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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Migration as a Tool of Turkish Foreign Policy Strategies From “Model Country” to “Strategic Depth”: From “Model Country” to “Strategic Depth”

Lecture | October 22 | 12 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Mehmet Gokay OZERIM, Assistant Professor; Vice-Director, EU Center, Yasar University

European Union Center, Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


The migration experiences and policies of a country are shaped and transformed by the impact of various internal and external factors. Foreign policy usually functions as one of the most influential factors with substantial implications for migration policies. Thus, migration policies may be employed as a tool of the foreign policy aspirations and strategies of a particular country.

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PopUp Exhibition | Carla Shapreau

Lecture | October 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way), Auditorium


Carla Shapreau, Berkeley Law (faculty); Institute of European Studies (research associate)

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Join us for an exciting discussion about the rescue of Jewish cultural property looted by the Nazis across Europe, centering upon the photographs and letters (1945-1946) of Koppel Pinson kept in The Magnes Collection.

Nazi era looted books and other items were processed after WWII at the Offenbach Archival Depot. The mission of the U.S. Monuments Men working in this depot was to return...   More >

Friday, October 24, 2014

Genealogies of Governance: Britain in a Comparative European Context

Conference/Symposium | October 24 | 8:45 a.m.-6 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Institute of European Studies, The Andrew WI Mellon Foundation


This conference brings together an international group of scholars to discuss governance issues in the European Union, placing the British experience in comparative context. Using a genealogical approach, topics covered will include cost/benefit analysis, border surveillance, social impact investing, and EU democracy according to the Lisbon Treaty.