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Europe and the European Union

Winter 2010

Centre d'excellence sur l'UE de Montréal

"Europe:The State of the Union"
par Anand Menon
(Directeur de l'/European Research Institute/, U. de Birmingham)
lundi 15 février
12h00 - 13h30
Université McGill
855 Sherbrooke Ouest
salle 429, pavillon Leackok

"Les nouveaux chefs de l'Europe/Europe's New Leaders"
Table ronde *autour de :
Stephanie Hofmann
Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement, Genève Anand Menon /European Research Institute/, U. de Birmingham *George Ross* Chaire Jean-Monnet /ad personam/, U. de Montréal
lundi 15 février
16h00 - 18h00
Université de Montréal
3744, rue Jean-Brillant
salle 6453 (6ème étage)

Winter 2007

February 6 & 7 Prof. R. Daniel KELEMEN Rutgers University. "Built to Last? On the Durability of EU Federalism"
TIME: Tuesday, February 6 16:00-18:00
PLACE: C 4145 Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Universite de Montreal

"Suing for Europe: The Rise of Adversarial Legalism in the European Union"
TIME: Wednesday, February 7 12:00-14:00
PLACE: Arts Council Room, Arts 160, McGill University

February 12 & 13 Prof. Milada Anna VACHUDOVA University of North Carolina. "Democratization in Postcommunist Europe: Illiberal Regimes and the Leverage of International Actors"
TIME: Monday, February 12 16:00-18:00
PLACE: Lothar Baier, 3744 Jean-Brillant, Universite de Montreal
TIME: Tuesday, February 13 13:00-14:30
PLACE: Arts West 20, McGill University

March 14 Prof. Charles PENTLAND Queens University. "The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Former Soviet Union: Testing Soft Power"
TIME: Wednesday, March 14 16:00-18:00
PLACE: Arts Council Room, Arts 160, McGill University

March 21 Dr. Luzius WILDHABER Former President of the European Court of Human Rights. "European Public Law: The Protection of Human Rights under the ECHR and EU Law"
TIME: Wednesday, March 21 12:30
PLACE: Moot Court Room McGill University, Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel St.
(Co-sponsor: McGill International Law Society)

March 29 & 30 Prof. Antje ELLERMANN University of British Columbia. "The Policy Failure of Europe’s Border Control Regime: the Case of Forced Return"
TIME: Thursday, March 29 11:30-13:00
PLACE: C4145, Pavillon Lionel Groulx, Universite de Montreal
TIME: Friday, March 30 11:30-13:30
PLACE: Arts Council Room, Arts 160, McGill University


Winter 2006

January 11th, Ambassador Jeremy KINSMAN, Canadian Ambassador to the European Union. “Understanding Europe 2006”
PLACE: New Chancellor Day Hall 12:30-13:30
3660 Peel Street, Room 201
McGill University

Jeremy Kinsman was born in Montreal and attended McGill University. He is currently serving as Canada’s Ambassador to the European Union. He has served in a number of important European postings including London, Paris and Moscow and has acquired unique experience of European issues.

February 10 Professor Tim BUTHE Political Science, Duke University. “The Politics of Antitrust & Merger Review in the European Union: Institutional Change from Messina to 2004”
TIME: 13:30-15:30
PLACE: Leacock 429, McGill

March 3 DR. ANDREA LOCATELLI Visiting Scholar, Center for European Studies, Carleton University. “The European Approach to Military Innovation: Risks and Opportunities of the Technology Gap”. With the kind support of: The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal and Political Science Department Faculty of Arts, McGill University.
TIME: 13:30-15:30
PLACE: Leacock 429, McGill

March 10 Professor Dorothee HEISENBERG Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. “Negotiating Privacy: EU-US Conflicts about Personal Data Protection"
TIME: 13:30-15:30
PLACE: Leacock 429, McGill

March 16 PROFESSOR INGEBORG TOEMMEL Jean Monnet Professor, University of Osnabruck, Germany. “European Union Regional Policy and Multi-Level Governance”. With the kind support of: The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal and Political Science Department Faculty of Arts, McGill University.
TIME: 14:30-16:00
PLACE: Arts 265, McGill University

March 24 Professor Michelle EGAN Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration American University. “Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States”
TIME: 13:30-15:30
PLACE: Leacock 429, McGill

April 7 Per Kongshoj MADSEN Centre for Labour Market Research Department of Economics, Politics, and Public Administration, University of Aalborg, Denmark. “Flexibility and Security in Europe: The debate on ‘flexicurity’ as a strategy for a new European Social Model”
TIME: 15:30-17:30
PLACE: Leacock 738, McGill


