Found in translation. What’s next for the future of Europe?

DAY 1 27-06-22 NARRATIVES OF EUROPE IN TIMES OF CONFLICT

18.00-19.30 – Narratives of Europe in Times of Conflict Reflections on Europe between the cultural and the academic world:

Welcoming Speech – Miruna Butnaru-Troncotă, Center of European Studies SNSPA (Bu-charest) OpenEU Debate member

● Andrey Kurkov, President of PEN Ukraine (online intervention)
● Magda Cârneci, Writer, cultural activist (PEN Romania)
● Luis Bouza Garcia, Associate Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain / OpenEUDebate member
Moderator: Radu Vancu, Writer, Associate Professor, “Lucian Blaga” University Sibiu, Romania / President PEN Romania)

Venue: The Garden of the National Museum of Romanian Literature, Bucharest – (out-door) – 8th Nicolae Crețulescu Street

19.30-20.30 – Cocktail & Networking

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DAY 2 28-06-22 FOUND IN TRANSLATION: WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE FUTURE O EUROPE?

Venue: Apollo 111 Theatre, Bucharest – indoor – 23rd Ion Brezoianu Street 

With an intervention by Romanian artist Dan Perjovschi in the theatre lobby

9.30-10.00 Welcoming Coffee & Registration

10.00-10.30 Official Welcoming Speeches
● Prof.univ. Iordan Bărbulescu, President of the Senate SNSPA (Bucharest)
● Prof.univ. Elena Garcia Guitian, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid – Project coor-dinator of OpenEUdebate Network

10.30-11.00 – What’s next for the Future of Europe?
● H.E. Laurence Auer, Ambassador of France to Romania
● Eliza Vaș, European Institute of Romania – “The Conference on the Future of Eu-rope. Views from Romanian citizens”

11.00-11.30 – Found in translation? Results of the Open EU Debate Network – Collage of our project’s main activities 2019-2022 – all Project and Scientific team mem-bers

11.30-11.45 Coffee break

11.45-13.00 Opening Keynote Speech

Prof.univ. dr. Francisco Aldecoa Luzárraga (Universidad Complutense Madrid/ President European Movement, Spain)
Moderator: Prof.univ. dr. Iordan Bărbulescu, (President of the Senate, SNSPA, Bucharest / OpenEUDebate member)
Q&A session – Panel reactions to the Keynote speech – members of OpenEUdebate Scien-tific Committee

13.00-14.30 Lunch (in the Apollo 111 Bar)

14.30-16.30 Europe’s Most Burning Topics – A Hands-on Approach

● A new economic consensus after the Covid Crisis – Dr. Roy Cobby (King’s College London, United Kingdom)
● Future Shocks 2022. Addressing risks and building capabilities for Europe in a con-tested world – Eamonn Noonan (European Parliamentary Research Services, EPRS – Brussels)
● Security threats at EU’s borders – Dr. Teodor Moga (University of Iași, Romania)
● Illiberal tendencies in CEE and Russia’s aggression – Dr. Ruxandra Ivan (University of Bucharest, Romania)
● 15 years of Romania’s EU membership and the way forward – Andrei Țărnea (Di-rector, Communication and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Roma-nia)

Moderator: Dr. Ramona Coman (President of the Institute for European Studies at the Uni-versité Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium / OpenEUDebate member)

16.30-17.30 Coffee Break – informal networking with all speakers in small groups

17.30-19.00 Closing Keynote Discussion:

Europe’s geopolitical re-awakening – A new role for South East Europe?

– Dr. Claudia Wiesner (Jean Monnet Chair and Professor of Political Science at Fulda Uni-versity of Applied Sciences, Germany)
– Dr. Miruna Butnaru-Troncotă, PhD (SNSPA, Romania / OpenEUDebate member)
– Dr. Hatidža Jahić, PhD (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Moderator – Dr. Taru Haapala (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / OpenEUDebate mem-ber)

19.00-20.00 Closing Cocktail & Networking (Apollo 111 Bar)

Registration