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    Syracuse University's Center for European Studies (CES), hosted at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, promotes interdisciplinary research and study of Europe. CES advances the study of European politics, history, economy, culture, and languages in collaboration with academic programs, professional schools, language programs, and research centers across campus and Syracuse University's study abroad centers. CES fulfills its mission through seminars, conferences, speaker series, language tables, and research grants. CES also provides leadership in building transatlantic and global networks via its international partnerships, collaborative projects, and programs.  

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    Koch book offers new approach on the geopolitics of spectacle

    The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synecdoche, and the New Capitals of Asia draws from Natalie Koch’s extensive work on Central Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, and Southeast Asia to evaluate how autocratic rulers use spectacular projects, such as “lavishly built landscapes and celebrations,” to govern and legitimate their power.

    Lovely cited in Washington Post article on US-China trade war

    Mary Lovely's research on tariffs was referenced in the Washington Post article "Why China could withstand the trade war far longer than Trump thinks." According to Lovely, most of the tariffs that have been imposed have hit U.S. companies, not the Chinese. She found, for example, that 87 percent of the computer and electronics parts subject to Trump’s levies were produced by by non-Chinese multinationals, including American companies.

    Taylor featured in Newsweek article on strengthening Russia-China ties

    Brian Taylor weighs in on Russia’s growing relationship with China in the Newsweek article "China's Role in Russia's Largest War Games Shows Beijing-Moscow Ties Are Strengthening, Experts Say." "...Chinese participation in Russia’s military exercises suggests that greater security collaboration is also being explored," says Taylor.

    Taylor's Code of Putinism reviewed in Washington Times

    "If books were sold by the pound, Brian Taylor’s slender, concise volume on Russia under Vladimir Putin would be overpriced," says the author of the Washington Times article "Why 'Putinism' may last but can't succeed." "With only 209 pages of actual text, it is a fraction of the length of many windier, weightier academic books that say more while telling us less."
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