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.

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.

Religion and Foreign Policy in the United States and Europe

Event date
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 09:30 - 16:00

On February 12, 2015, the Transatlantic Academy held a conference on “Religion and Foreign Policy in the United States and Europe” at the University of Texas in Austin, in cooperation with the University’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Center for European Studies, and Clements Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft.

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

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