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.

Religion in EU and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Comparative Perspective

Event date
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:30 - 16:30

On April 13, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy held a workshop entitled “Religion in EU and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Comparative Perspective,” organized by the Academy’s Volkswagen Stiftung Fellow Anne Jenichen, with the support of the Volkswagen Stiftung.

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

On March 3, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion with Executive Director Stephen F. Szabo on his new book Germany, Russia, and the Rise of Geo-economics.

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.