The European Union’s relations with Russia remain at the centre of all the questions pertaining to the European Eastern neighbourhood. What will be the future of EU – Russian relations? What impact will that have for the Eastern Partnership Programme and countries in the region? We will try to find an answer to these and many other questions, in an open lecture/discussion with French political analyst and publicist Nicolas Tenzer.
The event will take place in person on the 21st of October, 16:45 – 18:15 at Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science, auditorium 402 (it is mandatory to have an opportunity passport).
Nicolas Tenzer is a French civil servant, academic, writer, and editor. Mr Tenzer is the Chairman of the Center for Studies and Research on Political Decision (CERAP) and the publisher of the review Le Banquet (1992-2015), he is a guest professor at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA, Sciences-Po), ENA Paris, and France’s Institute for Advanced Studies on National Defence. Since May 2021, he is the publisher of Desk Russie, a bi-monthly newsletter on Russia and the countries of the former Soviet space. He has been a visiting professor at foreign universities (U.S., Canada, Serbia, South Korea, Poland, etc.) and guest speaker at many international conferences on security and international issues. He is the author of 22 books. Most of his recent pieces deal with European and security issues, Ukraine, Russia, Middle East, and US foreign policy. He regularly appears in leading newspapers worldwide and TV and radio talk-shows. He is the owner of a leading strategy blog, launched in June 2021, Tenzer Strategics https://tenzerstrategics.substack.com/.
The discussion will be moderated by Linas Kojala, Director at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre and lecturer at the Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science.
This event is a part of the Conference of the Future of Europe events taking place all around the continent. If you want to organise your event, participate in organised by others or share ideas for the European future please visit the virtual Conference platform: https://futureu.europa.eu/.
The event is organised by the Eastern Europe Studies Centre, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania in cooperation with Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science.