Professor Sarkar discussed how the histories of capitalism can transform the study of U.S. foreign policy in the twentieth century, with particular reference to U.S. leadership in nuclear technologies and knowhow during the Cold War.
“The divisions among Montenegrins are the product of different views of Montenegrin identity, which give rise to different attitudes towards values, especially civic values and the understanding of Montenegro’s place in modern Europe.”
In response to prospects of reform coming out of the EU’s Conference on the Future of Europe, Professor Schmidt offered specific recommendations to bolster EU legitimacy, which will bolster the public’s trust in European governing practices.
“Populism itself has been defined in myriad ways…Less studied has been the discursive construction of discontent in different institutional contexts over time.”
What principles of foreign policy that should be included in Chile’s new constitution?
Ambassador Heine and fellow experts delve into the most relevant geopolitical variables allowing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to play an increasingly strategic role in the region.
Garčević stated that Brussels attempted to breathe life into a dying EU perspective in the region by introducing a new enlargement methodology last year. However, the revised strategy has not renewed hope in the region.
The involvement of the EU, U.S., China, and Russia in the Western Balkans make enduring but different consequences for the region’s political sustainability.
In a talk on her new book chapter – ““European Economic Governance: Key issues to assess its recent past and its desirable evolution” – Schmidt discussed the problems of the past and offered some new ideas for the future of European Union economic governance.
What are regional perceptions of China’s vaccine-related efforts? Is vaccine access a new area of geopolitical competition between the US and China, or a rare opportunity for constructive collaboration and coordination?
In the context of the Conference on The Future of Europe, Schmidt noted that an issue facing the EU is Eurozone Crisis governance and mentioned how the COVID-19 pandemic has reversed the economic of austerity in the region.
In his remarks, Ambassador Heine takes stock of the PA’s achievements over the past ten years, elaborates on what it needs to do to enhance ties with Asia, and makes some recommendations on the way forward.
Garčević, notes that the EU’s traditional “power currencies” in the Balkans have been compromised and Beijing and Moscow have established themselves as viable and/or even preferable alternatives to Brussels.
Schmidt’s keynote explored trade union visions for a progressive European economic policy, and in her panel appearance she discussed opportunities and limitations of flexible integration in EU economic policy.
“I emphasize that Indonesia is a country which successfully develops the most effective modern Islamic education. Indeed, Muhammadiyah contributes to the most success.”
Professor Mako explored the relationship between state institutions, exclusion, and ethnic conflict in Iraq by situating its evolution along a historical continuum of ethnic elite state capture.
Professor Schmidt joins Dublin City University Brexit Institute for a discussion on “The New EU Economic Policy after Covid-19 and Next Generation EU.”
Experts discussed the development of British diplomatic efforts in Pakistan from 1947 through the “War on Terror,” as chronicled in Ian Talbot’s new book.
What are the current educational models in the MENA region? How might liberal arts work in the context of the MENA region? Dean Najam joined fellow scholars to address these questions.
Professor Sarkar, Sophia Poteet (’22), Ariana Thorpe (’22), Cristina Morrison (’22), Cait Meyer (’22), and Sydney Pickering (’22) presented their research on “Race and Radioactivity: Global Interconnectedness Across Nuclear Sites.”