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Elections in a time of fragmentation and polarization: the European Parliament and Belgium

April 3, 2019

 To listen to the audio recording of this talk, please visit our multimedia page.The EU and its member states are currently facing a number of extraordinary internal and external challenges.

Brexit, Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

February 7, 2019

To listen to the audio recording of this talk, please visit our multimedia page. The European Union (EU) is facing one of the rockiest periods in its existence.

Odd one out? The UK government’s voting behaviour in the EU Council

December 15, 2017

EU legislative politics have changed dramatically during the past decade, and the British government has been a vocal and influential voice in shaping EU policies and processes.

Bargaining Success in the Reform of the Eurozone

September 19, 2017

Between 2010 and 2015, EU governments negotiated consecutive reforms to the governance of the eurozone which, taken together, represent perhaps the most significant deepening of European...

Alexander Stubb: "Life after Trump and Brexit: Will Europe be able to take the lead?"

March 15, 2017

 If you thought that world politics is boring, think again.

Damian Collins: "Britain and Brexit"

March 2, 2017

Damian Collins MP is a member of the House of Commons, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport.

Philippe Van Parijs: "Europe's Destiny: A view from Brussels"

January 9, 2017

Due to the overwhelming interest in this event,  we have reached full capacity and are no longer able to accept further RSVPs or further requests to be added to the wait list.  Thank you. With the...

**Cancelled** President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: The Future of Europe

November 17, 2016

**This event has been cancelled.**This event is co-sponsored by: The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, The Europe Center, The Hoover Institution, Stanford Global Studies, The...

The Political and Institutional Effects of Brexit

October 4, 2016

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL, AND WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO ACCEPT ADDITIONAL RSVPS.  While the full political and economic implications of the June 2016 referendum to take the UK out of the EU remain...

Brexit: What's next for the UK and Europe?

August 16, 2016

  The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union this summer promises to fundamentally alter the political and economic future of the UK and the rest of the European Union.

**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

Is Britain Going to Leave the EU? The Referendum Campaign and the Crisis of British Democracy

April 25, 2016

David Cameron's promise to renegotiate the terms of British membership and organise an in/out referendum rested on a double gamble.

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 2)

February 19, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 1)

February 18, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

Conference on Democracy and its Discontents

October 9, 2015

The Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective is holding a conference on Democracy and its Discontents on October 8-10 in Budapest, Hungary.

In Draghi We Trust: The Euro Crisis, Social Unrest and the European Central Bank

February 26, 2015

The 2008 global financial crisis came with fears - and, for some, hopes of a new wave of public mobilisation in industrialised countries.

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 19, 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.

Key Note: Against All Odds: The Path of the Baltic States to the EU and NATO (Conference on "War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century")

October 8, 2014

This keynote address for the international conference on "War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century" will be given by Vaira Viķe-Freiberga, President of the Club of...

Europe-Russia Relations: The Impact of EU Expansion

September 30, 2014

 Please click on the image below to view the video recording of this event.  Co-sponsored by The Europe Center and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. 

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

The Global Economy, Innovation, and Interconnections

February 25, 2014

Due to venue capacity, RSVP's for this event have been closed.  See the livestream here       This event is co-sponsored with The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research   Doors open at 11...

Taiwan's Diplomacy in Changing Times: My Experiences, Reflections, and Predictions

May 17, 2013

Abstract: Taiwan (the Republic of China) has been changing with the times. So has its diplomacy.

The Eurocrisis and Opportunities for further EU Integration

January 17, 2013

During the past few years, the European Union has experienced one of the most difficult periods in its now sixty-year long process of unification.

Korea and Vietnam: The Bilateral Relationship

March 2, 2012

Ambassador Joon-woo Park, the 2011–12 Koret Fellow and a former senior diplomat from Korea, will give a historical review of Korea-Vietnam bilateral relations, including the effects of Korea's...

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