12 April 2013
Istanbul – ESI at the first meeting of the trilateral US-Europe-Turkey task force
August Hanning, Gerald Knaus, Kemal Krisici. Photo: Institute for Strategic Dialogue
August Hanning, Gerald Knaus, Kemal Krisici. Photo: Institute for Strategic Dialogue

ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited at a conference in Istanbul organised by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. In his presentation he outlined ESIs research on on "Conflict Resolution in the Balkans and Caucasus".

Speakers included Wolfgang Schüssel, Former Federal Chancellor of Austria, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Former German Minister of Defence and Minister of Economy, August Hanning, Former State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Jonathan Powell, Former UK Chief of Staff, 10 Downing Street, Hikmet Çetin, Former Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kemal Kirişci, TÜSİAD senior fellow and director of the Center on the United States and Europe's Turkey Project at The Brookings Institution, among others.


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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com