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Feb 28, 2020

In part 2 of the conversation, Richard Kuisel, a pre-eminent expert on the history of Franco-American relations, talked about the recent lecture given in his honor by Justin Va├»sse, Director General of the Paris Peace Forum, in December 2019, called "Eight Reasons We Can't Trust the French." 

You can listen to part 1...


Feb 25, 2020

This episode is the second part of our series looking at different organizations advocating for Europe on Capitol Hill in Washington. We spoke to Reta Jo Lewis, Senior Fellow and Director of Congressional Affairs at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (one of our partner organizations in Washington). She...


Feb 21, 2020

Vincenzo Amendola, Italian Minister for European Affairs, came to Georgetown University on February 11 to deliver a lecture called "The Future of Europe: Italy's Perspective." He sat down with us to discuss Italy's role in the EU and its response to global challenges. 

This event was organized by the BMW Center, the...


Feb 18, 2020

Richard Kuisel, a pre-eminent expert on the history of Franco-American relations, sat down for a conversation on the occasion of his retirement as a professor from the BMW Center. This is part 1 of the conversation. 

Georgetown University affiliates can access Richard Kuisel's most recent book, The French Way, here:


Feb 11, 2020

Tomas Baert, Head of Trade and Agriculture at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, gave the keynote address at the Transatlantic Policy Symposium, the annual graduate student conference of the BMW Center. He analyzed transatlantic trade relations, and the negotiations ahead with the...