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TRANSWORLD is a consortium of 13 academic and research centres from the EU, the US and Turkey formed to research the evolution of the transatlantic relationship and its role in shaping global governance architectures. TRANSWORLD is a project mainly funded under the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme that is going to unfold for three and a half years, started in March 2012. More...

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Results from the Transatlantic Elites Survey (TES)

On 1 July 2014, the FP7 TRANSWORLD project debriefed members of the European External Action Service and of Commission services working on transatlantic relations about the results of the TRANSWORLD Elites Survey. This survey explores how American and European elites perceive transatlantic relations and the policies that should be pursued to address the main global [...]

 Posted by on July 3, 2014
Jun 132014
The paradox of American primacy: explaining foreign policy failures since the end of the Cold War

 Inaugurating the conference with the tongue-in-cheek remark, “Americans are what they are but they are the only ones we have,” ambassador Guido Lenzi introduced the guest speaker Stephen Walt to a large and keen audience convened at the Centro Studi Americani on June 12, 2014. The Harvard University professor provided a straightforward but pungent account [...]

 Posted by on June 13, 2014
Jun 112014

A workshop on pulling the threads together was held in Istanbul on 9-10 June 2014 at Sabanci University. The workshop was organized by Meltem Muftuler-Bac, the work package leader at Sabanci University. WP6 activities consist of research that focused on the main dynamics in ‘governance’ while also taking a deep look into both global and [...]

 Posted by on June 11, 2014
Apr 112014

Transworld’s Steering Committee met in Rome on April 11 to discuss achievements and the work ahead of the project. It started with a review of the progress of WPs2-5 final papers. In this respect, the SteCom allowed for a productive exchange ideas and suggestions for further elaboration. Then it moved on to WP6 on Transatlantic [...]

 Posted by on April 11, 2014