The Latest from the Global Europe Program

Turkey: Parliamentary Elections and their Aftermath

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June 09, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
The June 7 Turkish elections are shaping up to be one of the most contested, if not critical, of recent times. At stake is whether the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will succeed in achieving the majority it needs to initiate a process to change the constitution and transform the country into a presidential system. Participants will discuss the election results and consider how these will affect Turkish domestic and foreign policy in the months to come. more

Sarajevo Roses, Tahrir Protests & Djerbahood: Injustice, Youth & Resilience

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June 03, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
In the Balkans, local youth, unsatisfied by attempts to deal with post-conflict and post-authoritarian injustice, launched their own forms of activism. Arnaud Kurze will discuss why and how, despite repressive politics, youth were able to create alternative spaces to express their political voice. more
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UK Elections 2015: David Cameron’s Big Win

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May 15, 2015
In this interview, Global Fellow Michael Geary provides analysis on the surprisingly big win for David Cameron and his party. He discusses the outcome and implications for Scotland and the European Union. more

To Have and to Hold: Gender Regimes and Property Rights in Twentieth Century Romania

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May 20, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
The meaning of citizenship has changed profoundly over the twentieth century, with women experiencing the most radical shifts in how their rights and duties have been defined and protected by the state. Visiting Scholar Maria Bucur follows the changes that have affected women in Romania in the area of property rights. more
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The British General Election – Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next Government

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May 12, 2015 // 2:00pm3:00pm
It had been billed as one of the closest election races in modern British politics. What does the result mean for the United Kingdom? And for its relations with Europe and the wider world? Our experts examine the results and assess the domestic and foreign policy challenges facing the Tory government. more

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
  • Emily R. Buss // Program Assistant