4-5 Feb. 2016 Alasdair Young presented a paper on ‘Intergovernmental Policy Makes Transnational Politics? The Distinctive Politics of the TTIP Negotiations’ to the ‘Transnational Relations and the Transatlantic Relationship’ Workshop, Georgetown University.
28-29 Jan 2016 Alasdair Young, as chair of the European Union Studies Association, chaired the inaugural meeting of the U.S. Jean Monnet Cooperation Network. He also represented Georgia Tech’s Jean Monnet Center of Excellence.
26 Jan 2016 Peter Swire debated Max Schrems about “Privacy in the EU and US,” at the Brussels Privacy Hub, Vrije Universteit Brussel.
21 Jan 2016 Caroline Vicini, Deputy Ambassador of the EU to the U.S. spoke on “The Transatlantic Agenda 2016.” Co-sponsored with the Atlanta Council on International Relations. A video of her talk is available here.
21 Jan 2016 Panel discussion on the “Refugee Crisis in Europe” with Caroline Vicini, Deputy Ambassador of the EU to the U.S.; Thomas Wulfing, Deputy Consul General of Germany; and John Parkerson, Honorary Consul General of Hungary. Co-sponsored with the Atlanta Council on International Relations. A summary is available here.
20 Jan 2016 Panel discussion of the Paris Climate Change Summit with Denis Barbet (Consul General of France); Marilyn A. Brown (School of Public Policy); Kim Cobb (School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences); Jarrod Hayes (Nunn School); Erik Johnson (School of Economics); and Emanuele Massetti (School of Public policy). Co-sponsored with the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy. For coverage see the Saporta Report.
11 Dec 2015 Alasdair Young and Vicki Birchfield’s working paper “Triangular Diplomacy and the Crisis in Ukraine: The European Union, the United States and the Russian Federation.” (Working Paper GTJMCE 2015-3) was published.
10 Dec 2015 Alasdair Young’s blog on the trade implications of the UK leaving the EU was posted on the UK in a Changing Europe website.
13-14 Nov. 2015 an International Workshop on the EU as a Peacemaker and Peacekeeper was held at Georgia Tech. In conjunction with the workshop, Lord William Wallace, Barron Wallace of Saltaire gave a public lecture on “European Diplomacy Since the Cold War: How Ambitious, How Inhibited?”
29 Oct. 2015 Alasdair Young (by invitation) contributed to an e-debate organized by Garaint Davies (MP) on British parliamentary oversight of the TTIP negotiations.
19 Oct. 2015 Vicki Birchfield’s working paper on “Negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Comparing U.S. and EU Motivations, Oppositions and Public Opinion.” (Working Paper GTJMCE 2015-2) was published.
14 Oct. 2015 Peter Swire analyzed the “Storm over Safe Harbor.”
29 Sept. 2015 Alasdair Young participated in a ‘TTIP Experts Roundtable,’ for U.S. government officials organized by CENTRA Technology.