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2016 ECSA-C Biennial

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THE EUROPEAN UNION AND NORTH AMERICA: AN INEVITABLE PARTNERSHIP?
European Community Studies Association Canada (ECSA-C)
11th Biennial Conference,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
May 9-11, 2016

 

The conference hosted over 80 participants from Canada, the US and Europe. There were 15 distinct panels, two keynotes and a lunch discussion, as well as the ECSA-C General Meeting. Congratulations to the new board! The 12th Biennial Conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario in 2018.

Francesco Olmastroni, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at the Centre for the Study of Political Change at the University of Siena, won the Best Paper Award for his paper titled:
Transatlantic relations through different eyes: Politicians, businessmen, public opinion and the Euro-American partnership in security and economic affairs

Keynote Speakers
Jeremy Kinsman Former Canadian Ambassador to the EU. Mr. Kinsman spoke on Canada-EU relations: The first half-century.
Summary of the talk   
PDF [209kB]
Video  1.38.43
Michelle Egan  Woodrow Wilson Scholar, Professor and Jean Monnet Chair ad Personam in School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Egan spoke on From Single Markets to Transatlantic Markets: Lessons from the US and EU.
Summary of the talk  
PDF[175kB]
Video  1.03.47

Panel Discussion

40 years and Counting: The Role of the EU Delegation in Canada

Manfred Auster, Minister-Counsellor and the Head of the Political and Public
Affairs Section at the Delegation of the European Union to Canada in Ottawa.
Discussants:
Geoffrey Harris: EU Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress
Jeremy Kinsman: Former Canadian Ambassador to the EU
Discussion Chair: Frédéric Mérand, University of Montreal

Summary of the Discussion   PDF[68 kB]
Video  53.44

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The conference is co-sponsored by Dalhousie University and the European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE).

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