A detailed event description can be found on the website of Presseclub Concordia.
Register HERE for the in-person attendance at Presseclub Concordia
Register HERE for the Zoom participation
You will receive the Zoom link two days before the event.
Registration deadline: Saturday, 18 November 2023, 18:00 CET
9:00-9:15 Welcome Greetings and Introduction
Daniela Kraus, General Secretary, Presseclub Concordia
Ivan Vejvoda, Head of the Europe's Futures program at the IWM
Russia and China in the Western Balkans: an Overview
Dimitar Bechev, Bulgarian political scientist, author of the book Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe. Lecturer at Oxford University. Europe’s Futures alumnus.
Panel Conversation followed by Q&A
Russia and China: Public Perceptions
Srdjan Bogosavljević, public opinion expert, founder of Ipsos Strategic Marketing.
Russia and China: Media Influence and Presence
Saša Mirković, journalist, media manager, former State Secretary, university lecturer.
Russia and China: Economic Presence
Milica Uvalić, economist, specialised in the Western Balkans, Visiting Fellow, European University Institute, Florence
Russia and China: Political Presence and Security Considerations
Valbona Zeneli, security expert, Atlantic Council. Europe`s Futures Alumna.
Concept and Moderation: Mirjana Tomić fjum/Presseclub Concordia and Ivan Vejvoda, Europe’s Futures (IWM)