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CES Faculty Associate, Fatma Müge Göçek, recently returned from Turkey. She shares her insights on Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park protests in the following piece, which is a third of the three-part series. How could the Gezi syndrome (discussed in Where is … Continue reading
On March 19, 2013, the members of the Cypriot Parliament were called to make a decision that could have changed the lives of Europeans forever. The Parliament was asked to accept or reject the bailout plan set by the European Central Bank, … Continue reading
There has been, of course, no single “European Crisis” in the past several years. The banking crisis that spread from the United States to Europe in 2008, and the sovereign debt crises that spread from Greece to Portugal and Italy … Continue reading
The Center for European Studies at the University of Michigan is pleased to welcome Christian Brecht, Consul General of Germany, and Graham Paul, Consul General of France, to discuss “The Challenges Facing Europe: A French-German Approach.” The visit comes at … Continue reading
CES welcomes back Lucia Tajoli, associate profesor of economics at the Politecnico di Milano. Professor Tajoli will give lecture in the Conversations on Europe series titled “Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective,” today at 4 pm EST. (Live Stream) “The ongoing … Continue reading
Yesterday, novelist Natalie Bakopoulos delivered a talk on the current crisis in Greece and its consequences, heightened nationalism, concerns about immigration and security, in the Conversations on Europe series. In her own words Natalie gave us a new perspective as an essayist: “I am … Continue reading
What is going on in Catalonia? If you go to Catalonia, in Northeastern Spain, you will frequently hear “Som una nacio”- “we are a nation”. With their own language, history, high and folk culture, and economy, Catalans are justly proud … Continue reading
For more on the talk and to read more excerpts from Jim Adams‘ lecture, please see the Global Michigan article by William Foreman. Just how fragile is the euro? Is it terminal? Will it disappear? “I wouldn’t bet against the very existence of the … Continue reading
See presentation by the University of Michigan economics professor Jim Adams on Sept.20th, “How Fragile is the Euro?” as part of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.
As we all look forward to Jim Adam’s talk today on the Euro Crisis at the Center for European Studies (“How Fragile is the Euro?” Jim Adams, 4 pm, 1636 SSWB, International Institute, U-M) I thought it might be useful to look … Continue reading