Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown We invite PhD and Master’s candidates to submit policy papers to present at the 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown University.

26th Graduate Student Conference 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium Follow us on Twitter @TAPSGeorgetown 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. 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.

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 21, 2021! This year's TAPS conference will focus on transatlantic cooperation w...
10/01/2020
The World Still Needs a United West

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 21, 2021!

This year's TAPS conference will focus on transatlantic cooperation with the developing world. Check out this opinion piece about the importance of transatlantic cooperation: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2020-09-17/world-still-needs-united-west

If you are interested in presenting your research, please visit our website or contact us directly for more details.

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How Europe and the United States can renew their alliance.

10/07/2019
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The recent WTO ruling in the longstanding Airbus-Boeing dispute, which predates the Trump administration, reminds us that some problems in the transatlantic relationship will likely persist, regardless of the election outcome in the US next year.

https://www.ft.com/content/9a2c5af6-e51c-11e9-9743-db5a370481bc

What are the challenges and opportunities that the transatlantic relationship will face in the future? Under the theme "Is Foresight 2020? Projecting the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship," the annual Transatlantic Policy Symposium will convene on Friday, February 7, 2020. Instructions on submitting paper proposals can be found here: https://t.co/5rWPL1pD79?amp=1

09/24/2019
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Is Foresight 2020? Join us for TAPS 2020 on Friday, February 7, 2020 as panelists from around the world discuss today's issues and trends in the transatlantic relationship and how the relationship will move into the future. https://t.co/5rWPL1pD79?amp=1

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown
09/18/2019

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown

Donald Tusk
07/03/2019

Donald Tusk

The European Council has agreed on the future leadership of the EU institutions.

In case you missed our conference, or are interested to know more about the #TAPS2019, visit the webpage below and read ...
02/21/2019
Student Panel – www.tapsgeorgetown.com

In case you missed our conference, or are interested to know more about the #TAPS2019, visit the webpage below and read the research papers of our distinguished student panellists from around the world
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Transatlantic Policy Symposium 2019
02/12/2019

Transatlantic Policy Symposium 2019

🇪🇺🇺🇸Thomas Flanagan Co-chair of #TAPS2019 ExecCom officially concludes the conference
02/01/2019

🇪🇺🇺🇸Thomas Flanagan Co-chair of #TAPS2019 ExecCom officially concludes the conference

🔊🇺🇸🇪🇺Our last Panel Post-MAGES Perspectives on Transatlantic Relationship concludes #TAPS2019
02/01/2019

🔊🇺🇸🇪🇺Our last Panel Post-MAGES Perspectives on Transatlantic Relationship concludes #TAPS2019

🔊Our 2nd student panel is now in session "Crafting Common Policy: NATO, Energy and Climate Politics in a Shifting Libera...
02/01/2019

🔊Our 2nd student panel is now in session "Crafting Common Policy: NATO, Energy and Climate Politics in a Shifting Liberal Order" #TAPS2019

🇺🇸🇪🇺Live: His Excellency David O'Sullivan EU Ambassador to the United States delivers keynote address at Transatlantic P...
02/01/2019

🇺🇸🇪🇺Live: His Excellency David O'Sullivan EU Ambassador to the United States delivers keynote address at Transatlantic Policy Symposium @Georgetown University #TAPS2019

🔊His Excellency David O'Sullivan EU Ambassador to the United States will deliver the keynote address at Transatlantic Po...
02/01/2019

🔊His Excellency David O'Sullivan EU Ambassador to the United States will deliver the keynote address at Transatlantic Policy Symposium #TAPS2019

🇪🇺Join us at the Copley Formal Lounge, GU Main Campus at 2:00PM

🇺🇸🇪🇺We have an EXCELLENT group of distinguished practitioners on this morning’s expert panel. Looking forward to their r...
02/01/2019

🇺🇸🇪🇺We have an EXCELLENT group of distinguished practitioners on this morning’s expert panel. Looking forward to their remarks on the future of the transatlantic relationship! #TAPS2019

🔊🇪🇺🇺🇸Introducing our Keynote Speaker Ambassador of the European Union to the United States His Excellency David O’Sulliv...
01/31/2019

🔊🇪🇺🇺🇸Introducing our Keynote Speaker Ambassador of the European Union to the United States His Excellency David O’Sullivan

Register on a link below to attend #TAPS2019
The Keynote address will take place on February 1st at 2:00PM at Copley Lounge GU Campus

His Excellency David O’Sullivan was appointed Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation to the United States in November 2014. As Ambassador, O’Sullivan has overseen the EU’s bilateral relationship with the U.S. including political, economic, and commercial affairs. As a long-time and distinguished EU official, he served in a number of senior official posts in the European public service, prior to working in Washington, DC. O’Sullivan oversaw the establishment and was head of the EU’s new diplomatic service, the ‘European External Action Service’, creating one of the largest diplomatic networks with 140 delegations across the globe. Other notable and senior positions within the European Commission include Director General for Trade (2005-2010), Secretary General of the European Commission (2000-2005), Chief Negotiator for the Doha Development Round, and Head of Commission President Prodi’s Cabinet (1999-2000). Before joining the Commission, O’Sullivan started his career with the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (1977-1979).

Ambassador O’Sullivan graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with a degree in Economics and Sociology (1975), completed post-graduate studies at the College of Europe, Bruges (1976), and holds an Honorary Doctorate from the Dublin Institute of Technology (2005). He was awarded a second Honorary Doctorate from his alma mater Trinity College, Dublin (2014) and has also been a visiting Professor at the European College of Parma. In 2014, O’Sullivan was awarded the EU Transatlantic Business Award by the American Chamber of Commerce. The Ambassador was born in 1953 in Dublin, Ireland, is married, and has two children. He speaks English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, and Irish.

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

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🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni PanelistsSusan Fratzke is a Policy Analyst and Pr...
01/31/2019

🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni Panelists

Susan Fratzke is a Policy Analyst and Program Coordinator with MPI’s International Program, where she primarily works with the Transatlantic Council on Migration. Her research areas include forced migration, asylum, and resettlement policy, with a particular focus on Europe. Before joining MPI, Ms. Fratzke worked for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. Prior to that, she worked with an adult literacy program serving immigrant and refugee students in Minnesota. Ms. Fratzke holds an MA in German and European studies, with a concentration in European migration policy, from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where she received the 2012 Jill A. Hopper award for Excellence. She has also earned a certificate in refugees and humanitarian emergencies from Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of International Migration and holds a BA in political science (with honors) from Iowa State University.

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

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🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are glad introducing our Alumni PanelistsRukmani Bhatia is a democracy and h...
01/31/2019

🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are glad introducing our Alumni Panelists

Rukmani Bhatia is a democracy and human rights advocate, currently serving as a policy analyst at the Center for American Progress, focusing on gun violence prevention. She has previously worked at Freedom House, managing the Freedom in the World and Freedom in the Press reports. She served in the Obama Administration at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the Europe & Eurasia Bureau. Prior to her political appointment, she was the inaugural Hillary R. Clinton Research Fellow for Ambassador Melanne Verveer at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security. She has published extensively on democracy, human rights, and women’s political participation, conducting fieldwork in the Balkans, South and Southeast Asia, East Africa, and Central America. She holds a master’s degree from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and a bachelor’s degree with honors from Wellesley College.

The #Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

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🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni PanelistAshley Beale is a policy and communicatio...
01/31/2019

🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni Panelist

Ashley Beale is a policy and communications consultant for political and public affairs firm BerlinRosen in New York City.Prior to joining Berlin Rosen, she worked on the Hillary Clinton campaign as chief of staff to the Opinion Research and Paid Media directors where she assisted in measuring and translating public opinion into core messaging and creative for TV, digital, direct mail and radio advertisements. Ashley then ran a state legislative race in New Jersey for a first-time female candidate. Before that she co-founded two socially-driven tech start-ups: a digital civic engagement initiative in India for improving public service delivery outcomes, and an online labor market-place for the service industries. She’s also worked on international education initiatives for UNESCO and the Embassy of France to the US. She speaks French and understands basic Hindi and Spanish.

