Meet our Next Speaker

Michelle Egan

Monday, August 4

Topic: The EEU and its relationship to the U.S.

  • EganProfessor Michelle Egan teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including: The European Union, Relations of West European Nations, International Relations of Europe, Comparative European Politics, Economics, and Society, Transatlantic Relations, Multinationals and Globalization, and Competition in an Interdependent World. She is also the faculty advisor for the European Studies Certificate, which is open to students from all disciplines and fields at the graduate and undergraduate level who wish to focus their studies on Europe.

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Upcoming Speakers

  • Monday, August 4
    Michelle Egan
    Topic: The EEU and its relationship to the U.S.
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    Dean Cheng
    Topic: Asia: The Three Nots
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    Rania Abouzeid
    Topic: The Arab Uprisings and Their Aftermath
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    Shibley Telhami
    Topic: The Middle East and (What's Left of) Syria

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Review of Stephen Kinzer’s book, The Brothers

Posted on Tuesday December 17

Adam LaBor reviewed the new book by our May, 2014 speaker, Stephen Kinzer.  The book is titled, THE BROTHERS: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. Anyone wanting to know why the United States is hated across much of the world need look no farther than this book. The review appeared in the November [...]

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Membership Application

Posted on Saturday March 9

A membership application is now online as a PDF.

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The “It’s Not About China” Speech

Posted on Thursday February 7

During February’s Forum talk, Michael Pillsbury made frequent reference to a speech by Deputy Secretary of State Ash Carter that set out the official slant on the US’s rebalancing posture.  As he pointed out, the speech says at several instances that the new policy is “not about China,” in spite of the fact that it [...]

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Stephen Walt on His Forum Experience

Posted on Thursday August 9

We often write about our speakers after they appear at the Forum, but Steve Walt is the first one to write about us after speaking.  Click here for his latest Foreign Policy article.

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