Europe in the 21st Century Seminar Series

By Marketing and Communications | 02-22-2016


This three-seminar series will focus on some of the hottest issues in Europe for 2016.

Pre-registration required for each seminar.

Series cosponsored by: European Union Center, Department of Political Science, College of  Liberal Arts; Bush School of Government and Public Service; George Bush Presidential Library & Museum 
For more information contact: Ann Klaus, European Union Center, annklaus@tamu.edu 

 

1. Europe's Refugee Crisis

March 1, 2016 - Tuesday

Time: 11:45am check-in and lunch distribution; 12:20 - 1:20 pm seminar

Speaker: Mr. Erik Kirschbaum, Correspondent, Reuters Berlin

Seminar Focus: Germany's role in the crisis, the issues at stake, the difficulties in coming up with EU solutions, and the risks entailed.

Location: Orientation Theater, George Bush Presidential Library & Museum

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2. NATO's Role in Europe

March 8, 2016 - Tuesday

Time: 11:45am check-in and lunch distribution; 12:20 - 1:20 pm seminar

Speaker: Colonel Andrew Budd, Head Defense Capabilities Section, Defense Policy and Planning Division, NATO

Seminar Focus: NATO back to its roots - can it cope?

Location: Orientation Theater, George Bush Presidential Library & Museum

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3. The Syrian Crisis

April 18, 2016 - Tuesday

Time: 11:45am check-in and lunch distribution; 12:20 - 1:20 pm seminar

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Scotto, Professor of Government, University of Essex

Seminar Focus: The Syrian Crisis and the failure of the UK and US to respond decissively. 

Location: Orientation Theater, George Bush Presidential Library & Museum

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This series supports the Texas A&M University Grand Challenges "Strengthening Democracy" Initiative.