II Study Trip to Africa, September 15 – 21, 2019

    Ethiopia – Ghana

  • XV Study Trip to the P.R. China, October 20 – November 03, 2018

    Beijing – Dunhuang (Gansu Province) – Chongqing (Chongqing) – Guilin (Guangxi Province) – Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

  • XX Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 2019

    At the invitation of the U.S. Consul General in Frankfurt, Mrs. Patricia Lacina

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum / Traditional Goose Dinner, December 2019

    Berlin, Germany

Program – Second Half of 2018

Momentarily no announcements on short notice.

Past

  • IV Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium, June 24 and 25, 2019

    Berlin, Germany

  • VIII German- Chinese Young Leaders Conference, June 2-7, 2019

    Dresden/Freiberg, Germany

  • II Study Trip to Russia, May 26 – June 1, 2019

    Moscow – Saint Petersburg/ TBC

  • XVIII European-American Young Leaders Conference, May 19-23, 2019

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  • XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, April 10, 2019

    Raclette-Night at the invitation of Dr. Urs Hammer, Swiss Consul General.

    Topic: The bilateral relationship between Switzerland and German from the perspective of European politics