Igor Lukes, Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, spoke recently at a conference about the 30th anniversary of the independent Czech Republic at the University of Toronto. Lukes discussed Central Europe in broad terms during the conference, tracing countries’ growth and development throughout the past 30…
A panel of legal and political science experts explored the effectiveness of sanctions in inhibiting authoritarianism, using case studies from Hungary, Poland, and Venezuela.
Professor Lukes discusses the importance of ongoing U.S. aid to Ukraine, the debate around it in the U.S., as well as the implications of further Russian encroachment.
Ambassador Heine elaborates on the likely role of the U.S. in the war in Ukraine after the announcement of Donald Trump’s candidacy for the presidency and the results of the midterm elections.
Ambassador Garčević comments on the war in Ukraine, NATO and EU enlargement, relations between the EU and Russia, EU economic sanctions against Moscow, as well as recent European diplomatic visits to Kyiv.
The EU-MERCOSUR free trade agreement would represent the largest trade deal for both blocs in terms of number of citizens involved, but is likely to be a step toward less productive, more unequal and more vulnerable economies in both blocs.
Appearing on PBS NewsHour, Professor Bacevich argues that ending U.S. security commitment in Europe should be one part of rethinking our overall security posture.
Prof. Igor Lukes the growing rift between the European Union and the governments of Poland and Turkey over rule of law in the countries.
The Center for the Study of Europe, in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Foundation, hosted a reception and networking event for the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.