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A Public Lecture by Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic (IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria) - 24 Nov 2017 10:30am - ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

 About Professor Anis H. Bajrektarevic

Former legal practitioner and the president of Young Lawyers Association of BiH Bar (late 1980s). Former MFA official and career diplomat (early 1990s).

Research Fellow at the Institute for Modern Political-history analyses, Dr. Bruno Kreisky Foundation as well as the Legal and Political Advisor for CEE at the Vienna-based Political Academy, Dr. Karl Renner (mid 1990s).

Senior Legal Officer and Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Vienna of the Intergovernmental Organization ICMPD (1990s). Attached to the IMC University of Austria as a Professor and Chairman for Intl. Law and Global Political Studies (2000s – 10s).

For past 15 years, he teaches subjects of Geo-political Affairs, International Law (including Intl. Relations, Law of IOs and EU Law) and Sustainable Development (Institutions and Instruments of). Besides, he served as a pro bono expert numerous academic institutions, think-tanks and intergovernmental institutions (such as the UN ECE, OSCE, Council of Europe, American Bar, Oxford Academy of Total Intelligence, etc.). Professor is editor of the NY-based GHIR (Geopolitics, History and Intl. Relations) journal and editorial board member of several similar magazines on three continents. The International Institute IFIMES has recently entrusted him as its Department Head for Strategic Studies on Asia, and its Permanent Representative to Austria and Vienna-based IOs.

He also recently launched one of the most fast expanding European platforms for politics and economy, security and energy, with a special chapters on environment and the so-called ‘tomorrow’s people for the green planet/economy’ – Modern Diplomacy. Starting modestly just two years ago, today the MD has over 1 million clicks monthly.

Prof. Bajrektarevic is the author of dozens presentations, publications, speeches, seminars, research colloquiums as well as of numerous public events (round tables & study trips, etc.). His writings are frequently published in all five continents, and he is regularly guest lecturing at many national diplomatic academies and prestigious national universities and governmental training facilities.

He authors the following books: FB- Geopolitics of Energy (Addleton Academic Publishers, New York, 2013), Geopolitics – Europe 100 years after (DK, 2014), Geopolitics–Energy–Technology (Lambert Academic Publisher Germany, 2015), (2015), Cybersecurity Essentials – Institutions, Instruments, Types and Forms, (NOVA Science Publishers, 2015), Nuclear Commerce—Currents: Politico-military, Security, Legal and Socio-economic Aspects, (Lambert LAP, 2016), Europe and Africa: Similarities & Differences in Sec. Structures (NOVA Science, Washington 2017), and the forthcoming book No Asian Century.

Prof. Bajrektarevic is an elected arbiter and mediator before several permanent national arbitrational tribunals in Europe and in Asia. Besides Malaysia, it includes Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei of the other ASEAN countries.

He lives in Vienna, Austria.

24 Nov 2017 (Friday)
10:30 AM
ASEM Room,
Asia-Europe Institute,
University of Malaya

RSVP by 23 Nov 2017

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Noor Yusrina Hashim
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10.30am :  Arrival of guests
10.35am :  Welcoming remarks by moderator
10.40am :  Lecture by Professor Anis H. Bajrektarevic
11.20am :  Q & A session
12.00pm :  End of event
Last Updated: 29/10/2018