2015-2016 Events at the BMW Center

The European Monetary Union: Is there a need for a social union? Or might US labor and social policies serve as an inspiration? 

featuring Georg Fischer, Visiting Fellow, Yale University

ICC 700/ECR, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

December 2, 2015

 Modernization or Decadence: France at the Liberation

 featuring Philip Nord, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Princeton University

 ICC 450, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

 November 23, 2015


What were they fighting for? Germans in the Second World War

featuring Nicholas Stargardt, Professor of Modern European History, University of Oxford

ICC 700/ECR, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

November 19, 2015

Can the United Kingdom Survive? 

featuring Archie Brown, Emeritus Professor, Oxford University

ICC 700/ECR, 12:30-2:30pm

November 17, 2015

 Taking over the Red. How a Color became an Icon of Communism

 featuring Dr. Hanno Balz, DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

 ICC 450, 12-2pm

 November 16, 2015



 Enemies Within? The Othering of France's Muslims

 featuring Dr. Alec Hargreaves, Emeritus Winthrop-King Professor, Florida State University

 Mortara Center for International Studies, 12-2pm

 November 11, 2015


 1945 as a French Year Zero? Rupture and Continuity in Postwar Reconstruction

 featuring Dr. Herrick Chapman, New York University 

 ICC 450, 12-2pm

 November 9, 2015



Europe and the Syrian Conflict: External and Internal Dimensions of the Crisis

featuring, Dr. Tamás Meszerics, MEP and Central European University

ECR, 12:15-2:15pm

November 4, 2015

 Promoting Diversity in Contemporary Germany

 featuring Michael Goetting, Diversity Consultant, Author, Journalist

 ICC 462, 12:30-2:30pm

 October 27, 2015


 Germans into Allies: Writing a Diary in 1945

 featuring Dr. Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann, University of California, Berkeley

 ICC 462, 12-2pm

 October 21, 2015





 Taking Stock in Greece: Economic and Financial Changes since the Onset of the Global and Euro  Area Crises

 featuring Helen Dendrinou Louri, Athens University of Economics and Business 

 ICC 450, 12-2pm

 October 13, 2015

United Germany in Europe: The Next 25 Years

featuring Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of European Parliament and Co-Chair of the European Green PartyJürgen Hardt, Member of German Parliament and Foreign Policy Spokesperson of the CDU/CSU, and Peer Steinbrück, Member of German Parliament

McGhee Library, 10:15-11:45am

October 7, 2015

Europe in Crises: Brexit, Grexit, Ukraine, Migration, and all the rest?

featuring Lord Michael Lothian PC QC DL, Life Peer, House of Lords, United Kingdom

ICC 462, 12-2pm 

October 5, 2015

The 25th Anniversary of German Unification: A Conversation with Two Architects

featuring Dr. Theo Waigel, Former German Federal Minister of Finance and Honorary Chairman of the CSU, and Robert Zoellick, Chairman of Goldman Sachs' International Advisors 

Gaston Hall, 5-7pm

October 1, 2015

Read more: https://global.georgetown.edu/futures/essays/the-25th-anniversary-of-german-unification-a-conversation-with-two-architects

 Europe in the World, 1914-1940: Race, Colony, Empire

 featuring Geoff Eley, University of Michigan

 Mortara Center for International Studies, 5-7pm

 September 14, 2015


For a list of our 2014-2015 events, please click here.

For a list of our 2013-2014 events, please click here.