Sessions

 

The Progressive Governance Symposium 2017 tackled two key challenges of our time:

  • Strengthening social justice and inclusive growth in transforming economies (Thread A)
  • Making Europe and its democracies fit for the future (Thread B)

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  • Norman Birnbaum, Emeritus Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., USA

Initial Inputs:

  • Heinz Bude, Professor, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Marcel Fratzscher, President, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Germany

Brief comments:

  • Pervenche Berès MEP, Socialist Party, France
  • Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, The Netherlands
  • Maja Göpel, Head of Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute, Germany
  • Anke Hassel, Professor, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
  • Carsten Schneider MP, Vice-Chair SPD parliamentary group, German Bundestag

Chair:

  • Olaf Cramme, Managing Partner, Inline Policy, UK

Initial Inputs:

  • Colin Crouch, Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick, UK
  • Cas Mudde, Associate Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, USA

Brief comments:

  • Helmut Anheier, President, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
  • Anna Ascani MP, Chamber of Deputies, Democratic Party, Italy
  • Esra Küçük, Head of Gorki Forum and Member of the Board of Directors
  • Sabine Russ-Sattar, Professor, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Bernard Spitz, President, Les Gracques, France

Chair:

  • Jeremy Cliffe, Berlin Bureau Chief, The Economist, UK

Initial Inputs:

  • Laura-Kristine Krause, Head of Programme “Future of Democracy”, Das Progressive Zentrum and Co-Chairwoman of think tank D64, Germany
  • Stephen Silvia, Professor, School of International Service, American University, Washington D.C., USA

Brief comments:

  • Jon Ashworth, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Labour MP, UK
  • Daniel Buhr, Professor, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Laura Dornheim, Digital Strategist Eyeo GmbH and Candidate for the 2017 German federal elections, Alliance 90/The Greens
  • Reiner Hoffmann, President, German Trade Union Confederation (DGB)
  • Anousheh Karvar, Former Deputy Chief of Staff to the French Minister of Labour, France

Chair:

  • Philip Oltermann, Berlin Bureau Chief, The Guardian & The Observer, Germany

Initial Inputs:

  • Henrik Enderlein, Associate Dean, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry, Professor, Sciences Po, Paris, France

Brief comments:

  • Franziska Brantner MP, Alliance 90/The Greens Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag
  • Sawsan Chebli, State Secretary, Senate Chancellery Berlin
  • Andreas Görgen, Director-General for Culture and Communication, German Federal Foreign Office
  • Lia Quartapelle MP, Chamber of Deputies, Democratic Party, Italy
  • Valérie Rabault MP, French National Assembly, Socialist Party, France

Chair:

  • Kate Connolly, Berlin Correspondent, the Guardian, UK

Discussants:

  • Lodewijk Asscher, Leader, Dutch Labour Party and Deputy Prime Minister of The Netherlands
  • Colin Crouch, Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick, UK
  • Mariana Vieira da Silva, Deputy Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Christina Kampmann, former Minister for Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport, North Rhine-Westphalia, SPD

Chair:

  • Matthew Laza, Director, Policy Network

 

Progressive Governance Symposium Pictures