Study Group on the Future of the European Union

Sep 10

European Union Study Group

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Lower Level Conference Room

“The State of the Euro in a Changing EU”

Speakers:

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Visiting Scholar, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank.

Richard N. Cooper, Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of Economics, Harvard University.

Jeffry A. Frieden, Acting Center Director (2014–2015); Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Hans-Helmut Kotz, Senior fellow, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe University; Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences, Freiburg University; Former member of the Bundesbank Board.

Moderator:

Karl Kaiser, Director, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School. 

Discussant:

Vivien A. Schmidt, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 29

Study Group on the Future of the European Union

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Goldman Room

“The European Union after the 2014 Elections: Regime Change?”

Speaker:

Franz Fischler, Former EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries; President of the European Forum Alpbach.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes 
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 17

Study Group on the Future of the European Union

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Goldman Room

“How the European Union Rules around the Rules: Informal Governance, International Cooperation, and the Eurozone Crisis”

Speaker:

Marieke Kleine, Lecturer in EU Politics, London School of Economics, European Institute.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes 
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Feb 06

Study Group on the Future of the European Union

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Goldman Room

"Europe 2014: Wasted Crisis or Tipping Point? The View from the European Ombudsman"

Speaker:

Emily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman, European Union.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Harvard European Law Association.

Moderator:

Muriel Rouyer, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Mar 25

Joint Session of the Transatlantic Relations Seminar and the Study Group on the Future of the European Union

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

“Divergence and Consensus on Transatlantic Security Policy: A Perspective from Paris”

Speaker:

Anne-Marie Le Gloannec, Director of Research, Foundation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, Paris.

Discussants:

Jolyon Howorth, Visiting Professor, Political Science and Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University.

Klaus Scharioth, Professor of Practice, Fletcher School; former German Ambassador to the US.

Co-sponsored by the Boston Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Feb 13

Joint Session of the Transatlantic Relations Seminar and the Study Group on the Future of the European Union

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Lower Level Conference Room

“The State of the Euro”

Panel:

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Visiting Scholar, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Former member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank.

Jeffrey A. Frankel, James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School.

Jeffry A. Frieden, Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2014). Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Paul Tucker, Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England; Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School.

Moderator:

Karl Kaiser, Director, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 14

Joint session of the Transatlantic Relations Seminar and the Future of the European Union Study Group

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St., Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"The Cyber Security Policy of the European Union and its Transatlantic Dimensions"

Speaker:

Annegret Bendiek, Fellow, EuroFuture Project, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Associate and Deputy Head, EU External Relations Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 19

Joint Session of the Transatlantic Relations Seminar and the Future of the European Union Study Group

4:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Lower Level Conference Room

“Is There a Future for European Security and Defense?”

Speaker:

Jolyon Howorth, Visiting Professor, Political Science and Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University.

Discussant:

Karl Kaiser, Director, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Nov 07

Study Group on the Future of the European Union

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Goldman Room

“The European Union and Sanctions: A Critical Look at the Record”

Speaker:

Christian von Soest, Thyssen Fellow, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Senior Research Fellow, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Berlin.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 24

Joint Transatlantic Relations Seminar and the Future of the European Union Study Group

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

“Austerity: European Democracies against the Wall”

Speaker:

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Visiting Scholar, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank.

Discussant:

Vivien A. Schmidt, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University.

Co-sponsored by the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Contact:

Ann Townes
atownes@wcfia.harvard.edu