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  • Europe’s Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt | SAIS
    You are here Events at SAIS Events at SAIS Europe s Orphan The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt The SAIS European and Eurasian Studies EES and International Political Economy IPE Programs jointly invite you to join us at the SAIS Washington Campus for a presentation on Europe s Orphan The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt by Martin Sandbu Economics Leader Writer for

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  • S. Frederick Starr | SAIS
    and Development Policy in Stockholm His research on the countries of Greater Central Asia their history development internal dynamics as well as on US policy towards the region has resulted in twenty two books and 200 published articles He has also written extensively on Russian History and current affairs His most recent books are The Ferghana Valley The Heart of Central Asia and Lost Enlightenment Central Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane An essay on this theme Rediscovering Central Asia Wilson Quarterly Summer 2009 was included in Christopher Hitchin s Ten Best Essays of the Year and won the New York Times columnist David Brooks Sidney Award for 2009 Dr Starr is a frequent commentator on the affairs of the region and the author of numerous articles in journals including Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy The National Review Far East Economic Review and op eds in various leading American and international newspapers including the New York Times Wall Street Journal Washington Post International Herald Tribune Christian Science Monitor Los Angeles Times During the past decade he has returned repeatedly to the challenge of reopening continental wide transport passing through Central Asia and Afghanistan which he sees as a key to success in Afghanistan itself This issue was the subject of a series of articles between 2000 and of a book The New Silk Roads published in 2007 For writings that have had a direct impact on policy see The Key to Success in Afghanistan with A Kuchins et al Afghanistan Beyond the Fog of Nation Building Giving Economic Strategy a Chance and with Adib Farhadi Finish the Job Jump Start Afghanistan s Economy published in 2011 Dr Starr was the founding Chairman of the Kennan Institute in Washington and served as Vice President of Tulane University and President of

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  • Svante E. Cornell | SAIS
    Policy Oil Politics Strategic and Security Issues Languages Azerbaijani French German Swedish Turkish Background and Education Svante E Cornell an Associate Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University s Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Director of the Central Asia Caucasus Institute Silk Road Studies Program and a co founder of the Institute for Security and Development Policy Stockholm His main areas of expertise are security issues state building and transnational crime in Southwest and Central Asia with a specific focus on the Caucasus and Turkey He is the Editor of the Central Asia Caucasus Analyst and Turkey Analyst the Joint Center s bi weekly publication and of the Joint Center s Silk Road Papers series of occasional papers Cornell is the author of four books including Small Nations and Great Powers the first comprehensive study of the post Soviet conflicts in the Caucasus His articles have appeared in numerous leading academic and journals such as World Politics the Washington Quarterly Current History Journal of Democracy Europe Asia Studies etc His commentaries and op eds appear occasionally in the U S European and regional press Cornell holds a Ph D in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University a B Sc in International Relations from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara Turkey and an honorary doctoral degree from the Behmenyar Institute of Law and Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan He is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Military Science and a Research Associate with the Center for European Studies in Brussels Formerly Cornell served as Associate Professor of Government at Uppsala University and as Course Chair for Caucasus Advanced Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute of the U S Department of State Teaching 2015 04 14 00 00 00 Fall 2013

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  • Charles Gati | SAIS
    Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here Charles Gati Charles Gati Charles Gati Ph D Senior Research Professor of European and Eurasian Studies European and Eurasian Studies Rome 518 202 663 5836 cgati jhu edu Expertise Topics European Union and Transatlantic Relations NATO Languages Hungarian Background and Education Dr Gati was a former senior advisor with the Policy Planning Staff of the U S Department of State and a former professor at Union College and Columbia University His books Failed Illusions Moscow Washington Budapest and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt 2006 and Hungary and the Soviet Bloc 1986 were honored with the Marshall Shulman Prize for outstanding book on the international relations of the former Soviet bloc by the Association for Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies the only author to have won this prize twice His most recent work released in 2013 is titled ZBIG The Strategy and Statecraft of Zbigniew Brzezinski Dr Gati also leads the bi weekly non credit Current Events series for EES concentrators and other interested students Research The Mask is Off Show Details Prof Gati on how Hungary s Viktor Orban has openly renounced Western style democracy for the nationalist authoritarianism of

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  • Mark Gilbert | SAIS
