European Studies Council Conference: “Europe Today: Challenges & Opportunities”

Event time: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 9:00am
Zoom Session See map
Event description: 

The European Studies Council presents the second annual international conference of the European Studies Graduate Fellows.

“Europe Today: Challenges & Opportunities.” 

This is day two of a two day conference. 

This conference will bring together graduate students from across disciplines - social sciences, history, humanities - to discuss the most pressing challenges facing Europe, Russia, and Eurasia today. 

Register here.

9:00 am | Panel V: EU and Great Power Diplomacy

  • Co-Chairs: Marc Ibáñez Díaz, Yale University and Jesslene Lee, National University of Singapore
  • Alessia Caputo, University at Albany, State University of New York and Bocconi University, Milan, Italy and Martina Spatuzzo, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany and Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • Claude Ewer, (University of Cambridge
  • Senni Mut-Tracy, University of Helsinki
  • Discussant: Julio Guinea Bonillo, Professor (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain

10:30 am | Panel VI: Buds of Research: New Directions in European Studies

  • Chair: Orel Beilinson, Yale University
  • Tamar Todria, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
  • First Year Yale European & Russian Studies MA Students:
    • Mourad Boumlik
    • Giorgi Buzaladze
    • Peter Chen
    • Zachary Ch
    • Meagan Ford
    • Elijah Plyat
    • Ali Salmenbayev
    • Casey Smith

12:30 pm | Panel VII: Eastern European Migration to Central Europe

  • Chair: Marguerite Bertheau, University of Cambridge
  • Daniel Gebel, Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Cristiana Lucchetti, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • Fernando A. Remache Vinueza, University of Glasgow
  • Discussant: Jannis Panagiotidis, Professor and Scientific Director of Research Center for the History of Transformations, University of Vienna

2:00 pm | Panel VIII: Urban Sustainability and Governance in the North: Perspectives from Europe and Eurasia

  • Co-Chairs: Elena Adasheva-Klein, Yale University & Morgan Forde, University of Cambridge
  • Kelsey Jones, George Washington University
  • Masha Monakhova, Arizona State University
  • Elena Adasheva-Klein, Yale University
  • Morgan Forde, University of Cambridge
  • Discussant:  Robert W. Orttung, Research Professor of International Affairs; Director of Research, Sustainable GW, George Washington University
Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public