Senior Research Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations
Benjamin Tallis is a Senior Research Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), where he runs the Action Group Zeitenwende. He previously worked for the EU on security missions in Ukraine and the Balkans and was policy officer at the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management in Berlin. Prior to that, Mr Tallis headed the Centre for European Security at the Institute of International Relations (IIR) in Prague, where he advised numerous European governments, edited the journal New Perspectives, and created the 2017 Prague Insecurity Conference. He later worked at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH) in Hamburg and the Hertie School in Berlin. Mr Tallis created the concept of ‘Neo-Idealism’. He has published in Foreign Policy and Politico and regularly appears as an expert on various media. He is the author of the books Identities, Borderscapes, Orders: (In) Security, (Im)Mobility & Crisis in the EU and Ukraine and To Ukraine With Love: Essays on Russia's War and Europe's Future.