    history journals such as Contemporary European History European History Quarterly Journal of Contemporary History and other history journals His work on current affairs has appeared in The National Interest Survival World Policy Journal and on ForeignAffairs com Teaching News 2015 04 14 00 00 00 Fall 2014 Intellectuals and Politics SA 710 709 Show Details The course exam The course examines the reaction of European intellectuals to totalitarianism both fascist and communist and their critiques of totalitarian ideology and practice Works books essays and films by Hanna Arendt Isaiah Berlin Albert Camus Vaclva Havel Arthur Koestler Primo Levi George Orwell Leni Riefenstahl Ignazio Silone Alexander Solzhenitsyn Andrzej Wajda among others will be the subject of seminars All lessons will be characterized by the structured discussion of the set texts Cross listed European Eurasian Studies International Relations T H Fall 2014 European Imperialism in the 20th Century SA 710 730 Show Details This course ana This course analyses the final phases of European imperialism with a special focus upon the French and British empires Topics covered include the causes of imperialism literary representations of empire Ornamentalism and anticolonial political thought The course will consist of a combination of lectures and seminars with a high premium being placed on class participation Cross listed European Eurasian Studies International Relations African Studies T H Spring 2015 Europe s Long Peace SA 710 791 Show Details This course is This course is concerned with the principal developments in European political history since 1945 namely the Cold War and the failure of communism European integration democratization and Europe s changing demography The course will conclude with a discussion of populism in contemporary Europe The class will feature interactive teaching methods with a high premium being placed on class discussion of set texts as well as student presentations The course s goal is to combine historical and political theory with narrative history to paint a plausible picture of Europe s current political direction and the durability of its postwar era of relative peace and prosperity Cross listed European Eurasian Studies International Relations T H Spring 2015 Peace and War SA 600 706 Show Details Analyzes in his Analyzes in historical context some of the major ethical questions posed by modern warfare In addition to discussing what peace means and clarifying the just war tradition in political philosophy the course addresses in detail such issues as the right to self defense pacifism war guilt humanitarian intervention the bombing of civilians and proportionate response The course is a seminar and will be taught primarily through the structured discussion of the set texts CM T H October 26 2015 The origins of British Euroscepticism Show Details Mark Gilbert P Mark Gilbert Professor of History and International Studies Academic and Faculty Liaison wrote an article for the Eutopia Magazine entitled The origins of British Euroscepticism December 9 2014 Convegno di studi Berlinguer la Guerra Fredda e l Europa in Italian Show Details Mark Gilbert P Mark Gilbert Professor of History and

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  • Dana H. Allin | SAIS
    in global affairs and security has emerged as one of the campaign s great battle lines But in 2012 domestic political and economic problems are compounded by the ongoing financial crisis in Europe which together with the overstretch and fatigue from two wars has sapped the strength of America s chief allies While it may urge its NATO partners to shoulder more of the security burden the US finds them less willing and occasionally unable to share the strain This Adelphi examines the myriad challenges America must confront if it is to uphold and spread its values and interests The Sixth Crisis Iran Israel America and the Rumors of War Show Details With Steve Simo With Steve Simon There have been five central crises in America s post World War II encounter with the Middle East and the Obama administration now faces a sixth Iran s progress toward a nuclear weapons capability and the prospect of Israel launching air strikes to stop it are ingredients for a conflict that could ruin any residual hopes for fostering peace in the region The Sixth Crisis explores the fraught linkages between the Iranian nuclear challenge the increasing likelihood of an Israeli preventive strike the continuing Israel Palestine tragedy and President Barack Obama s efforts to recast America s relations with the world s Muslims It is the first full account of the situation since Obama took office The authors a former senior official on President Clinton s National Security Council Staff and a leading authority on international politics lay out in clear and accessible detail the technical and political dimensions of Iran s nuclear program and the ongoing diplomacy to stop it They show how Israel s panic about Iran s nuclear threat combined with its policy toward the Palestinians is undermining Jerusalem s alliance with America Tehran meanwhile is exploiting tensions between Arab regimes fearful of a nuclear Iran and an Arab public that is both angry about the plight of the Palestinians and resentful of Israel s nuclear monopoly in the region The Sixth Crisis brilliantly illuminates this fateful juncture The status quo is on an incline to disaster and the hopes that President Obama has inspired are threatened by the toxic mixture of Israeli Palestinian stalemate and Iran s nuclear ambitions The time bomb of Iran s defiance and Israel s panic has the potential to spark a firestorm that would imperil US interests in the Middle East and engulf Obama s presidency With the outcome of this unfolding crisis far from certain The Sixth Crisis is required reading not only for policymakers but also for anyone interested in world politics Repairing the Damage Possibilities and Limits of Transatlantic Consensus Show Details With Gilles And With Gilles Andreani Philippe Errera and Gary Samore The damage that has been done to the transatlantic alliance will not be repaired through grand architectural redesigns or radical new agendas Instead the transatlantic partners need to restore their consensus and cooperation on key security challenges

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  • Anna Ottani Cavina | SAIS
