IU faculty in Britain and across Europe observe Brexit vote, consider its aftermath

As the world attempts to make sense of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, many Indiana University faculty had a closer vantage point to see history unfold: in countries that will be most directly affected. Timothy Hellwig, director of the Institute for European Studies and an associate professor of political science at IU Bloomington, […]

Greece’s new finance minister gave a preview of his policies during a visit to IU Bloomington

As Greek voters gave the anti-austerity party Syriza a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections Sunday, two Indiana University professors reflected on the recent visit to Bloomington by someone who is expected to play a pivotal role in the Mediterranean nation’s future, Yanis Varoufakis. Alexis Tsipras was sworn as Greece’s new prime minster on Monday. One […]

From G8 summit to Indiana, British ambassador to U.S. comes to IUPUI to discuss trade deal

Leaders of eight of the world’s wealthiest countries — more commonly known as G8 nations — began their meetings today in Northern Ireland with a trade announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama. The first round of negotiations for a trans-Atlantic trade agreement between the United States and the European Union will take place next month in […]