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10 October 2020

Strategic Dialogue with Korea(s)

In collaboration with the Korean studies at Free University Berlin, Dr Tereza Novotna organized a one-day workshop on Strategic Dialogue(s) with Korea(s).

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Strategic dialogue has been a term used increasingly more frequently, both in private and public sectors. Nevertheless, what does "strategic dialogue" exactly mean? How does it differ from a regular "bilateral" or "multilateral" meeting? Is it a formal or informal discussion? How does it compare and contrast to 1.5 and 2-track discussions? Can academics participate in strategic dialogues, or is it a format limited to practitioners, mostly from the field of politics? Who sets the agenda? How is a strategic dialogue organized in practice?

The one-day workshop will examine these and other questions covering the issue of strategic dialogue. The seminar will host speakers who have a rich experience from conducting such strategic dialogues with partners in Asia and, in particular, in both Koreas. The guest speakers will share their expertise and provide hands-on experiences. The seminar will be organized in a hybrid form (partly in person, partly online) and will be held under the Chatham House rule.

  • Date and Time: 13 October (Tue.), 10:00-16:00 (1st session: 10:00-12:00, Lunch: 12:00-14:00, 2nd session: 14:00-16:00)

  • Venue: Seminaris Campus Hotel Berlin

  • Main Instructor: Dr Tereza NOVOTNÁ (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, Senior Associate Research Fellow at the EUROPEUM)

  • Guest Speaker: Dr Eva Pejsova (Senior Japan Fellow, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, / Mr Glyn Ford (Polint’s Executive Director, former Member of the European Parliament) / Dr Norbert Baas (Former ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Korea, ASEAN and East Timor)

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