    Director of the Federico Zeri Foundation Member of the Scientific Committee Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia served as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art History at Columbia University and Visiting Professor at Brown University previously a Senior Fellow at Columbia University Visiting Fellow at the Yale Center for British Art and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art recipient of the Officier dans l Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2011 Chevalier dans l ordre de la Légion d honneur in 2001 and Chevalier dans l ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1996 a member of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti Ph D University of Rome Publications Terre Senz Ombra Adelphi 2015 La città dipinta Anomalia di Venezia in Venezia Immagine futuro realtà e problemi 2011 Granet De Rome à Paris le plein air romantique 2009 Prospettiva Zeri editor 2009 Federico Zeri dietro l immagine Opere d arte e fotografie 2009 Federico Zeri Lettere alla Casa Editrice Einaudi editor 2008 Paesaggi italiani di Thomas Jones Metodo di lavoro e problemi di datazione in Il Settecento e le arti 2007 Il Novecento in Storia della civiltà Europea 2007 Lord Brudenell o della malinconia Un ritratto di Batoni e una pagina di Corelli in Vivere senza paura Scritti per Mario Bartolotto 2007 La pittura di paesaggio in Italia Il Settecento 2005 Les Paysages de la raison 2005 Geometries of Silence 2004 Il diario di Thomas Jones 2003 Felice Giani e la cultura di fine Settecento 1999 I paesaggi della ragione 1994 Il settecento e l antico 1982 La pittura del seicento 1977 Carlo Saraceni 1968 Collaborated on Il Settecento Guida multimediale alla Storia della Civiltà Europea directed by Umberto Eco 1995 author of numerous books articles

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  • European and Eurasian Studies | SAIS
    in Central and Eastern Europe from the end of the Second World War to the present The emphasis in the course is on the fall of communism and the events that came thereafter but it will necessarily build on an analysis of the Cold War period Students will acquire a broad understanding of how the countries of Central and Eastern Europe developed over the course of the 20th century the successes failures and dilemmas of the post communist transitions and the diversity of political and economic responses to the massive changes brought about by the revolutions of 1989 EU enlargement and integration into the global economy Course Number 710 720 Campus SAIS Europe Term Spring 2015 Faculty Masha Hedberg Fall 2014 Show Details Ukraine Belarus Moldova Development Security in Post Soviet Eastern Europe Ukraine Belarus and Moldova lie in a strategically important region of the Eur Ukraine Belarus and Moldova lie in a strategically important region of the Euro Atlantic space In the more than 20 years since they gained their independence from the Soviet Union these states have been alternately excluded from collective security and economic integration and made instruments in conflict between East and West Yet each has also developed along its own distinct and complex path reflecting inherited challenges related to nationality identity and historical memory as well as current disputes over security alliances control of resources and political systems This course investigates domestic political social and economic questions including issues of identity foreign policy orientations relations with NATO U S and the EU the influence of Russia and the successes and failures of reintegration of the East European borderlands into post Soviet Eurasia Course Number 710 702 Campus Washington D C Term Fall 2014 Faculty Matthew Rojansky Fall 2014 Show Details EU Foreign Policy Rethinking Europe in a Non European World The first part of this course covers the evolution of EU foreign policy qu The first part of this course covers the evolution of EU foreign policy over the years and covers the complex institutional machinery which has changed signficantly since the Lisbon Treaty has entered into force in late 2009 Attention will also be paid to the various facets of external action by the Union well beyond foreign policy proper The second part will focus on specific areas regions and cases in EU foreign policy in order toa llow the students to follow develop their own interests A conclusive session will assess the EU s international role and make educated guesses and normative assumptions about its future Course Number 710 783 Campus SAIS Europe Term Fall 2014 Program Activities The Third Country Experience Brussels Bucharest or Bologna Madrid Milan or Moscow London Luxembourg Warsaw or Zagreb Which of these cities will be your summer internship destination The unique SAIS model of providing a trans Atlantic education means that students have the opportunity to study international relations first from a European perspective in Bologna and then from an American one in Washington D C One of the goals of the SAIS European and Eurasian Studies Program in particular is to provide a third country experience during the summer between the first and second years of the program allowing concentrators to experience living and working in their region of study This year the program has secured over 50 internship positions across the region in policy research public affairs consulting international business development financial and macroeconomic analysis political movements and more Opportunities are specifically designed for SAIS students and offer a content rich experience with senior level mentors Applications are open to SAIS MA MAIA and MIPP candidates of all years and concentrations on all SAIS campuses Priority is given to first year students in the EES program though graduating students interested in working in the region are also considered since summer exit internships are often a way to get a foot on the vieux continent All recruiting is done through the SAISworks system Questions may be directed to Kathryn Knowles Associate Director of European and Eurasian Studies kknowles jhu edu ACES Certificate in European Union Studies The American Consortium on EU Studies ACES was created in 2001 to improve academic and public understanding of the European Union and U S E U relations It seeks to strengthen education and research opportunities and create new synergies among scholars students policymakers the private sector representatives of governmental and non governmental organization and the media The consortium is comprised of Johns Hopkins University George Washington University American University Georgetown University and George Mason University ACES will confer a Certificate in European Union Studies to any graduate student enrolled in one of the member universities who completes 15 credits the equivalent of five semester long classes of EU relevant course work at any of these institutions It is expected that the students who get the Certificate will be simultaneously fulfilling requirements for MA or PhD programs at their home university SAIS MA candidates from all concentration areas may qualify for the ACES certificate if they take 5 full credit courses in the European and Eurasian Studies concentration or otherwise approved by the European and Eurasian Studies Program Click here for a list of eligible courses Certificates may be requested on a rolling basis upon completion of the requirements Interested students are invited to contact Associate Director of European and Eurasian Studies Kathryn Knowles kknowles jhu edu or Program Coordinator Lindsey Love lohmit jhu edu European and Eurasian Research Seminar Students in this seminar conducted between Bologna and Washington via video conference develop an original question and make a scholarly contribution to the field M A and Ph D candidates learn research methods analyze a current issue in the region and present their work during an authors workshop with program faculty Program Activities Washington D C SAIS Washington EES Seminar Series The Fall 2014 Seminar Series in Washington DC was hosted by Professor Dana Allin in conjunction with the International Institute for Strategic Studies IISS Presentations included The Future of the Union The UK and Europe After the Scottish Referendum Matthias Matthijs Assistant Professor of International Political Economy Johns Hopkins SAIS The Iranian Nuclear Negotations A View from London Mark Fitzpatrick Director of Non Proliferation and Disarmament Programme International Institute for Strategic Studies How to Avoid A New Cold War Samuel Charap Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia International Institute for Strategic Studies The Edge of Empire The Truman Administration and the Question of Rearmament January June 1950 John Harper Professor of American Foreign Policy Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe s Lost Decade and Its Strategic Consequences Thomas Wright Fellow Project on International Order and Strategy Brookings Institution Germany s Russia Policy Commercial Realism and Geopolitics Stephen F Szabo Director Transatlantic Academy Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Johns Hopkins SAIS and Angela Stent Director Center for Eurasian Russian and East European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service Georgetown University Russia Eurasia Forum The Russia Eurasia Forum meets bi weekly and is hosted by Professor Bruce Parrott Experts from around the Washington DC area give presentations on topics ranging from Religion in Contemporary Russian Politics the Global Revolution in Natural Gas to the changing relationship between Europe and Russia The Fall 2014 semester will feature the following presentations The Ukrainian Crisis in Historical Perspective Jeffrey Mankoff Deputy Director and Fellow CSIS Russia Eurasia Program The End of Ostpolitik Europe s Response to the Crisis in Ukraine Jeffrey Anderson Graf Goltz Professor and Director BMW Center for German and European Studies Georgetown University Where is the Putin Regime Headed Henry E Hale Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs George Washington University Co Director of PONARS Eurasia Dangerous Liasons Religion in Contemporary Russian Politics Alicja Curanovic Assistant Professor Institute of International Relations University of Warsaw Does the Russian Economy Have a Future Anders Aslund Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics Current Events Seminar Students have the opportunity to gather at this informal seminar led by Professor Charles Gati and discuss current events in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere The seminar also provides students with the opportunity to present current research and receive feedback from both faculty and their peers Program Activities Europe Bologna Institute for Policy Research BIPR The Bologna Institute for Policy Research BIPR is the research division of the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe The BIPR promotes problem centered interdisciplinary research in international policy drawing upon the global network of scholars of the School of Advanced International Studies SAIS and the comparative advantage of SAIS Europe as a transatlantic institution for research and teaching with close to sixty years of experience Its mission is to share the work of scholars and practitioners associated with SAIS Europe with the wider policy community providing a pivotal forum for thought and debate in international public policy The institute works with a team of student research assistants each year to make summary content and three question video interviews from the SAIS Europe seminar series available online The BIPR is directed by Erik Jones Director of SAIS European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies SAIS Europe EES Seminar Series The EES Series in Bologna is hosted by Professors Masha Hedberg and Erik Jones China and the European Union Strategic Partners against the Status Quo Thomas Christansen Jean Monnet Professor of European Institutional Politics and Co Director Maastricht Centre for European Governance Maastricht University the Netherlands New Trends in European Macroeconomic Governance Benedicta Marzinotto Lecturer in Political Economy University of Udine Italy Policy Analyst Economist Labour Market Reforms DG ECFIN Economic and Financial Affairs European Commission Brussels Fellow at Large Bruegel University Belgium The Ukrainian Crisis The Conflict s Domestic Dimension Origins Problems Perspectives The Contest for Influence Russia s Hegemonic Aspirations and the Dilemmas of the West Paolo Calzini Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe The Crisis in the Euro Area the Challenges of Integration and Disintegration Daniela Schwarzer Head Division of European Integration German Institute for International and Security Affairs Stiftun Wissenschaft und Politik Democracy and Its Discontents in Central Europe Professor Charles Gati Professorial Lecturer and Senior Fellow European and Eurasian Studies Program SAIS Events Upcoming Past Events 2015 Nov 11 Russia Eurasia Forum Presents Dr Stephen Larrabee on Poland after the October Election Implications and Prospects 12 30pm 1 45pm The Russia Eurasia Forum cordially invites you to a lecture by Dr Stephen Larrabee of the RAND Corporation on Poland after the October Election Implications and Prospects The Russia Eurasia Forum is moderated by Professor Bruce Parrott Guests are welcome to bring their lunch to this brown bag series Nov 16 Europe s Orphan The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt 12 30pm 2 00pm The SAIS European and Eurasian Studies EES and International Political Economy IPE Programs jointly invite you to join us at the SAIS Washington Campus for a presentation on Europe s Orphan The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt by Martin Sandbu Economics Leader Writer for the Financial Times Nov 17 Transatlantic Research Seminar Series Dis Embedded Markets and Embedded Politics Dealing with External Policy Constraints with Professor Matthias Matthijs 11 30am 2 00pm This advanced research seminar on democracy and its discontents in industrial states is being offered as a joint course between the SAIS Washington and SAIS Europe campuses enabled by video conferencing technology This year long seminar will meet every other week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters and is based on a series of lectures provided by outside experts from across Europe and the United States This fifth lecture on November 17th will feature Professor Matthias Matthijs SAIS on Dis Embedded Markets and Embedded Politics Dealing with External Policy Constraints The lectures are open to participation by the SAIS community and the public seats are limited Nov 18 EES Conversation with former U S Ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries SAIS Alumna 6 30pm 7 30pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program and the DC Bulgarian Professionals Club invites SAIS faculty staff and students to a conversation with the former U S Ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries SAIS alumna RSVP required Note this event is off the record Dec 1 Transatlantic Research Seminar Series Religion and Democratic Politics in the 21st Century with Professor Anna Grzymala Busse of the University of Michigan 11 30am 2 00pm This advanced research seminar on democracy and its discontents in industrial states is being offered as a joint course between the SAIS Washington and SAIS Europe campuses enabled by video conferencing technology This year long seminar will meet every other week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters and is based on a series of lectures provided by outside experts from across Europe and the United States This sixth lecture on December 1 2015 will feature Professor Anna Grzymala Busse of the University of Michigan on Religion and Democratic Politics in the 21st Century The lectures are open to participation by the SAIS community and the public seats are limited Dec 1 EES Distinguished Lecture Series presents Dr Angela Stent on Russia and the EU 6 00pm 7 30pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program cordially invites you to a distinguished lecture by Dr Angela Stent on Russia and the EU Angela Stent is a foreign policy expert specializing in the U S and European relations with Russia and Russia foreign policy She is Professor of Government at Georgetown University Director of its Center for Eurasian Russian and East European Studies and currently Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academ in Washington D C She is also a non resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Refreshments and appetizers will be served Please RSVP 2015 Nov 10 EES Distinguished Lecture Series presents Sir Michael Leigh and Heather Conley on Will the EU Survive until 2025 6 00pm 7 30pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program cordially invites you to a distinguished lecture by Sir Michael Leigh and Heather Conley on Will the EU survive until 2025 Sir Michael Leigh is a visiting scholar at SAIS and a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the U S and former Director General for Enlargement in the European Commission Heather Conley is a senior vice president for Europe Eurasia and the Artic and Director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic International Studies CSIS Refreshments and appetizers will be served Please RSVP Nov 4 European Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 12 30pm 1 45pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program invites you to an informal roundtable discussion with Professor Charles Gati on current events and news from the region A pizza lunch is provided Please RSVP Note this event is off the record Nov 3 EES Distinguished Lecture Series presents Soner Çağaptay on Turkey and Europe 6 00pm 7 30pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program cordially invites you to a distinguished lecture by Dr Soner Çağaptay on Turkey and Europe Dr Çağaptay is the Beyer Family Fellow and Director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy The EES Distinguished Lecture Series is moderated by Sir Michael Leigh senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund and current EES Visiting Scholar Refreshments and appetizers will be served Please RSVP Nov 3 Transatlantic Research Seminar Series Transnational Interest Groups and National Democracies with Professor Abraham Newman of Georgetown University 11 30am 2 00pm This advanced research seminar on democracy and its discontents in industrial states is being offered as a joint course between the SAIS Washington and SAIS Europe campuses enabled by video conferencing technology This year long seminar will meet every other week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters and is based on a series of lectures provided by outside experts from across Europe and the United States This fourth lecture on November 3 2015 will feature Professor Abraham Newman of Georgetown on Transnational Interest Groups and National Democracies The lectures are open to participation by the SAIS community and the public seats are limited Oct 28 Russia Eurasia Forum Presents Samuel Charap of IISS on The Ukraine Crisis Causes and Consequences 12 30pm 1 45pm The SAIS Russia Eurasia Forum invites you to a lecture by Samuel Charap of the International Institute