Preliminary Conference Programme

“Revitalising Democracy in Times of Division”

28/29 October 2020, Bonn

Please note that this version of the conference programme is preliminary and is subject to changes.

Satellite Event, 28 October 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.:

KoWi-Workshop: Funding Opportunities for Early Career Researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities.

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Day 1 , 28 October 2020

Timeslot Agenda Item Room
11:30-13:00

Registration / Light Lunch Buffet

Lobby
13:00-13:30

Welcome & Introduction
Wolf-Dieter Lukas, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Mariya Gabriel, EU-Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth (tbc.)

Plenary Chamber
13:30-14:00

Keynote
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University

Plenary Chamber
14.00-15.00

Panel Discussion 1
Wolf-Dieter Lukas, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Mariya Gabriel, EU-Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth (tbc.)
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University

Plenary Chamber
15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

Lobby
15:30-16:00

Project Presentations

Plenary Chamber
16:00-17:00

Poster Exhibition

Lobby
17:00-18:15

Panel Discussion 2
Bernard Reber, SciencesPo/CEVIPOF
Antoine Vergne, Missions Publiques

Plenary Chamber
18:15-18:30

Wrap-Up Day 1
Tanja A. Börzel, Freie Universität Berlin

Plenary Chamber
18:30

Networking Dinner

Lobby

Day 2 , 29 October 2020

Timeslot Agenda Item Room
09:00-09:30

Registration

Lobby
09:30-09:40

Introduction to DAY 2
Katrina Sichel, Wit and Word Communications (Moderator)

Plenary Chamber
09:40-09:55

Horizon Europe
Katja Reppel, Head of Unit E.5 “Democracy and European Values”, DG RTD, European Commission (tbc.)

Plenary Chamber
09:55-10:45

Input for Parallel Sessions

Session 1 – Divisions:
N.N.

Session 2 - Conditions for Cohesion:
Nicole Deitelhoff, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt/Goethe-University Frankfurt

Session 3 - Revitalising Democracy:
Tanja A. Börzel, Freie Universität Berlin

Plenary Chamber
10:45-11:00

Coffee Break / Transfer to workshop rooms

Lobby
11:00-12:30

Parallel Sessions / World Café

Session 1 – Divisions

TBA

Session 2 - Conditions for Cohesion

TBA

Session 3 - Revitalising Democracy

TBA
12:30-13:00

Coffee Break

Lobby
13:00-13:30

Rapporteurs report from the parallel sessions

Plenary Chamber
13:30-14:00

Wrap-Up & Farewell
Irene Norstedt, Director “People”, DG RTD, European Commission
Matthias Hack, Head of Unit “Social Sciences and Humanities”, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Plenary Chamber
14:00

Lunch

Lobby