Rhodes Forum policy recommendations

Based on research conducted by the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute and contributions made by panelists and moderators during the 2017 Rhodes Forum, the DOC...

China: Leading the fight against global warming?

The Kyoto Protocol, which was signed in 1997 and came into force in 2005, envisaged binding targets for cutting emissions only for industrialised countries...

Dialogue towards 和/harmony

The Chinese classic, The Book of Change, illustrates that change is an eternal truth for human existence, no matter if we admit it or...

New media for a dialogue of civilisations

China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative to not only provide a new international development framework focused on enhanced cooperation between China and Eurasia,...
Protest near Athens University (Credit: De Visu/Bigstock)

The catcher in the lie: Will the youth succumb to populism?

"The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one." This memorable quote from the...
bullet train

India and Japan renew bilateral relations

The Indian bullet train project is underway after a historic agreement between Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe during the Japanese prime minister’s recent visit to India. The full potential of Indian rail transport is yet...


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    Were there viable alternatives in 1917 and 1929?

    This roundtable discussion will deal with the question of whether viable alternatives to two crucial events in Russian history were ever present: first, the Russian October Revolution in 1917, which led to the establishment of the communist regime. And second, the rollback ...
  • The European Comedy (inspired by Honoré de Balzac)

    The European Comedy (inspired by Honoré de Balzac) A view of the future, featuring: · Robert Eberhardt, publisher, gallery owner, and writer · Sibylle Lewitscharoff, writer · Elke Schmitter, journalist and writer · Simon Strauß, journalist and writer · Haralampi G. Oroschakoff, painter and writer ...


Rhodes Forum 2017 Overview


Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Senior Fellow and President, MPI Europe
Kees van der Pijl
Kees van der Pijl
Fellow, Centre for Global Political Economy, Professor Emeritus, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex
Vahe Davtyan
Vahe Davtyan
Associate professor at the Institute of Law and Politics of the Russian-Armenian University


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15 Years of Dialogue - Key Events held by the World Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations"

Sunni-Shia Dialogue, Rhodes Forum 2013

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Plenary Meeting held at the 11th Rhodes Forum on October 3, 2013

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