Tue19Feb201910:00 am – 2:45 pmBruegel
Event: “The European Energy Transition: a year ahead of the twenties”, 19 February 2019 (RSCAS, EUI, Italy)
This event will look at the most important issues related to energy for the next few years. The event will coincide with the launch of the book ‘The European Energy Transition: Actors, Factors, Sectors’ and an ENTSO-E – FSR online course on the same topic.
When? 19 February 2019, 10:00 am - 2:45 pm
Where? Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode Brussels
Thu21Feb2019Fri22Feb2019College of Europe, Verversdijk 16, Bruges, building A, Auditorium 1
High-level Conference organised by the Department of European Legal Studies on "The Internal Market 2.0" (CoE, Belgium)
Where? College of Europe, Verversdijk 16, Bruges, building A, Auditorium 1
When? Thursday 21 and Friday 22 February 2019
This conference brings together world-leading academics and practitioners, to reflect critically yet constructively on the past achievements of the internal market in the process of European integration, its current state (including the various legal and political controversies that have arisen over the past years, especially in relation to its arguably imperfect accommodation of other public interests), and its future (including the challenges and opportunities posed by digitalization and technological progress more generally).
You can find more information here.
And download the programme here.
Natolin student delegation at the London International Model United Nations, 22-24 February 2019 (CoE, Poland)
From 22-24 February 2019, eighteen students from the College of Europe in Natolin participate in the prestigious London International Model United Nations (LIMUN). The London International Model United Nations is the LIMUN Foundation’s flagship annual event, welcoming over 1,500 delegates to the great cosmopolitan capital of Britain, for three days of intensive debate and exciting social events.
The conference consists of a simulation of United Nations organs and other fora of international affairs, challenging young people to take on the roles of world leaders. Participants assume the mantles of national ambassadors, simulating various organs, committees and specialised agencies while seeking to resolve outstanding issues on the international agenda, from human rights to breaches of the peace.
Students selected to form the Delegation are: Gevorg BAGHDASARYAN, Nina BASOK, Yasmine BENNOUAR, Oussama BOUZEROUATA, Mareva BUNGA, Boniface CHAMPRIS, Ines DOS SANTOS, Jasmine GODIER, Mohammed-El-Amin HAMIDOU, Maelle IMBERT, Vira KOMPANIIETS, Hugo PENICAUD, Stanislav POLCHENKO, Benjamin ROBINET, Angeline SANZAY, Mallory TAMAIN, Louise VALLEDOR, Marie-Ange WAMBO.
More information can be found at the following link.
Wed27Feb201913:00 14:30Fondation universitaire, Brussels venue [ex: Trans European Policy Studies Association]
CIFE Lunchtime debate with Mrs Themis Christophidou, from the European Commission: “The strategy and priorities of the European Union as to Education and Training after 2020” (CIFE, France)
CIFE Lunchtime debate with Mrs Themis Christophidou, Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture at the European Commission: “The strategy and priorities of the European Union as to Education and Training after 2020”
When? 27 February 2019, 13:00 – 14:30
Where? Fondation universitaire, Brussels venue [ex: Trans European Policy Studies Association]
An initiative of the office of CIFE in Brussels and of the group of CIFE Alumni in Brussels
The CIFE office in Brussels regularly organises lunchtime debates on the major questions that are at the centre of interest concerning the European Union. Five times a year, the “Midis du CIFE” provide an opportunity for notable actors and observers of the European integration process to comment and debate with the audience on topics concerning the internal and external policies of the European Union. The success of these meetings, which take place at the University Foundation in Brussels, is not for the least part due to the active participation of the public. Their guests mainly come from the European institutions, from universities, business, foundations, civil society organisations, and the press. Numerous former students of the CIFE programmes also take part in these events which they regard as career long learning opportunities.
Fri15Mar201908:3016 Verversdijk, 8000 Brugge
Conference: "EMU at 20: Quo Vadis?” (College of Europe)
2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the annual political economy conference of the College of Europe’s Department of European Political and Governance Studies. Participants are invited to reflect on changes to euro area governance over the last decade in order to identify whether these changes have yielded their expected outcomes, which reforms remain in order to ensure a robust monetary union, and the political feasibility of such reforms. The evolution of the ECB and the establishment of banking union are the focus. Leading academics and practitioners will engage in a debate on the future of economic and monetary union.
Registrations for this event will be open until 11 March 2019 at 14:00.
Find more information about it here.
Wed20Mar2019Thu21Mar2019Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia
Conference: “Cultural Pluralism in Cities of the Global South”, 20 – 21 March 2019 (RSCAS, EUI, Italy)
This conference focuses on cities that are emerging (or striving to emerge) as regional centres of power in the Global South. We focus on capital cities and major urban centres in Asian, African, and Latin American countries at different stages of the nation building process. We want to unpack the power relations within the city and the ways in which the city projects itself beyond the national scale and positions itself both at a wider regional level and within global cultural hierarchies.
