Unknown Belgrade

Unknown Belgrade

Melissa Bokovoy, Ph.D., UNM December 8, 2019 Belgrade sits above the confluence of two great rivers, the Sava and the Danube. It has been home to many civilizations: Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars, Magyars, Ottomans, and Serbs. Frequently attacked and destroyed,...
Budapest: The Jewel on the Danube

Budapest: The Jewel on the Danube

Steve Borbas and Anna Powless, UNM November 10, 2019 2100 years ago, the Celts settled in Buda, Budapest’s western half, on the banks of the Danube River. The city was only united officially with its counterpart, Pest, some 150 years ago, when the beautiful...
Warsaw: Phoenix of the East

Warsaw: Phoenix of the East

Diana McDonald, Ph.D. October 13, 2019 Warsaw, the capital of Poland, is in the very heart of Europe, and was the crossroads and battleground for the tug of power on the continent. The city itself, was lauded as one of the most beautiful in the past. Beautiful...
Britain Before, During and After Brexit

Britain Before, During and After Brexit

Jason Karaian, Global Finance Editor, Quartz October 4, 2019 A London-based business journalist who has been living through Brexit will tell us the story of the run-up to the Brexit referendum, the uncertain aftermath following the vote, the convoluted divorce...
The Global Counterterrorism Fight Since 2017

The Global Counterterrorism Fight Since 2017

Col. Christopher Costa, International Spy Museum September 27, 2019 The Trump administration quietly undertook a range of counterterrorism efforts during its first year, allowing President Trump to rightfully claim at the State of the Union address in January 2018...