“Let There Be Peace, Freedom, and Unity”: Hungary’s New Electoral System

Event date
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00 - 14:00

On Monday, October 20, 2014, the Academy held a luncheon discussion with Miklós Szánthó, a lawyer, head analyst of the Budapest-based Center for Fundamental Rights, and a Hungary Initiatives Foundation Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy.

Religion, Foreign Policy, and Transatlantic Relations

Event date
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:30 - 15:30

On October 6, the Transatlantic Academy held the opening conference of its seventh year, entitled “Religion, Foreign Policy, and Transatlantic Relations.”

The End of American World Order

Event date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00 - 14:00

On September 24, 2014 the Transatlantic Academy hosted a book launch for The End of American World Order, the latest work by Amitav Acharya, UNESCO chair in transnational challenges and governance and chair of the ASEAN Studies Center at American University’s School of International Service.

CANCELED: A Renewed Hungary in the New World

Event date
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:00 - 14:00

Unfortunately, the deputy foreign minister has had to postpone his trip to Washington, DC. We will reschedule this event at a later date.

Liberal Order in a Post-Western World: Closing Conference of the 2013-2014 Transatlantic Academy Year

Event date
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 09:00 - 14:00

On Thursday, June 12, the Transatlantic Academy concluded its sixth year with a conference in which the 2013-2014 fellows presented their reportLiberal Order in a Post-Western World.

Liberal Attitudes and Middle East Realities

Event date
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 12:30 - 14:00

On Wednesday, June 11, Michael Bell, Aurea Foundation Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, presented his new paper “Liberal Attitudes and Middle East Realities” in a lunch discussion at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

The European Union after the 2014 Parliamentary Elections

Event date
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:30 - 14:00

On June 5, 2014, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion with former Italian Foreign Minister and Bosch Public Policy Fellow Emma Bonino on the impact of the elections and continuing challenges, such as maintaining the euro, on democracy and policymaking in the European Union.

U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (2014-2018): Challenges and Opportunities

Event date
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:45

On Tuesday, April 29th, the Transatlantic Academy and the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in Washington, DC hosted a half day event on the challenges and opportunities facing the upcoming U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR).

The Hungarian Election: What Happened, Why, and the Implications for Europe

Event date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 09:30 - 14:00

The Transatlantic Academy and the Hungary Initiatives Foundation hosted a workshop on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC, on “The Hungarian Election: What Happened, Why, and the Implications for Europe.” The parliamentary elections in Hungary earlier in April resulted in the reelection with a continued supermajority of the Fidesz government led by Viktor Orbán.

Hungary’s Parliamentary Election: A Preview

Event date
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:30 - 14:00

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the Transatlantic Academy held a lunch discussion with non-resident fellow Tamás Fellegi previewing the April 6 Hungarian parliamentary election. Fellegi, a former minister in Viktor Orbán’s government, explained the country’s new electoral system, which features a single round of voting and a smaller parliament, and its potential impact.