Europe at a Crossroads of the Past and Future Conference

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 12:00am to Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
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The European Studies Council at the Yale MacMillan Center hosts the third annual international conference of the European Studies Graduate Fellows, “Europe at a Crossroads of the Past and Future.”
This Conference will bring together graduate students, early-career scholars, and established academics from across disciplines to discuss the most pressing challenges facing Europe, Russia, and Eurasia today.
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Day 1 | Friday, May 13, 2022 – virtual via zoom webinar
9:00 AM ET | Welcome Remarks by Professor Marci Shore (Yale University)
9:05- 10:05 AM Panel I The Future of Climate Action in the EU
Chair: Holly Harris (Yale University)
Andrzej Ancygier, Senior Energy and Climate Policy Analyst (Climate Analytics, Berlin, Germany)
Danae Kyriakopoulou, Senior Policy Fellow, (Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Marco Siddi, Assistant Professor (University of Cagliari, Italy); Senior Research Fellow (Finnish Institute of International Affairs), and Adjunct Professor (University of Helsinki and Tampere University, Finland)
10:15-11:15 AM Panel II Raceontologies
Co-Chairs: Knar Abrahamyan (Yale University) and Faith Macharia (Yale University)
Faculty Discussant: Dr. Lauren Woodard, Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer (Yale University)
Iris del Pino García Saavedra (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Rebecca Issai Okine (University of Luxembourg)
Alena Zelenskaia (Ludwig-Maximilian University, Germany)
12:15-1:45 PM Panel III Whose Europe? Judicial Conversations in a changing Union
Co-Chairs: Antoine De Spiegeleir (Yale Law School) and Lena Riemer (Yale Law School)
Faculty Discussant: Professor Dr. Dr. Dr. Angelika Nußberger, Director of the Institute for Eastern European Law and Comparative Law, University of Cologne; International Judge at the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Marcin Barański (Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany)
Felipe Carvalho (École Normale Supérieure (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
Roïla Mavrouli (HEC Paris)
2:00-3:00 PM Panel IV Open Procurement, Corruption and State Capture: Administrative Reforms and their Efficacy in Europe
Chair: Amy Basu (Yale University)
Faculty Discussant: Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science (Yale University)
Alessandro Archetti (Bocconi University, Italy); Elisa Armaroli (Bocconi University, Italy); and Ludovico Campagnolo (London School of Economics, UK)
Kirill Ryabtsev (KR Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands) and Andrijana Zivic (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
Day 2 | Saturday, May 14, 2022 – virtual via zoom webinar
9:15-10:15 AM ET Keynote Lecture: “NATO, Europe, and Russia”
By Mary Sarotte, Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs (Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies)
10:30-11:30 AM Panel V Europe and Energy
Chair: Claude Ewert, University of Cambridge
Faculty Discussant: Professor Dr Marc Ringel, Professor of Energy Economics (Nürtingen-Geislingen University, Germany)
Marc Dorpema (New York University)
Chenchen Hao (Peking University, China)
Francesca Leucci (Università di Bologna, Italy)
11:45-1:00 PM Panel VI The Age of (Un)Peace in Europe’s East
Co-Chairs: Maksimas Milta (Yale University) and Yevhenii Monastyrskyi (Yale University)
Faculty Discussant: Dr. Olena Lennon, Adjunct Professor of Political Science and National Security (University of New Haven)
John Helferich (University of Oxford)
Eka Khorbaladze (Yale University)
Anđela Mićanović (University of Luxembourg)
Maksimas Milta (Yale University)
Yevhenii Monastyrskyi (Yale University)