For more information, the programme, and to register, click here: https://www.eui.eu/events/detail?eventid=149783
Wed20Mar201904:00Norway House, Brussels
Seminar: “The EU, Migrants and Refugees: Building Walls, Fueling Global Crisis?” (NUPI, Norway)
The summer of 2015 was a turning point in the history of the EU. The massive influx of migrants not only manifested a global refugee crisis, but was also a huge challenge for Europe; the EU apparatus proved unable to respond sufficiently. Since then, the political debate on migration in Europe has been polarizing, heated, and even dangerous. For European decision-makers to find a joint policy on migration has been an extremely difficult task, eventually leading the EU to harden its approach by boosting its frontier and coastguard. This has led to a decrease in the number of arrivals, even though in 2018, 68,5 million people were displaced, nearly 3 million more than the year before. A key issue in this regard is that closing the borders may force people to take refuge in weak or vulnerable states, leading to increased pressure on systems that are already struggling to stay afloat. This may potentially lead to more conflict, radicalization, and eventually also more refugees. It should be recognized that the current refugee and migration crisis is not just a local or European problem – it is global. Building a “Fortress Europe” might be necessary as a short-term solution. However, a long-term solution would require different approach. At this event, we will discuss the EU’s crisis response towards the countries in the Middle East and the Sahel where migrants and refugees come from or are important transit countries – is it helping, or is it counterproductive? The event is organized by EUNPACK and is part of the project’s final conference which will take place at CEPS 18-19 March 2019.
Please register here.
Wed20Mar201921:00Norway House, Brussels
Seminar: “Assessing the EU’s Toolbox in Handling Internal and External Challenges” (NUPI, Norway)
When the EU launched its Global Strategy in June 2016, it stated that “We need a stronger Europe. This is what our citizens deserve, this is what the wider world expects.” However, in an already fragile world, a range of challenges emerged like beads on a string: Brexit, the election of US President Trump, and the proliferation of authoritarianism, populism, and nationalism in the EUs immediate and wider neighbourhood. The protracted crises in Ukraine, Afghanistan, the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel, and continuing uncertainties in the Balkans, are of no less concern. Together these events have led some to argue that the very liberal world order of free trade, international law, and multilateralism, is in decline. The obvious consequence is that it is becoming increasingly challenging for the EU to balance its autonomy and interests with those of other key stakeholders both on a national, regional and international level. In this evolving context of new internal and external challenges, what is the EU’s actual toolbox in delivering at home as well as abroad? Can the EU regain the trust of its citizens as well as those living in conflict areas whose rights it wishes to protect or promote? What role can the EU have in the transformation of its Eastern neighbours into peaceful and prosperous democracies? And what lies ahead for the relationship between the EU and other major powers such as Turkey? To highlight these crucial questions, we discuss findings from four, international and interdisciplinary H2020-funded research projects: EUNPACK, EU-STRAT, FEUTURE, and INFORM. The event is organized by EUNPACK and is part of the project’s final conference which will take place at CEPS 18-19 March 2019.
Please register here.
Thu04Apr2019University of Ljubljana in Slovenia
International Workshop: “Small States and Good Governance”, 4 April 2019 (IIA, Iceland)
When? 4 April 2019
Where? University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
The fourth and final workshop of the project is to be hosted by the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia under the heading Small States and Good Governance in the spring semester of 2019. It will be organized as an open event giving the civil society and policy makers, as well as the academic community, direct access to the network and the research conducted by the partners. The University of Ljubljana is the coordinator of this workshop to be co-hosted by Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia. The location of the workshop correlates to the expertise of the host partner.
More info on the workshop and the project as a whole can be found here.
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Tue09Apr2019Fri12Apr2019Higher School of Economics in Moscow
Workshop “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development”, 9-12 April 2019, Moscow (IWE, Hungary)
The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at Higher School of Economics in Moscow together with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) in collaboration with International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA) are pleased to invite submissions to the workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development”.
The workshop is a part of the 20th Annual April International Conference on Economic and Social Development that will take place at Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 9-12, 2019. The event attracts a large number of researchers from the world’s leading universities with a variety of topics being discussed.
To participate in the workshop, please submit a draft of the paper or an extended abstract (up to 1000 words), together with a short CV, to Professor Andrei Yakovlev to email@example.com by 15 January 2019. Applicants will be informed about the selection before 25 January 2019, and the authors of accepted proposals are expected to submit full papers by 1 March 2019.
Detailed information from here.
Thu04Jul2019Fri05Jul2019PARIS – SCIENCES PO
Colloque International: "Construire les politiques de lutte contre la pauvreté urbaine à partir du terrain" (SPCEE, France)
Construire les politiques de lutte contre la pauvreté urbaine à partir du terrain : De l’analyse de la mise en œuvre des politiques publiques à l’identification des processus d’insertion sociale et économique, Colloquium, Paris 4-5 July 2019
Organisé dans le cadre du programme de recherche MARG-IN, qui est financé par l’Agence nationale de la recherche, ce colloque entend contribuer aux débats en cours sur la lutte contre la pauvreté en identifiant, à partir de l’examen des jeux d’acteurs liés à la mise en œuvre des politiques, les processus d’insertion sociale et économique qui pourraient servir de base à la construction de nouveaux dispositifs en phase avec la demande sociale et avec les réalités locales.
Il se déroulera à Paris les 4 et 5 juillet 2019. Pendant ces deux jours, les chercheurs seront invités à échanger leurs points de vue avec les acteurs institutionnels, les acteurs de terrain (professionnels de l’action sociale et militants associatifs) et les personnes en situation précaire. Ces échanges serviront de base à l’écriture d’un texte commun jetant les bases d’une approche de la lutte contre la pauvreté « par le bas », et à large diffusion.
Plus d'information ici: https://www.sciencespo.fr/centre-etudes-europeennes/sites/sciencespo.fr.centre-etudes-europeennes/files/Colloque%20%27Lutte%20contre%20la%20pauvrete%CC%81%27%204-5juil.%202019.%20Paris.%20Appel%20a%CC%80%20communicationLA.pdf
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