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2018 Summit on the Future of Europe at Harvard – Back to Square One


November 5, 2018

Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

2018 Summit on the Future of Europe at Harvard – Back to Square One


November 5, 2018

Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

November 5, 2018

Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall

Doors open at 8:15am and coffee, tea, and pastries will be provided. A reception will follow at the end of the Summit in the CES Atrium from 6:00-7:00pm.

The Summit on the Future of Europe is an initiative of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University. Since 2014, this annual conference convenes scholars and public leaders to debate critical challenges facing Europe. The fifth annual Summit is a partnership of CES, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, diaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute, European Stability Initiative (ESI) and Central European University (CEU).

The Summit is open to the public excluding the luncheon keynote address which will be viewable via livestream. Seating for all other panels is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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All panels will be viewable via livestream on the CES YouTube channel. Please go to the following links for each of the panels:

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Sessions

2018 Summit | Welcome & Introduction
8:45am - 9:00am
2018 Summit | Welcome & Introduction
  • Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government & CES Director, Harvard University
  • Nicholas Burns – Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
Summit 2018 | Panel 1: The Transatlantic Freeze
9:00am - 10:30am
Summit 2018 | Panel 1: The Transatlantic Freeze
  • Nicholas Burns – Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Karen Donfried – President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States; Senior Fellow, CES, Harvard University
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
  • Chair Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Research Associate, CES, Harvard University
Summit 2018 | Panel 2:  Authoritarianism in the EU
10:45am - 12:15pm
Summit 2018 | Panel 2: Authoritarianism in the EU
  • Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government & CES Director, Harvard University
  • John Shattuck – Professor of Practice in Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Harvard Kennedy School; President Emeritus, Central European University
  • Monica Macovei – Member of the European Parliament, European Conservatives and Reformists, Romania
  • Chair Ayşe Kadıoğlu – Professor of Political Science, Sabancı University; Acting President, Sabancı University (Oct. 2016 - Dec. 2017); Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University (Sept. 2013 - Oct. 2017); Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Summit 2018 | A Keynote Address by Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018)
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Attendance by invitation only. Viewable via Livestream. — Summit 2018 | A Keynote Address by Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor of Germany (2013-2018)
  • Sigmar Gabriel – Member of the Bundestag; Vice Chancellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs (2013-2018), Federal Republic of Germany; John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow 2018, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government & CES Director, Harvard University
Summit 2018 | Panel 3:  Challenges of European Integration and Disintegration
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Summit 2018 | Panel 3: Challenges of European Integration and Disintegration
  • John Dalhuisen – Senior Fellow, European Stability Initiative (ESI)
  • Kyriakos Pierrakakis – Director of Research, diaNEOsis Research and Policy Institute
  • Vivien A. Schmidt – Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Boston University; Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, European Union, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair José María Beneyto – Professor of International Public Law and International Relations and Director, Institute for European Studies
Summit 2018 | Panel 4: The Current  State of Europe: Views from the Newsroom
4:15pm - 5:45pm
Summit 2018 | Panel 4: The Current State of Europe: Views from the Newsroom
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