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CGES's mission is to support interdisciplinary teaching and research on contemporary Germany and Europe at Brandeis and to reach out to broader communities on the social, political, and cultural issues facing Germany and Europe today. 


Upcoming Events

"The Ukraine Crisis: Implications for German Foreign Policy, the EU and Transatlantic Relations." 

with Karl Kaiser 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, Faculty Club Lounge
RSVP here

The Ukraine crisis profoundly changes European politics and has wider implications for the West and global politics. The talk analyzes the nature of the crisis and possible consequences for Germany, the EU and the US-European relationship.
 
Karl Kaiser is Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School and Director of the Program on Transatlantic Relations of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He was educated at the Universities of Cologne, Grenoble and Oxford and taught at the Universities of Bonn, Johns Hopkins (Bologna), Saarbruecken, Cologne, the Hebrew University, and the Departments of Government and Social Studies of Harvard. He was a Director of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Bonn/Berlin and an advisor to Chancellors Brandt and Schmidt. He was a member of the German Council of Environmental Advisors. He serves on the Board of Foreign Policy, Internationale Politik, the Advisory Board of the American-Jewish Committee, Berlin, and the Board of the Federal Academy of Security Policy, Berlin. He is a recipient of the Atlantic Award of NATO. Professor Kaiser is the author or editor of several hundred articles and about fifty books in the fields of world affairs, German, French, British and US foreign policy, transatlantic and East-West relations, nuclear proliferation, strategic theory, and international environmental policy. He holds a Ph.D. from Cologne University and an Honorary Doctorate of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
 
Co-sponsored by the International and Global Studies Program and the Brandeis International Journal.





More upcoming events for the academic year 2014/2015 are in planning and will be found here.