The Transatlantic Academy is a research institution devoted to creating common approaches to the long-term challenges facing Europe and North America.Working together from a collaborative and interdisciplinary perspective, Academy fellows bridge the Atlantic academic and policy communities, and use research, publications, and seminars to develop policy-relevant contributions to critical debates in North America and Europe.
The Transatlantic Academy and the Hungary Initiatives Foundation will host a workshop on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC, on “The Hungarian Election: What Happened, Why, and the Implications for Europe.” The recent parliamentary elections in Hungary resulted in the reelection of the Fidesz government led by Viktor Orbán.
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.
On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a lunch discussion with non-resident fellow Nathalie Tocci on “Libya, Syria, and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P).” Tocci was presenting a paper with that title, examining why the United Nations Security Council legitimized a no-fly zone over Libya in March 2011 under the normative rubric of the “Responsibility to Protect,” but the S
On Wednesday, March 19, the Transatlantic Academy held a lunch event on the current state and future prospects of the American-German relationship with two experienced diplomats, Ambassador Dr. Klaus Scharioth and Ambassador Robert M. Kimmitt.
On Wednesday, March 12, the Transatlantic Academy held a one-day workshop entitled “Turkey: What Happened to Zero Problems?” The workshop brought together former fellows from the Academy’s 2009-2010 fellowship year, which produced the report “Getting to Zero: Turkey, Its Neighbors and the West” and the book Turkey and Its Neighbors: Foreign Relations in Transition.
On Thursday, March 6, the Transatlantic Academy held a lunch event on Bosch Public Policy Fellow Annegret Bendiek’s new paper for the Academy and the German Marshall Fund of the United States, “Tests of Partnership: Transatlantic Cooperation in Cyber Security, Internet Governance, and Data Protection.”
On Monday, February 10, the Transatlantic Academy held a one-day workshop on “China’s Vision of World Order.” This was the fourth in a series examining how rising powers view the current international system and how they would like to see it changed.
On Thursday, February 6, the Transatlantic Academy held a one-day workshop on “Brazil’s Vision of World Order,” the third in a series of discussions examining how rising powers view the current international system and how they would like to see it changed.
On Thursday, January 30, the Transatlantic Academy held a workshop on Russia and the liberal world order as part of a series of events examining how rising powers view the current international system and how they would like to see it changed.
On Wednesday, January 8, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion on global Islamism and cosmopolitan world society with Professor Jörg Friedrichs of the University of Oxford. In this session, Professor Friedrichs provided a comparison between the two political projects, global Islamism and cosmopolitan world society.