CWUNews FeedNews Feedhttps://www.cwu.edu/political-science/newsen-usCWU Roundtable to Discuss the European Union’s Futurehttps://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2558Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:46:50<p>The future of the European Union (EU) is the subject of a special roundtable discussion with three EU experts on Thursday, November 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Planetarium, Science II Building on the Central Washington University campus.</p><p>“With such events as the recent ‘Brexit’ vote in Great Britain and the financial crisis in Greece, it’s very timely to have a dialogue about the European Union and where it goes from here,” said program coordinator and CWU Political Science faculty member Eugen Nagy. “With that in mind, we’ve invited a panel of experts on this topic to discuss these issues at CWU.”</p><p>Following the discussion, which will be moderated by Prof Eugen L Nagy, there will a reception for the attending public to meet with the panelists. The event will be taped and broadcast later on TVW (www.TVW.org).</p><p>Panelists will include:</p><p>• Klaus Botzet, Minister Counsellor, Head of the Political, Security, and Development Section, Delegation of the European Union to the USA. Botzet is an experienced diplomat who has worked for more than two decades in the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, and is an expert on the security dimensions of the EU.</p><p>• Kurt Hübner, Jean Monnet Chair for European Integration and Global Political Economy at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada. Hübner has served as the director of the Institute of European Studies at UBC for many years. As a specialist in the economic dimensions of the EU, the Euro, and European integration, he is both a reputed scholar and a much in demand speaker.</p><p>• Nico Lange, Director, Konrad Adenauer Foundation USA. After serving in the German federal armed forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo, he has worked for the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Adenauer Foundations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Germany, while also teaching politics and international relations at various universities Among others, Lange is a specialist on the Eastern challenges facing the EU.</p><p>The roundtable is part of a two-week series of campus events focused on the EU, which were made possible through a generous grant from the German Information Center USA (through the Germany: Making Choices program), and with the support of CWU’s William O. Douglas Honors College.</p><p>The events are also sponsored by CWU’s Department of Political Science, World Languages and Cultures Department, Film Program and the Office of International Studies and Programs.</p><p>For more information about this roundtable and the other related events, connect with the program at www.facebook.com/EUatCWU, or contact Eugen Nagy at Eugen.nagy@cwu.edu. For accommodation email: ds@cwu.edu.</p>Acclaimed Foreign Films Spotlighted During Germany and the European Union Film Festivalhttps://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2557Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:53:35<p>Four films, including the award-winning “Almanya: Welcome to Germany,” a charming story about three generations of Turkish immigrants in Germany, headline the Germany and the European Union Film Festival that will be held at Central Washington University between November 6-17.</p><p>The films touch on topics such as World War I, communist East Germany, and identity and immigration. All films will be screened in Lind Hall room 104 at 7:00 p.m., and are free and open to the public.</p><p>Film Festival Schedule</p><p>• November 7 – Joyeux Noël (PG-13)<br>In the middle of World War I, on Christmas Day, the warring sides stopped fighting, and joined each other, for a few moments of peace, friendship, communion. Why and how did this happen? This is their true story.</p><p>• November 8 – The Lives of Others (R)<br>When love meets the surveillance state: in communist East Germany, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed into their lives. What happens next will change all of them forever. * This film won the 2007 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film</p><p>• November 14 – Run Lola Run (R)<br>After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks - so she has to run. Action, passion, and innovative filmmaking fill this international blockbuster.</p><p>• November 15 – Almanya: Welcome to Germany (NR)<br>Experience this award-winning comedy-drama follows three generations of Turkish immigrants in Germany. * This film won the Deutscher Filmpreis&nbsp;in the categories Best Script and Best Film.</p><p>These film screenings, along with an opportunities in the EU fair (November 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom) and a roundtable discussion on the future of the EU (November 16 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Science II Planetarium), are made possible through a generous grant from the German Information Center USA (through the Germany: Making Choices program), and with the support of CWU’s William O. Douglas Honors College.</p><p>The events are also sponsored by CWU’s Department of Political Science, the World Languages and Cultures Department, the CWU Film Program and the Office of International Studies and Programs.</p><p>For information about the film screenings and other related events, connect with the program at www.facebook.com/EUatCWU, or contact Eugen Nagy at Eugen.nagy@cwu.edu. For accommodation email: ds@cwu.edu.