Vienna – ESI at debate on inclusive Europe

6 September 2023
Photo: Sharif Baruwa, Schirm, Videostill 2023, courtesy of the artist
Photo: Sharif Baruwa, Schirm, Videostill 2023, courtesy of the artist

ESI's Kristof Bender participated in a public debate on "inclusive Europe" in Vienna, organised by viennacontemporary. He joined Kateryna Mishchenko (writer from Kyiv), Martin Selmayr (head of representation of the EC in Austria), and Veronica Anghel (Johns Hopkins University) in a panel moderated by Ivan Vejvoda (Head of Europe's Futures programme at IWM). 

For more information and the programme of the whole event see below.

Political Homelessness and Contemporary Citizenship

Wednesday, 6 September, 3.30 - 7.30 pm
The Atrium | Hotel Almanac, Parkring 14/16, 1010 Vienna

3.30 pm | Admission

4.00 pm | Panel: Citizenship and Belonging
with R.C. Baker (Artist and Senior Editor at the Village Voice, New York), Luiza Bialasiewicz (Political geographer and Professor of European Governance in the Department of European Studies at the University of Amsterdam), Niccolo Milanese (Founding Director of European Alternatives), Oliver Ressler(Austrian-born artist, activist, and filmmaker). Moderation: Dessy Gavrilova(Vienna-based Bulgarian cultural entrepreneur)

5.30 pm | Keynote speech
by Alma Zadić (Austrian Minister of Justice)

6.00 pm | Panel: Inclusive Europe
with Veronica Anghel (Political scientist, and Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe), Kristof Bender (Deputy Chairman of the European Stability Initiative), Kateryna Mishchenko (Writer, publisher, and translator from Kyiv), Martin Selmayr (Head of Representation of the European Commission in Austria), Moderation: Ivan Vejvoda (Permanent Fellow at IWM, Head of Europe's Futures – Ideas for Action)