Programme

 

The future of the European Union from a historical perspective. Shaping tomorrow’s Europe – ideas, considerations and strategies in the dialogue between generations

Cluj-Napoca

26-27 October 2017

 

Programme

 


Thursday, October 26

 

9.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-12.00 Welcome speeches / Keynote speeches

Venue: Aula Magna

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Nicolae PĂUN, Dean of the Faculty of European Studies

 

Welcome speeches:

  • Dr. Ioan-Aurel POP, Rector of Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj, Member of the Romanian Academy
  • Dr. Dr.h.c. Antonio VARSORI, Chairman of the European Union Liaison Committee of Historians

Keynote speeches:

  • Dr. Dr.h.c. Wilfried LOTH, Professor Emeritus, University of Essen-Duisburg:

The future of the European Union 

  • Dr. Dr.h.c. Gérard BOSSUAT, Professor Emeritus, Université de Cergy-Pontoise: Brexit et histoire de l’Union européenne, une histoire revisitée depuis 1946

 

12.00-13.00 Book launch

Venue: Club

Nicolae PĂUN (coord): Uniunea Europeană în contextul unei lumi în schimbare. Fundamente istorice, valori, instituţii, politici (The European Union in the context of a changing world. Historical fundamentals, values, institutions, policies)

Presented by Prof. Dr. Vasile PUŞCAŞ, former Minister of European Affairs of Romania and Chief Negotiator with the European Union

13.00-14.30 Lunch break

 

Panel 1: From the visions of the founding fathers to today’s Europe. How much has the European dream changed?

 

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

Chair: Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Antonio VARSORI, University of Padua

Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sergiu MIŞCOIU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

  • 14.30   Prof. Dr. Wolfgang-Dietrich GRUNER, University of Rostock:The German Perception of Europe before and after 1989/90
  • 15.00   PD Dr. Claudia HIEPEL, University of Essen-Duisburg: Cross-border cooperation in border regions as a means of integration
  • 15.30   Prof. Dr. Maria Grazia MELCHIONNI, University of Rome:Looking at the future of the European Union with the insight of the past
  • 16.00   Lect. Dr. Paula MUREŞAN, Lect. Dr. Diana REIANU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: European Union: past and present. A comparative analysis between the Schuman Declaration and Juncker’s Ten Priorities    
  • 16.30   Coffee break
  • 17.00   Prof. Dr. Nicolae PĂUN, Dr. Oana POIANĂ, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: De Churchill au Brexit. Un retour de la mémoire 17.30   Prof. Dr. Enric Olivé SERRET, Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona: Le décès des traités de Westphalie 18.00   Prof. Dr. Laurent WARLOUZET, ULCO Boulogne:European integration and globalization: the Three Europes (1973-1986)

 

Panel 2: Crises as cracks in the foundations or determinants of deeper integration? Views from East-Central Europe

 

Venue: Aula of the Faculty of European Studies

Chair: Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Reinhard MEYERS, University of Münster

Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Georgiana CICEO, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

 

  • 14.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alina BRANDA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj:On European crises. A perspective from below
  • 15.00   Dr. Martin BRUSIS, DAAD, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Crisis trajectories and patterns of resilience in East-Central Europe
  • 15.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Melania-Gabriela CIOT, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Idiosyncrasies and European decision making process – reflections regarding the conduits of leaders from Central and South-Eastern European Member States
  • 16.00   Lect. Dr. Horaţiu DAN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mircea MANIU, Lect. Dr. Monica BURCĂ-VOICU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Policy design for competitiveness. A heterodox view on the present day governance of the Romanian economic life and business environment
  • 16.30   Coffee break
  • 17.00   Prof. Dr. Rostane MEHDI, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix-en-Provence: La politique d’immigration et d’asile de l’Union européenne, genèse d’une politique publique à l’épreuve des crises
  •  17.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nicoleta RACOLŢA-PAINA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj:New growth models for Europe: obstacles, threats and opportunities
  • 18.00   Lect. Dr. Ewa SZCZEPANKIEWICZ-RUDZKA, Jagiellonian University, Krakow: From consensus to Skepticism: in search of attitudes of Polish society towards European integration
  • 18.30   Lect. Dr. Şerban VĂETIŞI, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: European identity and the Syrian refugee crisis. Challenges of societal security

 

Panel 3: What are the new challenges for Europe from a historical, juridical, economic and political perspective? (I)

 

