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The Future of the European Union – A View from the Outside

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

Prof. Dr. Shlomo AVINERI

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

Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the first government of Yitzhak Rabin Member of the joint Egyptian-Israeli commission that drafted the Cultural and Scientific Agreement between the two countries
 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
1979

Ph.D. Ahmet EVIN

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

B.A. Columbia University Lecturer, New York University Taught at Harvard University Ph.D. Columbia University Fellow, Harvard University Taught at Hacettepe University, Ankara Taught at the University of Pennsylvania Director, Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania Professor, University of Hamburg Director of Education, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Paris and Geneva Head, Ankara Corporate Affairs Office, Philip Morris International Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg 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 Professor of Political Science, Bilkent, Ankara (also headed 1995-96 the Department of Political Science and Public Administration) Senior Faculty, Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul Founding and Executive Board Member of the Istanbul Policy Center Visiting Professor, Northwestern University Alexander Onassis senior fellow and visiting scholar at ELIAMEP: the Hellenic Foundation for European Foreign Policy, Athens
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Dr. K. Natwar SINGH

Minister of External Affairs of India

joined Indian Foreign Service, served in Peking, New York in various capacities
 Ambassador to Poland, Deputy High Commissioner, London, High Commissioner to Zambia, Ambassador to Pakistan
1953
 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

Dr. Ali SIRRY

Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt Charge d'Affaires

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

Dr. Johannes KYRLE

Generalsekretär, Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Wien

Legal studies at the University of Vienna Doctor of Law Legal work at courts and banks Entry into the Austrian Diplomatic Service Diplomatic Exam, afterwards employed at the Multilateral Economic Department, the Secretariat General and Cabinet of the Minister (1976) Deputy Head of the Cabinet of the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Austrian Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein with residence in Vienna Chief of Protocol
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