EINIRAS Elects New President

EINIRAS has a new president! At the 22nd Annual Conference in Berlin, EINIRAS members elected Michael Kluck, Head of Library and Information Services at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), as the new EINIRAS president. 

16 - 18.10.2013 / Berlin
22nd Annual EINIRAS Conference Concluded in Berlin

The overarching theme of this year's conference was "German and European Foreign Policy, Good Governance and the Development of Information Services". The conference, hosted by the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), took place from 16-18 October 2013 in Berlin.

This year’s conference had an especially exciting agenda:

  • The main focus of the conference was on Good Governance and Global Impact as frameworks for foreign policy. Speakers included experts from Transparency International, SWP researchers, and many more.
  • For the first time, conference participants took part in a free training workshop for information specialists in the field of international relations with a special focus on the identification and monitoring of web and social media sources.
  • Finally, conference participants had the unique possibility to attend the Theodor-Wanner Award Ceremony for Yoko Ono at the SWP partner institution Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa).

For more details please see the conference program.


Membership to EINIRAS is open to all organizations and individuals active in the field of international relations and area studies that support the aims of the network. If you are interested in joining EINIRAS, please contact the EINIRAS President.

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