Colloquium Speakers and Advisers

Colloquium Lecturers and Advisers include:

Amb. Claude France Arnould, French Ambassador to Belgium and former Director of the European Defence Agency

Amb. J.D. Bindenagel, former Deputy Chief of Mission in the U.S. Embassy in Bonn, Germany, and Special U.S. Negotiator for "conflict diamonds" under President Bill Clinton

Amb. Joachim Bitterlich, Professor at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe) and Vice-President of Notre Europe at the Jacques Delors Institute; former Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl and former Ambassador to the North Atlantic Council Brussels

Alexander Görlach is the founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of The European and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University

Lt. Gen. (ret.) Rainer Glatz is the former Commander of the Bundeswehr Operations Command; former Commander of the Multinational Brigade Centre (DFGFA) in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina for SFOR

Baron Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former German Minister of Defense from 2009 to 2011 and as Minister of Economics and Technology from February 2009 to October 2009; founder and partner of Spitzberg Partners, New York

Martin Heipertz, Head of the European Policy Division of the Federal Ministry of Finance for Germany and Senior Officer on the Board of Directors for the European Investment Bank

Matthias Herdegen, Professor at the University of Bonn, the chair for public law, and the director of the Institute of International Law and Institute for Public Law

Hussein Kalout, former senior consultant to Brazil's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and head of international affairs of the Supreme Court; Associate Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs of Harvard University

Richard H. Shultz, Professor of International Politics and Director of the International Security Studies Program at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Volker Stanzel, Professor at the University of Tokyo and senior fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin

Thomas Weber, Professor of History and International Affairs and the founding Director of the Centre of Global Security and Governance at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

EPIIC Weekend Immersion

Outward Bound at Appalachian Mountain Club,
Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire

This is a weekend of teambuilding and lectures with a guest scholar/practitioner. This year's Guest Scholar is Inez Freiin von Weitershausen, Lecturer at the London School of Economics. Her dissertation was on "Preferences, Institutions, Alternatives – Limits for Cooperation in EU Crisis Response during the Arab Uprising".