Rhodes Forum 2017

Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017 Convenes

06 October 2017, Rhodes, Greece – DOC Research Institute (“DOC”, or the “Institute”), an independent international think tank headquartered in Berlin, announces that the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017 “Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures.”

Debating Migration

New book release: Debating Migration to Europe by Raffaele Marchetti

Debating Migration to Europe, edited by Raffaele Marchetti is the first book in a new DOC series, which will focus on the key challenges in world politics with a critical and pluralist angle.
The editor gives a brief introduction, setting the contours of the political debate on migration in Europe today. This is followed by two very powerful and contrasting arguments for and against migration to Europe, and a response from each contributor to the other.


Call for Research Proposals

The DOC assesses research proposals by internal and external researchers. By applying the paradigm of Dialogue of Civilization as both theoretical framework and methodology, we identify the most pressing issues we are facing now, and we explore and offer global policy makers and major multi-national corporations practical advice and solutions on six research themes.


Research Conclusions: Core Europe and/or Greater Eurasia: Options for the Future

On 1 December 2016, the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute in Berlin hosted its first full-day workshop on the future of the peace and security order in Europe…

DOC Rhodes FORUM 2016

Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute’s Rhodes Forum 2016 Convenes

30 SEPTEMBER 2016, RHODES – DOC Research Institute (“DOC”, or the “Institute”), an independent international think tank headquartered in Berlin, announces that the 14th Rhodes Forum 2016 “The Chaos of Multiplicity: An Urgent Call for Dialogue” has opened in Greece.

Rhodes Forum

Rhodos-Forum 2014

Weltkriegsprävention 100 Jahre danach – eine solidarische Antwort der Zivilisationen

Rhodes Forum 2014

Rhodes Forum 2014 seine Arbeit aufgenommen

About 400 thinkers from 56 countries gathered on Greek island of Rhodes to discuss possibilities of harmonization of international relations and strengthening of stability in the world during the Rhodes Forum.

Europe: Lost in Translation?

“Europa: Lost in Translation?”

Berliner Erklärung auf der gemeinsamen Konferenz des World Public Forum „Dialogue of Civilizations“ und des Deutsch-Russischen Forum eV

Rhodes Forum 2014

11. Tagung des Rhodos-Forums: Tagesordnung

Seit 2003 führt das Weltöffentlichkeits-Forum Dialog der Kulturen jedes Jahr im Herbst auf der griechischen Insel Rhodos das Rhodos-Forum durch, das Politiker und Persönlichkeiten des öffentlichen Lebens, Wissenschaftler,…

22 Ideas to Fix the World

Die Webseite des Buches „22 Ideen, die Welt zu verbessern“ ist online

Das Buch analysiert Probleme, die sich auf die USA, Europa, Asien, Afrika und den Nahen Osten beziehen. Beiträge aus verschiedenen Sichten im Diskussionsformat erweitern unser Verständnis dafür, was sich in der Welt ereignet hat u

News and events


On 28 June 2017 world experts will meet at the DOC Research event to discuss ways of protecting cultural heritage in regions troubled by war. The round-table discussion will focus on pre-Islamic culture in areas experiencing conflict, especially in the Middle East, and will involve UNESCO officials, NGO leaders, and heads of museums known worldwide. […]

Read more

The roundtable “New Models of International Cooperation: Multiple Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR)” was held at the DOC Research Institute’s HQ in Berlin on 31 May 2017. The programme consisted of two sessions. The first session mainly concentrated on China’s perspective in proposing the “One Belt One Road Initiative” (hereafter OBOR) and […]

Read more