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

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🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni PanelistsDr. Seth Rotramel earned Bachelor degree...
01/31/2019

🔊As we approach #TAPS2019 (this FRIDAY), we are introducing our Alumni Panelists

Dr. Seth Rotramel earned Bachelor degrees in European History and Behavioral Psychology in 1997 at the University of Washington, Seattle. After his undergraduate work, he studied German and French while teaching English in Austria, Germany, France, and the Czech Republic. In 2005, Dr. Rotramel earned a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s Center for German and European Studies. In 2010, he was awarded a Ph.D. in History from Georgetown University. After teaching history at Georgetown as an adjunct professor, he accepted a position in 2011 at the Department of State’s Office of the Historian, where he annotates historical documents for the series Foreign Relations of the United States and writes on the history of American diplomacy. Dr. Rotramel also teaches part-time at Howard University and George Washington University, as well as lectures at the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute.

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

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Please let TAPS introduce our fourth student panelist on Panel A: Lars! Lars Kravagna holds a bachelor’s degree in polit...
01/25/2019

Please let TAPS introduce our fourth student panelist on Panel A: Lars!

Lars Kravagna holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history. He is currently studying the interdisciplinary master’s program International Migration and Intercultural Relations at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), Osnabrueck. In 2017 he received a full scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service and studied the master’s program Immigration and Settlement Studies at Ryerson University, Toronto. The following year he went abroad again and worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Haifa Center for German and European studies (HCGES).
Parallel to this he holds two positions as a research assistant in Germany. Since the beginning of 2018 he has been assisting Prof. Jannis Panagiotidis with whom he works on the integration and migration of Russian Germans. Recently he also joined Prof. Ulrike Krause’s research project “Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement. Scope and Limits of the Agency of Refugee-led Community-based NGOs.” His first publication in an anthology on the interplay of religion and politics, in which he examines the relationship of the Soviet Union to its Jews on the basis of the Birobidzhan-project, is expected to appear in 2019.

The Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019 🇪🇺🇺🇸

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown
01/24/2019

Transatlantic Policy Symposium at Georgetown

🔊TAPS would like to introduce our last panelist on Panel B!Peter Freudenstein will be presenting next week on Student Pa...
01/24/2019

🔊TAPS would like to introduce our last panelist on Panel B!

Peter Freudenstein will be presenting next week on Student Panel B: “Crafting Common Policy: NATO, Energy and Climate Politics in a Shifting Liberal Order.”

Peter is pursuing a dual degree (Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy/Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance) at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the University of St. Gallen. His areas of interests are the geopolitics of energy, climate change, transatlantic relations, and Asia. His Master's thesis deals with the future Russia-India energy relationship and most recently, he completed an internship at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center where his work included research on Central and Eastern European energy security, future drivers of energy demand, and Germany's coal phase-out. During his studies, he completed additional internships at the Swiss Consulate General in Shanghai and at DCAF in Geneva and he also gained private sector experience at Allianz Suisse. Currently residing in Zurich, Peter is now working part-time as a student editor at the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich while completing his Master's thesis. He obtained a B.A. from the University of St. Gallen and spent a semester abroad at Lancaster University, UK.🇪🇺🇺🇸

Our annual Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019

🔊Another day, another student presenter for TAPS to introduce!Maria Elena will be presenting next week on Student Panel ...
01/23/2019

🔊Another day, another student presenter for TAPS to introduce!

Maria Elena will be presenting next week on Student Panel B: “Crafting Common Policy: NATO, Energy and Climate Politics in a Shifting Liberal Order.”

Maria was born in Italy and raised in Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Turkey and Georgia, attending international schools in English. Following graduation from the International School of Tbilisi, she pursued a BA in Political Science and an MA in International Relations at LUISS University in Rome. During her studies, she did an Erasmus exchange at the Institute of Political Studies in Strasbourg, a research internship at the Transatlantic & EU Department of the think-tank Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome, and a political internship at the Italian Embassy in Myanmar. She worked as a Teaching Assistant in the French and Italian Department at Dartmouth College (NH) for the 2017/2018 academic year. Maria Elena is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (MATA) jointly offered by the College of Europe in Bruges and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, MA. Her areas of studies and research are EU diplomacy, transatlantic relations, and climate governance.

The 24th Annual Transatlantic Policy Symposium will take place on February 1st, 2019 at Georgetown University's Copley Lounge, 9:00AM-6:30PM #TAPS2019

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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.

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