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The Future of Europe: An American Perspective | Lecture with Roger Cohen, New York Times

September 29, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Note: This event was originally scheduled for March 17, and was rescheduled for September 29, 2020.

To show our appreciation, the first 20 guests who RSVP and attend received a $10 Grubhub voucher. CES notified those who qualified and emailed the voucher details after the event.

This is a virtual event.

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Introductory remarks given by Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, UNC-CH Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer. Dr. Konrad Jarausch, Lurcy Professor of European Civilization in the UNC-CH Department of History, introduces Roger Cohen. Concluding remarks given by Dr. Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs.

Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting foreign editor on Sept. 11, 2001, and foreign editor six months later. Since 2004, he has written a column for The International New York Times, formerly known as The International Herald Tribune. In 2009 he was named a columnist of The New York Times. His columns appear every Wednesday and Saturday.

Mr. Cohen has written “Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo,” an account of the wars of Yugoslavia’s destruction, and “Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis’ Final Gamble.” He has also co-written a biography of Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, “In the Eye of the Storm.” His family memoir, “The Girl From Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family,” was published in January 2015. Raised in South Africa and England, he is a naturalized American.

Read Mr. Cohen’s op-ed on Brexit as a preview.

This lecture is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, and co-sponsored by the UNC-CH College of Arts & Sciences, UNC-CH Department of History, the UNC-CH Global Research Institute, and the US Department of Education. The event is part of the European Alternative lecture series organized by Professor Konrad Jarausch under the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence housed at the UNC Center for European Studies.

EU flag with the text co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The European Commission’s support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Konrad Jarausch introduces Roger Cohen.
Roger Cohen speaks to a Zoom audience.
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld gives closing remarks.

Flyer advertising Roger Cohen's talk on September 29 2020.


September 29, 2020
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm


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