Tuesday coming Please join us for this exciting event on the US + EUROPE
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -- 5.30pm-7.15pm:
"FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS: TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS from the Days of Ronald Reagan & Margaret Thatcher to Donald Trump, Angela Merkel & Brexit"
Roundtable discussion with leading academics:
Dr. Susan Colbourn (Yale University, New Haven, CT) Dr. Mathias Haeussler (University of Regensburg, Germany) Dr. Stephan Kieninger (Johns Hopkins University/SAIS, Washington, DC)
introduced & moderated by Dr. Klaus Larres
(see also the bios below)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5.30pm Location: Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library (main campus, UNC-Chapel Hill) Free parking available after 5.00pm at Cobb deck & also at the Bell Tower Lot.
No RSVP necessary - please just come along - please arrive early like the previous talks this semester, this event also promises to be very popular
Dr. Susan Colbourn is an international and diplomatic historian whose research focuses on transatlantic relations, alliance politics, social movements and anti-nuclear activism, and nuclear strategy. She is a Henry Chauncey Jr. ’57 postdoctoral fellow in International Security Studies at Yale University. She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Toronto in spring 2018. Her current book project examines the rise and fall of the intermediate-range nuclear force arms race and its impact on the Atlantic Alliance.
Dr. Mathias Haeussler is a post WWII international historian who focuses on European integration and the Cold War. He also studies 20th century British and German history, British attitudes toward Europe, and Anglo-German relations. He is a former Lumley Research Fellow at Magdalene College, and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge. Recently, he has also been British Research Council Fellow at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and a DAAD-funded visiting scholar at the University of Bonn. At present he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Regensburg in Germany. His book Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding (2019) has just been published.
Dr. Stephan Kieninger is a DAAD post-doctoral fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of John Hopkins University/SAIS in Washington, DC. He is a scholar of contemporary history with interests in Cold War history, modern US history, and the history of international relations. Formerly, he was a Fellow at the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies and a Senior Research Associate at the Federal German Archives. His research interests include Cold War diplomacy, global finance, Europe’s transnational history, détente, and international security and trade. His books include Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964–1975 (2016) & The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz (2018)