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2017 History Institute "What is Eurasia? And Why Does It Matter?" Stephen Kotkin, Birkeland Professor in History and International Affairs, Director of Institute of International and Regional Studies, and co-Director of Program in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, Princeton University presenting "What is Eurasia? " Is Eurasia a coherent region? What shared features - political, religious, social, economic -- have knit together the region that stretches from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean. What factors have divided the region?
It used to be unfashionable to talk about the importance of geography to history, though according to Barry Cunliffe it is absolutely crucial. Geography constrains what people can do but also facilitates and enables people to build contacts. http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199689170.do The history of Eurasia is based around geography, especially considering the distribution of resources and the developments of trade routes such as the Silk Road that connected cultures across wide areas. © Oxford University Press
Oct.25 -- Evan Medeiros, managing director for Asia at Eurasia Group, discusses the conflict with North Korea and the sanctions that are still on the table. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia" from the Eurasia Group's Geopolitical Summit in Tokyo.
The most optimistic development on the world stage that I have seen in decades is what's coming out of Eurasia, especially out of China and the Eurasian Economic Union, led by Russia and other countries, that is to build a grid... http://katehon.com/article/eurasia-can-find-way-get-rid-dollar
Subscribe and visit our web-page: http://www.us-television.tv/ ! The modern day Republic of Kazakhstan has sprung from an ancient and varied history, spanning a time of early nomadic tribes to a Khan occupation, becoming a Soviet State and later declaring independence following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in nineteen ninety-one – when President Nursultan Nazarbayev became leader of the nation and remains so today. Kazakhstan is categorised as the world’s largest landlocked country by land area, and the ninth largest country in the world. Bordering China, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, it is a bridge between Europe to Asia and amasses an area almost four times that of Texas. It is home to an estimated seventeen million people and the official languages are Kazakh...
At this seminar, Professor William Callahan will present some interesting findings from his recent book "China Dreams: 20 Views of the Future". Since Xi Jinping became leader in 2012, he has redirected Chinese foreign policy. While it is popular to look to theories of the international system – offensive realism and liberal institutionalism – to explore this issue, Callahan follows constructivism to take seriously the role of ideas and domestic politics in foreign policy-making. Through an analysis of official and unofficial sources, it traces linkages between ideas, institutions and behavior in Chinese foreign policy. In particular, it argues that Beijing is combining new ideas (China Dream, Asia Dream, World Dream), new policies (comprehensive diplomacy and security), new institutio...
Democracy Defended and Challenged -A Seminar in the President's Seminar series, part of the “Rethinking Open Society” project- May 31, 2017 Remarks by Robert D. Kaplan, author / Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group CEU's Rethinking Open Society project brings leading thinkers to CEU to examine open society, its history, its achievements and failures and its future prospects in a world where its ideals are under threat.
#MyEurasia Let's take a tour of our new campus with our very own Innocent from Nigeria in this exciting clip featuring the people and places around EURASIA Institute Germany. Many thanks to all EURASIA students and to the TH Wildau EM2/14 students (Mario, Amber, Erik, Jesko, Stephen, Vincent) and project supervisor Prof. Haas! Video Credits: Oliver - Eurasia Institute Africa
Watch the full report and read the risks at eurasiagroup.net/toprisks2018 In the 20 years since we started Eurasia Group, the global environment has had its ups and downs. But if we had to pick one year for a big unexpected crisis—the geopolitical equivalent of the 2008 financial meltdown—it feels like 2018. Sorry.
2017 History Institute "What is Eurasia? And Why Does It Matter?" Michael Reynolds, Senior Fellow, FPRI; Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University presenting Tsar and Sultan: Eurasia Between Russians and Turks For much of the last several centuries, Eurasia has been divided between several great civilizations: Russian, Turkic, Persian, Chinese, and others. This session will focus on the interaction of Turkic and Russian groups in central and western Eurasia. It will note that cultural and religious divides often did not overlap with political boundaries, and will explore Eurasia's multicultural and multiethnic borderlands before the founding of modern nation states.
Oct.26 -- Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, discusses their geopolitical summit, Japan's leadership and the revision of the country's pacifist constitution. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia" from the Eurasia Group's Geopolitical Summit in Tokyo.
Andrew Barnes, Kent State University Natalie Koch, Syracuse University and Anar Valiyev, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku Eric McGlinchey, George Mason University Georgi Derluguian, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Chair: Theodore Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison PONARS Eurasia Annual Conference (Sept. 23-24, 2016)
Turkey continues to invest in the country’s infrastructure with projects that touches citizens daily lives. The Eurasia tunnel that connects the European and Asian sides of Istanbul under the sea opened with the participation of President Erdogan. Mobin Nasser takes a look at how the new tunnel will ease the traffic in Istanbul where commuters spend an average of 100 hours in traffic each year. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7fWeaHhqgM4Ry-RMpM2YYw?sub_confirmation=1 Livestream: http://www.youtube.com/c/trtworld/live Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRTWorld Twitter: https://twitter.com/TRTWorld Visit our website: http://www.trtworld.com/