Managing Diversity in the Process of European Integration


21-22 March 2019

 Programme (Draft)

 Thursday, March 21                                                                   

8.30-9.00 Registration

9.00-10.30 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, President of the Romanian Academy
  • Dr. Dr.h.c. Antonio VARSORI, Chairman of the European Union Liaison Committee of Historians

Keynote speeches:

  • Dr. Dominique de COURCELLES, Ecole Supérieure, Lyon : reserved title
  • ……….., University of Debrecen

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

Panel 1: The international economic crisis. Long term implications for the EU project

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

Chair: …… University of Debrecen

Discussant: …… University of Debrecen

11.00    13.00   Conclusions

13.30-14.30 Lunch

Panel 2: Overcoming the crisis amid populism, radicalism and extremism

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

Chair:  …… Member of the Liaison Committee

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

15.00    18.00   Conclusions

19.00 Cocktail


Friday, March 22

Panel 1: Quests to re-launch the European European project and the prospects of enlargement

Venue: Room Jean Monet

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Michael Gehler, University of Hildesheim


10.30-11.00     Coffee break


13.00   Conclusions

13.30-14.30     Lunch

 PhD Students’ Workshop: Progress Reports

Venue: Room ICE

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

Discussant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nicoleta RACOLŢA-PAINA, Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj


 14.30   Round table discussion: Europe, where to?

Venue: Club


14.30   Annual Meeting of the European Union Liaison Group of Historians

Venue: Room Robert Schuman

17.00   Final remarks

Venue: Room Jean Monnet

19.00   Concert