The Jacksonian Tradition and American Foreign Policy under President Trump

On March 8, Walter Russell Mead, Hudson Institute/Bard College, spoke at the Amerika Haus.  The event was moderated by Konrad Kramar, Foreign Affairs Editor at Kurier. President Trump won the election on a wave of support from a loose cultural coalition of Americans who have been a major force in American politics since the victory of Andrew ...
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The American Elections, the Rise of Populism in the U.S. and Europe, and the Role of Survey Research

Richard Wike, Director of Global Attitudes Research at the Pew Research Center led the panel discussion at the Amerika Haus. He was joined by Christoph Hofinger, SORA Institute for Social Research and Consulting and Eva Zeglovits, IFES – Institute for Empirical Social Studies. The program was moderated by Austrian journalist Gianluca Wallisch from the daily ...
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Campaigns in 2016 – Digital and Beyond

On September 20, the U.S. Embassy organized a discussion with Daron Shaw, University of Texas at Austin. He talked about how the rise of digital and social media has changed both politics and society immensely. How did democracy work in the digital age and what does that mean for campaigning? Daron Shaw explained how the ...
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The U.S. Presidential Election and Its Expected Impact on U.S. Foreign and Domestic Policy

Georgetown Professor Dr. Stephen Wayne gave a series of talks in Vienna, Graz and Krems. He focused on the possible impact of the upcoming elections on U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Dr. Wayne also discussed the foreign and domestic policy positions of the principal candidates, and what policies we might expect to see from the eventual winner. The ...
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The Party Decides

Hans Noel , co-author of “The Party Decides”, an influential book on presidential nominations, participated in a panel discussion on how the 2016 election is changing how political scientists view nominations, and what scholars expect to happen on Election Day. At Georgetown University Professor Noel teaches and researches on parties, elections, political history and political methodology.  He ...
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Earl Fry on the U.S. Elections and TTIP

The annual Milton Wolf Seminar – a two-day conference for media practitioners, diplomats, academics, and students to share their perspectives, formulate new ideas, and identify areas where further research is needed – took place from April 4-6, 2016 in Vienna. This year’s seminar focused on “The Paris Effect: Journalism, Diplomacy, and Information Controls.” The Milton Wolf Seminar is ...
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Milton Wolf Seminar Reception

The annual Milton Wolf Seminar – a two-day conference for media practitioners, diplomats, academics, and students to share their perspectives, formulate new ideas, and identify areas where further research is needed – took place from April 4-6, 2016 in Vienna. This year’s seminar focused on “The Paris Effect: Journalism, Diplomacy, and Information Controls.” The Milton Wolf Seminar is ...
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Kelly Gibson analyzes the U.S. Election Campaigns

Kelly Gibson , communication expert at Hamburger Gibson Creative, has lots of experience with the use of the media in campaigns throughout the U.S. In her presentation she showed video ads from the presidential candidates as well as ads produced by independent-expenditure only committees (Super PACs) . Ms. Gibson talked about the financing situation of each candidate, how much money they have ...
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