Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken

Snippet: A WRR report on Dutch foreign policy

A 2011 WRR (Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid, translated: Scientific Council for Government Policy) report on reshaping Dutch foreign policy is critical in light of the tendency of Dutch cabinets to pursue an overly active and unrealistic foreign policy. During the Cold War, it was believed that the end of the Soviet era would bring about…

V4

USAK hosted “V4 Cooperation and Energy Security” Conference

This article was published in the website of the International Strategic Research Organization. USAK Energy Security Research Center organized a conference in partnership with the Hungarian Embassy entitled “V4 Cooperation and Energy Security”. The keynote speaker was Hungary’s Ambassador to Turkey, Dr. János Hóvári. Presentations followed by Poland’s Deputy Head of Mission Piotr Krawczyk, Slovakia’s Deputy Head of…

CEU

Advice on writing a research proposal

The Central European University (Budapest, Hungary) has an excellent explanatory video on what to pay attention to when writing a research proposal – particularly for a PhD. Eszter Timar of the Center for Academic Writing at the CEU gives the following tips – since the slides are not online, I wrote down the points she…

USAK hosted “Taiwan-Turkey Economic and Cultural Relations” Conference

Summary of conference on Turkey-Taiwan relations

This summary was first published on the Journal of Turkish Weekly 7 November 2013 As part of the the conference series “Asia-Pacific in the 21st Century and Diplomacy”, USAK had the honour to invite Dr. James C.H. CHEN, the Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Mission in Ankara, and his wife Maria Chen to speak to…