11. European Weekend School (2014)

EUROPEAN WEEKEND SCHOOL 2014

“Minority Rights Protection in the EU”

15-17 May 2014

Center for European Studies

“Jean Monnet Center of Excellence”

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

In memory of Osman Tuncel…

 

15 May 2014, Thursday

 

10.00 – 10.30: Opening            

Ceren Irmak Çelik

Center for European Studies Student Forum, President                      

10.30 – 11.00: Welcoming Remarks

Hakan Yılmaz

Boğaziçi University Center for European Studies, Director

11.00 – 11.30: Keynote Addresses

Chair: Gül Sosay

Boğaziçi University, Professor

Yannis Ktistakis

Boğaziçi University, Professor

11.30 – 11.45: Q & A

11.45 – 12.00: Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.30: Panel 1

“A Historical Overview to the EU: the Legal and Institutional Protection of Minority Rights”

Chair: Başak Kale

Boğaziçi University, Professor

Tawhida Ahmed

University of Reading, Professor

Kata Eplényi

European Parliament, Assistant to Kinga Gál (MEP)

Kristin Henrard

Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Professor

13.30 – 14.00: Q & A

14.00 – 15.30: Lunch

16.00 – 17.00: Parallel Sessions 1 (Student Workshops)

17.00 – 19.00: Free Time

19.00 – 23.00: Departure from Bebek for Ferry Party on the Bosphorus

 

 

16 May 2014, Friday

 

10.00 – 11.30: Panel 2

“Different Policies towards Minorities in the EU’s Member States”

Chair: Fleur van Leeuwen

Boğaziçi University, Professor

Giovanni Poggeschi

University of Salento, Professor

Guido Schwellnus

University of Vienna, Professor

David Galbreath

University of Bath, Professor 

11.30 – 11.45: Q & A

11.45 – 12.00: Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.00: Parallel Sessions 2 (Student Workshops)

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.30: Panel 3

“Minority Rights Protection in the EU’s Foreign Policy: towards Candidate States and Third Parties”

Jens Woelk

University of Trento, Professor

Samim Akgönül

University of Strasbourg, Professor

Gözde Yılmaz

Atılım University, Professor

15.30 – 15.45: Q & A

15.45 – 16.00: Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.00: Parallel Sessions 3 (Student Workshops)

17.00 – 19.00: Free Time

19.00 – 23.00: Cocktail Prolongé

 

 

17 May 2014, Saturday

 

10.00 – 11.00: Presentations by Parallel Session Delegates

11.00 – 11.45: CESSF Student Presentations

 “History of Turkey-EU Relations

“Political History of Turkey

Recent Developments in Turkey”

11.45 – 12.00: Q & A

12.00 – 12.30: Evaluation

12.30 – 13.00: Closing Remarks and Certificate Ceremony

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