The Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles, Mr. Jacob Dayan, will provide a broad overview of Israeli foreign policy in the Middle East, including attention to Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran.
The Consul General of Turkey in Los Angeles, Mr. Hakan Tekin, will discuss Turkey’s “zero problems” foreign policy towards its neighbors.
The Consul General of Turkey in Los Angeles, Mr. Hakan Tekin, who previously worked in the Departments of Culture, Central Asia, Human Rights, Balkans, and Personnel at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, discusses Turkey’s “zero problems” foreign policy toward its neighbors.
Dr. Fialova will address both the social and economic status of the Roma minority in the Czech Republic. She will describe their image as musicians, artists, pickpockets and hated neighbors. Her talk raises the question of whether social integration of the Roma people is possible.
The Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles spoke about the United States’ renewed engagement in Eurasia, Azerbaijan’s significant contribution to energy security of Europe, Israel, and the West, and Azerbaijan’s key role in NATO and US military operations in Afghanistan, including the service of Azerbaijani soldiers.
Featuring Leszek Balcerowicz. Professor of Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, former President of the National Bank of Poland. He is the architect of Poland’s economic reforms initiated in 1989; he has been at the center of Poland’s economic and political life since the fall of communism in Poland in 1989. In this vital period in Poland’s transition he designed and executed the radical stabilization and transformation of Polish economy.
Steven Hill is a program director for the New America Foundation, a Washington D.C. and California-based policy institute, who has authored several previous books on U.S. politics and political reform. His published work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, The Guardian (UK), and many others.
The European Union Center of California hosted the joint Claremont-University of California Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union on April 8-9, 2010, at Scripps College in Claremont, California. A total of 46 students from 23 different schools presented papers written on various topics related to the European Union.