The Institute for European Studies & The School of Journalism present:
Tony Lockett - Deputy Head of the Communication Unit at the European Commission
'European Union 2.0' How digital media are changing the EU
Friday Feb. 8th, 2013 | 12:30-13:30 | UBC Sing Tao Building, Room 104
The IES is proud to announce that it--in conjunction with the French Consulate General in Vancouver and the German Consulate General in Vancouver--will be hosting an international symposium of German, French and Canadian speakers in order to discuss Franco-German relations and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Élysée.
More information is provided on the website of the French Consulate General of France in Vancouver.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Public Keynote Address
Liberal Democracies and the Challenge of Accommodating Diversity—A Transatlantic Perspective
Oliver Schmidtke, Director of the Centre for Global Studies; Jean Monnet Chair in European Politics and History, University of Victoria
The director of the IES, Dr. Kurt Hübner, published an op-ed on the political opportunities that would come with the successful ratification of CETA. See more in the October 21 edition of EMBASSY, which contains a special section on EU-Canada negotiations.