About the Conference

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs organizes annually a gathering of international participants in Talloires, France, to address current issues in international affairs. The topics covered in the past five years include:

  • "Securing International Order: The Global Economic Crisis and the US-European Relationship" (2010)
  • "The Middle East and World Order: A Continued Focus of Transatlantic Concern" (2011)
  • "1985–2012–2040: The United States and Europe within Changing Global Politics" (2012)
  • "The Internet and International Politics: Implications for the United States and Europe" (2013)
  • "Rebalancing toward Asia-Pacific: The Transatlantic Dimensions" (2014)
  • "A New World Disorder and Its Implications" (2015)
  • “The Refugee Crisis as a Game Changer in International Politics” (2016)
  • “The West in Systemic Crisis: Preserving Liberal Democracy, Open Trade and NATO” (2017)
  • “Populism and the Future of Democracy” (2018)

For a full list of previous Talloires conferences, please visit the History page.