Southeast Europe Events


A Year in Crisis: Greek Policies in Perspective

October 06, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Since military dictatorship ended 36 years ago, most observers assumed that Greece was growing in prosperity and progress. However, the current crisis indicates that Greece's recent history is far more complex. In order to understand the current state of affairs, John Koumoulides surveyed the transformation of Greece from its founding, to dictatorship, to the restoration of democracy.

Turkey's Neighborhood Policy: Implications for Turkey-U.S. Relations

September 27, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
Suat Kiniklioglu, Çankiri MP (AKP); Cüneyt Yüksel, Mardin MP (AKP);Erol Aslan Cebeci, Sakarya MP (AKP);Emrehan Halici, Ankara MP (CHP); Mithat Melen, Istanbul MP (MHP)

Europe's Neighborhood Policies in a New Context: The Impact of Crisis

September 09, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Panagiota Manoli, Lecturer, Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (Rhodes) and Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

NATO's New Strategy in the Era of Financial Crisis

July 13, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Marios Efthymiopoulos, Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director General, Strategy International (Greece)

Greening the Mediterranean: Greek Foreign Policy Against the Backdrop of the Financial Crisis

July 08, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Spyros Kouvelis, Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece

Beyond Cairo: Visions of a New Decade in European Islamic Relations

June 23, 2010 // 9:00am3:00pm
Global Europe Program
Tufyal Choudhury, Durham University Law School; H.A. Hellyer, University of Warwick; Luc Véron, Delegation of the European Union (Washington, DC); Rebeya Müller, Institute for Interfaith Education and Teaching (Germany); Daut Dauti, Center for Islamic Pluralism (UK); Bassam Tibi, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany); Jocelyn Cesari, Harvard University; Rahsaan Maxwell, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Senem Aydin Duzgit, Center for European Policy Studies (Brussels) and Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)

Turkey in Transition: A View from the Parliament

May 19, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
Dr. Yusuf Ziya Irbec, MP of Antalya from AK Party and Vice president of the EU Commission in the Turkish Parliament; Dr. Edibe Sözen, University Professor, MP of Istanbul from the AK Party, and Member of the Central Decision Executive Committee; Sadýk Yakut, Vice Speaker of the Turkish Parliament and MP of Kayseri from the AK Party

Grand Strategy in Contemporary Statecraft: From Byzantium to Washington

May 13, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
Edward N. Luttwak, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Author, The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire

The Future of Greece: Challenges and Opportunities

May 11, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
Theodore Couloumbis, Director General, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Greece, and Former Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Informality and the Euro: The Role of Rules in Unlocking Prosperity in Southeast Europe

May 06, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Elena Panaritis, Member of the Greek Parliament, Institutional Economist, and Author, Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets With Trust