Mon Jul 01 Tue Jul 02 Wed Jul 03 Thu Jul 04 Fri Jul 05 Sat Jul 06 Sun Jul 07 Mon Jul 08 Tue Jul 09 Wed Jul 10 Thu Jul 11

Mon Jul 01


16:00

Welcome Remarks


Frank Spengler
Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Hungary

Dr Judit Varga
Minister of State for EU Relations

Veronika Antall-Horváth
Deputy Director, Antall József Knowledge Centre

16:30

Quo vadis Central Europe?


Opening Lecture

Tue Jul 02


10:00

Welcome Message from the Organisers


10:30

The Mission of AJSS


Introductory Remarks

11:15

Who is who?


AJSS 2019 Community

12:30


Lunch

13:30

Transition, Transformation, Change or Shifts of the System? Central Europe after 1989


Roundtable Discussion

Tamás Baranyi
Head of Research, Antall József Knowledge Centre

14:40

Foreign Relations of the UK - Central Europe in Focus


Panel Discussion

Moderator: Alessandro D’Onofrio, International Relations Manager, Antall József Knowledge Centre

Levente Nyitrai
Foreign Policy Attaché, British Embassy Budapest

Alessandro D’Onofrio
International Relations Manager, Antall József Knowledge Centre

15:30

The Quest of Budapest


Wed Jul 03


09:00

Negotiating MFF 2021-2026 –Rollercoaster Ride for Central Europe?


Roundtable Discussion

Tamara Trento
Adjunct Professor, University of Florence

Michal Demo
Director of the Department of Finance, Kosice Self-governing Region

Norbert Szijártó
Research Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

10:45

German Perspective on Central Europe


Panel Discussion

Jarolím Antal
Director, Centre of European Studies, University of Economics, Prague

Tamás Levente Molnár
Research Fellow

Gabriel A Brennauer
CEO, German-Hungarian Chamber of Industrial Commerce

12:00


Lunch

13:00

Council of the European Union


Negotiation Simulation

15:00

Visit to the Parliament of Hungary


Thu Jul 04


09:30

From Cold War Organisation to a Shifting 21st Century Alliance. Reshaping NATO


Lecture

Barbora Maronková
Director, NATO Information and Documentation Centre

10:45

NATO and CEE – The Most important Issues to Tackle for NATO in 2019


Panel Discussion

Barbora Maronková
Director, NATO Information and Documentation Centre

Gergely Németh
Deputy State Secretary

Péter Stepper
Research Fellow, Antall József Knowledge Centre

12:30


Lunch

13:30

A World in Crisis – Four Scenarios for Possible NATO Involvement


Simulation Games with Different Scenarios

16:00


Networking

19:00

...and Pub Quiz


International Night

Fri Jul 05


10:00

Under African Skies – Emerging relations between Sub-Saharan Africa and the V4


Lecture

Stefan Cibian
Executive Director, Fagaras Research Institute

11:00

Intersection of interests and possibilities, security perspectives in the Black Sea region


Panel Discussion

Yevgeniya Gaber
Deputy Director, Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine

Maryna Vorotnyuk
Researcher, Centre for European Neighbourhood Studies, Central European University

Tamás Kozma
Head, Asian and African Relations Office, Antall József Knowledge Centre

12:30


Lunch

13:30

Promises and Hopes in the Countries of Eastern Partnership – Between Global Players


Panel Discussion

Adam Reichardt
Editor-in-chief, New Eastern Europe

Nadiia Bureiko
Head of Europeanisation Studies, Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”

Zsolt Csepregi
International Relations Coordinator, Antall József Knowledge Centre

15:15

Multi-layered Identities – Interactions between kin-states and kin-majorities


Lecture

Sorina Soare
Lecturer, University of Florence

Sat Jul 06


07:45

Trip to Visegrad and Szentendre


Sun Jul 07


08:00

Free Time


Mon Jul 08


09:00

The Art of Gaining Valid Information in the Post-truth Era


Panel Discussion

Zuzana Kovacic Hanzelová
Editor, sme.sk

Tomás Brolík
Editor, Respekt

Pavol Hardos
Assistant Professor, Comenius University in Bratislava

10:45

A Critical Eye on Critical Sources


Lecture

Milos Gregor
Researcher, Masaryk University

13:00

Disinformation Workshop


Milos Gregor
Researcher, Masaryk University

15:30

Visit to the Memento Park


Tue Jul 09


09:00

Possibilities, Challenges, and Perspectives


Panel Discussion

Jan Kovář
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for International Relations

Sylwia Mazur
Junior Researcher

Silvia Hudáčková
Researcher, Comenius University of Bratislava

Ildikó Kőrösi
Vice President, Party of the Hungarian Community

10:15

Possibilities, Challenges, and Perspectives


Workshop

Tiina Kukkamaa-Bah
Chief, OSCE - ODIHR

12:00


Lunch

13:00

Alliances – Unions – Initiatives – The Western Balkans Take Centre Stage


Panel Discussion

Tomáš Strážay
Research Fellow, Slovak Foreign Policy Association

Milan Krstić
Assistant Teacher, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade

Florian Constantin Feyerabend
Desk Officer South East Europe, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Ildikó Kőrösi
Vice President, Party of the Hungarian Community

14:40

Central European Cafe


Politics of Memory – In the Light of Anniversaries in CE

Bálint Révész
Director, Granny Project

Zsombor Szabolcs Pál
Research Fellow, Antall József Knowledge Centre

18:00

Happy Hour and Night Owl Session


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Wed Jul 10


10:00

Final Exam


Test

11:15

Time Capsule of AJSS 2019


12:30


Lunch

13:30

How to Be Successful in Academia and How to Sell Your Research


Panel Discussion

Stefano Bottoni
Senior Research Fellow, Research Centre for the Humanities Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dániel Péter
Project Manager, International Visegrad Fund

Gábor Dobos
Head of Study in Hungary Programme

17:00

Wine Tasting


Thu Jul 11


09:30

Evaluation


12:00


Lunch

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