Jeffrey Anderson, Graf Goltz Professor and Director of the BMW Center for German and European Studies, received the highest civilian honor from the Federal Republic of Germany for his years of service promoting transatlantic relations.
A referendum (popularly referred to as “Brexit”) was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. The SFS community, including faculty and alumni, weighed in on the political and economic implications of the historic result, which called for the UK to leave the EU.
SFS students Justin McCartney (SFS’19), Samantha Lee (SFS’17), and Sophie Faaborg-Andersen (SFS’18) were part of a Georgetown delegation of students and faculty who attended the 2nd United Nations Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. They shared some thoughts about their experience.
Berfu Kızıltan (SSP ‘10) is a PhD candidate in International Relations/Political Science at the The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) and Visiting Fellow at University of Oxford. She offered her thoughts on the Turkish coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng was named the third recipient of the MSFS Africa Scholarship, which seeks to promote diversity of experience and perspective among MSFS students.
On Thursday, July 14, the Georgetown Center for Jewish Civilization hosted a talk by Father Patrick DesBois, who spoke on his Holocaust by Bullets project, which has gained international recognition for its methodical and prolific research into the various sites where European Jews were murdered and buried beyond the internment camps.
Fulbright Scholar and Alumna Nina Jankowicz (MAERES’13) discusses her upcoming work within the Ukrainian government as a special adviser on strategic communications.