Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has put into question many security assumptions in Europe, for example regarding confidence-building measures, arms control treaties, the use of tactical nuclear weapons, the dependence on Russian energy, and the elasticity of the transatlantic relationship. It marks a turning point in the history of Europe (French President Macron in 2022). How the continent’s security will evolve over time remains unclear, as in the words of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg peace on our continent has been shattered … Russia is using force to try to rewrite history . But for now, it has triggered a transatlantic rapprochement, as U.S. President Joe Biden is committed to ensure a strong, united response that deters any aggression against the alliance.
This workshop brings together researchers of all career stages to discuss European security architectures in the past and present, as well as scenarios for the future. It aims to assess their purpose, their stability/adaptability, their effectiveness, as well as their inclusiveness both in terms of membership and security-related issues.
By invitation only.