Tag: Europe

Merkel: Act IV – Germany and Europe After the September Elections

The Bertelsmann Foundation and the European Institute at Columbia University are organizing a panel discussion about the results of the September 24th general election in Germany and their impact both on German politics and on Germany’s foreign policy. Welcome Remarks: Irene...

/ October 12, 2017

Europe 10 Years After the Crisis: Out of the Tunnel?

Marco Buti, Director General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the EU Commission in conversation with Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Director of the European Institute Please click here to RSVP. From the European Institute...

/ October 10, 2017

Free Expression in a Time of Uncertainty – A European Perspective

Frans Timmermans will discuss ongoing challenges to freedom of expression in Europe and how to tackle them. This talk is particularly timely given moves against freedom of expression and the media in Hungary, Poland and Turkey, as well as worries...

/ September 18, 2017

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

World renowned and revered French writer, literary critic, and philosopher Hélène Cixous celebrates her 80th birthday in 2017. To mark this occasion, New York University is organizing a major event that will bring Hélène Cixous to the Washington Square Campus...

/ September 14, 2017

Oral Histories of the November 13 Terrorist Attacks in Paris and of September 11 in the U.S

To RSVP, please click here. Christian Delage discusses a research program he led with the Institut d’Histoire du Temps Present (IHTP) that involved filming the testimonies of the women and men who lived through the terrorist attacks in Paris and St....

/ September 13, 2017

Inequality, social (im-)mobility and authoritarian populist backlash

The decline in social mobility has been advanced as a possible explanation for the rise of authoritarian anti-globalist political forces. This conference brings together experts from Europe and the US to discuss social (im-) mobility and its political causes and...

/ September 12, 2017

Rare Archival Footage From JDC’s Work With Refugees And Stateless Persons

A unique opportunity to view rare archival films from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives, showcasing JDC’s assistance to refugees in Europe, North Africa and Yemen in the 20th century. A panel discussion will follow the film viewing....

/ September 11, 2017

Comecon and the Third World

Please join us for a talk with Sara Lorenzini, Associate Professor of International History at the School of International Studies, University of Trento, Italy. This talk will deal with the political economy of East-South relations in the 1960s and 1970s,...

/ April 24, 2017

Whither Turkey?

Turkey is holding a referendum on April 16 to decide whether the country will adopt a presidential system or keep its parliamentary regime. The panel will examine the result of the vote and its impact for the future of the...

/ April 20, 2017

Emmanuel Macron, the candidate of French expats?

Supporters of the former French minister of economy and presidential candidate started a New York branch of his En Marche! movement.

/ March 17, 2017