Venue: Club

Chair: Prof. Dr. Francesco GUIDA, University Roma Tre

Discussant: Prof. Dr. Dominique de COURCELLES, Ecole Supérieure, Lyon

  • 14.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Carlos Manuel ALVES, University of Bordeaux:Le changement climatique, nouvelle frontière (au sein) de l’Union européenne?
  • 15.00   Prof. Dr. Lilia CAVALLARI, University Roma Tre:European integration and the challenges ahead: is a new deal necessary?
  • 15.30   Lect. Dr. Laura FASANARO, University Roma Tre: Transforming the EU into a troubled world: the shaping of a common security and defense policy and transatlantic tensions from Maastricht to the European Convention
  • 16.00   Dr. Vladimir GONĔC, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava: Visegrád Four or German Europe? Two stories about and for Central Europe
  • 16.30   Coffee break
  • 17.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fabio MASINI, University Roma Tre: “It can’t happen, it’s a bad idea, it won’t last”: US economists and the Euro. A reappraisal
  • 17.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paolo NATICCHIONI, University Roma Tre: Immigration flows and electoral outcomes in Europe: a political economy approach
  • 18.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Valentin NAUMESCU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The global liberal order at the crossroads: the European Union and the United States’ strategic reflection in times of crisis 
  •  18.30   Prof. Dr. Massimo SICLARI, University Roma Tre: I guidici italiani e la Carta di dritti fondamentali dell’Unione europea dopo l’entrata in vigore del Trattato di Lisabona

 

19.00 Cocktail

 


Friday, October 27

 

Panel 1: What are the new challenges for Europe from a historical, juridical, economic and political perspective? (II)

 

Venue: Aula of the Faculty of European Studies

Chair: Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Wilfried LOTH, Professor Emeritus, University of Essen-Duisburg

Discussant: Prof. Dr. Rostane MEHDI, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix-en-Provence

  • 9.00     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Georgiana CICEO, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: “More Europe” or “No Europe”? Is it possible to move forward without political union?
  • 9.30     Lect. Dr. Margriet KRIJTENBURG, The Hague University: Europe, dare to be yourself. The founding principles as guidelines for the EU today
  • 10.00   Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Reinhard MEYERS, Professor Emeritus, University of Münster: Europa hybrida – from Westphalia to Westfailure?
  • 10.30   Coffee break
  • 11.00   Prof. Dr. Werner MÜLLER-PELZER, Professor Emeritus, University of Dortmund: Régénérer l’Europe. Narratifs – critique – situations d’implantation communes 11.30   Reader Dr. Michael O’NEILL, Nottingham Trent University: The end of the West? European challenges and their consequences 
  • 12.00   Dr. Andrei RĂDULESCU, Scientific Researcher, Institute for World Economy, Bucharest: Economic convergence and divergence in the European Union – end of decade challenges
  • 12.30   Prof. Dr. Janusz WEGRZECKI, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University Warsaw: A new deal between demoses and their elites necessary to save Europe

Panel 2: Potentiality and accountability in conceiving Europe’s future. What are the means to reinforce the legitimacy of the European project in East-Central Europe?

 

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

Chair: Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Gérard BOSSUAT, Professor Emeritus, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mircea T. MANIU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

  • 9.00     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alina ANDREICA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: IT policies and European integration
  • 9.30     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Philippe CLARET, University of Bordeaux: Les tensions entre indentité nationale et identié européenne dans les sociétés post-communistes d’Europe centrale et orientale
  • 10.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian CORPĂDEAN, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Assessments and prospects for the integration of the West Balkans. The case of Montenegro
  • 10.30   Coffee break
  • 11.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hugo FLAVIER, Université de Bordeaux: Le parteneriat oriental après l’Ukraine: quelles perspectives?
  • 11.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laura HERŢA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The Eastern Partnership – dealing with frozen conflicts and de facto states in the South Caucasus
  • 12.00   Prof. Dr. Dominique de COURCELLES, Ecole Supérieure, Lyon: Mémoire et récit d’Europe pour la construction d’un équilibre géopolitique mondial
  •  12.30   Asst. Prof. Dr. Gergana RADOYKOVA, Sofia University: Towards a more accountable EU – mission possible

 

Panel 3: Quelle(s) idéologie(s) derrière la (nouvelle) gouvernance européenne? (I)

 

Venue: Room Robert Schuman

Chair:

Discussant:

  • 9.00     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vincent de BRIANT, Université Paris-Est Créteil:
  • 9.30     Dr. Emilian CIOC, UC Louvain:
  • 10.30   Coffee break
  • 11.00   Dr. Antoine HEMEERYCK, CESMA France:
  • 11.30   Dr. Vincent HENRY, Université Paris-Est:
  • 12.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sergiu MIŞCOIU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj:

