I received this today from Alliance Francaise de Cork. They in partnership with University College Cork are holding a European Symposium to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Schumann Declaration on Tuesday 18th of May in the Council Room in UCC.
There are some interesting talks so I will definitely be heading along!
Click to enlarge the time table. There are two separate files
As the Euroblggersphere is suffering an identity crisis at the moment it is a conincidence that Alliance Francaise Cork and UCC are organising a European Symposium on European Citizenship on Tuesday, September 1st in UCC.
It looks like it will be an interesting day. The topics covered will be “Women and Europe”, “Justice: rights and responsibilities of the European citizens”, “National Identities within European Culture and Identity” and “Green Citizenship”.
The speakers include:
Nicole FONTAINE, Former French President of the European Parliament
Treasa NI MHURCHU, Deputy Chairperson of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Vice-President of European Women’s Group
Pascale JOANNIN, Director of the Foundation Robert Schuman
Micheál MARTIN, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs
Alan DUKES, President of the Alliance Française Dublin
Jean-Dominique GIULIANI, President of the Foundation Robert Schuman
Loïc TRIBOT LA SPIERE, Jurist and General Delegate of CEPS
Jérôme CLOAREC, President of Atelier Europe
Dermot KEOGH, Professor of European Integration Studies
Dominique REYNIE, Director of the Foundation for Political Innovation
Cécile LE CLERCQ, European Commission, Citizenship Policy Unit; Europe for citizens
Maurice RIEUTORD s.j., General Delegate of the Institut Robert Schuman pour l’Europe
Stephen SPILLANE, Euroblogger, “thinkaboutit.eu” Project – European Journalism Centre
Déirdre de BURCA, Senator Green Party
Michael EWING, Social Partnership Coordinator, Environmental Pillar
Dr. Peter BRENNAN, Managing Director of Economics, Policy and Strategy Consulting
Throughout the day there will also be a exhibition from goodplanet.org. At the end of the day there will be a showing of Yann ARTHUS-BERTRAND’s film “Home”.
Yes, you did see my name mentioned in the list of speakers. I will be speaking on the panel on “National Identities within European Culture and Identity” which should prove interesting and it will be my first time speaking on a panel!