Southeast Europe Events

Challenges on the International Landscape: The US-Greece Transatlantic Partnership

April 28, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Miltiades Varvitsiotis, Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Return From Turkey: Obstacles and Opportunities in Obama's Agenda

April 16, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Asli Aydintasbas, Forbes columnist/analyst and former Ankara bureau chief, Sabah newspaper

Resilience and Transition: Resetting U.S.-Greece Relations

March 26, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Daniel Speckhard, US Ambassador to Greece

The Fulbright Experience: The Impact of Education and Culture in U.S.-Greece Relations

March 24, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program

Parallel Goals: EU Integration and Global Responsibilities

March 17, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Yannos Papantoniou, Senior Visiting Scholar, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), and former Minister of Economy and Finance and Minister of Defense, Greece

Religion and US Foreign Policy: the Orthodox Church in Russia, Europe, and the Middle East

March 12, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Boston University

The Turkish Economy: EU Accession amid Global Crisis

March 10, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Rizanur Meral, President, Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON)

Protection of the Mediterranean Ecosystem

March 04, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Global Europe Program
Spyridon Kouvelis, Member of the Greek Parliament, speaks at the Wilson Center.

Trade as a U.S. Development Tool: Notes from Southeast Europe

February 12, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Global Europe Program
Ioannis Tsorbatzoglou, Coordinator for the Southeast European Cooperative Initiative PRO Committees (SECIPRO), discussed the tumultuous conditions that existed prior to the establishment of SECI in 1996. Noting that with change comes instability, Tsorbatzoglou highlighted regional and ethnic conflicts that had erupted with the collapse of Yugoslavia as well as the high rates of inflation and rising unemployment. True change, said Tsorbatzoglou, did not come to the region until 1996.

Soft Borders: Rethinking the Nation State in Southeast Europe

February 11, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Julie Mostov, associate vice provost for international programs and professor of political science, Drexel University