Events for January 2018
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Wednesday, January 24th
International Seminar Series: A Spectre Haunting Europe – Angela Merkel and the Challenges of Far-Right Populism
Title of Presentation: A Spectre Haunting Europe: Angela Merkel and the Challenges of Far-Right Populism Speaker: Joyce Mushaben, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Missouri—St. Louis Presentation Overview: Germany’s 2017 elections marked the first time that a far-right party with neo-Nazi adherents managed to cross the 5% threshold needed to enter the Bundestag since …
Wednesday, January 31st
International Seminar Series: European Sovereign Debt and Banking Risk- The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly!
Title of Presentation: European Sovereign Debt and Banking Risk: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly! Speaker: David L. Cleeton, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Economics, Illinois State University Presentation Overview: Debt financing in its safest mode, usually associated with riskless government borrowing, serves multiple virtuous purposes. It provides a safe and secure investment foundation for…