Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown We invite bachelor, master's, and doctoral students to submit policy papers to present at the 2022 T Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
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26th Graduate Student Conference
2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium

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Consult our website for further details: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/


The BMW Center for German and European Studies is part of the prestigious Edmund A. The BMW Center is one of three North American “Centers of Excellence” founded in 1990

through a generous grant from the German government. The BMW Center provides an institutional foundation at Georgetown University for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching on modern Germany and Europe, with emphasis on cultural studies, economics, history, and political science. In its Master of Arts in German and European Studies program and joint graduate degree programs with other academic units of the university, the BMW Center educates future generations of transatlantic leaders. Through its event programming, partnership initiatives, and outreach activities, the BMW Center fosters a thorough understanding of Europe and a broad conception of US-European relations.

On Friday, February 10, the 28th annual Transatlantic Policy Symposium was officially held! This year's theme was "In Tr...
02/15/2023

On Friday, February 10, the 28th annual Transatlantic Policy Symposium was officially held! This year's theme was "In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?".

To celebrate the kick-off of TAPS 2023, MAGES students and faculty, and student panelists had the privilege and honor of being hosted by Ambassador Lassen, at the Embassy of Denmark on Thursday, February 9. H.E. Lassen spoke about the need for climate action, questions of resilience and digitalization, and Denmark's role in the transatlantic partnership.

On the day of the conference, we had the privilege and honor of welcoming H.E. Dubravka Šuica, European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography, as the keynote speaker. Ms. Andrea Pozderac, Executive Co-Chair, Transatlantic Policy Symposium; Arrupe Scholar, Georgetown University, was the moderator of the keynote discussion.

For our expert panel, we had the immense pleasure of welcoming Mr. Erik Brattberg, Senior Vice President, Europe Practice, Albright Stonebridge Group; Ms. Olga Khakova, Deputy Director, European Energy Security, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council; Ambassador Catherine A. Novelli, Former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment; and Ms. Ria Strasser-Galvis, Manager, International Government Affairs, Google. The panel was moderated by Mr. Drew Fenner, Executive Co-Chair, Transatlantic Policy Symposium; Wallenberg International Fellow, Georgetown University.

We also had a chance to welcome bright and ambitious student from US and European universities, joined in a student panel on Digitalization & Industrial Resilience, and one on Climate Tech & Innovation.

The closing ceremony was marked by an alumni panel discussion.

We are excited to announce our TAPS 2023 Committee Heads! They have been working really hard to bring the conference to ...
02/02/2023

We are excited to announce our TAPS 2023 Committee Heads! They have been working really hard to bring the conference to life.

Interested in attending? Join us on Friday, February 10, 2023 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Georgetown University!

Registration link: https://bit.ly/40oDMLt

‼️Deadline tonightDon't miss the opportunity to join us in Washington D.C., meet peers passionate about transatlantic re...
12/02/2022

‼️Deadline tonight

Don't miss the opportunity to join us in Washington D.C., meet peers passionate about transatlantic relations, and network with policy professionals and experts!

This year’s theme is “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?” 🇪🇺

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: December 2, 2022

We are so excited to announce our Executive Co-chairs for TAPS 2023, Andrea Pozderac and Drew Fenner!Andrea, Drew, and t...
11/29/2022

We are so excited to announce our Executive Co-chairs for TAPS 2023, Andrea Pozderac and Drew Fenner!

Andrea, Drew, and thier team have been working really hard to bring this year’s theme “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?” to life. 🇪🇺

Interested in joining us in Washington D.C. in February 2023? Visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: December 2, 2022

‼️Deadline extendedDon't miss the opportunity to join us in Washington D.C., meet peers passionate about transatlantic r...
11/22/2022

‼️Deadline extended

Don't miss the opportunity to join us in Washington D.C., meet peers passionate about transatlantic relations, and network with policy professionals and experts!

This year’s theme is “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?” 🇪🇺

The 2023 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider how Europe is transitioning into a green, digital, and/or resilient power and to reflect on the challenges and opportunities entailed by these transitions. What problems must be addressed, what are the solutions, and what actors must rise to deliver the priorities on Europe’s political agenda?

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: December 2, 2022

‼️DEADLINE APPROACHING Apply for TAPS 2023 for a chance to participate in transatlantic partnership and discuss some of ...
11/17/2022

‼️DEADLINE APPROACHING

Apply for TAPS 2023 for a chance to participate in transatlantic partnership and discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the 🇺🇸-🇪🇺 alliance today. Expand your network and join us in Washington D.C.!

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 18, 2022

This year’s theme is “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?” 🇪🇺The 2023 Transatlantic Policy Symp...
11/02/2022

This year’s theme is “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?” 🇪🇺

The 2023 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider how Europe is transitioning into a green, digital, and/or resilient power and to reflect on the challenges and opportunities entailed by these transitions. What problems must be addressed, what are the solutions, and what actors must rise to deliver the priorities on Europe’s political agenda?

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 18, 2022

Why submit your paper to TAPS? We welcome analysis and expertise from your respective academic discipline (Political Sci...
10/27/2022

Why submit your paper to TAPS?

We welcome analysis and expertise from your respective academic discipline (Political Science, Business, Economics, History, Cultural Studies, or others).

Submit your paper abstract to TAPS and join us at the conference on February 10th, 2023. Read about some of the benefits of TAPS below!

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 18, 2022

We are excited to announce that the Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) is officially taking place on February 10, 202...
10/13/2022

We are excited to announce that the Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) is officially taking place on February 10, 2023!

