Public event

Opening of the academic year 2017/18

With a lecture by Ivan Krastev (Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia, Bulgaria) on Fragility and resilience: What can save Europe from itself? Welcome and moderation by Helmut K. Anheier (Hertie School).

Ivan Krastev is the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group and is a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times. His latest books in English are “Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest” (UPenn Press, May 2014) and “In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?” (TED Books, 2013). His book "After Europe" is forthcoming in English (Penn Press, 2017) and in German (Suhrkamp, 2017).