Events

CANCELLED: Islam in Germany and German Foreign Policy

Event date
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

Developments such as the recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, the surge of Salafis in Germany, and the rising number of young Muslims from Germany and other European countries fighting for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have reenergized debates on Islam in Germany.

Germany’s Russia Policy: Commercial Realism Confronts Geopolitics

Event date
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

Having emerged from the end of the Cold War as a unified country, Germany has quickly become the second largest exporter in the world. Its economic might has made it the center of the Eurozone and the pivotal power of Europe.

A Fragile Europe: Germany's Response

Event date
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Ambassador Klaus Scharioth, former German ambassador to the United States and Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, gave a talk on “A Fragile Europe: Germany's Response” at the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington, DC, moderated by Transatlantic Academy Executive Director Stephen F. Szabo.

Piety or Rage: Islam and the Roots of the Paris Attacks

Event date
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

On Friday, February 6, 2015, the Academy held a luncheon discussion with Seyla Benhabib, the Eugene Meyer professor of political science and philosophy at Yale University and a 2011-12 senior fellow at the Academy. Transatlantic Academy fellow Nora Fisher Onar moderated the talk.

Christianity and Liberal Democracy

Event date
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

On January 22, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion on “Christianity and Liberal Democracy.” Jan-Werner Müller, Professor of Politics at Princeton University and former nonresident fellow at the Academy, presented on the topic with Clifford Bob, Senior Fellow at the Academy, and Tom Banchoff, Vice President for Global Engagement at Georgetown University, serving as discussants.

After the Paris Attacks: A Discussion on the Future of Politics, Identities, and Islam in Europe

Event date
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 15:00 - 16:30

On Thursday, January 15, 2015, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Transatlantic Academy (TA) hosted a discussion with Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish journalist and Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the TA; Sir Michael Leigh, senior advisor at GMF and TA senior fellow; and Peter Mandaville, professor and director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason U

Islam and Foreign Policy in the New Turkey

Event date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 09:15 - 15:45

On January 14, 2015 the Transatlantic Academy held an all day workshop entitled, "Islam and Foreign Policy in the New Turkey". In the past decade, Turkey has undergone an economic and political transformation under the leadership of the Justice and Development (AKP) party which went hand-in-hand with a dynamic foreign policy.

Want, Waste or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water, and Minerals

Event date
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:00 - 14:00

Speakers:
Stacy VanDeveer, University of New Hampshire
Tim Boersma, The Brookings Institution
Geoff Kemp, The Center for the National Interest
Corey Johnson, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Orthodox Christianity and Foreign Policy

Event date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (All day)

On October 29, the Transatlantic Academy held its first public event in Bucharest, Romania, a conference on “Orthodox Christianity and Foreign Policy” in cooperation with the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund of the United States at the Howard Johnson Grand Plaza Bucharest.

“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.