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March 3, 2017
Professor Jo Shaw (University of Edinburgh) & Hans-Hartwig Blomeier (KAS UK & Ireland)

KAS & Federal Trust

Europe on the move: Workers, refugees and security

Professor Christian Dustmann (UCL), Professor Jo Shaw (University of Edinburgh) and Dr. Niko Bosnjak, (Research Assistant to Dr Tim Ostermann MdB), on 28th February 2017 discussed the highly topical issue of migration - its impact on workers and refugees, as well as concomitant security questions from both British and German perspectives. The event was organised by the KAS office in London, in co-operation with the Federal Trust and the Global Policy Institute.

February 23, 2017

Irish Press

Fine Gael leadership succession race under way

The contest to succeed Enda Kenny as Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael is effectively under way after Mr Kenny told his parliamentary party on Wednesday night he would deal “conclusively” with the leadership issue when he returns from the United States after St Patrick’s Day. more…

February 14, 2017

KAS & Federal Trust

Europe on the move: Workers, refugees and security

You are cordially invited to this year's first joint seminar with the Federal Trust the Global Policy Institute. The event will examine the questions of workers, refugees and security. more…

February 10, 2017

Publication

New Report: Is the West Thinking Strategically about Russia?

This report is a summary of a bilateral workshop held by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in November 2016. The focus of the discussion was whether the UK and Germany will align their threat perception and strategic thinking towards Russia, based on their assessments of perceived challenges posed by Russia to European security. The workshop brought together a small group of specialists and MPs from the UK and Germany. more…

February 6, 2017

KAS Panel Discussion

The populist challenge in western Democracies

Last week, we were joined by former MEP Lord Kirkhope, Professor Tim Bale from Queen Mary University of London and Dr Karsten Grabow from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for a panel discussion at the University of Cambridge with KAS scholarship holders. The title of the event was "The populist challenge for Western Democracies". more…

January 23, 2017

KAS Panel Discussion

The populist challenge in western Democracies

The populist challenge in many western democracies is fuelled by security threats, mass migration and a feeling of being “left behind” by globalisation. Political and academic experts will discuss the causes and consequences of this phenomenon. more…

January 19, 2017

Publication

Brexit means hard Brexit

An analysis of PM Theresa May's speech on the UK's plans for the forthcoming Brexit negotiations: "It is now apparent that the government plans to pursue a complete exit from the EU (Hard Brexit) and, at the same time, seeks good neighbourly relations with the EU, but the message is also clear: "No deal is better than a bad deal." more…

January 16, 2017

EUCERS/KAS Energy Talks 2017

Energy Security in the Era of Climate Change

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK & Ireland Office cordially invites you to the first workshop in 2017, co-hosted by the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) at King’s College London. more…

January 5, 2017
Konrad Adenauer & Winston Churchill

Konrad Adenauer

Happy Birthday, Konrad Adenauer!

Today would be the 141st birthday of Konrad Adenauer, the first Chancellor of post-war Germany. Happy Birthday, Konrad Adenauer!

December 14, 2016

United for the Better: My European Way

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering's autobiograpy in English launched in London

Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, last night launched the English language version of his autobiography "United for the Better: My European Way" in London. While in London, Dr Pöttering held a number of political discussions, where he gave his thoughts on the British-German relationship, the current state of British politics, as well as the challenges facing the European Union. more…