European Seminar Halki 2014

European Seminar Halki 2014

July 11th, 2014 | [ Read More...]

You can find the programme of the European Seminar Halki 2014 here.

The 11th Annual European Seminar of ELIAMEP took place at the island of Halki, near Rhodes, between the 3rd and 6th of July, 2014. The theme of this year’s seminar was: ‘Integration or Disintegration? Which way forward for Europe?’ This year the European Seminar took place a short while after the European Parliament elections. In the light of election results, it had the opportunity to examine the different dimensions of the European crisis, the delicate equilibrium prevailing within the euro area and beyond, the centrifugal forces that have been gaining strength between and within countries and the risks of disintegration, controlled or otherwise. From the safe haven of a small island in the Dodecanese, attempted to map out the uncharted waters lying ahead for the common currency, the quality of democracy and the future of European integration.

The 11th Annual European Seminar of ELIAMEP took place at the island of Halki, near Rhodes, between the 3rd and 6th of July, 2014. The theme of this year’s seminar was: ‘Integration or Disintegration? Which way forward for Europe?’ This year the European Seminar took place a short while after the European Parliament elections. In the light of election results, it had the opportunity to examine the different dimensions of the European crisis, the delicate equilibrium prevailing within the euro area and beyond, the centrifugal forces that have been gaining strength between and within countries and the risks of disintegration, controlled or otherwise. From the safe haven of a small island in the Dodecanese, attempted to map out the uncharted waters lying ahead for the common currency, the quality of democracy and the future of European integration.

Photos

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Papers/Programme/Report

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The programme of the Seminar entitled ‘Integration or Disintegration? Which way forward for Europe? is available here. Additionally, you can access presentations of scholars who participated in the event.

Moreoverthe report of the 11th European Seminar is available here.

Participants

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You can find the list of participants in the European Seminar Halki 2014 here.

Media

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  • Head of Kathimerini Foreign Desk Ms Xenia Kounalaki wrote the article ‘In search for a New Deal for Europe’ with reference to Halki  European Seminar 2014.  This piece was published on 13 July 2014 and is available here (in Greek).
  • Journalist of To Vima Mr Angelos Athanasopoulos
    wrote the article ‘Europe is desperately looking for a new course’ with reference to Halki European Seminar 2014. This piece was published on 21 July 2014 and is available here (in Greek).
  • Professor Peter Hall [Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University; Centennial Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)] gave an interview to ELIAMEP WEB TV on the occasion of the 11th European Seminar. The interview is available here.
  • Professor François Heisbourg [Special Advisor, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRC), Paris] gave an interview to ELIAMEP WEB TV on the occasion of the 11th European Seminar. The interview is available here

 

European Seminar Halki 2014

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This year’s seminar was kicked off with a discussion of the tectonic shifts in the global system. The session was chaired by Prof. Jan Zielonka, Professor of European Politics, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Analysts and diplomats from Brazil, China, India and Russia along with European experts gave their views on the ways in which the world and Europe are changing. Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union, spoke on the EU-Russian partnership. Prof. Mohan Guruswamy, Chairman and founder of the Centre for Policy Alternatives in New Delhi, the prospects for deeper relations between the EU and India while Councellor Xiyuan Zheng, from the Department of Policy Planning, of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing talked of China and Europe as a Community of interests advancing side by side.