Islamic State and the Arab Counter-revolutions

What are the risks and challenges for Europe caused by the existence of the Islamic State?


Jean- Pierre Filiu, Professor of Sciences Po, Paris

Anthony Dworkin, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR

Maciej Duszczyk, PhD, Associate Professor, The Institute of Social Policy, University of Warsaw

Chaired by

Marta Makowska, ECFR Warsaw

Warsaw Office of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

has the pleasure to invite you for the lecture and public debate:

Islamic State and the Arab Counter-Revolutions

European Union toward new threats

5th of May between 15:00-16:45

on the premises of the Stefan Batory Foundation, 10a Sapieżyńska street



15.00-15.05  Welcome remarks – Piotr Buras (ECFR)

15.05-15.30 The Arab Counter-revolutions and their terrorist heritageJean-Pierre Filiu (Professor of Sciences Po, Paris; author of the book: „From Deep State to Islamic State: The Arab Counter-Revolution and its Jihadist Legacy”)

15.30 – 16.00 Commentaries:

  • Europe after „Charlie Hebdo”: how liberal democracies should protect themselves against terrorismAnthony Dworkin (Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR)
  • Refugee Drama:  what next for the migration policy of the EU? Maciej Duszczyk (PhD, Associate Professor, The Institute of Social Policy, UW):

16.00 – 16.45 Discussion with all panelists

Moderation: Marta Makowska (ECFR)


The debate will be held in Polish and English (translation will be provided).
We would like to kindly ask you to confirm your participation until 4th of May via registration form.

Due to the limited number of seats, the organiser reserves rights to an early closure of the registration.

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