Seminar Series Spring 2012

EUROPE DIALOGUES

 

The Institute of
International Affairs and Centre for Small State Studies announces the spring
session of the seminar series on European integration sponsored by a Jean
Monnet grant.  The institute offers
numerous lectures by renowned academics on Fridays from 12:00 to 13:00 at room
101 in Lögberg. The programme also includes seminars and conferences in
cooperation with other parties.  

 

PROGRAMME

 

FRIDAY JANUARY 20

The Bank Collapse and the Regulations of the
European Union

Már Guðmundsson, Governor, Central Bank of Iceland

Video recording from the seminar 


FRIDAY JANUARY 27

Large
Member State Hegemony? Ten Theses on Germany’s new European Policy

Simon J. Bulmer, Professor
of European Politics and Head of Department, University of Sheffield, UK

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3

The EU as a Global Actor: Facing the Current Challenges 

Anna Jardfelt, Director, Swedish Institute of
International Affairs (UI), Sweden

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10

The
EU and the Aftermath of the Arab Spring

Jordi Vaquer i Fanés, Director, Barcelona Centre for
International Affairs, Spain

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17

Is the US listening to Europe?

Michael T. Corgan, Associate Professor, Department of International
Relations, Boston University, USA
 

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24

CLIMATE CHANGE AND EUROPE

Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Lecturer in Public Law, Edinburgh Law School,
Scotland
 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 2

Iceland and the EU´s Common Security and Defense
Policy (CSDP)  

Alyson Bailes, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of
Political Science, University of Iceland

 

FRIDAY MARCH 9

Norm Entrepreneurship and Norm Advocacy:
Small State Strategies in the EU
 

Annika Björkdahl, Associate Professor, Department
of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden
 

 

FRIDAY MARCH 16

The Adaptation of Estonia and Finland to
EU Foreign and Security Policy

Kristi Raik, Researcher, Finnish Institute of
International Affairs, Finland

 

FRIDAY MARCH 23

Developments
in Global Governance: The Role of the G-20 and the EU
 

Juha Jokela, Programme Director, Finnish Institute
of International Affairs, Finland

 

FRIDAY MARCH 30

EU Enlargement and the Balkans

Julie Herschend Christoffersen, former Researcher,
Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark

 

FRIDAY APRIL 13

NATO as the Canary in the Mine of Liberal
World Order
 

Trine Flockhart, Senior Researcher, Danish
Institute for International Studies, Denmark

 

FRIDAY APRIL 20

A European Public Sphere: The Un-Likelihood of
Transnational Debate

Maximilian Conrad, Assistant Professor, Faculty of
Political Science, University of Iceland

 

FRIDAY APRIL 27

Public Opinion in the European Union

Göran von Sydow