Organizers

International Relations Research Institute in Warsaw

logo01A think tank founded in 1999. It houses experts in the fields of international relations, international security, foreign policy and diplomacy. The Institute’s main work is the publication of the nationwide journal “Stosunki Międzynarodowe” (“International Relations”). The Institute is also involved in monitoring the current global situation, preparing special studies, promoting knowledge of the modern world with its commentary in the media, publications, conferences and seminars.

Department of Theory of Foreign and Security Policy – University of Lodz, Poland

logo02The oldest research unit of the Faculty of International and Political Studies (Wydział Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politologicznych) at the University of Lodz (Uniwersytet Łódzki). It was founded by Professor Waldemar Michowicz, who initially founded the Institute of International Studies (1994), which was later converted into the WSMiP (2000).

Currently, the department has three main research themes:

  • Theoretical, political, military and non-military aspects of wars and conflicts in the 20th and 21st century
  • Theory and practice of foreign and security policy
  • International security and diplomacy
  • Soft power
  • Middle East – foreign and security dimension

Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences – Charles University in Prague

logo03Research and educational institute of the Charles University in Prague that focuses on all the issues of political sciences – political science, geopolitics and political geography, international relations, and security studies with all their sub-fields. It manages two Bachelor and six Master programmes as well as doctoral studies. IPS is also one of the top research organizations in the Czech Republic and the Central Europe. More information are available here. Conference  is supported by institutes´ Geopolitical Studies Research Centre, leading research institution in the Czech Republic in the field of geopolitics and political geography. More information available here.

expressis-verbis“Expressis Verbis” is a students’ scientific circle under scientific aegis of Department of Theory of Foreign and Security Policy, Faculty of International and Political Studies – University of Lodz.