The UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders (Berlin, 13th - 18th December)

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Event Date/Time: Dec 13, 2010 End Date/Time: Dec 18, 2010
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Call for Applications

The UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders
“German and British Approaches to the European Union: Common Ground or Battle Ground?”
(Berlin, 13th – 18th December 2010)

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is pleased to announce it is currently accepting applications to the forthcoming Weeklong Seminar for the program “The UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders”. Participants will take part in a 5-day program of lectures, seminars and workshops lead by experts from politics, diplomacy, and academia. A range of cultural and social activities will complement the academic components and allow the group to expand their personal networks and experience Berlin’s rich cultural and historical landscape.

What will the program look at?
The forthcoming Weeklong Seminar will look in detail at the British-German relationship and the approach of each country to the European Union. The group will also have the opportunity to learn about the history and development of cultural diplomacy, and how this applies to the bi-lateral relationship.

Who will speak during the program?
Speakers will be selected from politics, diplomacy, academia, and the cultural sector, to ensure that a plurality of perspectives is presented. Confirmed speakers for the forthcoming Weeklong Seminar include Dr. h. c. Gebhardt von Moltke (Former German Ambassador to the UK), David Davies MP (Conservative MP for Monmouth*), Rory MacLean (Bestselling travel writer, author of Stalin’s Nose), and Mark Donfried (Founder and Director of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy). A list of previous speakers can be found under:

*in cooperation with the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft

Who can apply?
Applications are accepted from students and young professionals with an active interest in German-British relations.

What happens after the Weeklong Seminar?
After each program participants join the UKMG Alumni and are invited to join the ICD’s online network. The ICD offers support to individuals who would like to conduct their own research in the field, or organise an initiatives that aims to support British-German relations.

Where can I found out more information?
The UKMG website can be found under:
Enquiries can be sent to: