Languages: English, French, German
Areas of Expertise: European integration & reform, European Foreign and Security Policy, Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy (South), Germany in Europe, Britain in Europe.
Almut joined ECFR in October 2015 to head the Berlin office together with Josef Janning.
A well-known pundit and moderator, she has published widely on European affairs, foreign and security policy, and Germany's role in the EU, and is a frequent commentator in the international media. Almut started her career in the think tank world at the Centre for Applied Policy Research at LMU University in Munich (1999-2008) and then worked as an independent political analyst in London, focussing on EU-Middle East relations (2008-2010). Before joining ECFR she led the Europe programme at the German Council on Foreign Relations (2010-2015). Research fellowships have taken her to Renmin University of China in Beijing, the Al Ahram Center for Political and Security Studies in Cairo and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where she continues to engage as a non-resident fellow. Almut is a member of the extended board of Women in International Security (WIIS.de) as well as a member of the 14th Advisory Board on the “Internal Leadership” concept ("Innere Führung") of the German Federal Ministry of Defence.
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by Almut Möller - 15th September, 2016
As much as Berlin would like to prevent negotiations with the UK turning sour, it is hard to envisage any other outcome.
08th September, 2016
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with heads of office Almut Möller and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about political debates in France and Germany. What directions are the two countries heading as they approach next year's elections? The podcast was recorded on 7 September 2016.
by Almut Möller - 18th August, 2016
The EU debate in Berlin has moved on to one that is more instrumental, aiming to work out what the Union can contribute to protect and empower Europe’s citizens to continue their lives in freedom, security, and prosperity.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with journalist and Angela Merkel's official biographer Stefan Kornelius and ECFR fellows Almut Möller and Josef Janning about Merkel's candidacy for her fourth term as German Chancellor. The podcast was recorded on 23 November 2016.
Angela Merkel - The Chancellor and her World by Stefan Kornelius
The Passage to Europe by Luuk van Middelaar
Terror overseas: understanding China’s evolving counter-terror strategy by Mathieu Duchâtel
New World Disorder - Old problems - Realist answers by Carlo Masala
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Almut Möller, head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and François Godement, director of the Asia and China programme, about the recent blocking of the trade deal between Canada and the EU by the Belgian Walloons, and what this means for Europe’s governability.
Dies sind die Namen by Tommy Wieringa
The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction by Mark Lilla
Why less Europe is no Europe - comparing the fates of CETA and MES by Francois GodementListen online
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with heads of office Almut Möller and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about political debates in France and Germany. What directions are the two countries heading as they approach next year's elections? The podcast was recorded on 7 September 2016.Listen online
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Piotr Buras, Head of the ECFR office in Warsaw, and Almut Möller, co-Head of the ECFR Berlin office, about what the main concerns for policymakers in Poland and Germany are. The podcast was recorded in Warsaw on 3 June 2016 and in London/Berlin on 9 June 2016.
Die zerrissenen Jahre by Philipp Blom
Day in Day out by Terézia Mora
The Inventory by Gila LustigerListen online
Séminaire du 2 juin à la représentation de la Commission européenne en France
Panel 2: Perspectives comparées sur les priorités de politique étrangère et de sécurité
- Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Directrice du GMF Paris Office et Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States
- Almut Möller, Directrice de l'ECFR Berlin et Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
- Modérateur : Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Directeur de l'ECFR Paris et Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Conférence du mercredi 1 juin sur la crise des réfugiés et l'accord UE-Turquie avec:
- Gerald Knaus, Président de European Stability Initiative (ESI);
- Almut Möller, directrice de l'ECFR Berlin;
- Thibaut Jaulin, spécialiste des migrations internationales, enseignant, Sciences Po;
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Herman van Rompuy, former President of the European Council, Pierre Vimont, former ambassador and Senior Associate at Carnegie Europe, Almut Moeller, co-director of ECFR's Berlin office, and Janis Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies at the European Policy Centre, about the foreign policy dimensions of the refugee crisis.Listen online
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to diplomat Robert Cooper and ECFR policy fellows Susi Dennison, Almut Moeller, Kadri Liik, and Fredrik Wesslau, about ECFR's Foreign Policy Scorecard 2016, its results and future prospects.
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