Young professionals program, new events, new publications (CR & EU)

Dear colleagues, friends and supporters of AMO, we are glad to share with you the latest news from our organization.

PF 2014

We wish you Happy New Year 2014! We would like to thank you, our readers, guests and participants of our projects, the donors, partners, volunteers, and friends for your support and interest in our work. PF 2014 »

Call for applications

You are invited to apply to the 5th year of Czech-German Young Professionals Program

AMO in cooperation with European Academy Berlin organizes the 5th year of the international project entitled Czech-German Young Professionals Program. The program is designed as exclusive educational and networking sessions with this year’s theme Managing Diversity. More information and conditions are available here. Apply no later than January 31.

Invitations to AMO events

What Happened to Egypt’s Transition? Wednesday, January 8, 7pm, AMO

We take the liberty of inviting you to the roundtable with Prof. Mohamed Mosaad A. Mohamed, Northern Arizona University (AZ, USA). The debate will be dedicated mainly to Muslim Brotherhood movement and Salafi movements and parties. The event is held in English. Please register here.Facebook event »

Burma’s Liberalization: Prospects for Democracy and the Role of the US. Wednesday, January 22, 5pm

Save the date for the lecture of Maitrii Aung Thwin, Associate Professor from National University of Singapore and one of the world leading scholars on Burma, which will cover the latest developments of democratization process, current and possible challenges and the role of the United States in the reforms. The event is organized in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in the Czech Republic. For more information and registration follow our website here.

Publications of AMO Research Center

Trends of Czech European Policy: Study of European Policy Elites

In cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung we published a paper Trends of Czech European Policywhich is mapping the views of people taking part in formulating, or with an influence on, Czech European policy and the future of the Czech Republic in the EU. The results are available at the newproject website that offers interactive graphs and visualizations and downloadable dataset for further research.

After the October early elections we published the article Post-election Prague: a new Czech EU policy? at openDemocracy.

Destined to Cooperate? NATO and Russia between Power, Identity and Institutions

Tomáš Karásek, Chief Analyst of the Research Center, prepared the policy paper dedicated to NATO-Russia relations that were the topics of recent AMO International Conference. Among others, he suggests that to finally and irrevocably depart from the post-Cold War mentality, NATO should seriously consider offering Russia full membership in the Alliance.