5. European Weekend School (2007)

EUROPEAN WEEKEND SCHOOL 2007

*European Weekend School 2007 Opening Video by Volkan Nalcı

“Revisiting the Founding Principles of the EU”
10-13 May 2007

Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

10 MAY 2007 THURSDAY

Venue:  Boğaziçi University, South Campus, Demir Demirgil Hall
09.30 – 09.45:  Welcoming Remarks

Kemal Kirişci
Director of Boğaziçi University Center for European Studies, Jean Monnet Chair

09.45 – 11.15:  Opening Conference:
“Fundamentals and Values of the Union”

Chair: Hakan Yılmaz
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University

Ingmar Karlsson
Consul – General of Sweden in Istanbul, Turkey

Volkan Vural
Former Secretary General for EU Affairs of Turkey

Cengiz Aktar
Director of EU Center, Bahçeşehir University

11.15 – 11.45:  Q & A

11.45 – 14.00:  Lunch & Campus Tour

14.00 – 15.30:  Parallel Sessions
Student Workshop Session #1
“Historical View: The Legacy of World War II”

15.30 – 16.00:  Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.30:  Parallel Sessions
Student Workshop Session #2
“Basic Principles of the Founding Personalities”

19.30 – 22.00:  Inter-Cultural Evening at Binn’s House
11 MAY 2007 FRIDAY

Venue:  Boğaziçi University, South Campus, Demir Demirgil Hall

10.00 – 12.00:  Panel on “Establishment of the Union: Driving Forces and Clashing Ideas”
Chair: Gül Sosay
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University

Christopher Coker
Professor, International Relations Department, London School of Economics
Hans – Jürgen Bieling
Professor, Institute of Political Science, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Faruk Birtek
Professor, Sociology Department, Boğaziçi University

12.00 – 12.30:  Q & A

12.30 – 14.00:  Lunch

14.00 – 15.30:  Parallel Sessions
Student Workshop Session #3
“Alternatives to the Union: Visions From 1930’s & 1940’s”

15.30 – 16.00:  Coffee Break

16.00 – 18.00:  Parallel Sessions
Student Workshop Session #4
“Supranational or Intergovernmental: Europeans’ Union”

19.00 – 23.00:  Cocktail Prolongé at the Kennedy Lodge

12 MAY 2007 SATURDAY

Venue:  Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Conference Hall
10.30 – 12.30: Panel on “Finalities of the Union: A Sui Generis Entity”

Chair: Refik Erzan
Director of Boğaziçi University Center for Economics and Econometrics

Attila Fölsz
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Central European University

Senem Aydın
Associate Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Marco Hennis
Consul – General of Holland in Istanbul, Turkey

12.30 – 13.00:  Q & A

13.00 – 14.00:  Lunch

14.00 – 15.30:  Free Discussion Session on “Basics, Currents and the Futures: The Union of Yours”

Chair: Osman Tuncel
Former Vice President of Boğaziçi University Center for European Studies Student Forum

15.30 – 16.00:  Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.00:  Lecture on ‘Turkish Sounds and Themes in European Classic Music’

Evin İlyasoğlu
Department of Western Languages & Literatures, Boğaziçi University

17.00 – 17.30:  Q & A

17.30 – 18.00:  Closing Remarks

Hakan Yılmaz
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Boğaziçi University

20.00 – 24.00:  Departure from Kabataş for Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus
13 MAY 2007 SUNDAY

Social Programme & City Tour

10.30 – 11.00:  Basilica Cistern

11.00 – 12.30:  Saint Sophia Museum

12.30 – 13.30:  Lunch at famous Sultanahmet Köftecisi

14.00 – 16.00:  Topkapı Palace

16.30 – 18.00:  Istanbul Modern Art Museum

18.30 – 21.00:  Free Time (Entertainment, Shopping and Cultural Center of the City )

21.00 – 23.00:  Farewell Party at Teras Dance Club

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