President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero at CES

Date: 

Monday, November 16, 2015, 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall. 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge.

JL Rodriguez ZapateroRCC is pleased to announce this event, organized by the Minda the Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, featuring former President of Spain, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and chaired by Peter A. Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Harvard University.

In his address “Europe beyond the financial crisis” President Zapatero will narrate his experience as Spanish Prime Minister during the economic and financial crisis and the subsequent euro crisis, offering an explanation of the events that took place in these turbulent times. As a convinced pro-European, President Zapatero will also make a committed defense of the European Union’s raison d’être, likening the European Union’s existence to the Founding Fathers’ project of the United States of America. He will conclude offering a social-democratic vision for the European Union’s future as it recovers from the crisis and how the nation-states must move forward, as the most singular economic block on earth for the well-being of their peoples.

Free and open to the public.

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Sponsor(s): CES Study Group A Center-Periphery Europe? Perspectives from Southern Europe, CES Special Events, Jean Monnet ad personam Chair in European Union Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense.

Contact: Roumiana Theunissen.