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European Union Centre of Excellence

Lecture Series

The European Union Centre of Excellence regularly presents public lectures on topics relevant to its mandate to promote knowledge and understanding of European Union policy and EU-Canada relations.

These lectures are primarily presented in the context of one of four ongoing lectures series. The titles of these lectures series as well as details of lectures presented as part of the series are found below.

1) EUCE York Lectures in EU Law and Governance

– Federalism: The European Union’s Uncommon Principle, March 6, 2012
Accomodating the Cyprus issue in the European Union’s political and legal order
– Managing Migration at the Rim of Europe, November 28, 2011
– The European Parliament’s Trade Powers After the Lisbon Treaty, November 3, 2011
– EU-NATO Relations in a Post-American World, October 20, 2011 – streaming audio
– UE-Kosovo: un regard critique, October 20, 2011
– The Crisis of the Euro: A German View, October 7, 2011
A Grand New Continent: Gaps and Gains in EU Public Management Reform, June 13, 2011
– Eurolegalism: The Transformation of Law and Regulation in the European Union, April 28, 2011

– Rights, Security and Conflicting International Obligations: The Judgment of the European Court of Justice in Kadi and its Aftermath, March 17, 2011 – streaming audio

– From the European Economic Community to a Europe of “Values”: Assessing the Limits of the “Ever Closer Union”, March 15, 2011
– Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation State, March 8, 2011
– Spotlight on Fundamental Rights in the EU: the deportation of Roma from France, March 2, 2011
– Rescaling Europe through Law – The European Project in the 1960s and 1970s, November 23, 2010
– Good, Bad, or Ugly? International Regimes and Narratives of Democratic Legitimacy in Academic and Public Discourses, November 3, 2010
– Legal Reasoning in European Private Law: The Interlegality Conundrum in a Multilevel Governance Private Law System and the New Developments in the Marleasing-Doctrine of the European Court of Justice, September 15, 2010

2) EUROPEAS: EUCE Seminars in European History, Culture and Society

– Enjeux de la diversité en France et aux États-Unis, September 29, 2011
– What Can Muslims in France Tell Us About Multiculturalism in the European Union, September 28, 2011 – streaming audio
– Global History, Regional Integration and the Politics of Exclusion in the case of Turkey’s accession to the EU, November 17, 2010
– Latin American Integration and the EU Model, October 6, 2010

3) Annual Canada-EU Business Lecture

– The Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement: Opportunities and Risks, April 6, 2011
– EU-Canada Relations: Prospects for a Trade Agreement, March 10, 2011

4) Whose (De)Fault is it Anyway? – The EU Crisis in Historical and Comparative Perspective

– On Sovereign Debt Crisis and Sovereignty: A Constitutional law perspective – March 8, 2012
– The Eurozone Crisis: To what degree are E.U. institutions and power relations to blame? – March 21, 2012.
The Euro: Past, Present, Future?, January 18, 2012 – Video Stream
– American Crisis/Global Crisis: Can the empire of globalization contain the spirits it has called up from the deep?, January 11, 2012 – Video Stream
– Financial Crises in History: Any Relevance for Greece?, December 1, 2011 – Streaming Audio