Autumn 2021 (public lectures are hyperlinked)

17 December: Policy briefing

15 December: Lommel: Van muur tot muur.

14 December: Nato Defence College, Rome.

02 December: Corporate briefing.

08 December: Grand Invité de l’Hôtel de Ville: lecture.

30 November: Vlaams Parlement.

29 November: Erpe Mere: Muur tot muur.

19 November: Military Academy.

17 November: Corporate briefing.

16 November: Tienen: Van muur tot muur.

30 October: Book festival Kortrijk: Conversation with Mr. Herman van Rompuy about Europe in the world (

28 October: Royal Military Academy: Lecture on China

27 October: European Parliament: hearing on China’s BRI

26 October: Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU (Nl): Van muur tot muur

26 October: EU member state: briefing on the Indo-Pacific security outlook

22 October: European project on deep-sea mining: China’s deep-sea mining strategy

21 October: Haagsch College (Nl): Van muur tot muur

21 October: Fedafin (Nl): Van muur tot muur

19 October: UDL Geel (Nl): Van muur tot muur

14 October: Internal briefing European Commission

14 October: Actueel Denken en Leven Gent (Nl): Van muur tot muur.

13 October: Trilateral Commission

11 October: Dutch Defence Academy: Geopolitical outlook 

7 October: Kiev Economic Forum: On the role of the state in the new global order

1 October: Piet Stockmans Centre: Opening speech

27 September: European Parliament Hearing on EU’s future China strategy

23 September: Lunar Institute: On statecraft

23 September: Eurasian Insights: On China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Central Asia

21 September: London School of Economics: discussion about my new book.

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