Naimark and Berman on European financial crisis

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The impact of the cultural obstacles created by the euro’s implementation  is on
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The impact of the cultural obstacles created by the euro’s implementation  is on
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Norman M. Naimark, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Russell Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a member of the Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, offered insights on the current European financial crisis and how European history relates to current events. Both scholars are affiliated with Stanford University's Europe Center.

Naimark, a Europe Center scholar and history professor at Stanford University, believes that “Germany's ‘determination to resolve the crisis and drive to maintain the integrity of Europe both come from deep historical experience.’” (Stanford Report) Berman, a Europe Center scholar and German studies professor at Stanford, discussed how war memories “contribute to an atmosphere of inertia.” (Stanford Report)

Click here to read the full Stanford Report article.