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Die Zukunft der Europäischen Union – Der Blick von außen

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Vortragende

Professor of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Recurrent Visiting Professor, Central European University, Budapest
Founding Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul; Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, Washington, D.C.
Minister of External Affairs of India
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt Charge d'Affaires
Generalsekretär, Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Wien Chair

Prof. Dr. Shlomo AVINERI

Professor of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Recurrent Visiting Professor, Central European University, Budapest

 Graduate of the Hebrew University and the London School of Economics
 Visiting appointments at Yale, Cornell, the University of California, Oxford, the Australian National University, Cardozo School of Law in New York and Northwestern University
 Visiting scholar at the Wilson Center, the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (all in Washington, D.C.) as well as the Institute of World Economics and International Relations (IMEMO) in Moscow
  Head of the Israeli delegation to the UNESCO General Assembly
1975-1977 Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the first government of Yitzhak Rabin
1979 Member of the joint Egyptian-Israeli commission that drafted the Cultural and Scientific Agreement between the two countries
1990-1992 Member of international teams of observers, under the auspices of the National Democratic Institute, for the first post-communist elections in Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Estonia and Croatia as well as other NDI missions to Lithuania, Estonia, Slovakia, Azerbaijan, Albania and Georgia

Ph.D. Ahmet EVIN

Founding Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul; Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, Washington, D.C.

1966 B.A. Columbia University
1971-1972 Lecturer, New York University
1972-1973 Taught at Harvard University
1973 Ph.D. Columbia University
1973-1974 Fellow, Harvard University
1974-1976 Taught at Hacettepe University, Ankara
1977-1986 Taught at the University of Pennsylvania
1983-1986 Director, Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania
1985-1986 Professor, University of Hamburg
1986-1992 Director of Education, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Paris and Geneva
1992-1993 Head, Ankara Corporate Affairs Office, Philip Morris International
1994-1995 Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg
1994 Initiated a policy dialogue on the future European architecture, Turkey s place in that architecture, EU enlargement, and the effects of the customs union agreement with Turkey. Based on that initiative he established, in cooperation with a broad network of European research institutes and universities, Turkey s EU Membership Observatory now based at the Istanbul Policy Center at Sabanci University
1995-1997 Professor of Political Science, Bilkent, Ankara (also headed 1995-96 the Department of Political Science and Public Administration)
since 2007 Senior Faculty, Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University
1997-2001 Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul
2001 Founding and Executive Board Member of the Istanbul Policy Center
2004 Visiting Professor, Northwestern University
2004-2005 Alexander Onassis senior fellow and visiting scholar at ELIAMEP: the Hellenic Foundation for European Foreign Policy, Athens
since 2009 Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, Washington. D.C.

Dr. K. Natwar SINGH

Minister of External Affairs of India

 Ambassador to Poland, Deputy High Commissioner, London, High Commissioner to Zambia, Ambassador to Pakistan
1953 joined Indian Foreign Service, served in Peking, New York in various capacities
 Union Minister of State for Fertilizers and External Affairs
 Member of Parliament, Chairman, Foreign Affairs Dept. of All India Congress Committee; Member of Congress Working Committee
1983 Secretary General 7th Non-Aligned Summit

Dr. Ali SIRRY

Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt Charge d'Affaires

1980 - 1983 medical doctor
 posted to Abu Dhabi, Amman, Hamburg, Lagos, Tripoli, Namibia, Vienna
1983 - career diplomat

Dr. Johannes KYRLE

Generalsekretär, Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Wien

1966-1970 Legal studies at the University of Vienna
1970 Doctor of Law
1971-1973 Legal work at courts and banks
1973 Entry into the Austrian Diplomatic Service
1975 Diplomatic Exam, afterwards employed at the Multilateral Economic Department, the Secretariat General and Cabinet of the Minister (1976)
1985-1996 Deputy Head of the Cabinet of the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
1991-2002 Austrian Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein with residence in Vienna
1997-2002 Chief of Protocol
since 2002 Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs