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In a recent interview with NPR, IES Senior Fellow Carla Shapreau discusses her research on the looting of Jewish-owned musical instruments by the Nazi regime. Listen here.

Historian Anthony Adamthwaite challenges standard narratives of postwar Britain and France in a new study published by Bloomsbury Press. Learn more here.

IES Associate Director Akasemi Newsome examines the impact of the current pandemic on European integration in the Berkeley Blog.

Senior Fellow David Whineray wrote two op-eds on transatlantic relations and the coronavirus.

Sponsored by the Berkeley Library and Berkeley Language Center with support from IES, "The Languages of Berkeley" is a dynamic online exhibition celebrating the diversity of languages that have advanced research, teaching and learning on campus. Learn more here.

IES Senior Fellow and former ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji, published an article in the Texas National Security Review proposing a renewed and sustainable American foreign policy. Read it here.

In November 2019, IES affiliated faculty member Katerina Linos launched a new website that translates, codes, maps and charts over 6,000 interviews with refugees. You can access the website here

In Fall 2019, visiting scholar David Whineray published two articles for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: one presenting five Brexit scenarios, the other on evolving US-UK-EU cooperation in the context of Brexit and Trump.

Kevin Orr

IES Senior Fellow Professor Kevin Orr has been made an Academic Fellow of the Scottish Parliament. Working with Sabina Siebert of the University of Glasgow, he will undertake an ethnographic study to explore how the design of the Scottish Parliament building has shaped working and parliamentary practices over the last twenty years, and how these might constrain and enable its evolution in light of wider political change in Scotland and the UK. Read more about the Scottish Parliament Academic Fellowship here.

In August 2019, IES Director Jeroen Dewulf visited the Netherlands and Belgium with a group of Berkeley students. You can read a report here.


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