Call for participation - EXTENDED DEADLINE: World War I Negotiation Simulation

Simulation Game „Re-negotiating Peace”


Interested in history and historical events of the 20th century?
Always wanted to step into the shoes of Lloyd George or Georges Clemenceau?
Or would you prefer Woodrow Wilson?
What would you have done if you had sat behind the negotiation table?


Apply and improve your debating skills!

The Center for EU Enlargement Studies (CENS) of the Central European University opens a call for students, graduates and young professionals from all disciplines who are interested in modern history, want to increase their knowledge not only on history, but also on peace-making processes, and wish to better understand the relevance of the First World War for today’s politics. The simulation is prepared by the German organization Planpolitik and co-organized with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

The simulation game takes place on October 18 - 19, 2014, at the Central European University, Budapest. Participants will take on the roles of members of the historical delegations to the Peace Conference from Germany, France, United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Hungary and the United States of America. The groups will negotiate the most important questions of the treaties of Versailles, Trianon and Saint-Germain. Materials and summaries about the history of the negotiations will be provided in advance by the organizers.

You can find a video about a previous round of this simulation organized by Planpolitik and the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin here.

Eligibility criteria

-          Enrollment in a university program in Hungary, or recent graduation
-          Interest in the topic and basic knowledge on WWI
-          Fluency in  English


How to apply

Send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 0, 5 page) in English to Annamaria Kiss ( by October 10, 2014. EXTENDED DEADLINE!!!!

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