May 10, 2013
Ina Merdjanova, former Southeast Europe policy scholar, releases her latest monograph Rediscovering the Umma. Merdjanova adopts a historical perspective in exploring the transforming Muslim identities on the Balkans in a political environment influenced by domestic, as well as international factors. Merdjanova examines the changing and evolving role of women both in the public and private spheres in Muslim communities throughout Southeast Europe,and challenges preconceived notions of Islam.
May 17, 2012
Exiting the Eurozone will only exacerbate the austerity Greek voters have balked at, says Kent Hughes. Rather than leave, Greek economic and political leadership should seize the opportunity to rebuild a civic culture that will support stable finances and long-term growth.
May 08, 2012
In the wake of this weekend's elections in France, Greece, and other parts of Europe, headlines across the globe suggest that voters have delivered a major anti-austerity message to their governments. Wilson Center expert Kent Hughes provides analysis and perspective on what political change in France and other countries might mean.
Nov 23, 2011
Does the possibility of a Greek exit from the eurozone and the pressure on Italy's debt signal a new level of crisis for the monetary union? Senior Scholar and former chairman of the Fiscal Council in Hungary George Kopits explains the various elements of the crisis.