Southern Europe Study Group

2018 Nov 06

The future of Europe and Spain: a Conversation with Joaquin Almunia

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

RCC is proud to announce a special event for RCC Fellows. Please join us for an off-the-record conversation with Joaquin Almunia about current issues and the political situation in Spain, Europe and the World. 

RSVP is required for this event. Please note that this event is restricted to RCC Fellows and that due to limited seating availability, spaces will be...

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2018 Sep 20

Eurozone Reform, a Spanish Perspective

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA

During the Eurozone debt crisis, the voice of Spain was missing in European affairs. The focus was on internal reforms. Over the past years, however, Spain is growing above average rates and the new socialist Government of Pedro Sánchez is keen to have a more proactive role in European debates. The European Commission welcomes this. When it comes to reforming the Eurozone, the media and intellectual discussion is too much centered on the possible Franco-German compromises, the blocking capacity of the so-called Hanseatic League led by The Netherlands, and the disrupting potential of the...

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2018 Apr 27

How to Win the Future: Joaquín Almunia

Registration Closed 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge, MA

The RCC and Harvard Spain are proud to announce a special event for RCC Fellows and Harvard Spain students. Please join us for an off-the-record conversation with Joaquín Almunia about current issues and the political situation in Spain, Europe and the World. 

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2018 Feb 05

The East Mediterranean in a State of Flux

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CES Goldman Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way Cambridge, MA

amanda sloatThis discussion will consider how the interests, diplomatic strategies and engagement of the United Stated, the United Kingdom and the European Union in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean have evolved and where they currently stand. It will also reflect on the implications for Cyprus and the broader region, as well as on other...

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2018 Mar 06

Russian Attempts to Destabilize the European Union. Digital Disruption in the Catalonian Public Debate

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CES Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way Cambridge, MA

javier lesacaThe new scenario for the construction of public opinion caused by the technological revolution is generating profound changes in governance and international relations. The digital communication used in a disruptive and malicious way to alter the public opinion of society is becoming a weapon of war increasingly used by state and non state actors.... Read more about Russian Attempts to Destabilize the European Union. Digital Disruption in the Catalonian Public Debate

2016 Feb 02

The Euro Area Crisis Six Years after the “Original Sin”

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

RCC is pleased to announce this event to be held at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, featuring Athanasios OrphanidesProfessor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management.... Read more about The Euro Area Crisis Six Years after the “Original Sin”

2015 Nov 16

President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero at Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall. 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge.
2015 Oct 07

Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: EU and South European States' Perspectives and Strategies

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

RCC is pleased to announce this event to be held at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, featuring Panayotis J. Tsakonas, Professor of International Relations, Security Studies and Foreign Policy Analysis, Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, Rhodes.... Read more about Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: EU and South European States' Perspectives and Strategies

2015 Sep 15

Hitler’s Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

RCC is pleased to announce this talk by Pierpaolo Barbieri, Executive Director, Greenmantle; Special Advisor, Institute of New Economic Thinking and Berggruen Council on the Future of Europe. The event will take place at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University.... Read more about Hitler’s Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War

2015 May 04

Italy during and after the 2008-9 crisis. Is it over? And what are its country specific and Euro-area causes and impact?

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

RCC is pleased to sponsor this event featuring Carlo Cottarelli, an IMF Executive Director for Italy, Albania, Greece, Malta, Portugal and San Marino since November 2014.... Read more about Italy during and after the 2008-9 crisis. Is it over? And what are its country specific and Euro-area causes and impact?

2015 Apr 20

Populisms in Greece and Spain

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

RCC is pleased to announce the following lecture featuring Takis Pappas, Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute; Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, Department of Balkan, Slavic & Oriental Studies of the University of Macedonia, Greece, and Joaquin Almunia, former Vice-President, former Commissioner for Competition and former Commissioner Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

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2014 Nov 14

From Revolution to Disillusion – Portugal’s Democracy after 40 Years

1:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the Portuguese transition to democracy. This conference will bring together scholars and policymakers from Portugal to discuss the impact of the transition and the country’s evolution in the last four decades.... Read more about From Revolution to Disillusion – Portugal’s Democracy after 40 Years

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