Title: Past, present and future views on the United Nations - Creating new content for innovative UN research and teaching
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Venue: German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany
Time: 9:30am - 6:00pm (followed by joint dinner)
Our Partners: ACUNS, DGVN, DIE
This event has been jointly prepared by working group members. This article contains all major information concerning our joint planning process.
For more information on the seminar's background and purpose, please visit Seminar Concept.Seminar Poster: click here.
Final Agenda (download version)
JUNE 3, 2008, 7:00pm: DINNER at restaurant "Em Höttche" (www.em-hoettche.de )
JUNE 4, 2008, 9:30am-6pm: SEMINAR at the German Development Institute DIE
Welcoming Remarks by Thomas Fues, DIE
Session 1: State of the Art/Synopsis: What are current dominant views on the nature of the UN in research and teaching?
- Lunch break -
Special report by Alexander Siedschlag, World Wide Education (WWEDU): Report on the international colloquium "The United Nations and the New Media/Information Age", organized by WWEDU and ACUNS, November 16, 2007 in Wels, Austria
and welcome note by Manuel Fröhlich, DGVN: UN Studies in Germany
Session 2: Proposals for new views and basic assumptions on the UN
including special speech by Richard Jolly, IDS Sussex, UNIHP: Lessons from the UN Intellectual History Project
- Coffee break -
Session 3: Translating new views into UN research and teaching
Closing session: Synthesis of brainstorming / Results and Next Steps
- Joint Dinner at restaurant "Rheingarten" (www.rheingarten-bonn.de) starting at 7pm -
JUNE 5, 2008, 9:00am-11:00am: WORKING GROUP MEETING at the DIE
Partners and participants
We have invited the German UNA to act as our institutional (cooperation) partner to underline its leading role in supporting UN Studies.
The German Development Institute has agreed to host us!
Most of the participants will be attending the ACUNS annual meeting and pay for their own travel and lodging.
Background: Concept and topic of the seminar
For full information about the background and topic of this seminar, please see Seminar Concept.