Global Europe: What Does That Mean?


Monday, April 12, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm


This will be a virtual event via Zoom

On the occasion of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, this moderated conversation will explore Europe’s role in confronting global challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic to migration and climate change. It will seek to examine transatlantic relations in the aftermath of a period of historic division, the growing competition and complex partnerships with global emerging powers, as well as the EU's broader role as a security actor.

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Speakers: Melani Cammett Clarence. Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Domingos Fezas Vital. Ambassador of Portugal to the United States; Stavros Lambrinidis. Ambassador of the European Union to the United States; Hilary Silver. Professor of Sociology, International Affairs, and Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University. Opening remarks by: Elaine Papoulias. Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies Executive Director, Harvard University.

Chair: Sebastián Royo. Professor of Government and Vice President of International Affairs, Suffolk University; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University.

Sponsors: RCC; Europe in the World Seminar; Minda de Guzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; The Embassy of Portugal to the United States