Identity and Conflict: Revisioning Relations in the EU Neighbourhood

11th - 16th March 2019

Ilia State University in Tbilisi/Georgia  


The cooperative activity served to deepen scientific contacts between universities from Germany, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. 


The Summer School was conducted at the Ilia State University in cooperation with the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.


Project team: Prof. Dr. Thomas Diez, Dr. Bettina Ahrens, Iris Rehklau, Sebastian Schäffer, Prof. Dr. Oliver Reisner.


This workshop is funded by the German Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) and promoted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).   


Short Summary


The participants in the workshop met the challenge of developing future scenarios for the South Caucasus and the region’s relationship to the EU, with a special focus on conflict resolution. In the three-part workshop, students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Germany participated in an intercultural competence workshop, heard from lecturers about identity and conflict, and finally developed the following scenarios for how the world might look in 2030.



Diez, Thomas/Ahrens, Bettina/Rehklau, Iris/Reisner, Oliver/Schäffer, Sebastian (eds.): Identity and Conflict: Revisioning Relations in the EU Neighbourhood
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