The EU at 60: Europe Since the Treaty of Rome


Date: Feb 10, 2017

To watch the first panel of the event, “Origins and Spirit”, please view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2nyrnq1YHI

To watch the second panel of the event, “The EU Project: Reality and Future”, please view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d5cgq1aDco

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community, later to become the European Union. This event will offer an opportunity of dialogue among scholars and practitioners to reflect upon the Treaty of Rome in a historical perspective and discuss the future of the European Union.

11:00 am  Welcome: Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History, Acting Director of the European Institute, Columbia University

11:05 am  Opening Remarks: João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations

11:15 am   First panel: The Treaty of Rome – Origins and Spirit

This panel will examine the war and pre-war origins of the Treaty of Rome; the national and pan-European inspirations, the protagonists, the alternative models debated, and the legacy of treaty-making.

Panelists:

Peter Lindseth, Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International and Comparative Law, University of Connecticut

Gian Giacomo Migone, Professor of History and Euroatlantic Relations at the University of Turin, former Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Italian Senate

Roberta de Monticelli, Fellow at the Italian Academy, Full Professor for Philosophy and Personhood at San Raffaele University, Milan

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission at the German Embassy to the United States

Rui Tavares, Fellow at the Center of International Studies, Lisbon, former   member of European Parliament

Moderator: Victoria de Grazia

12:30 pm   End of first panel

2:00 pm   Second panel: The EU Project- Reality and Future

Panelists will discuss the main developments since the 1990s and current challenges facing the European Union, including possible steps to restore economic growth in the Eurozone, strengthen democratic participation, and enable Europe to decide its own destiny.

Panelists:

Stefan Collignon, Professor of Political Economy at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa

Javier Elorza, Ambassador, former Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union

Anne Dorte Riggelsen, Ambassador, Consul General of Denmark in New York

Nadia Urbinati, Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies at Columbia University

Pierre Vimont, Visiting Professor at the European Institute, Columbia University, former Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service

Moderator: Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Director of the European Institute, Columbia University

3:30 pm  End of second panel

Co-sponsors: The European Institute and The Maison Française at Columbia University, The International Organization and UN Studies Specialization at SIPA, The Columbia European Society, The Columbia European Union Student Association, The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulates General of Denmark, France, Germany, and Spain.

This event is made possible thanks to the support of the European Union’s Getting to Know Europe Program.

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Date: Feb 10, 2017

To watch the first panel of the event, “Origins and Spirit”, please view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2nyrnq1YHI

To watch the second panel of the event, “The EU Project: Reality and Future”, please view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d5cgq1aDco

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community, later to become the European Union. This event will offer an opportunity of dialogue among scholars and practitioners to reflect upon the Treaty of Rome in a historical perspective and discuss the future of the European Union.

11:00 am  Welcome: Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History, Acting Director of the European Institute, Columbia University

11:05 am  Opening Remarks: João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations

11:15 am   First panel: The Treaty of Rome – Origins and Spirit

This panel will examine the war and pre-war origins of the Treaty of Rome; the national and pan-European inspirations, the protagonists, the alternative models debated, and the legacy of treaty-making.

Panelists:

Peter Lindseth, Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International and Comparative Law, University of Connecticut

Gian Giacomo Migone, Professor of History and Euroatlantic Relations at the University of Turin, former Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Italian Senate

Roberta de Monticelli, Fellow at the Italian Academy, Full Professor for Philosophy and Personhood at San Raffaele University, Milan

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission at the German Embassy to the United States

Rui Tavares, Fellow at the Center of International Studies, Lisbon, former   member of European Parliament

Moderator: Victoria de Grazia

12:30 pm   End of first panel

2:00 pm   Second panel: The EU Project- Reality and Future

Panelists will discuss the main developments since the 1990s and current challenges facing the European Union, including possible steps to restore economic growth in the Eurozone, strengthen democratic participation, and enable Europe to decide its own destiny.

Panelists:

Stefan Collignon, Professor of Political Economy at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa

Javier Elorza, Ambassador, former Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union

Anne Dorte Riggelsen, Ambassador, Consul General of Denmark in New York

Nadia Urbinati, Kyriakos Tsakopoulos Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies at Columbia University

Pierre Vimont, Visiting Professor at the European Institute, Columbia University, former Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service

Moderator: Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Director of the European Institute, Columbia University

3:30 pm  End of second panel

Co-sponsors: The European Institute and The Maison Française at Columbia University, The International Organization and UN Studies Specialization at SIPA, The Columbia European Society, The Columbia European Union Student Association, The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulates General of Denmark, France, Germany, and Spain.

This event is made possible thanks to the support of the European Union’s Getting to Know Europe Program.

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