 

Panel 4: Istoria europeană ca istorie a integrării europene. Profiluri. Concepte. Atitudini / European history as a history of European integration. Profiles. Concepts. Attitudes

 

Venue: Room ICE

Chair: Dr. Doru DUMITRESCU, General Inspector, Ministry of National Education

Discussant:

  • 9.00
  • 9.30
  • 10.00
  • 10.30   Coffee break
  • 11.00
  • 11.30
  • 12.00
  • 12.30
  • 13.00-14.30     Lunch break

 

Panel 5: Quelle(s) idéologie(s) derrière la (nouvelle) gouvernance européenne? (II)

 

Venue: Room Robert Schuman

Chair:

Discussant:

  • 14.30   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ruxandra IVAN, University of Bucharest:
  • 15.00   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yves PALAU, Université Paris-Est Créteil:
  • 15.30   Dr. Victoria STOICU, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj:
  • 16.00   Dr. Pierre VERJANS, Université de Liège:

Panel 6: Istoria europeană ca istorie a integrării europene. Profiluri. Concepte. Atitudini / The European history as a history of European integration. Profiles. Concepts. Attitudes

 

Venue: Room ICE

Chair: Prof. Dr. Ioan BOLOVAN, Vice-Rector of Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj, President of the International Commission of Historical Demography

Discussant:

  • 14.30
  • 15.00
  • 15.30
  • 16.00
  • 16.30
  • 17.00

Friday, October 27

 

PhD Students’ Workshops

 

Workshop (I)

 

Venue: Room Konrad Adenauer

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gabriela CIOT, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

Discussant: Lect. Dr. Horaţiu DAN, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

  • 9.00     Drd. Anamaria IANOŞI, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: From enlargement to Brexit. The road of Great Britain within the EU and the road of the EU without Great Britain
  • 9.30      Drd. Agnes NICOLESCU, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Brexit: An opportunity for more Europe in the security and political spheres?
  • 10.00   Drd. Ori NISSIM LEVI, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Cooperation between friendly, hostile, European Union and non-European Union countries – during very severe nuclear crises
  • 10.30 Coffee break
  • 11.00   Drd. Alin ORGOAN, Université de Bordeaux: Changement de paradigme européen avec le pragmatisme de la zone euro
  •  11.30   Drd. Zsolt-Szilveszter SANDU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The European message of Romanian and Hungarian personalities in the interwar period. A comparative analysis
  • 12.00   Drd. Andreea STRETEA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The French-German approach to the future of the EU
  • 12.30   Drd. Victoria TROFIMOV, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The Republic of Moldova. Between East and West 
  • 13.00-14.30 Lunch

 

Workshop (II)

 

Venue: Room K. Adenauer

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adrian CORPĂDEAN, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laura HERŢA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj

  •  14.30   Drd. Shula MENACHEM, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: What should politicians know about bridging the gap between deciders and receivers?
  • 15.00   Drd. Lavinia-Ioana OPRIŞ, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Constructing a discourse of European identity: unrealistic goal or unexpected solution?
  • 15.30   Drd. Orit RISHPI, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: Elected city council members in the globalized urban setting
  • 16.00   Drd. Ana Maria STAN, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The importance of cultural diplomacy in the EU
  • 16.30   Drd. Yaacov VIDAL, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: CV fraud – gaps in dealing with discrepancies
  • 17.00   Drd. Tudor VIDREAN, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj: The right to defence and the Charter. A fundamental freedom that can link Europe’s juridical systems 

 

Round tables (in Romanian)

 

10.00 Joint event. The Group of Reflection “Citadel” (Faculty of European Studies) and the Group of Reflection “New World Disorder” (New Europe College, Bucharest)

 

Venue: Club

Moderators: Assoc. Prof. Valentin NAUMESCU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj and Mr. Sever VOINESCU, New Europe College

Morning session: European topics

 

  • 13.00-14.30 Lunch break
  • 15.00 – Joint event. The Group of Reflection “Citadel” (Faculty of European Studies) and the group of reflection “New World Disorder” (New Europe College, Bucharest)

 

Venue: Club

Moderators: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Valentin NAUMESCU, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj and Mr. Sever VOINESCU, New Europe College

Afternoon session: Global topics

 

  • 17.00 Final remarks

by Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Reinhard MEYERS, Professor Emeritus, University of Münster

Prof. Dr. Nicolae PĂUN, Dean of the Faculty of European Studies

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

 

  • 17.30 Snack bar

 

  • 19.00 Concert