October 28: "French Ambassador Gérard Araud on French Foreign Policy and Today's Major International Crises"
Join the Nunn School and Georgia Tech in hosting Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States and formerly to the United Nations, as he speaks on the Iran Nuclear Deal, as well as French and American involvement in it. This event, hosted by the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Georgia Tech, is free and open to the public in the Student Success Center's Clary Theater from 4:30-6 pm on October 28.
October 15: "The Storm Over Safe Harbor: The E.U Strikes Down its Privacy Agreement with the U.S."
Hosted in conjunction with the Center for International Business Education and Research, the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence presents Prof. Peter Swire, who helped to negotiate the Safe Harbor privay agreements between the U.S. and the E.U., as he discusses the implications of a recent E.U. court ruling that struck down those agreements. The talk is located at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Room 314, from 5-6:30 pm on October 15.
February 6: "Geo-Political Shifts: 100 Years After WWI"
The Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, in conjuction with the Emory Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Program, presents an academic panel featuring Timothy Snyder, Housum Professor of History, Yale University, entitled 'Ukraine: A War of Truth'. The event was hosted at Emory University, White Hall 208, Friday, February 6 at 4:00pm.
June 5: "Challenges in U.S. Trade Policy"
Dr. Alasdair Young gave a talk on the "Challenges in US Trade Policy" at the North Atlanta Rotary Club
June 4: "21st Century U.S. Trade Policy"
Dr. Alasdair Young gave a talk on "21st Century US Trade Policy" at the Foreign Policy Association, Great Decisions Discussion Program, Village At Deaton Creek discussion group (Hoschton, GA)
April 18-19: Regulatory Power Europe? Assessing the EU’s Efforts to Shape Global Rules
The European Union is widely regarded as a “regulatory superpower” (The New York Times, 19 October 2013: A1). This workshop focused on the EU's active efforts, both bilateral and multilateral, to shape regulations beyond its borders. It thus intersects with a number of prominent debates about the EU as a global actor about global rule-making.
March 7: Faculty Panel on Ukraine, Russia, and Crimea
Faculty members from the Nunn School of International Affairs, the School of History, Technology & Society discussed the geopolitical concerns in eastern Europe. The featured speakers were: Dr. Vicki Birchfield (INTA), Dr. Mikulas Fabry (INTA), Dr. Nikolay Koposov (HTS), and Dr. Adam Stulberg (INTA).
March 7: EU Trade Commissioner visits Tech to discuss TTIP Potential Benefits for Georgia and the Southeast
Commissioner Karel De Gucht, is the EU's chief trade negotiator. Previously he was European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid, and before that he was Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Affairs and Minister of Trade. He came to the Georgia Tech Clary Theater on March 7 to discuss the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations and the potential benefits to the local and regional economy. Global Atlanta also published an article about the visit. A full recording of the event can be found here on our Nunn School YouTube channel.
March 3: Estonian Ambassador Visits Georgia Tech
In cooperation with Mr. Aadu J. Allpere, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia, the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs welcomed the honorable Ambassador Kaljurand to the Georgia Tech campus for a public talk on Estonian history and culture, key decisions after re-independence, relations with Russia, and technology and innovation.
January 23: CETS-CISTP Panel Discussion on Transatlantic Perspectives on Civil-Military Relations
The Georgia Tech Center for Transatlantic Studies (CETS) and the Center for International Security, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) are jointly hosting a panel discussion on Transatlantic Perspectives on Civil-Military Relations featuring Lieutenant Colonel Thomas K. Harland, German Army, and Major Nathan M. Hubbard, U.S. Army.
The speakers shared their perspectives on the similarities and differences between domestic civil-military relations in Germany and in the U.S. A central concern will be how those similarities and differences shape transatlantic military cooperation. For further information on the speakers' perspectives, visit the Nunn School Tumblr page.
This event is organized as part of the Georgia Tech Initiative on Strategy, Technology, and the US Military.