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NATO Expansion and the Swap Lines: the Unspoken Geopolitics of the Financial Crisis in Europe, 2007-2013

March 28, 2016

2008 witnessed a double shock to the post Cold War order.

The Patchwork Ecosystem of Local Shopping Streets: Globalization and Gentrification from New York to Shanghai

November 12, 2014

Professor Sharon Zukin's talk will describe how, in cities across the world, the everyday spaces of local shopping streets are undergoing dramatic transformations.

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

Too-Systemic-To-Fail: What Option Markets Teach Us About Government Guarantees For The Financial Sector

October 24, 2012

In this second seminar of the Europe Center's "European and Global Economic Crisis Series", Professor Hanno Lustig will discuss how a conspicuous amount of risk is missing from the price of...

The Euro Gamble: Noble Visions, Obstinate Nation-States

October 16, 2012

Note:  The RSVP deadline has been extended to Oct. 12th Good politics does not for good economics make, especially not in a sub-optimal currency area.

European and Global Economic Crisis Series: "The Spanish Economic and Financial Crises"

May 1, 2012

Joan Casanovas will provide an analysis of the evolution of the current Spanish economic crisis and the way this crisis is presented by the media.

European and Global Economic Crisis Series: "Saving the Euro with Minimal Changes to the European Architecture"

February 8, 2012

Professor Van Nieuwerburgh's research lies in the intersection of macroeconomics, asset pricing, and housing.

European and Global Economic Crisis Series: "Europe At The Cross Road – Ending or Finalizing the EMU"

January 23, 2012

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard has been a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since 2002 and is also a senior associate at the Rhodium Group, a New York-based research firm...

The European and Global Economic Crisis: "The Eurozone Crisis and Prospects for Future European Integration or Disintegration"

October 12, 2011

Synopsis: Robin Niblett, Director of Chatham House, delivered the following talk in The Europe Center series “The European and Global Economic Crisis”.

The World Ahead

May 3, 2011

John Micklethwait is the Editor-in-Chief of The Economist.

Turkey's Transformation: Foreign Policy, Political Economy and Implications for U.S.-Turkish Relations

February 17, 2011

The session will focus on the social, political and economic changes that have been taking place in Turkey, and its implications for the U.S.-Turkey relations.

The Treaty of Lisbon and EU Trade Policy: A Political-Economic Analysis

May 17, 2010

On December 1, 2009 the Treaty of Lisbon entered into force, bringing to an end eight years of discussions on treaty reforms in the European Union (EU).

Merkel 2, And What It Means for European and International Politics

September 29, 2009

Please join the Forum on Contemporary Europe for a first assessment of the September 27 German elections by FSI Senior Fellow Josef Joffe.

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

May 7, 2009

In a culmination of years of research, travel, and experience, Siddarth Kara puts together his thesis on how to tackle the business of modern sex slavery in his Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business...

The New Transatlantic Agenda

April 1, 2009

Ambassador Eliasson sets out the current status of Europe-US relations and acknowledges the wide range of daunting problems the world must face today.

European Research Policies - A Way to Increase Growth, Welfare and International Cooperation

March 30, 2009

Europe is increasingly investing in research through its Framework Programme for Research. A European Research Council has been created to foster basic research of the highest quality.

9th International Conference on Business Informatics 2009

February 25, 2009

The International Conference on Business Informatics 2009 (German: Wirtschaftsinformatik 2009) is the largest conference in the German region.

Where Ukraine is Headed: Transition to Europe

October 2, 2008

Professor Gardner discusses Ukraine's rise since its 'dramatic' recession in the 90s.

Transatlantic Information Law Symposium

June 14, 2008

In the twelve years since the publication of the paper “Law and Borders – The Rise of Law in Cyberspace” by David G.

Petrostate: Putin, Power and the New Russia

May 5, 2008

In the aftermath of the financial collapse of August 1998, it looked as if Russia's day as a superpower had come and gone.

The End of Belgium?

May 1, 2008

While the EU is continuing on its path toward more integration, various regions in several of its member states are demanding more autonomy.

Implementation of European Law in the New Member States of the EU

April 22, 2008

Adoption of European law was a central part of the accession process of new member states of the EU but turned out to be much more difficult than implementation of European Law in the old member...

The Failures of Identification and Response to Trafficking of Women in Eastern Europe

April 18, 2008

Ms. Rees explores the business of sex trafficking in Eastern Europe particularly from the standpoint of her own personal experience.

"The Anschluss" in the Rear View Mirror: Austrian Historical Memories in Debate and Transformation, 1938-2008

March 7, 2008

Oliver Rathkolb is the director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and the Public Sphere, and professor of contemporary history at the University of Vienna.


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