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2011 Dahrendorf Symposium

Changing the debate on Europe

The Hertie School, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Stiftung Mercator hosted the first Dahrendorf Symposium, a British-German event honouring the legacy of Lord Ralf Dahrendorf, at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science on 9-10 November 2011.

Among the Europeans who contributed to the event's range of lively discussions were:

Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy; Vice President of the Convention on the Future of Europe; Professor Emeritus, European University Institute

Sylvie Goulard, MEP; President, European Movement France

Werner Hoyer, Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office

Wolfgang Ischinger, Munich Security Conference; Allianz SE

Lord Roger Liddle, Member of the House of Lords; Policy Network

Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University, Milan; former European Commissioner

Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

Cem Özdemir, Co-Chairman of the German Green Party, Alliance '90/The Greens

Norbert Röttgen, Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety