The Latest from the Global Europe Program

15th Annual Czech and Slovak Freedom Lecture: Slovakia’s Road to Freedom and Democracy

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November 14, 2014 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Pavol Demes will discuss Slovakia’s road to freedom and democracy more

The Rise of Global Anti-Semitism

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October 22, 2014 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Seventy years after the Holocaust, anti-Semitism is once again being expressed publicly and violently. Classic anti-Semitic tropes are freely expressed; signs reading “Jews to the gas” and “Hitler should have finished the job,” are common; and Jews have been attacked and murdered. Two panelists will discuss this phenomenon, which is especially prevalent in Europe and the Middle East. more
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Transatlantic Relations at a Time of Crisis: Common Threats, Different Responses?

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October 10, 2014 // 9:30am5:00pm
This event is a full day conference, held at the Center for American Studies (CAS) in Rome, which will discuss security, Russia’s relations with the West, and instability in the Middle East, featuring former policymakers and practitioners from the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. more

OECD Perspectives on Global Development

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October 16, 2014 // 2:00pm3:00pm
This seminar will present the 2014 Perspectives on Global Development report which focuses on the global economic shift to developing countries and stresses how boosting productivity growth can meet the middle-income challenge, giving detailed comparative analysis of productivity levels and changes over time. more
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ISIS and the End of the Middle East as We Know It

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October 09, 2014 // 12:30pm2:00pm
While Western attention is caught by the rise of the so-called "Islamic State", the real story may be the dissolution of order in the Middle East. How do we understand ongoing political and geopolitical shifts in the region and the rise of new types of actors such as the "Islamic State"? And what, if anything, can and should Western powers do? more

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Emily R. Buss // Program Assistant