Is Europe at Risk?

Event date
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 12:00 - 14:00

On March 2, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy hosted former German Ambassador and nonresident fellow Klaus Scharioth for a discussion entitled "Is Europe at Risk?" The European Union is beset by a series of complex and interlinked challenges: the flood of refugees from Syria and beyond; a more aggressive Russia seizing Crimea from Ukraine, fomenting conflict in Donbas, and intervening on the behalf

Russia’s Foreign Policy - New Spheres of Influence?

Event date
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 09:00 - 13:00

Two years into the conflict in Ukraine and five years into the war in Syria, Russian foreign policy looms larger than ever. Though sanctions have taken a toll, and relations with the West continue to weaken, President Vladimir Putin is doubling down on Russian influence in both Europe and the Middle East. With no end in sight, is a larger clash with the West inevitable?

From Sanctions to Nord Stream 2: Where is Germany’s Russia Policy Heading?

Event date
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:00 - 13:30

On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy hosted two prominent German experts on Russia. Bosch Public Policy Fellow Hannes Adomeit and Visiting Fellow Stefan Meister of the German Council on Foreign Relations, discussed Berlin’s Russia policy, its drivers, and its likely future. Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Andrew Moravcsik moderated the discussion.

Russia’s Long War On Ukraine

Event date
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:00 - 13:30

On December 2, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy held a lunch discussion on “Russia’s Long War On Ukraine” featuring Marek Menkiszak, the Head of the Russian Department at the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) in Warsaw and resident at the Academy for autumn 2015 as an OSW Fellow.

The Merkel-Putin Relationship: How Personality Influences Policy

Event date
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 08:30 - 10:00

On November 18, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy held a breakfast discussion about how the relationship between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin has evolved over time and how it reflects the current geopolitical shifts.

The Imitation Games: Russia’s Reverse-Engineered Hybrid Warfare

Event date
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

Russia's confrontation with the West stems from profound disagreements over the sources of political instability in the 21st century world.

U.S. and European Russia Policy: Toward A Strategy

Event date
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 09:00 - 14:00

On September 21, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy hosted the opening conference of its eighth fellowship year, focused on the theme of “Russia and the West.” Russia’s annexation of Crimea and destabilization of eastern Ukraine have challenged the European security order and led to the highest level of tensions between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War.

Religion and Foreign Policy: A Transatlantic Comparison

Event date
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (All day)

Transatlantic Academy fellows Evelyn Finger, Nora Fisher Onar, and Lucian Leustean discussed various aspects of religion in international affairs and the Academy’s recent report Faith, Freedom, and Foreign Policy: Challenges for the Transatlantic Community at Georgetown University’s Berkley Cen

Religious Nationalism and Indian Foreign Policy Under Modi

Event date
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 12:00 - 13:30

On Wednesday, June 10, Sumit Ganguly, Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations at Indiana University in Bloomington, discussed religious nationalism and Indian foreign policy at a Transatlantic Academy event at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, presenting a draft paper on the topic.

Faith, Freedom, and Foreign Policy: When and How Does Religion Matter?

Event date
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:00 - 14:00

On May 19, 2015 at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in Washington, the Transatlantic Academy held its closing conference for the 2014-2015 fellowship year focused on religion and foreign policy. E.J.