Tag: Politics

The French National Front and Beyond: A Global Populist Moment?

Held two weeks before the first round of French 2017 presidential elections (April 23), this conference will take stock of the current ‘populist moment’—in France and elsewhere—as a historical phenomenon and an object of study. Established and emerging scholars from...

/ April 7, 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

Serbia and Kosovo are pluming their war feathers

A series of incidents have revealed a gaping chasm in relations between the two governments.

/ March 16, 2017

The Russian Question in French and European Politics

For more information and to RSVP, please click here. Invited speakers will discuss questions about the possible influence of Russia in the upcoming French presidential election, the changing nature of French-Russian relations before the election, and possible changes in the...

/ March 2, 2017

The Five Star Movement is a mess … but that won’t stop it from winning Italy’s next elections

There are many ways the populist party can overcome its current troubles.

/ February 23, 2017
Heroes' Square

In New York City, a search for answers for Europe

Scholars at NYU conference ask whether the EU will survive low growth, nationalism and the pressures of globalization.

/ February 21, 2017
European Student Conference

The European Student Conference opens up the policy discussion. It should go further.

Now in its third year, the ESC explored policy alternatives from the “human perspective.”

/ February 18, 2017
Anti-Pride protest

LGBTQ advocates face uphill battle in the Balkans

Although nondiscrimination laws are on the books, researchers say that they go unenforced.

/ February 13, 2017

The Rise of Populism: Reasons and Responses

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a panel discussion among Cigdem Ipek, Christian Martin, Jeffrey Goldfarb, and Richard Brooks, and moderated by Marcia Pally on “The Rise of Populism: Reasons and Responses.” Given the recent, seemingly inescapable rise of populism in the U.S. and Europe, and the increasing...

/ February 6, 2017

The Politics of Culture: Transatlantic Reflections

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a talk by Dr. Andreas Görgen, Director-General for Culture and Communication at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin,on “The Politics of Culture: Transatlantic Reflections,” followed by a conversation with Professor Ulrich Baer, NYU’s Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities,...

/ February 2, 2017