European Horizons, a Yale-based think tank, is looking for students from across the United States and Europe to apply for the Youth Summit on the Transatlantic Digital Economy (DEYS) at the Collège d’Europe in Bruges, Belgium, 20–22 November 2016.
We are seeking students who have interests in technology, specifically the digital economy, and in international relations, specifically in transatlantic relations.
The application deadline for students who attend university in the United States is 22 September 2016 at 23:59 EST. The application deadline for students who attend university in Europe is 13 October 2016 at 23:59 GMT. For more information, please visit our our web site.
Priority application deadline: Monday, 1 February 2016
The 2016 Indiana University Summer Language Workshop is accepting applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Hungarian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
The program features twenty contact hours weekly; twice-weekly language tables; films; food tastings; student-run graduate research groups and other culturally rich extracurricular programming.
- All students pay in-state tuition
- Competitive funding available to qualified students:
- Project GO scholarships for undergraduate students in ROTC in Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Russian, or Turkish
- Title VIII fellowships for graduate students and area studies scholars in Azerbaijani, BCS, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Russian, or Ukrainian
- FLAS funding available for Arabic, Azerbaijani, BCS, Estonian, Hungarian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian
- Classes held 6 June–29 July 2016
- All levels of Arabic begin 31 May 2016
- 4-week option available for Russian (ending on July 1)
- Students earn 4–8 credits
WED | 30 SEP 15
Two big questions loom over the United Kingdom: Will the UK leave the European Union? And what will happen to the UK’s own five hundred year old union in the British Isles? Looking across the continent, the question of a “Brexit” looms large, mixing into questions about the membership of other countries as well. At home, a UK referendum on continued EU membership will be shaped by the refugee crisis, Eurozone economic concerns, and domestic politics.
Sir Michael Leigh is senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States in Washington, D.C. Since 2011, Leigh has led GMF’s project on Eastern Mediterranean energy, which focuses on the geopolitical implications of gas discoveries in the region. He has also written and lectured extensively on the future of the EU and the eurozone, enlargement and eastern partnership (particularly Ukraine), Turkey’s relations with the EU and their common neighborhood, as well as Europe’s response to political change in the Mediterranean and Middle East.
a select number of opportunities in Europe and Eurasia, including the NATO Security Studies award in Belgium, remain open for new applications until Friday, 18 September 2015.
The NATO Security Studies award offers scholars the opportunity to spend one semester teaching and conducting research at the College of Europe in Brugge.
Candidates with background in international relations, international security studies, transatlantic studies, NATO security studies are particularly encouraged to consider this award. We also recommend that interested applicants visit the College of Europe’s web site.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and we encourage you to view the complete program eligibility requirements and application guidelines on our web site.
WEDNESDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER
EUROPEAN MUSLIMS AND IDENTITY POLITICS IN EUROPE
Whether it be the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the migrant crisis, or the rise of nationalist parties, news from Europe in 2015 continues to highlight the uneasy integration of Muslims into European societies. At this month’s Café CSE, two professors from different fields will weigh in on recent events and the future of a multicultural Europe.