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Lecture on "The European and Spanish policy concerning the Mediterranean region: towards a revitalization of the Euro-Mediterranean relations" By Prof. Antonio Blanc Altemir, Chair of Public International Law and International Relations, Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Lleida
Following the horrific terrorist attack in Paris on November 13th, 2015, Consul General of France in Miami, Hon. Philippe Létrilliart, will comment and follow-up on what happened in France and what exceptional measures will be implemented to address the threat of terrorism.
Conversations on Europe: "The Rise of the Right: Comparing the American and EU Political Landscapes"
Across much of Europe, in Scandinavia, Austria, the Netherlands and Poland, right-wing parties have surged in the polls, in elections and--in some cases--to governing power. Far-right parties gained a record number of seats in the European Parliament elections of 2014, which saw the French Front National come in first and the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn of Greece seated for the first time.
Join the European and Eurasian Studies Program for its Blanka Rosenstiel Lecture Series on Poland "Eastern Europe: Between the Past and the Future." Presentation by Former President of Poland and Solidarność Leader, Lech Wałęsa.
Valerie Rouxel-Laxton, Head of the Economic and Financial Affairs Section at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, talks about the current economic situation in the euro area and related topics for the Euro Challenge Competition 2016
EU Conference on "The European Year of Development: approaches, issues & results" Panel II: EU Development Policies in the wider world
The European Year of Development: approaches, issues & results - Panel I:Approaches towards development
Two-Day EU Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Renate Hahlen,MinisterCounselor(Development)-EU Delegation
Dr.Renate Hahlen, Minister Counselor (Development) Delegation of the European Union to the United States is the keynote speaker of the two-day EU conference on Feb. 22-23. She is presenting: "Where is the European Union's Development policy heading?"
In this session of Conversations on Europe, a panel of experts will discuss the ethical and legal questions museums in the Europe and North America face in the on-going debates over art repatriation, conservation, and national vs. universal heritage. This virtual roundtable provides a wide-ranging examination of the topic from the various perspectives of museum curation, art history, anthropology, archeology, and law.
Six World War II veterans were awarded the Legion of Honor by the French Consul General Philippe Letrilliart during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University
"Information Wars: Investigating Propaganda, Perception and the Politics of Protest in the Digital Age in Eastern Europe" by Dr. Patrick Bell
The The Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy presents a timely discussion by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Pavel Bělobrádek.
Euro Challenge Competition - Video Conference - Team 6
Lecture on "Vladimir Neklyaev: Poet, Political Prisoner & Presidential Candidate of Belarus"
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs hosted a conversation with Dr. Ivan M. Havel, brother of Czech writer, dissident and statesman Václav Havel on the struggle for freedom in totalitarian Czechoslovakia.
In this installment of the European Studies Center's award-winning series of virtual roundtables, a panel of experts discusses the mid-2016 political and popular debates over free trade and trade agreements in the US and Europe. Why have NAFTA and TPP become such political hot potatoes in the 2016 election cycle? What accounts for popular hostility to TTIP in Germany and other European nations? How did trade deals impact the Brexit vote
The Green School and Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence hosted a panel discussion with Commander Grant Edwards, Australian Federal Police and FIU College of Law Faculty.
In this installment of Conversations on Europe, a panel of experts from both sides of the Atlantic examines the potential impact of impending elections in both the U.S. and Europe and explores significant transnational trends in electoral politics, including the rise of populism and the polarization of the electorate as well as the increasing importance of issues related to immigration, the economy, and trade.
Panel Discussion with FIU Faculty Experts and Mark Medish, Former Senior Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs on the National Security Council.
In Europe, the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. has struck a chord with some. Issues of procedural inequalities and police violence have been made more public in Black Lives Matter marches in cities throughout Europe. Howdoes the movement in Europe differ from its American inspiration? Howdo issues of ethnicity and religion inform understandings of race in Europe? And what has been the response of authorities?
Under the framework of the EU Jean Monnet Project, European transportation experts met with the Miami-Dade Community at large. This workshop discussed the pressing transportation issues in Miami. The topics included mass transit, clean vehicles, smart transportation, tactile internet and quality delivery of services at affordable prices.
What has been described in the media as a migration crisis in Europe is being characterized by many aid workers as a reception crisis. The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has taken the lead among European heads of state in advocating for a safe and effective process of resettling migrants.