NOVEMBER 20-22

Joaquín Roy, Director of the EU Center at the University of Miami, completed the first lecture and research tour of his recently awarded Jean Monnet Chair “ad personam”, an honor of the European Union for dedication to teaching and research. He conducted interviews and carried out research in Montevideo (Uruguay) and Buenos Aires and Santa Fe, in Argentina, form November 8 to 20. He also offered a series of lectures on the current crisis of the European Union and the relations with Latin America, especially the MERCOSUR region.

His lectures were given at the Instituto Artigas del Servicio Exterior in Uruguay, ORT University, Universidad Católica del Uruguay, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, and  Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Law School.

He conducted interviews and was assisted in his research by a series of scholars and think-tank directors, and MERCOSUR and EU leaders in the region.

A short list of personalities incluye: Fernando González-Guyer, Consejo Uruguayo de Relaciones Internacionales (CURY), former Uruguay ambassador to the OAS; Hector Di-Biase, Director of the Jean Monnet module at the Universidad Católica de Uruguay; Alvaro Padrón of the Fundación Friedrich Ebert / FESUR in Montevideo; Gerardo Caetano, Director. Centro de Formación para la Integración Regional (CEFIR); Carlos Alvarez, Secretary General of Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración (ALADI); Gonzalo Rodríguez Gigena, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Uruguay to ALADI and Mercosur; Agustín Colombo, Director, Technical Office of MERCOSUR; Mercedes Altuna, research coordinator of Red Mercosur; Gustavo Vanerio, Ambassador, Director General of Economic Relations. Uruguay Minister of Foreign Relations;  José Luis Aldabalde, Director, Diplomatic School of Uruguay; José María Lladós, Academic Director of Argentine Council of Foreign Relations (CARI); Félix Peña, Director of the Jean Monnet Module of the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF); Lorenza Sebesta, Jean Monnet Chair, University of Bologna, Buenos Aires; Rut Diamint, Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires; Rafael Estrella, Ambassador of Spain in Argentina; Alfonso Díaz Torres, Ambasador of the EU in Argentina; Alejandro Ramos. Economista Senior del Instituto Interamericano de Integración (INTAL), Buenos Aires; and Paula María All, Director of the Jean Monnet Module at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral.

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ELECTIONS IN SPAIN: POLITICAL CHANGE, ECONOMIC ISSUES, IMPACT ON THE EUROPEAN UNION AND RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES

Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 12-1pm
Ferre Building Room 123, University of Miami

Joaquín Roy
Director, European Union Center Professor of International Studies

María Lorca
Lecturer
Departments of Economics and International Studies

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THE EUROPEAN UNION'S ROLE IN MEDITERRANEAN

Monday, November 21, 2011, 5-6pm
Ferre Building Room 123, University of Miami

Astrid Boening
University of Miami
Associate Researcher and Coordinator of the EUMED Observatory

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THE EUROPEAN UNION'S EASTERN NEIGHBORHOOD POLICY

Monday, November 21, 2011, 4-5pm
Ferre Building Room 126, University of Miami

Dina Moulioukova
University of Miami
Ph. D. Candidate 
Coordinator of the EUEAST Observatory 
Miami European Union Center

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GLOBAL EUROPE: REGIONS, SECURITY, TERRORISM, COOPERATION, RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES

Monday, November 14, 2011, 3:30-6pm
Ferre Building Room 126, University of Miami

Maxime Larivé
Ph. D. Candidate 
Department of International Studies 
University of Miami

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THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY AND THE EURO: AN ANALYSIS OF ITS EVOLUTION AND SOLUTION FOR THE EUROZONE

Monday, November 7, 2011, 3:30-4:30pm
Ferre Building Room 123, University of Miami

María Lorca-Susino
EU Center Fellow
Lecturer, University of Miami Depts. of
International Studies and Economics

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THE EU, THE EURO, GREECE AND MARKETS

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 12-1pm
Ferre Building Room 123, University of Miami

María Lorca-Susino
EU Center Fellow
Lecturer, University of Miami Depts. of
International Studies and Economics

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