Events

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U.S. Energy Security Policy: A Global Perspective

January 11, 2011 // 9:00am10:00am
"Open energy markets—which is the ability of oil and gas to flow to the purchaser—is really the core of our energy security," said David Goldwyn, the State Department's special envoy for international energy affairs. Making sure markets are open, fair, and transparent is one of five tenets of the administration's global energy security agenda that he discussed at a January 11 Director's Forum.

The EU After the Lisbon Treaty

December 20, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Following the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty last year, the European Union (EU) has initiated a series of decision-making and institutional reforms, including the creation of the External Action Service (EAS). Angelos Pangratis, Deputy Head of the European Commission Delegation in Washington, offered an informal progress report on how the EAS will be structured and the key areas of cooperation between the EU and the United States. He argued that the success of the EAS will be judged by its ability to produce concrete results in coordinating and implementing a comprehensive common foreign and security policy for the EU’s 27 members.
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Muslim Women in Europe: Strategic and Cultural Challenges

December 16, 2010 // 1:00pm2:30pm
An author, activist and scholar, Senay Özdemir addressed her personal experiences as a Muslim feminist in Western Europe, along with her literary and journalistic efforts to give voice to the Mediterranean community and their role in Dutch politics.

Book Launch: Continuity and Change in the Yugoslav Successor States

December 15, 2010 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Despite the nearly two decades that have passed since Yugoslavia's dissolution, its successor states continue to be grouped together as the "Western Balkans," "Former Yugoslav republics," or "Southeast Europe." However, this categorization belies the wide divergence between them in terms of their democratic progress.
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Assuming Responsibility for the Future of Southeast Europe

December 13, 2010 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Ambassador Davor Božinovic, State Secretary for Political Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for South Eastern Europe; Martin Sletzinger, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Romanian Cultural Institute Scholars Work In Progress Presentations: Geopolitics and Radio Free Europe

December 10, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
Liviu Tirau, Senior Lecturer, Babes-Bolyai University, Romanian Short-Term Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ioana Macrea-Toma, Associate Researcher, Central European University, Romanian Short-Term Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope

December 09, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Using never before seen archival footage, and interviews in South Africa and the United States, filmmakers Larry Shore and Tami Gold tell the unknown story of Robert Kennedy's 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid.
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What Is the Phone Number of Europe? Leadership in the European Union After the Lisbon Treaty

December 08, 2010 // 1:00pm4:00pm
The Lisbon Treaty introduced significant changes in the institutional order and external representation of the European Union. This workshop will revisit the founding compromise of European integration between sovereignty and supranationality and assess the effects of these transformations on the legitimization of the EU.

The Reified Nomad: The Historical Roots of Current Anti-Roma Persecution in Europe

December 08, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Across Europe we have seen a sharp increase in anti-Roma persecution, particularly in the Western democracies of France and Italy.
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Edward Gibbon: The Roman and British Empires;A Study in the Concept of Empire

December 06, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
John Pocock, Johns Hopkins University

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant