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Russia’s Ukraine War & the World Economy: Roundtable | Discussion

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Freie Universität Berlin


Economics Other Slavic studies


#SolidarityWithUkraine Russia-Ukraine war


In this roundtable, we want to discuss the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine for the world economy. We believe that this can create unique bridges of communication and discussion in German and European societies. In this roundtable, we bring together scholars with expertise and knowledge of different regions of the world. Each expert will present their assessment of the situation and a brief analysis regarding the area of respective specialization. This is followed by a discussion and the opportunity to answer questions from the audience.Please register for the event:

This roundtable is being hosted by Theocharis Grigoriadis, Associate Professor of Economics and East European Studies at the Institute for East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. For further information, please contact research fellow Oliver Wach (

  • Dr. Christian Ambrosius, Research Associate and Lecturer, Institute for Latin America Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Dr. Elguja Khokrishvili, Global Faculty Program Visiting Professor, Institute for East European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin and Former Ambassador of Georgia to Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Amirah El-Haddad, Senior Economist, German Development Institute and Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University
  • PD Dr. Linde Götz, Deputy Head of Department Agricultural Markets, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economics
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Thiele, Director of the Kiel Institute Africa Initiative, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and an Adjunct Professor at Kiel University

Moderator:Prof. Dr. Theocharis Grigoriadis, Associate Professor of Economics and East European Studies, Institute for East European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin 

Further details

Oliver Wach
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