International Summer School of KAS 2018 in Berlin

The Indian participant Astik Sinha reports about his experience

The 2018 International Summer School of KAS on Political Communication brought together 19 young politicians from 16 countries for a week in Berlin on 8th till 13th July. After two days of intensive workshops on the topics of media and politics as well as digital campaigning, the participants got to know the political Berlin. This is the feedback of this year’s Indian participant Astik Sinha: more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | August 8, 2018

Political Change

Panorama Insights into Asian and European Affairs

In recent years, domestic politics in both Europe and Asia have arguably become less predictable and prone to sudden, unexpected changes. Although domestic volatility is not a new phenomenon in either region, contemporary drivers are analogous and may be a reflection of a new era, with significant implications for both domestic and foreign policies. more…

July 17, 2018

Author's Workshop for upcoming Study on Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes

"Peace and Conflict: An International Primer"

On the 9th and 10th of July the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) and the India Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Siftung in collaboration with Stella Maris College organized an author's workshop for the upcoming study on “Global Armed Conflict and Peace Processes: A Global Primer”, which will be published in 2019. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | July 11, 2018

First NIAS-KAS Peace Lecture

"Sustain Peace: Regional Experiences"

On July 9 2018, the National Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS) and the India Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized the first peace lecture on "Sustain Peace: Regional Experiences" as part of the NIAS-KAS Peace Lecture Series at Stella Maris College in Chennai. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | July 11, 2018

Challenges for India’s Security Policy

India is steadily gathering momentum and its global political significance is increasing rapidly. However, changes in the neighborhood are confronting the country with new challenges. In addition, with the national elections of the first chamber of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha, in 2019 a landmark event for India is coming up. At a breakfast discussion in Berlin, experts from India and Germany discussed the situation, with the background of the upcoming parliamentary elections and current developments in the area of foreign and security policy. more…

Event Reports | July 11, 2018