TAPS is an annual conference organized by graduate students in the MAGES program. The full-day conference brings together academics, graduate students, and policy professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship. 🇪🇺 🇺🇸

With this year’s theme “In Transition: Towards a Green, Digital, & Resilient Europe?”, the 2023 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider how Europe is transitioning into a green, digital, and/or resilient power and to reflect on the challenges and opportunities entailed by these transitions. What problems must be addressed, what are the solutions, and what actors must rise to deliver the priorities on Europe’s political agenda?

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 18, 2022

On March 18, we had the privilege to host the 2022 edition of the Transatlantic Policy Symposium. We wish to express our...
03/29/2022

On March 18, we had the privilege to host the 2022 edition of the Transatlantic Policy Symposium. We wish to express our deepest and sincerest gratitude to our keynote speakers, expert panel, student panel, MAGES students and professors, and guests for their contribution to make TAPS 2022 a success!

Photo credits: Paul Sherman , MAGES student Year 1

We are so grateful to announce our keynote speakers for TAPS 2022! Stavros Lambrinidis is the Ambassador of the European...
03/16/2022

We are so grateful to announce our keynote speakers for TAPS 2022!

Stavros Lambrinidis is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, as of March 1, 2019. Previously, he served as the European Union Special Representative for Human Rights, Foreign Affairs Minister of Greece, and Member of the European Parliament. He received a B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science from Amherst College and a J.D. degree from Yale Law School. You may follow him on Twitter@EUAmbUS.

Ambassador Dereck J. Hogan, a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, currently serves as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Prior to this he served as the Ambassador to U.S. Embassy Moldova and, before that, as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Hogan also previously served as the Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’affaires in U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan.

We look forward to host H.E. Stavros Lambrinidis and H.E. Dereck J. Hogan this Friday. You can register to attend the event here https://bit.ly/3Iac5vz

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 TAPS 2022 officially takes place this Friday, and you can register to attend on the following link https://bit.ly/...
03/15/2022

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 TAPS 2022 officially takes place this Friday, and you can register to attend on the following link https://bit.ly/3Iac5vz

With that in mind, we are happy to introduce you to the team that has been working hard on putting the conference together for the past couple of months.

Nick Lokker is a second year MAGES student, concentrating in transatlantic security relations. Alongside his role as TAPS co-chair, he works as a Research Assistant with the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, and helps to produce the Europe Desk podcast.

Luka Ignac is a McHenry Global Public Service Fellow, a Huffington Fellow, and an M.A. candidate in German and European Studies at Georgetown University. His research at ISD focuses on exploring the dynamics of EU-NATO cooperation. Luka recently worked as a Young Global Professional with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center.

Andrea Pozderac is a first year MAGES student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Her past experience includes leadership roles within the European Youth Parliament’s various sessions, Global-In Fellowship, as well as her interning experience at the Centre for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD).

📌 Save the date! On Friday March 18th, 2022, TAPS will take place at The Hilltop! Follow for more announcements and upda...
02/16/2022

📌 Save the date!

On Friday March 18th, 2022, TAPS will take place at The Hilltop!

Follow for more announcements and updates

Meet with academics, graduate students, and policy professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the...
11/04/2021

Meet with academics, graduate students, and policy professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship! 🇺🇸 🇪🇺

With this year’s theme “Toward a Geostrategic Europe?”, the 2022 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider how Europe is
transforming itself into a global actor and to reflect on the challenges and opportunities entailed by this process. What problems must be addressed, what are the solutions, and who must rise to act so that Europe can forge a geostrategic vision fit for the 21st Century?

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/.../eve.../taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 19, 2021

10/25/2021
We are excited to announce that the Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) is officially taking place in person in 2022! ...
10/25/2021

We are excited to announce that the Transatlantic Policy Symposium (TAPS) is officially taking place in person in 2022!

TAPS is an annual conference organized by graduate students in the MAGES program. The full-day conference brings together academics, graduate students, and policy professionals from around the world to discuss pressing issues at the heart of the transatlantic relationship. 🇪🇺 🇺🇸

With this year’s theme “Toward a Geostrategic Europe?”, the 2022 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider how Europe is
transforming itself into a global actor and to reflect on the challenges and opportunities entailed by this process. What problems must be addressed, what are the solutions, and who must rise to act so that Europe can forge a geostrategic vision fit for the 21st Century?

For more information visit our website and check out our call for papers: https://cges.georgetown.edu/research/event-programming/taps/call-for-papers/

📝Deadline for abstracts: November 19, 2021

Tomorrow's TAPS Symposium begins at 9:00 AM -- less than 24 hours to register! Get your tickets below:
02/11/2021

Tomorrow's TAPS Symposium begins at 9:00 AM -- less than 24 hours to register! Get your tickets below:

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25th TAPS Graduate Student Conference 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium Follow us on Twitter @TAPSGeorgetown Consult our website for further details: http://www.TAPSGeorgetown.com The BMW Center for German and European Studies is part of the prestigious Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. The BMW Center is one of three North American “Centers of Excellence” founded in 1990 through a generous grant from the German government.

The BMW Center provides an institutional foundation at Georgetown University for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching on modern Germany and Europe, with emphasis on cultural studies, economics, history, and political science. In its Master of Arts in German and European Studies program and joint graduate degree programs with other academic units of the university, the BMW Center educates future generations of transatlantic leaders. Through its event programming, partnership initiatives, and outreach activities, the BMW Center fosters a thorough understanding of Europe and a broad conception of US-European relations.