'Conversations On Europe' Videoconferences

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Conversations On Europe connects top experts from around the United States and Europe to discuss contemporary issues facing Europe and the Transatlantic relationship. Using both personal and institutional videoconference technology, panelists take questions and interact with audiences at Pitt and at remote sites in the US and Europe. Conversations On Europe is free and open to the public. All sessions will be held from 12-1:30 PM (EST) in Posvar Hall, Room 4217, unless otherwise stated.  A complete library of video resources to enhance transatlantic conversations is also now available.  In addition, you can veiw the full Playlist for Conversations on Europe on the Pitt Global Channel of YouTube. Please note, however, that the supplemental materials are only available by clicking on the topics listed below.

The series is intended to present a broad range of views and opinions about topics relevant to Europe. The views expressed are those of the presenters and cannot be taken to represent the views or opinions of the U.S. Government nor the European Union.

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A New Germany in a New EU

The University of Pittsburgh's European Union Center of Excellence hosts a number of experts in a "virtual seminar" to discuss Germany's role as the EU copes with the global economic crisis in 2012. Speakers include Steven Sokol, President of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh; Ronald Linden, Director of the University of Pittsburgh EUCE; Gary Marks, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Sabina Hake, University of Texas, Austin; and Alex Privitera, American Institute on Contemporary German Studies.

The UK and the EU: Stepping Out of the Circle

Lecture by Michael Shackleton, former head of he European Parliament Information Office in London and currently Special Professor in European Institutions at the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Germany, Europe, and the Euro Crisis

Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh delivered by Werner Sonne, Senior Correspondent for ARD German TV and Berlin Bureau Chief for ARD's morning show, "Morgenmagazin".

Redirecting Technological Progress: Green, Profitable, Sustainable

The inaugural lecture of the Burkart Holzner Lecture Series. Ernst von Weizsäcker, former dean of the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, speaks about historical technological developments, their impact on society and the environment, and possible ways to channel technology toward a sustainable future.

The Honorable Jean-Claude Juncker, April 2008

Lecture by Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, on the occasion of receiving an honorary degree from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2008.