2017-18 Participation and Democracy Series

 

In cooperation with academic departments and professional schools at the University of Pittsburgh, the European Union Center of Excellence/ European Studies Center sponsors academic and policy conferences covering a variety of topics.  Some of our past conferences have included collaborations with the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The Center for Legal Education, The University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and the University of Pittsburgh departments of Anthropology, Political Science, and History to name a few. 

Upcoming conferences hosted by the ESC:

Monday, October 30, 2017
4:00-5:30pm
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Colloquium: Populism in Europe and the U.S. 

Monday, November 6, 2017
3:30-5:30pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Jean Monnet Lecture:  “Social Media and Political Engagement,” Yannis Theocharis, University of Groningen 

Thursday, January 18, 2018
2:00-3:30pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Jean Monnet Lecture:  “Consistently Invisible? Women’s News Media Coverage during the European Elections, 1999-2014” Maarja Luhiste, Newcastle University

Thursday, February 8, 2018
4-6pm
Featured Speaker: Todd Gitlin, Columbia University, “Legacies of 1968”

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Virtual Roundtable: “Elections in Italy: A Next Wave for Populists?” 
Co-sponsored by Dept. of French and Italian

Wednesday, March 29, 2018
2-3:30pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Jean Monnet Lecture: “Climate Change and Protest,”  Stacy VanDeveer, University of Massachusettes, Boston

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
12pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Virtual Roundtable: “May 1968 and the Legacies of Protest in France”