</p></br></br></br></br>CWU Series Explores Germany and the European Unionhttps://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2556Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:51:28<p><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/Document22%20%281%29.jpg" style="width: 721px; height: 78px; float: right;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Germany and the European Union are the focus of a two-week series hosted at Central Washington University from November 6-17. The events will focus on informing, debating, and discovering opportunities in and about Europe.</p><p>“Germany, the European Union, and the future of the EU, have gained considerable attention in recent years, so we’re extremely pleased to be able to bring these events to Central,” said event coordinator and CWU Political Science faculty member Eugen Nagy.</p><p>On November 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom, both the CWU and the local community are invited to attend the “Opportunities in Germany and the European Union” fair, to meet and network with organizations offering opportunities to learn, do, live—in the European Union.</p><p>“The fair is a unique chance to discover a variety of opportunities to study, do internships, cooperate, network, visit, and simply learn about Germany and the countries of the European Union,” Nagy explained. He noted that the fair is open to all, including students, faculty, local schools, non-profits, and the entire local community.</p><p>Additionally, participants are invited to attend a film festival with screenings on November 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Lind Hall 104, as well as a roundtable discussion on the future of the EU, featuring prominent EU speakers, which will be held on November 16 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Science II Planetarium. For a schedule of the films, go to www.cwu.edu/douglas-honors/eu-at-cwu.</p><p>All of the events are made possible through a generous grant from the German Information Center USA (through the Germany: Making Choices program), and with the support of CWU’s William O. Douglas Honors College. The events are also sponsored by CWU’s Department of Political Science, World Languages and Cultures Department, Film Program, and the Office of International Studies and Programs.</p><p>For information about the film screenings and other related events, connect with the program at www.facebook.com/EUatCWU , or contact Eugen Nagy at Eugen.nagy@cwu.edu. For accommodation email: ds@cwu.edu.</p>APSA Conference 2017https://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2553Fri, 05 May 2017 13:36:07<p>Prof Eugen L Nagy chairing a panel on History &amp; Experience at the annual conference of the American Political Science Association (Aug 31-Sep 3, 2017; San Francisco, CA).</p><p><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/APSA%20Eugen%202017%20%282%29.JPG" style="width: 600px; height: 338px;"></p><p><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/APSA%20Eugen%202017.JPG" style="width: 600px; height: 338px;"></p>Congratulations to Kamal Qteishat!!!!https://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2527Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:51:22<h3>For a clearer image:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.facebook.com/CWU.poli" style="font-size: 17.6px;">www.facebook.com/CWU.poli</a></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations to Kamal Qteishat on winning the student award 2016/2017 for Political Science!!! Kamal was recognized for this award at the Celebration of the Sciences banquet on May 4th, 2017. Here he is with faculty from Political Science.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/KamalGroup%20Celebration%20of%20the%20Sciences.jpg" style="width: 650px; height: 448px;"></p><p>Dr. Rex Wirth (far left), Dr. Gilberto Garcia, Dr. Stefanie Wickstrom, Kamal Qteishat, Dr. Todd Schaefer and Eugen Nagy (far right).</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3><br>&nbsp;</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><h3>&nbsp;</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></br>Get ready for our 2017-18 Political Science Student Orientation!https://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2524Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:55:57<h3><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/Political%20Science%20orientation%20.jpg" style="width: 363px; height: 600px;"></h3>Check out our General Education courses:https://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2523Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48:26<p>&nbsp;</p><h2>For a clearer picture:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.facebook.com/CWU.poli">www.facebook.com/CWU.poli</a></h2><h2><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/gen%20Ed%20flyer%20Fall%202017.jpg" style="width: 462px; height: 600px;"></h2><h2><br>&nbsp;</h2><p><br>&nbsp;</p></br></br>Join us for Pizza & Politics!!! https://www.cwu.edu/political-science/node/2495Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:14:22<h3 style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/political-science/sites/cts.cwu.edu.political-science/files/Pizza%20and%20Politics%20Spring%202017.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 647px;"></h3><h3 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h3><h2 style="text-align: center;">For clearer image, visit:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/CWU.poli">https://www.facebook.com/CWU.poli</a></h2><p><br>&nbsp;</p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></br>