Founded in 1948, the European Institute (EI) is Columbia’s interdisciplinary center for teaching and research on Europe. It takes a continent-wide perspective on the region and its relations with the world. The EI organizes events on and off campus, supports faculty and student research, and manages an MA program in European History, Politics, and Society.
As part of its Initiative on Cultural Power in International Relations, the European Institute offers the Cold War Archives Research (CWAR) Fellowship. The fellowship gives students the opportunity to conduct archival research on the cultural history of the Cold War and develop original research papers based on their findings.
Simon Coveney discusses economic interdependencies between Ireland and the United Kingdom, the political questions relating to the Northern Ireland border issue, and visions for future relations between the EU and the UK.
Grey Anderson, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Caen Normandy, discusses issues related to France's Fifth Republic.