for Strategic Studies IISS on The Ukraine Crisis Causes and Consequences The Russia Eurasia Forum is moderated by Professor Bruce Parrott Guests are welcome to bring their lunch to this brown bag series Oct 27 EES Distinguished Lecture Series presents Dr Brenda Shaffer on Europe s Energy Security 6 00pm 7 30pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program cordially invites you a lecture by Dr Brenda Shaffer of Georgetown University on Europe s Energy Security Appetizers and refreshments will be served Seats are limited Please RSVP Oct 20 Transatlantic Seminar Series Lecture Grand Coalition Politics and Its Discontents in Western Europe with Professor Wade Jacoby of Brigham Young University 11 30am 2 00pm This advanced research seminar on democracy and its discontents in industrial states is being offered as a joint course between the SAIS Washington and SAIS Europe campuses enabled by video conferencing technology This year long seminar will meet every other week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters and is based on a series of lectures provided by outside experts from across Europe and the United States This 3rd lecture in the series will feature Professor Wade Jacoby of Brigham Young University on Grand Coalition Politics and Its Discontents in Western Europe The lectures will be open to participation by the SAIS community and the public seats are limited Oct 14 Russia Eurasia Forum Presents Jeffrey Mankoff on Is the Bear Back Russian Foreign Policy and the Conflicts in Ukraine and Syria 12 30pm 1 45pm The Russia Eurasia Forum invites you to a lecture by Dr Jeffrey Mankoff of the Center for Strategic International Studies on Is the Bear Back Russian Foreign Policy and the Conflicts in Ukraine and Syria The Russia Eurasia Forum is moderated by Professor Bruce Parrott Guests may bring their lunch to this brown bag series Oct 8 CTR and EES Distinguished Presentation and Panel Ted Whiteside on International Relations and Strategic Communications Case Studies from NATO 10 00am 11 30am The European and Eurasian Studies Program cordially invites you to a presentation on International Relations and Strategic Communications Case Studies from NATO with Mr Ted Whiteside followed by a discussion with Sir Michael Leigh and Professor Charles Gati Oct 7 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 12 30pm 1 45pm Led by Professor Charles Gati EES Current Events seminars are informal and informative roundtable discussions on the latest events and news from the region Light lunch is served Seats are limited Please RSVP This event is off the record Oct 6 Transatlantic Seminar Series Lecture Europe s Other Democratic Deficit The Failure of EU Democracy Promotion in Central Europe with Professor Daniel Kelemen of Rutgers University 11 30am 2 00pm This advanced research seminar on democracy and its discontents in industrial states is being offered as a joint course between the SAIS Washington and SAIS Europe campuses enabled by video conferencing technology This year long seminar will meet every other week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters and is based on a series of lectures provided by outside experts from across Europe and the United States This second lecture on October 6 2015 will feature Professor Daniel Kelemen of Rutgers University on Europe s Other Democratic Deficit The Failure of EU Democracy Promotion in Central Europe The lectures are open to participation by the SAIS community and the public seats are limited Sep 16 Russia Eurasia Forum Presents Harley Balzer on Russia China Relations 12 30pm 2 00pm The Russia Eurasia Forum will welcome Professor Harley Balzer of Georgetown University who will discuss his new book on Russia China relations The Russia Eurasia Forum is moderated by Professor Bruce Parrott Students and guests are welcome to bring their lunch to this brown bag series Apr 29 The Future of the Balkans 5 00pm 6 00pm A lively debate over the future of the Balkans led by Professor David Kanin Professor Daniel Serwer and Professor Edward Joseph Note This event is off the record Apr 22 EES Current Events Seminar 12 30pm 1 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for pizza and lively discussion on current regional events Note this event is off the record Apr 15 EES Current Events Seminar 12 30pm 1 45pm Discussion on current regional events with European and Eurasian Studies Program SAIS Note This event is off the record Apr 14 Greece Old Wine in a New Bottle and the Potential Implications for the Rest of Europe 10 00pm 11 30pm Megan Greene Chief Economist and Managing Director for John Hancock Asset Management will discuss the ongoing Greek Issue and its effects on the rest of Europe as part of the EES Distinguished Lecture Series Apr 7 The Three Faces of Ordo Liberalism Germany s Struggle to Address the Euro Crisis 10 00pm 11 30pm Wade Jacoby Mary Lou Fulton Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for the Study of Europe at Brigham Young University will discuss the topic Mar 31 Europe and the Iran Negotiations EES Seminar Series with Valerie Linc 10 00pm 11 30pm Valerie Lincy executive director of the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control will discuss the topic Mar 25 EES Current Events Seminar 4 30pm 5 45pm Discussion on current regional events with European Eurasian Studies Program SAIS Note This event is off the record Mar 11 EES Current Events Seminar 4 30pm 5 45pm Discussion on current regional events with European and Eurasian Studies Program SAIS Note This event is off the record Mar 10 The Ukraine Crisis Consequences for the European Security Order with Constanze Stelzenmuller 10 00pm 11 30pm Join the SAIS European and Eurasian Studies as we host Constanze Stelzenmuller an expert on German European and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy for a discussion on what the Ukraine crisis means for the future of the European security order The talk will be followed by Q A and by a light wine and cheese reception Mar 4 Russia Eurasia Forum Public Opinion in Russia and Ukraine about the Russian Invasion with Harley D Balzer 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program as we host Georgetown Professor Harley D Balzer as he discusses his newest article on Russian and Ukrainian public opinion on current events in Ukraine Mar 3 America and