Opening of SEnECA Photo Exhibition

The Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) has the honour of inviting you to the opening of the SEnECA Photo Exhibition

The future of EU-Central Asia relations

April 4 11:00 – 14:30

at the Centre for Fine Arts “BOZAR”, Rue Baron Horta 11, 1000 Brussels, (Metro: Gare Centrale),

Room: Rotunda Bertouille



On 4 and 5 April 2019, the Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) will organise a two-day photo exhibition at the Centre for Fine Arts “BOZAR” (Room: Rotunda Bertouille) in Brussels free of charge. The exhibition “Daily lives in Central Asia” will show the beauty, culture and traditions of Central Asian countries, portraying the daily lives of their inhabitants and stimulating a reflection on the differences and similarities between Europe and Central Asia. The photos to be displayed have been selected on the basis of a transnational photo contest gathering more than 300 pictures. Six winners of the photo contest from Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have been invited to Brussels to attend the opening of the photo exhibition.

Programme of the opening conference

11:00                Registration

11:15 – 13:25   Panel discussions

  • What does the EU’s planned strategy on “Connecting Europe and Asia” mean for Central Asia?
  • What role do education and culture play in bringing European and Central Asian citizens closer together?

13:25               Award ceremony for winners of photo contest

13:40               Lunch

A full draft agenda of the event can be accessed here.

Registration form

The registration for the opening conference is closed. The exhibition is open on 4 and 5 April free of charge and does not require a registration.

About SEnECA

The photo exhibition will take place in the framework of the SEnECA project. “SEnECA – Strengthening and Energizing EU-Central Asia relations” seeks to improve research cooperation and to strengthen capacities in research and policy advice in the European Union (EU) and Central Asia. It comprises an international consortium with twelve partner organizations from the EU and all five Central Asian countries. The project is led by Prof. Dr Michael Kaeding, Professor for European politics at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), and Dr Katrin Böttger, Director of the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP). The project is funded with around 1.5 million Euros under the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme for a period of two years.

Further information can be found on the SEnECA website.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 770256.