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Workshop at Columbia University on the current European crisis and new EU member states

Workshop at Columbia University on the current European crisis and new EU member states, 23 April The workshop No-Choice Democracies? How the Deep Crisis of Europe is Destroying the Community Model is co-sponsored by the Blinken European Institute, the Balassi Institute – Hungarian Cultural Center and the Institute for Social and European Studies (Budapest) and promises an exploration of responses to the current and ongoing crisis of European integration and economies with a special focus on new – East Central European – member states. Time and venue: 4:00pm, Monday, April 23, 2012, Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities, 74 Morningside Drive New York, NY 10027.
Workshop at Columbia University on the current European crisis and new EU member states, 23 April

The Hungarian Cultural Center is proud to be the organizing partner of the upcoming Blinken European Institute of Columbia University workshop featuring distinguished speakers from Hungary, Italy and the United States. No-Choice Democracies? How the Deep Crisis of Europe is Destroying the Community Model. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Blinken European Institute, the Balassi Institute – Hungarian Cultural Center and the Institute for Social and European Studies (Budapest).

4:00pm, Monday, April 23, 2012

Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

74 Morningside Drive New York, NY 10027

(take subway line 1 to Columbia University, 116th St station)
 

Workshop program

4:00–5:30
European Alternatives: Responses to the Crisis

Chair: Victoria de Grazia, Director, Blinken European Institute, Columbia University

George Schöpflin, University of London: The EU vs. Hungary: Integration, Sovereignty and Europe

Ferenc Miszlivetz, Columbia University: The Deep Causes of the European Crisis

Ivan Szelényi, NYU: The Keynes-Hayek Debate Revisited

Turkuler Isiksel, Columbia University: European Disunion: The Limits of De Facto Solidarity

5:30–6:30
Reflections and comments from "centers and peripheries"

Chair: Ferenc Miszlivetz, Columbia University

Benjamin Barber, DEMOS

Misha Glenny, Columbia University

Federico Rampini, La Repubblica

Todd Gitlin, Columbia University

6:30–7:00
Open public debate
Given that only 60 seats will be made available, we request that you RSVP at your earliest convenience to make sure we can include you among the 30 places reserved for the Hungarian Cultural Center.

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