Tag: Europe

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

Russian influence in Europe: an elephant in the room or a paper tiger?

In Europe as in America, Russian economic, political and military influence is a burning issue.

/ March 7, 2017

A break-up of the European Union?

Max Weber Conference 2017 @ NYU: A break-up of the European Union? And what to do about it. This conference brings together academics and political practitioners to discuss the state of the European Union at the beginning of what is shaping up...

/ February 17, 2017

The EU at 60: Europe Since the Treaty of Rome

For a full conference program and to RSVP, please click here. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, this event will offer an opportunity of dialogue among scholars and practitioners of the European Union, who will reflect...

/ February 10, 2017

Internationalism and Democracy after the Eurozone Crisis

A talk by Frédéric Lordon and Cédric Durand. Frédéric Lordon is an economist and philosopher. He is Director of Research at France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and a researcher at the Center for European Sociology (CSE). He is the author of several...

/ January 30, 2017