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 Monday, October 20, 2014, the Academy held a luncheon discussion with Miklós Szánthó, a lawyer, head analyst of the Budapest-based Center for Fundamental Rights, and a Hungary Initiatives Foundation Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy.
On September 24, 2014 the Transatlantic Academy hosted a book launch for The End of American World Order, the latest work by Amitav Acharya, UNESCO chair in transnational challenges and governance and chair of the ASEAN Studies Center at American University’s School of International Service.
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.