Tamas Meszerics Lecture: And What If It Didn't Go To Pieces? The Future of the EU and Why the US Should Care
Tuesday, April 18, 2017Time
Rockefeller Hall 200-Auditorium
Presentation and Q&A Session by Dr. Tamas Meszerics, Member of the European Parliament
April 18, 2017; 6:00pm
Rockefeller Hall 200
Dr. Meszerics has been a member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA group) since 2014. Before he became a politician, he was a professor of Political Science at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.
Dr. Meszerics is a member and coordinator of the EU’s Foreign Affairs Committee (his areas of special responsibility include Russia, Eastern neighborhood policies, Western Balkans, South Caucasus, Israel-Palestine conflict, Central Asia) and a member of the Security and Defence Sub-Committee (reform of the common security and defence policy, formulation of European global strategy) as well as the Employment and Social Affairs Committee (energy poverty, European Pillar of Social Rights, social statistics in Europe).
Dr. Meszerics’s academic interests are World War II and the early Cold War (the logic and mechanism of strategic planning, aspects of bureaucratic politics), foreign policy analysis (historical and theoretical), theories of organization, and democratic theory.
This event is sponsored by the Political Science Department and the International Studies Program of Vassar College.
Political Science Department