In October 2017, UC Berkeley librarian Claude Potts blogged on the importance of IES funding for the expansion of library collections in less commonly taught European languages and encouraged resource recommendations from the UC Berkeley community. You can read it here.
In September 2017, Peter Strohschneider, President of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) spoke at IES. His lecture was recorded by C-SPAN and is accompanied by a report on the visit to Berkeley on the DFG website. You can read the report and watch the video here.
In June 2017, IES Senior Fellow Zachary Shore spoke about the conflict in Eastern Ukraine and the possibility of a war in North Korea at a Panel discussion with Graham Allison, Patrick Cronin, June Teufel Dreyer, and Toshi Yoshihara at the annual conference of the Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC. Watch his statement on Youtube.