The Transatlantic Academy is a research institution devoted to creating common approaches to the long-term challenges facing Europe and North America. The Academy does this by each year bringing together scholars, policy experts, and authors from both sides of the Atlantic and from different disciplinary perspectives to research and analyze a distinct policy theme of transatlantic interest.
On May 2nd the Transatlantic Academy will hold an event on The European Project Beyond Eurocentrism, featuring an opening conversation on Europe as a Philosophical Project between Francis Fukuyama, Etienne Balibar, and Seyla Benhabib.
On Monday, April 29, the Transatlantic Academy held a discussion with George Haynal, TA Aurea Foundation Fellow and Professor of Corporate and Diplomatic Practice at the Munk School of Global Affairs in Toronto, on "Corporate Statecraft in the Age of Global Uncertainty." The discussion was moderated by TA Senior Fellow David Cameron.
On April 1st, 2013 the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion with Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford, on “Demoi-cracy in the European Union.” Transatlantic Academy Senior Fellow Richard Youngs served as moderator.
On March 12, 2013 the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion with Mark Leonard, Transatlantic Academy Bosch Public Policy Fellow and Co-Founder and Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Robert Kagan, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Center on the United States and Europe, on the Sino-U.S. rivalry and the future of the western liberal order.
On February 27, the Transatlantic Academy welcomed Klaus Scharioth, former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States and nonresident fellow at the Academy, for a discussion on “Europe’s Future: The View from Germany.”
Whither Hungary? Since the sweeping changes brought about by Hungary’s 2011 constitution, concerns have been voiced in Europe and North America over Hungarian media freedoms, human rights, the independence of the country’s judiciary, and restrictions on future governments’ ability to pursue policies.
Western democracy finds itself in crisis. Trust in the political institutions of democracy – parties, elections, parliaments, governments – is in free fall. Over the last three decades, democracy has largely triumphed around the world, with more people voting now than ever before.
On December 12, 2012, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a presentation of the new National Intelligence Council (NIC) report “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds” by its principal author, NIC Counselor Dr. Mathew J. Burrows. Dr. Stephen F. Szabo, Executive Director of the Transatlantic Academy responded to Dr. Burrows’ comments, while Dr.
On December 5, 2012, the Transatlantic Academy hosted “The Future of the Western liberal Order: the Case of Italy,” a conference held at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University in New York.