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Conversations on the future of Europe

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, we held an event of four conversations between Bruegel scholars and European thinkers.

Date: March 22, 2017, 11:30 am European Macroeconomics & Governance Tags & Topics

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In March 2017 Europe celebrates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the event that started the process of European integration.

Bruegel took this opportunity to reflect on the journey so far and how Europe can meet the domestic and global challenges that it faces.

To this end we organised on the 22nd of March a series of conversations between Bruegel scholars and European thinkers. What has Europe achieved? How can the population take back ownership of the project and make it its own? How do the young see the future of a 60 year project?

Achievements, successes but equally challenges and problems are all part of the European future. We are looking for ways to create a Europe that will make it robust to domestic problems and world challenges.

Schedule

Mar 22, 2017

11:00-11:30

Check in and welcome coffee

11:30-12:10

Fragility and resilience of the EU

Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies ,Sofia and Permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna.

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

12:10-12:15

Short break

12:15-12:50

The EU at 60 - How to overcome a midlife crisis?

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Andre Wilkens, Open Society to Offene Gesellschaft

12:50-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-14:10

Past and future of the EU from an intergenerational perspective

Johanna Nyman, Expert on youth policy and human rights

André Sapir, Senior Fellow

14:10-14:15

Short break

14:15-14:50

A historical perspective on global and translantic relations

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Non-resident fellow

Catherine Schenk, Deputy Head of College / Professor of International Economic History, University of Glasgow

14:50

End

Speakers

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Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Krastev

Ivan Krastev

Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies ,Sofia and Permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna.

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

Non-resident fellow

EYF Board and Secretariat, Brussels.  Copyrights www.michaelchia.eu 2014

Johanna Nyman

Expert on youth policy and human rights

André Sapir

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

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Catherine Schenk

Deputy Head of College / Professor of International Economic History, University of Glasgow

Wilkens photo

Andre Wilkens

Open Society to Offene Gesellschaft

Guntram B. Wolff

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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