2012-2013 Events at the BMW Center

Andy Markovits Fußball v. Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey -- and (perhaps in the not-too-distant future) Soccer: Hegemonic Sports Cultures in Germany and the US
Andrei Markovits
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Goethe Institut
May 15, 2013



Commissioner MalmstromMigration and Mobility - Are We Tapping the Opportunities?
Cecilia Malmström
EU Home Affairs Commissioner
Car Barn 427
May 1, 2013




MAGES Colloquium 2013 MAGES Colloquium
Healy Hall, 203
April 26, 2013





Pivot to Asia The US Pivot to Asia and the European Response - Can Free Trade Save the Transatlantic Relationship?
Jürgen Chrobog (BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt), Jeff Anderson (Georgetown University), Marjorie Chorlins (US Chamber of Commerce), Charles Kupchan (Georgetown University, Council on Foreign Relations), Valerie Rouxel-Laxton (Delegation of the European Union to the US), Eberhard Sandschneider (The German Council on Foreign Relations)
Mortara Center for International Studies
April 24, 2013


Kurt BiedenkopfGermany's Role in the Future of the Euro
Kurt Biedenkopf
Former Minister-President of Saxony, Federal Republic of Germany
McGhee Library, ICC 301
April 19, 2013




Andreu Mas-ColellThe European Economic Crisis: A View from the South
Andreu Mas-Colell
Honorable Minister of Economy, Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia
Riggs Library, Healy Hall
April 18, 2013




Anna von der Goltz Inventing the "Silent Majority": Conservative Mobilization in Western Europe and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s"
Conveners: Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University), Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI)
German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC
April 18-20, 2013

Find more information about the conference, including the program and final report, here.


New States in the EU Fiona HillNew States in the EU?
Carles Boix (Princeton University), Fiona Hill (The Brookings Institute), Alan Patten (Princeton University), and Nicholas Siegel (The Transatlantic Academy)
Healy Hall 104
April 12, 2013



Admitted Students Open House 2013

Admitted Student Open House
ICC 501
April 12, 2013





David CameronWill the Eurozone Debt Crisis Ever End?
David Cameron
Professor of Political Science, Director of the European Union Studies Program, Yale University
ICC 450
April 8, 2013



Ulrich HerbertIn the Smoke of the Firebombs: The Asylum Seeker in German Post-War History
Ulrich Herbert
Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Director of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), School of History
ICC 462
April 4, 2013


Gerard GrunbergEurope: What is Left, What is Right Today?
Gérard Grunberg
Emeritus Research Professor, Sciences Po
CCAS Boardroom
April 2, 2013

Part of the What's Left? What's Right? 2012-2013 Special Event Series



Stephen MullU.S. Polish Relations: 25 Years After the Cold War
U.S. Ambassador to Poland, H.E. Stephen Mull
McGhee Library
March 27, 2013



Munster ResearchersDemocratic and Social Innovations to Strengthen Cities and Urban Partnerships for the 21st Century
Dr. Matthias Freise, Friedrich Paulson, Dr. Kai Pfundheller, and Andrea Walter
Münster University
ICC 302P
March 26, 2013

Konrad JarauschTaming Modernity: European Experiences in the Twentieth Century
Konrad Jarausch
Distinguished Scholar, European Studies, Wilson Center
Lurcy Professor of European Civilization, University of North Carolina
CCAS Boardroom
March 25, 2013



James MarkSocialism Goes Global: The Shaping of a New Transnational Culture in Hungary 1956-75
James Mark
Professor of History, University of Exeter
ICC 662
March 14, 2013

Part of the What's Left? What's Right? 2012-2013 Special Event Series


Rafaela DancygierThe Left and Minority Representation: The Labour Party, Muslim Candidates, and Inclusion Tradeoffs
Rafaela Dancygier
Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
CCAS Boardroom, ICC 241
March 13, 2013

Part of the What's Left? What's Right? 2012-2013 Special Event Series


Faculty Panel- Left/RightCGES Faculty Panel: Europe: What's Right? What's Left?
with Professors Abe Newman, Katrin Sieg, and Anna von der Goltz
ICC 450
February 21, 2013

Part of the What's Left? What's Right? 2012-2013 Special Event Series



Ambassador Vale de Almeida  17th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Featuring a keynote speech by H.E. João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United States
Copley Hall
February 8-9, 2013

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Elysee Treaty ParticipantsThe Élysée Treaty at 50
Featuring a keynote speech with H.E. François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States
Riggs Library
February 1, 2013

Click here to see the program and click here to see more photos from the event.

Part of our partnership with the French Embassy Network of Centers of Excellence

Safak Pavey  Between Turkey and Europe: Democracy's New Clothes
Hon. Safak Pavey
Member of the Turkish Parliament
CCAS Boardroom
January 18, 2013

Read more about Ms. Pavey's talk here.


Claudio Bisogniero  Italy: A Foreign Policy Player and Cultural Reference Point
Honorable Claudio Bisogniero
Ambassador of Italy
Riggs Library
January 17, 2013



Michael Moore at Lunch with StudentsScotland in the World
Rt Honorable Michael Moore
Secretary of State for Scotland
Riggs Library
December 10, 2012

To see more photos or read the Minister's speech, click here.



Piero GragliaThe European Debate on the Stability Treaty and the Perspectives of Further Development of the Union
Piero Graglia
Italian Fulbright Visiting Professor, Georgetown University
Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan
ICC 462
November 27, 2012



Gregor GysiGregor Gysi
Chairman of the DIE LINKE Party, German Bundestag
CGES Lounge
November 16, 2012

Part of the What's Left? What's Right? 2012-2013 Special Event Series

Read more about Dr. Gysi's visit here.


Serpil SancarSecularism, Islamism, and Women's Rights in Turkey
Serpil Sancar
Visiting Professor, George Washington University
ICC 450
November 12, 2012



Olivier WieviorkaAn Uncertain Legacy: Resistance and Politics in France
Olivier Wieviorka
Senior Fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France
CCAS Boardroom
November 5, 2012

Part of our partnership with the French Embassy Network of Centers of Excellence


Jan FischerThe Euro Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Central and Eastern Europe
Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Jan Fischer
CCAS Boardroom
September 18, 2012





Weimar Germany's Republican War Veterans and Their French Counterparts, 1918-1933
Dr. Benjamin Ziemann, University of Sheffield, UK
ICC 662
September 18, 2012




Bosch 2012

Robert Bosch Information Session
Nicole Sisco, Cultural Vistas
ICC 450
September 12, 2012




Soho House Berlin

Alumni Outreach Initiative:  MAGES in Germany!
Berlin and Frankfurt, Germany
June 16-17, 2012

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Hillyer GalleryAlumni Outreach Initiative: DC
Hillyer Art Gallery, Washington, DC
May 22, 2012

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