Sergio Fabbrini

Sergio Fabbrini is Professor of Politics and International Relations and Dean of the Political Science Department at Luiss, where he holds the Intesa Sanpaolo Chair on European Governance.  He obtained the Pierre Keller Visiting Professorship Chair at the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government (2019/2020). He co-founded and served as Director of the Luiss School of Government (2009-2018) and of the Trento University School of International Studies (2006-2009). He is political affairs’ editorialist for the Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore. For his editorials, he was awarded the “Altiero Spinelli Prize 2017”.

Metin Hakverdi

Born June 25, 1969 in Hamburg;

1988 Abitur at Gymnasium Kirchdorf/Wilhelmsburg; 1986 High School Diploma at Simi Valley High School, CA, USA; 1994 First state examination in law at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel; 1995 to 1996 Indiana University, School of Law, IN, USA; Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Oldenburg; 1999 Second State Examination in Law; 2000 admission to the bar.

2002 joined the SPD; Member of the Hamburg Parliament and the Executive Committee; Member of the Budget Committee and the Committee on Public Enterprises and Assets; Chairman of the SPD parliamentary group in the Elbphilharmonie investigative committee.

Karl Kaiser

Karl Kaiser is a fellow at the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at Harvard Kennedy School, where he is an adjunct professor for public policy emeritus. At CES, he is co-chair of the European Union Seminar. He was the Otto-Wolf-Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Bonn/Berlin, and is professor emeritus at the University of Bonn. He was also a Kennedy Fellow at CES. He has published numerous books and articles on German, British, French, and American foreign policies, transatlantic and East-West relations, European integration, and Asian-European relations.

Nicolas Prevelakis

Nicolas Prevelakis is associate senior lecturer on social studies at Harvard’s Committee on Degrees in Social Studies and assistant director of curricular development at the Center for Hellenic Studies. He has a first Ph.D. in moral and political philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris 4) and a second one in political sociology from Boston University. His interests include the history of political philosophy, religion and politics, globalization, and the European Union.