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CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

This past week, I journeyed to Brussels, Belgium with my European politics course to study the European Union by touring the various institutions headquartered in Brussels and interviewing key players within the system. Although I already had an understanding of the importance of the European Union from my previous studies,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Diplomat Speaks Against Referendums

Referendums are inefficient forms of democracy, according to Former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs the Right Honourable Baroness Catherine Ashton of Upholland during a discussion at the Mortara Center on Friday. The talk, co-hosted by the BMW Center for German and European Studies and the Georgetown Institute[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panel Examines Lingering Brexit Uncertainty

Top European diplomats expressed uncertainty at the extent of the economic fallout accompanying Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union in a panel discussion hosted Oct. 17 by Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute of International Economic Law. French Ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud categorized populism as an[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Depoliticization Frays EU Bonds

The past year has been a very rough one for the European Union. Most dramatically, the referendum vote taken June 23 by the United Kingdom over membership in the EU represents a startling departure from the EU’s seemingly inevitable path toward an “ever-closer union.” At the same time, the waves[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EU Ambassador Talks Transatlantic Trade

Ambassador of the European Union to the United States David O’Sullivan discussed transatlantic trade relations and global challenges to trade negotiations at an event in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Oct. 7. The event marks the latest installment in the annual Global Embassy Series organized by the McDonough Global[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

McNamara Pens New Book on EU

Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies Kathleen McNamara discussed political authority in the European Union at the launch event for her new book, “The Politics of Everyday Europe: Constructing Authority in the European Union,” Wednesday in the Mortara Center. At the event, McNamara discussed the main topics of[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A panel discussed European internet privacy laws on Monday.

Panel Discusses EU Privacy Law

A panel of experts debated the European Court of Justice’s ruling about the right to be forgotten online at an event called “An Evening Not to be Forgotten” hosted by the university’s communication, culture and technology program in the Walsh Building on Monday evening. The European Court of Justice ruled[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Latvian President Changing EU Climate

While Obama’s security pinned down the west side of campus Tuesday morning, black SUVs lined Healy Hall for the arrival of Latvian President Valdis Zatlers. In an intimate speech and question-and-answer session in Riggs Library, Zalters addressed the issues facing Latvia’s role in the transatlantic world. Along with discussing security,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Missing a Foggy Day in London

LONDON — I write this column from London, where I am spending six days between classes, giving several presentations on my books and current research. And indulging in a bit of nostalgia. Three decades ago, I was ending a seven-year stint here doing my graduate studies at the London School[Read More…]

by October 26, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion