What kind of Europe do we want? - internal and external perspectives (European Identity and Culture)

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Inaugural Event ACCESS EUROPE
Europe in Crisis – Resilient Europe
The Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European StudieS (ACCESS EUROPE), an initiative of the VU University Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will kick off on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 January with the inaugural event 'Europe in Crisis – Resilient Europe'.
Programme 22 January
Official opening with Minister Bussemaker (OCW), Dymph van den Boom (Rector Magnificus UvA) and Jaap Winter (Chair VU), Andrée van Es (Advisory Board ACCESS EUROPE).
Keynote lecture by Loukas Tsoukalis, professor of European Integration at the University of Athens: ‘What Kind of Europe After the Crisis?’
Discussion by Frank Vandenbroucke, professor by Special Appointment in the Den Uyl chair at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Brigid Laffan, director and professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute in Florence
Doors open at 14.30, programme from 15.00 to 17.30. Drinks afterwards
Programme 23 January
ACCESS EUROPE Scholars present their views on current European topics and discuss these with the audience.
Doors open at 12:00 (including lunch). Programme from 13:00 to 17:00. Drinks afterwards.
Participation and location
You are cordially invited to attend.
Address: Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam. Admission is free, please register (indicate your name and the dates that you would will attend) by sending a mail to accesseurope@uva.nl.
Detailed programme
22 January
14:30 Doors open
15:00 Opening by Jonathan Zeitlin
Co-founder and Scientific Director ACCESS EUROPE
15:10 Dymph van den Boom
Rector Magnificus University of Amsterdam
15:20 Jet Bussemaker
Minister of Education, Culture and Science (OCW)
15:30 Keynote lecture by Loukas Tsoukalis
Professor of European Integration at the University of Athens and President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) “What kind of Europe after the crisis?”
16:00 Discussion by Brigid Laffan
Director and Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI)
16:20 Discussion by Frank Vandenbroucke
Professor by Special Appointment in the Den Uyl chair, University of Amsterdam
16:40 Questions from the audience
17:15 Jaap Winter
Chair Board VU University Amsterdam
17:20 Concluding remarks Anton Hemerijck
Co-founder ACCESS EUROPE, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the VU University Amsterdam
17:30 Drinks
23 January
12:00 Doors open – lunch
13:00 Roundtable session 1: ‘Economic and political dimensions of the crisis’
On stage: Brian Burgoon, Anton Hemerijck, Liesbet Hooghe, Claes de Vreese
14:00 Break
14:30 Roundtable session 2: ‘What way forward for European governance?’
On stage: Jonathan Zeitlin, Ben Crum, Deirdre Curtin, Ester Herlin-Karnell
15:30 Break
16:00 Roundtable session 3: ‘What kind of Europe do we want – internal and external perspectives’
On stage: Rob van de Laarse, Michael Wintle, Wolfgang Wagner, Marieke de Goede
17:00 Drinks
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Published by AISSR
Period23 Jan 2014
Event titleACCESS EUROPE (VU/UvA) Inaugural event Europe in Crisis - Resilient Europe
Event typeLecture