New Europe College
Institute for Advanced Study

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, NEC will host several academic events throughout 2019. We will also post here testimonials from our alumni and guests, who will rememorate their NEC experience.

Anniversary events:

Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 5 pm

Lecture Recital with the Rector of the National University of Music in Bucharest, violinist Diana Moș, and the Rector of New Europe College, pianist Valentina Sandu-Dediu
Introduction by Andrei Pleșu and Valentina Sandu-Dediu
Lecture-Recital Poster
We are happy to share the video of our first event in the NEC 25 anniversary series, which gathered NEC's friends and Alumni for a musical evening!

Friday, April 12, 2019, at 6 pm

The Vicissitudes of the Alexander Romance
in Ottoman/Turkish Culture
Lecture given by Edhem Eldem, Professor, Department of History, School of Arts and Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul and Chair of Turkish and Ottoman History, Collège de France, Paris

Friday, May 31, 2019, at 5 pm

Liberal democracy under pressure
European and domestic issues
Discussion with Dieter Grimm, Former Rector of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2001-2007), Professor (emer.) of Law, Humboldt University, Berlin and Dirk Lehmkuhl, Professor of Political Science, University of St Gallen

The discussion will be moderated by Andrei Pleșu,
with an introduction by Valentina Sandu-Dediu

Andrei Plesu, President of the New Europe Foundation
Valentina Sandu-Dediu, Rector of the New Europe College

Friday, November 15, 2019, at 5 pm

Conference H.E. Emil Hurezeanu, Ambassador of Romania to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

We would be glad if you could announce your intention of attendance at