Seminar Series Europe Dialogues 2011-2012

SPRING SEMESTER 2012

 

FRIDAY JANUARY 20

The Bank Collapse and the Regulations of the
European Union

Már Guðmundsson, Governor, Central Bank of Iceland

Video recording

Reading material:

The author´s keynote
address at the Banking Law Symposium 2011, OECD, Paris, titled “The
fault-lines in cross-border banking: lessons from the Icelandic case”. 

Article “The fault lines in
cross-border banking: lessons from the Icelandic Case”,
 by Már Gudmundsson & Thorsteinn
Thorgeirsson, pp. 141-165.

 

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

 Video recording

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3

The EU as a Global Actor: Facing the Current Challenges 

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

Video recording

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10

The EU and the Aftermath of the Arab Spring

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

Recording

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17

Is the US listening to Europe?

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

Video recording

Slides

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24

CLIMATE CHANGE AND EUROPE

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

Video recording

 

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

Video recording

Reading Material:

Icelandic Review of Policy and Administration: „Iceland and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Challenge or Opportunity?“

 

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
 

Video recording

 

FRIDAY MARCH 16

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

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

Video recording

 

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

Reading Material:

EUISS Chaillot Paper (2011): The G-20: a pathway to
effective multilateralism? 

Notre Europe Report (2011) jointly with Timo Behr:
Regionalism & Global Governance:The Emerging Agenda

FIIA Briefing Paper (2011): Europe’s declining role in
the G-20: What role for the EU in the club of the most important powers?

 

FRIDAY MARCH 30

EU Enlargement and the Balkans

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

Video recording

Reading material:

DIIS Report: “Politics
Prevail in EU Enlargement Serbia’s road to the EU is still influenced by the
question of Kosovo”
 by Julie Herschend Christoffersen .

 

FRIDAY APRIL 13

NATO as the Canary in the Mine of Liberal
World Order
 

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

Video recording

 

FRIDAY APRIL 20

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

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

Video recording

 

FRIDAY APRIL 27

Public Opinion in the European Union

Göran von Sydow

 

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FALL SEMESTER 2011

Program


Thursday September 8

Is Development Aid Useful?

A seminar in cooperation with the Icelandic Development Agency and UN Women in Iceland.

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2011

Security for small states in Europe: An illusion?

Clive Archer, Professor Emeritus Manchester Metropolitan University.

Recording

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2011

Gender, Sex and the Post-national Defense

Annica Kronsell, associate professor of Political Science at Lund University. 

 

Slides

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2011

The European Union and the Arab Spring

Rosa Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels.

Video Recording

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2011

Small States in the European Union

Diana Panke, associate professor of
political science at the University College Dublin. 

Video Recording

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2011

The Variable Geometry of European Security Cooperation-impact on institutions and small states 

Dr. Gunilla Herolf, senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace
Research Institute.

Slides

 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 21, 2011

Can Africa catch up and can we help? Dr. Paul Collier,
Professor of Economics and Director of Centre for the study of African
Economies at Oxford University. Seminar on Development Cooperation in
collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ICEIDA and the
University’s Department of Social Sciences.

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4-5, 2011

What are the Implications of the Financial Crsis on Gender Equality in Europe?

Rachel Silvera, Senior Lecturer at the University of Paris X. Seminar in cooperation with The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies International Anniversary Conference „Europe, Gender and the Financial Crisis“.

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2011

Towards a Second Republic: Politics after the Celtic Tiger

Peadar Kirby, Professor of International Politics and Public Policy at the
University of Limerick, Ireland. 

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2011

Nordic – Baltic Small States: Economy, Security and Identity

First seminar of three in a two year project by NOS-HS.

 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 25, 2011

Arms Trade from a European Perspective: Challenging the Normative Power

Tomas Baum, director of the Flemish Peace Institute in Brussels.