Europe A Conversation with Derek Chollet 11 00pm 12 30am Derek Chollet counselor and senior advisor for security and defense policy German Marshall Fund and former assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs will discuss this topic Feb 25 EES Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies program for pizza and lively discussion on current regional events Feb 18 Mr Putin Understanding the War with the West 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies program for a discussion with Fiona Hill director of the Center on the United States and Europe and senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution as she discusses the newest edition of her book co authored with Clifford Gaddy Mr Putin Operative in the Kremlin Feb 11 EES Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for pizza and lively discussion on current regional events This event is off the record Feb 4 Russia Eurasia Forum Back in the USSR 6 30pm 7 45pm Michael David Fox professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University will discuss the c ontinuities and discontinuities in contemporary Russian history Jan 28 Islam Europe Terrorism and Charlie Hebdo A Brownbag Discussion with Professor Camille Pecastaing 6 30pm 7 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies and Middle East Studies Programs for a brownbag lunch discussion with Professor Camille Pecastaing on the recent tragedy in Paris Note This event is not for attribution 2014 Dec 11 Book Presentation Regional Perspectives on Aid for Trade 11 00pm 12 30am Michael Plummer director of SAIS Europe and Eni Professor of International Economics will present his new book Regional Perspectives on Aid for Trade The book explores how deepening economic integration via regional co operation has emerged as a key priority in the reform strategies of most developing economies over the past decade Erik Jones director of the SAIS European and Eurasian Studies Program and director of the Bologna Institute for Policy Research will chair the session Frans Lammersen principal administrator for the Development Co operation Directorate at the Organization for Economic Co operation and Development will introduce the report and Antoni Estevadeordal manager of International Trade Inter American Development Bank will provide comments Nov 19 Germany s Russia Policy Commercial Realism and Geopolitics 12 00am 1 30am Stephen Szabo executive director of the Transatlantic Academy and Angela Stent director of the Center for Eurasian Russian and East European Studies and professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University will discuss this topic Nov 13 Frozen Conflict Series 20 Years After the Nagorno Karabakh Ceasefire Agreement 10 00pm 2 00am As part of its Frozen Conflict Series SAIS Russia Eurasia Club is organizing a panel discussion on the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict In 1994 the republics of Armenia Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan signed a ceasefire agreement that is in force to this day The panel discussion featuring both official and academic perspectives will aim to diagnose the current state of affairs and try to outline some possible future scenarios for the peaceful resolution of the conflict Nov 13 Conference on Frozen Conflict 5 30pm 9 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program and Russia and Eurasia Club will host this event Nov 12 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 6 30pm 8 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will host its bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Nov 12 Europe s Lost Decade and Its Strategic Consequences 12 00am 1 30am Thomas Wright fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution will discuss the topic Nov 5 Does the Russian Economy Have a Future 6 30pm 8 00pm Anders Aslund senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics will discuss this topic Oct 29 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will host its bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Oct 29 EES Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm EES program bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Oct 22 Russia Eurasia Forum Maxim Trudolyubov 5 30pm 7 00pm Maxim Trudolyubov contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times and visiting fellow at the Wilson Center will discuss this topic Oct 16 Film Screening A Fight Against Camorra in the Land of Fires 5 30pm 7 00pm Marco La Gala director of Nella Terra Dei Fuochi will discuss the film on organized crime in the south of Italy and the brave initiatives of the State and common citizens who confront it during the film screening Note This film will have English subtitles Oct 15 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will host its bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Oct 14 The Edge of Empire The Truman Administration and the Question of Rearmament January June 1950 11 00pm 12 30am John Harper professor of american foreign policy at SAIS Europe will discuss this topic Oct 11 Is Europe in Decline Publication Workshop 1 00pm 10 30pm SAIS professors and alumni will discuss various chapters of their planned work for an upcoming publication on this topic Note This event is off the record Oct 10 Is Europe in Decline Publication Workshop 1 00pm 10 30pm SAIS professors and alumni will discuss various chapters of their planned work for an upcoming publication on this topic Note This event is off the record Oct 8 Where is the Putin Regime Headed 5 30pm 7 00pm Henry Hale associate professor of political science and international affairs and co director of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia at George Washington University s Elliott School of International Affairs will discuss this topic Oct 7 How to Avoid a New Cold War 11 00pm 1 00am Samuel Charap senior fellow for Russia and Eurasia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies will discuss this topic Oct 1 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will host its bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Sep 30 The Iranian Nuclear Talks A View from London 11 00pm 1 00am Mark Fitzpatrick director of the non proliferation and disarmament programme at the International Institute for Strategic Studies will discuss this topic Sep 24 The End of Ostpolitik