Search Results for ""Eastern European"" : 12

by / on November 8, 2015 at 1:20 am / in Current Issue

Fight and Flight

by According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), there are more refugees or displaced persons in the world today than at any point before in human history. The majority of them are children. This summer witnessed the explosion of the Syrian refugee crisis into the Western sphere as desperate Syrians pushed westward to reach some measure of both physical and economic security—there are now more refugees in Europe…

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by / on November 16, 2014 at 11:35 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 11/17 – 11/23

…scholars focusing on Public Relations development and power in politics. They recently co-authored a book titled Eastern European Perspectives on the Development of Public Relations, the first reflection on the recent history of PR in the region. Milan Hejlis Co-Founder and Director AMI Communications, the biggest Non-Russian PR agency in Central and Eastern Europe. Filip Tucek, President of the Columbia University Central and Eastern European Cl…

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by / on May 4, 2011 at 4:06 am / in Europe, Issue, Main Menu, World

Behind the Burqa Bans

by “I don’t want the country of my grandchildren and great-grandchildren to be largely Muslim, or for Turkish or Arabic to be spoken in large areas, that women will wear headscarves and the daily rhythm is set by the call of the muezzin. If I want to experience that, I can just take a vacation in the Orient.” Enter Thilo Sarrazin, a former member of the German central bank and the author of the 2010 “Deutschland schafft sich ab” (Germa…

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by / on October 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm / in Uncategorized

Events 10/27 – 11/02

by Monday, October 27th Conversation with Istvan Deak: “Life in War and Peace” 12:00pm – 1:15pm International Affairs Bulding, Room 1219 Please join us for lunch Conversation with Istvan Deak, who will share his unique experience with events that many head read about, but few lived. The large concepts of war, political transition, emigration all have personal stories behind them. We will discuss heroism and on the bac…

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by / on October 5, 2014 at 3:59 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/06 – 10/12

by Monday, October 6, 2014 The Turks Were Killing the Body, the Austrians Kill the Soul: Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia, 1840-1914 1:00pm-3:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 1201 Please join the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center for a discussion about “Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia between 1840-1914″ with Edin Hajdarpasic, Assistant Professor of History at Loyola Univer…

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by / on February 23, 2015 at 2:03 am / in Campus, Events

Events 02/23-03/01

by Monday, February 23rd Speech and Media Freedom New Lessons of the Umbrella Revolution Monday, February 23, 2015 – 12:10pm  –  1:10pm Jerome Greene Hall, Room 107 Brown Bag Lecture with Margaret Ng, Barrister and Former Legislative Council Member, HKSAR. Moderated by Ben Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Director, Center for Chinese Legal Studies. No registration required. Co-sponsor…

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by / on April 26, 2015 at 5:49 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 04/27-05/01

by Monday, Apr 27th Brazilian Income Distribution: Past/Current Changes and Prospective Agenda Monday, April 27, 2015 – 1:00pm  –  2:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 802 A talk by Marcelo Neri, professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation Graduate School of Economic. For further information regarding this event, please contact ILAS RSVP by sending email Film description: A personal jour…

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by / on April 1, 2012 at 4:30 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Post-Soviet Authoritarianism

…in’s research ranges from international economic policy to pension reform and economic transition in Central and Eastern European states. Orenstein began his presentation with a comment on the nature of previous research done on the democratic transition of former Soviet states to democracy. Much of this body of work, he noted, has been on the participation of the European Union in its Eastern European member states. Notably absent is discussion…

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by / on November 24, 2014 at 12:03 am / in Campus, Events

Events 11/24 – 11/30

by Monday, November 24th Forests of Memory, A Public Lecture by Eduardo Cadava 6:00pm – 8:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 1501 The School of the Arts, the Department of Art History & Archaeology, and Global Cultural Studies Welcome you to a public lecture by: Eduardo Cadava, Department of English, Princeton University The tree crosses global boundaries. In its dealings with the sun, it is a natural photograph. Readi…

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by / on October 18, 2009 at 5:28 pm / in Culture, Europe, Issue, World

Art Without Borders

…omic and political disequilibrium between Western and Eastern Europe has spurred the immigration of less wealthy Eastern Europeans to the more affluent West. These Eastern European immigrants are often so eager for a better life that they disregard the issue of legality, and many of those who settle in the “New World” run great risks. It is an archetypal but tragic story: these immigrants leave their families and risk their own safety over the co…

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