Germany’s new pragmatism in an era of radical change

Germany’s new pragmatism in an era of radical change

Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Venue: 
ESC Seminar room
Speaker(s): 
Stefan Fröhlich (University of Erlangen-Nurnberg)
Chair: 
Hartmut Mayer (St Antony’s College)
Series: 
European Studies Seminar

 

Germany’s new pragmatism in an era of radical change

 

Stefan Fröhlich (born 1958 in Bonn, Germany) is a German political scientist and professor for International Relations at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Emphasis in his work is on German foreign policy, transatlantic relations and US foreign policy, European foreign and security policy, and International Political Economy.

Stefan Fröhlich was a senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy for the 2016-17 academic year.  He is a professor of international politics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. His areas of research include EU foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations, German foreign policy, and international political economy. His books include The New Geopolitics of Transatlantic Relations: Coordinated Responses to Common Dangers (2012), Die EU als globaler Akteur (The EU as a Global Actor, second edition 2014) and Strategic Implications of Euro-Atlantic Enlargement (with Esther Brimmer, 2005). Fröhlich received his PhD in political science (1989) and habilitation (1996) from the University of Bonn. He was program director of the post-graduate “European Studies” lecture course at the Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung (ZEI, Centre for European Integration Research) at the University of Bonn from 1998 and 2002 and has been a visiting professor in Antwerp, Bruges, Budapest, Milan, Birmingham, London, Vienna, Tübingen, Washington, Zurich, and Moscow. He currently belongs to the teaching faculty of the College of Europe in Bruges and Warsaw, Bonn, Innsbruc,k and Zurich.