Fall 2005

With the support of The Institute for European Studies (McGill-University de Montreal) and The Political Science Department, McGill

September 16, “What’s Going on about EUROPE and the EUOPEAN UNION----In Montreal?” How do I keep up with the European related activities in Montreal? Reception and information meeting. (Refreshments will be served.)
Representatives of:

  • The Institute for European Studies, McGill University—Universite de Montreal
  • La Chaire Jean Monnet, Universite de Montreal
  • The Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, McGill Law
  • The Canadian Center for German and European Studies, Universite de Montreal
  • L’Institut d’etudes internationals de Montreal de l’UQAM

Leacock 429, McGill 13:30—15:30

September 23, Mrs. Emine ERK Attorney & Chair,Turkish Cypriot Human Rights Foundation "The Relationships between the EU and the Turkish Cypriots after the Referanda: How the legal issues affect every day life on the Island?" Faculty Club, McGill 12:30-15:00 3450 McTavish Street A light lunch will be served. RSVP & Registration required. 343-7009 With the support of the Turkish Embassy in Ottawa.

October 21, Prof. Daniel ZIBLATT Harvard University “Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism” Leacock 429, McGill 13:00-15:00 Co-sponsored by the Speaker Series of the Department of Political Science

October 28, Prof. Sheri BERMAN Barnard College, Columbia University “Understanding Social Democracy” Leacock 429, McGill 13:00-15:00

November 4, Prof. Wade JACOBY Brigham Young University "Institutional Emulation in the EU and NATO Enlargements" Arts 160, McGill 15:00-17:00 (PLEASE NOTE: REVISED TIME) Co-sponsored by the Research Group in International Security

November 18, Prof. Will PHELAN Middlebury College “"What is sui generis about the European Union? Compliance in Federal States, International Organisations and the European Union" Leacock 429, McGill 13:00-15:00

Winter 2005

FEB 4, FRANZ KERNIC (Visiting Scholar from Austria and Germany Centre for European and Russian Studies, Carleton University)"SOFT POWER POLITICS: The European Union Concept of Fighting Terrorism" (Leacock 429, McGill University, 13:30-15:30)

FEB 11, Dr PATRIK MARIER (Concordia University)" IS THE EU A CATALYST FOR PENSION REFORMS?" (Leacock 429, McGill University, 13:30-15:30)

MAR 4, BRIAN RATHBUN (McGill University) "SOVEREIGNTY FOR SOVEREIGNTY'S SAKE:Monetary Union, Defense Cooperation, and Integration Theory" (Leacock 429, McGill University, 13:30-15:30)

MAR 11, EURIPIDES L. EVRIVIADES (High Commissioner of Cyprus to Canada; Ambassador of Cyprus to the United States of America) “CYPRUS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: PROSPECTS FOR REUNIFICATION, PEACE WITH TURKEY, AND REGIONAL STABILITY” (McGill Faculty Club 12:30-14:30)
*A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP to: (514)343-7009


Fall 2004

October 22, Professor KJELL GOLDMANN (University of Stockholm)“INTEGRATION AND IDEOLOGY: THE CASE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION” (MACDONALD Engineering Building, Room 388, 1:30 - 3:30)
*with the kind support of PROJECT ON GLOBALIZATION,The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal, Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, McGill University,FQRSC

October 29, Professor THEODORE MARMOR (Prof. of Public Policy and Management,Yale University School of Management)“MULTI-LEVEL GOVERNANCE---IMPLICITY? HOLLAND’S HEALTH CARE REFORMS AND EUROPE UNION ASPIRATIONS AND REGULATIONS” (LEACOCK, Room 429, 1:30 - 3:30)
*with the kind support of The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal, Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

November 05, DR. DAVID ROMANO (DND Post-Doctoral Fellow, McGill)“THE ROUTE TO EUROPE: PEOPLE SMUGGLING FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA” (MACDONALD Engineering Building, Room 388, 1:30 - 3:30)
*with the kind support of The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal, Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

November 12, DR. ALIZA KRIZKOVA (Charles University, Prague)“CONSTRUCTING A SUPRANATIONAL SPACE FOR A WOMEN’S AGENDA: THE PROCESS OF CZECH ACCESSION TO THE EU” (MACDONALD Engineering Building, Room 388, 1:30 - 3:30)
*with the kind support of The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal, Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

November 19, AMBASSADOR AYDEMIR ERMAN (Turkey’s Ambassador to Canada)“TURKEY and the EUROPEAN UNION” (MACDONALD Engineering Building, Room 388, 1:30 - 3:30)
*with the kind support of PROJECT ON GLOBALIZATION,The Institute for European Studies McGill-Université de Montréal, Political Science Department, Faculty of Arts, McGill University