Southeast Europe Events

Liberalizing Turkish Education: Secularism, Islam, and the Future of Democracy

April 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Ellen Rosskam, Visiting Professor in the Work Environment Department of the University of Massachusetts in Lowell and Visiting Senior Fellow in the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey, England

Is the US Already an EU Member?

April 22, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Mr. Evangelos Venizelos, Member of Greek Parliament, and a Senior Visiting Scholar, Onassis Foundation - USA, visiting under the University Seminars Program

Turkey and the Transatlantic Bargain: Time to Renegotiate?

March 31, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Gulnur Aybet, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury

NATO Enlargement at Risk: The Athens-Skopje Dispute

March 27, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Speakers: Her Excellency Ljubica Acevska, former Ambassador and former Wilson Center Public Policy ScholarDr. Andre Gerolymatos, Hellenic Canadian Congress of B.C. Chair in Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (Canada)

European Democracy and Religion: Is Co-Existence Possible?

March 20, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Eleonora Siliprandi, Faculty of Law, University of Milan and Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Southeast Europe on its way to the European Union

March 19, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Dusan Sidjanski, President of the European Cultural Centre, Professor Emeritus at the University of Geneva and Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission

The Balkan Umma and the Making of 'Euro-Islam'

March 11, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Ina Merdjanova, Director, Center for Inter-religious Dialogue and Conflict Prevention, Scientific Research Department, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Recent Developments in the Politics of the Kurdish Question in Turkey

March 03, 2008 // 11:00am1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Speakers: Henri Barkey, Chair, Department of International Relations and Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor,Lehigh UniversityGokhan Cetinsaya, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center Aliza Marcus, Author of "Blood and Belief: The PKK and the Kurdish Fight for Independence"Nicole Watts, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, San Francisco State University

Noon Discussion: The New Political Dynamics of Southeastern Europe

February 27, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Gordon N. Bardos, Assistant Director, Harriman Institute at Columbia University

Iraq, Europe and Headscarves: Update on Turkey

February 26, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Mithat Melen, Member of Turkish Parliament(MHP)