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Book Events 

Discussion about France and the United States 

Thursday June 18, 2020, 13:00-14:00 EDT

A discussion about the future relationship between France and the United States and Emmanuel Macron's impact on the transatlantic partnership hosted by the French-American Foundation featuring William Drozdiak and former U.S. ambassador James Lowenstein.

Virtual Book Reception

Thursday June 11, 2020, 12:00-13:00 EDT

A discussion about Emmanuel Macron and the future of Europe and transatlantic relations featuring William Drozdiak with special guest, the Honorable Philippe Étienne, French Ambassador to the United States.

Book Talk at the German Marshall Fund

Online Recording available:

Tuesday May 26, 2020, 10:30- 11:30 EDT

Hosted by Derek Chollet, Executive Vice President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. 


Entering the world stage as a political newcomer in 2017, Emmanuel Macron's term as president of France has been one of extreme turbulence. The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is pleased to invite you to a conversation on Bill Drozdiak's new book The Last President of Europe. Executive Vice President of GMF Derek Chollet will moderate the dicussion, which will dive into Macron's success and failure in taming French politics, his vision for international peace and security, and his struggle to forge a path forward for the European project. 

Book Chat with Friends of The American University of Paris

Online recording available:

Friday May 8, 2020, 11:00- 12:00 EDT

A discussion about Emmanuel Macron and the Future of Europe, hosted and moderated by CNN Paris bureau chief Jim Bittermann

Politics and Prose Webinar

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Saturday May 2, 2020, 15:00 - 16:00 EDT

A discussion and Q&A session about The Last President of Europe with William Drozdiak hosted by P & P co-owner Brad Graham and moderated by two-time Pulitzer prize winner and Washington Post columnist Jim Hoagland.


You may also purchase a copy of the book from the Politics and Prose website:

Council on Foreign Relations

Thursday April 30, 2020, 14:00 - 15:15 EDT

A discussion featuring William Drozdiak's book The Last President of Europe with CFR scholars Charles Kupchan and Matthias Mattthijs about "Europe: A Fragile State of Play"

Wednesday April 22, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EDT

A panel discussion about William Drozdiak's book hosted by the Brookings Center for the United States and Europe and moderated by Dr. Fiona Hill, senior fellow at Brookings and former senior director at the White House National Security Council for Russia and Europe.  Other speakers include Center director Thomas Wright and visiting fellows Celia Belin, Giovanna De Maio and Constanze Stelzenmueller.

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