Monthly Archives: September 2009

Cousins and Strangers: America, Britain and Europe in a New Century

On February 2, 2006, the Institute for Human Sciences hosted a lecture by Christopher Patten, Chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle Universities. Patten’s book, Cousins and Strangers: America, Britain and Europe in a New Century, formed the basis of his remarks. In a speech peppered with anecdotes drawn from his distinguished political career, Chris Patten put […]

The Future of Europe

On December 1, 2005, Anatol Lieven, Senior Research Fellow at The New America Foundation, and Aleksander Smolar, Senior Research Fellow at CNRS in Paris and President of the Stefan Batory Foundation in Warsaw, debated The Future of Europe. Both agreed that the European Union was in crisis and that the dream of political union is […]