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WSF2023 Town Hall Conversation

  • Published: September 14, 2023

The Warsaw Security Forum (WSF) and SGH Warsaw School of Economics are delighted to invite you to the WSF2023 Town Hall Conversation, entitled “A Soldier-Spymaster meets the EU Baroness. War and Diplomacy in Contemporary Europe”. Scheduled to take place on 2 October 2023 (15:00-16:30) on the SGH campus (Main Auditorium, Building G, I floor), the Conversation will host two iconic transatlantic foreign and security policy figures:

The event, first time opened to the general public, takes place on the sidelines of the 10th Anniversary Warsaw Security Forum (3-4 October 2023). It will be an occasion to discuss Gen. David Petraeus’ new book, coauthored with Andrew Roberts and entitled “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine”

It is organized in partnership with the SGH Foreign Affairs Society (SKN Spraw Zagranicznych SGH)

Participation in the discussion is possible only upon prior registration. To register to the event please go to:


15:00-15:10 Opening of the TownHall

  • Professor Krzysztof Kozłowski – Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Professor Katarzyna Pisarska – Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Associate Professor at SGH Warsaw School of Economics

15:10-16:00 Guided Conversation

  • Gen. (R) David Petraeus – Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2011-2012), USA
  • Baroness Catherine Ashton – Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, EU High Representative & Vice President of the European Commission (2009-2014), United Kingdom

Moderation: Professor Katarzyna Pisarska – Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Associate Professor at SGH Warsaw School of Economics

16:00-16:30 Question and Answer Session from the audience

16:30 Book signing



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