Public Affairs

Stage Performances and Lectures

Advisory Board member on the political talks and workshop chair, European Forum Alpbach, for the 2013 theme on “values and experience”  >
Alumni activities 2013 with the Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance (Die Zeit Stiftung – Gerd Bucerius)

The EU in transformation - More democracy, more Europe? - Panelist with the Austrian Society for European Politics at the Management Center Innsbruck, 3 June 2013 >

Never say Never – Can positive disruption defeat our short-term thinking?, Panelist at the Salzburg Global Seminar Gala Reception, 2013  >
How can we solve Europe’s crisis?, Speech at TEDx Innsbruck, 2012  >
Pathways for Europe, moderating a conversation between Romano Prodi and Austria’s state secretary on finance, 2011  >

Europe Day, show with comedians “Stermann and Grissemann” – stage guest, 2011  >

“Audimax” student protests, guest lecture in Vienna, 2009  >  


Think Tank Reports and Contributions

30 June Deadline! "Together for Europe - Advocate Europe" by Stiftung Mercator. Open call for innovative project ideas to move Europe beyond crisis. Ideas are welcome from all countries and from all disciplines, including the digital realm, journalism and online communication, arts and arts education, theatre and film. Ideas can come from the worlds of design thinking, interactive communication, live or online event design etc. - Projects with a partner or an event aspect in the "Ruhr Area" (Nordrhine Westphalia, Germany) receive particular attention. See here for the details in English or German >

Europe’s Soft Power emanates from the People, blog entry with Carnegie Europe, 2012  >

A Referendum on an Unknown Turk? Anatomy of an Austrian debate and

Austria's October Elections. Implications for the Turkey debate. and

Beyond Enlargement Fatigue? The Dutch debate on Turkish EU accession. for the European Stability Initiative  >


Awards and Presentations

On the global marketplace of ideas, two-page profile of Verena Ringler’s work in a book by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, 2011  >
Enlarge your vision, EU Young Journalist Award winner, 2010  >


Commentaries and reports - radio, newspapers, magazines (German language selection)

The European – die Printausgabe, Kurzvorstellung in ORF Radio Ö1, 2013  >
Wo geht’s hier zum ewigen Frieden?, Zum EU Friedensnobelpreis, Falter 2012  >
Es lohnt sich, für Europa zu kämpfen, ORF Radio Ö1, 2012  >
Europa verpflichtet, Tiroler Tageszeitung, 2012  >

Die Stunde der EU Bürger, Tiroler Tageszeitung, 2012  >

Keine Alternative in der Krise?, Kommentar in Die Presse, 2011  >

Kosovo 2.0, brand eins, 2010  >

Das Great Game des Khans, Datum, Eurasisches Magazin, 2005  >
Die usbekische Stadt Chiwa, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 2004
Der Feind Im Inneren, Die ZEIT, 2003  >
Ich bin kein Euro-Weichei, Interview mit Chris Patten, profil, 2003  >



Public Affairs