Europe s Response to the Crisis in Ukraine 5 30pm 6 45pm Jeffrey Anderson Graf Goltz Professor and director of the BMW Center for German and European Studies at the Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University will discuss this topic Sep 23 The Future of the Union The UK and Europe After the Scottish Referendum 11 00pm 1 00am Matthias Matthijs assistant professor of International Political Economy will discuss this event Sep 17 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will host its bi weekly current events seminar Note This event is off the record Sep 10 The Ukrainian Crisis in Historical Perspective 5 30pm 7 00pm Jeffrey Mankoff deputy director and fellow of the Russia Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies will discuss this topic Jun 24 EU A New Agenda After the European Elections 5 00pm 6 30pm Ambassador Francesco Olivieri head of the Washington office for Enel and former Italian ambassador to the Organization for Economic Co operation and Development Phillip Crowther Washington D C correspondent for France 24 Daniele Moro visiting scholar at SAIS and Matthias Matthijs assistant professor of International Political Economy will discuss this topic Apr 23 Crimes Against Humanity Pollution and Public Health in Russia Today 5 30pm 6 45pm Sally Stoecker visiting scholar in the SAIS European and Eurasian Studies Department will disuss this topic Apr 22 Russia and the West in Crisis Conflict and Competition in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus 11 00pm 12 30am Hannes Adomeit scholar on E U Russia relations and former professor at the College of Europe will discuss this topic Apr 16 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 7 00pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will hold an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Apr 15 New Opportunities for the U S French Partnership with Ambassador Francois Dellatre 11 00pm 12 00am Francois Dellatre ambassador of France to the United States will discuss this topic Apr 10 Lessons From the Ukrainian Crisis International Aspects 9 15pm 10 30pm Igor S Ivanov president of the Russian International Affairs Council and former minister of foreign affairs for Russia will discuss this topic Note This event is off the record Apr 9 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will hold an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Apr 8 The Ukraine Crisis 11 00pm 12 30am Matthew Rojansky adjunct professor in the European and Eurasian Studies Program and director of the Keenan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will discuss this topic Apr 7 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will hold an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Apr 3 Nicklas Norling Dissertation Defense 8 00pm 10 00pm Nicklas Norling PhD candidate in European and Eurasian Studies will defend his dissertation defense on Myth and Reality Politics in Soviet Uzbekistan Note This event is off the record Apr 2 A Conversation with Roger Albinyana i Saigí 11 30pm 12 30am Note This event has been cancelled Roger Albinyana i Saigí secretary of foreign and European Union affairs for the Government of Catalonia will discuss current European issues Apr 2 U S Russian Relations After the Ukrainian Crisis 5 30pm 6 45pm Angela Stent professor of government and foreign service and director for Eurasian Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University will discuss her new book The Limits of Partnership U S Russian Relations in 21st Century Note This event is off the record Mar 26 European and Eurasian Studies Program Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Mar 25 Turkey Under Erdogan A Conversation with Morton Abramowitz 11 00pm 12 30am Morton Abramowitz senior fellow at the Century Foundation and former U S ambassador to Turkey will discuss current events in Turkey Note This event is not for attribution Mar 12 Current Events Seminar 5 30pm 6 45pm Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Mar 11 Toppling Qaddafi Libya and the Limits of International Intervention 10 00pm 11 00pm Christopher Chivvis adjunct professor in the European and Eurasian Studies Program and senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation will discuss his new book Toppling Qaddafi Libya and the Limits of International Intervention Karim Mezran adjunct professor of Middle East Studies at SAIS will join the discussion Mar 5 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 6 30pm 7 45pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will hold an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Mar 5 Russia Goes for Gold What Sochi Syria and Iran Tell Us About U S Russia Relations 12 00am 1 30am Note Due to inclement weather this event has been cancelled Celeste Wallander special assistant to the president and senior director for Russia and Central Asia at the National Security Council will discuss this event This event is not for attribution Feb 28 Russia Eurasia Forum with Sally Stoecker 6 30pm 7 45pm Note This event is cancelled Sally Stoecker scholar in residence at American University s School of International Service and a SAIS graduate will discuss her recent book on environmental crime and corruption in Russia Note This event is off the record Feb 26 Toppling Qaddafi Libya and the Limits of International Intervention 11 00pm 12 00am Christopher Chivvis adjunct professor in the European and Eurasian Studies Program and senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation will discuss his new book Toppling Qaddafi Libya and the Limits of International Intervention Karim Mezran adjunct professor of Middle East Studies at SAIS will discuss this topic Note This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date Feb 19 European and Eurasian Studies Current Events Seminar 6 30pm 7 45pm The European and Eurasian Studies Program will hold an informal discussion about current regional events Note This event is off the record Feb 19 Does the United States Still Care about Europe A European View of American Policy 12 00am 1 30am Peter Taksøe Jensen Danish Ambassador to the United States will discuss this topic Note This event is off the record Feb 12 Trying to Shut Pandora s Box Putin s Policy Towards Syria and Iran 6 30pm 7 45pm Mark Katz professor

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