Call for Fellowship Applications: 2015-2016 Russia and the West
The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows for nine months for the fellowship year beginning September 2015. The Academy welcomes applications from scholars working on the theme of Russia and the West.
On Wednesday, June 11, Michael Bell, Aurea Foundation Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, presented his new paper “Liberal Attitudes and Middle East Realities” in a lunch discussion at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
On June 5, 2014, the Transatlantic Academy hosted a discussion with former Italian Foreign Minister and Bosch Public Policy Fellow Emma Bonino on the impact of the elections and continuing challenges, such as maintaining the euro, on democracy and policymaking in the European Union.
On Tuesday, April 29th, the Transatlantic Academy and the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in Washington, DC hosted a half day event on the challenges and opportunities facing the upcoming U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR).
The Transatlantic Academy and the Hungary Initiatives Foundation hosted a workshop on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC, on “The Hungarian Election: What Happened, Why, and the Implications for Europe.” The parliamentary elections in Hungary earlier in April resulted in the reelection with a continued supermajority 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.”