9. European Weekend School (2011)

EUROPEAN WEEKEND SCHOOL 2011


“Accession to the EU: Expectations and Realities”

 

5-7 May 2011

Center for European Studies

“Jean Monnet Center of Excellence”
Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

In Memory of Osman Tuncel…

05 MAY 2011 THURSDAY

 

Venue: Boğaziçi University, South Campus, Rectorate Conference Hall

 

09.30 – 10.00: Opening

                                   

Nihan Toprakkıran

Center for European Studies Student Forum, President

10.00 – 10.30: Welcoming Remarks

 

                                   Hakan Yılmaz

Boğaziçi University Center for European Studies, Director

10.30 – 11.15: Keynote Speech

 

“Enlargement of the European Union”

Michael Leigh

European Commission, Enlargement Director General

11.15 – 11.30: Q & A

11.30 – 12.00: Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.00: Parallel Sessions #1 (Student Workshops)

13.00 – 14.30: Lunch

14.30 – 16.00: Panel #1

“Enlargement Fatigue of the EU and the Economic Crisis”

 

Chair: Refik Erzan

                                   Boğaziçi University, Professor

 

                                   Thomas Moutos

Athens University of Economics and Business, Professor

 

                                   Lucia Najslová

                                   EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Senior Research Fellow                     

16.00 – 16.30: Q & A

16.30 – 19.00: Free Time

19.00 – 23.00: Inter-Cultural Evening at Binns’ House

06 MAY 2011 FRIDAY

 

 

Venue: Boğaziçi University, South Campus, Rectorate Conference Hall

09.30 – 10.30: Parallel Sessions # 2 (Student Workshops)

10.30 – 11.00: Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30: Panel #2

“Recent Members of the European Union”

Chair: Kemal Kirişci

                                   Boğaziçi University, Professor

Peter Balazs

                                   Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary

 

Leonard Orban

                                   Former Commissioner for Multiculturalism in the European       Commission

                                   Adam Balcer

DemosEUROPA Centre for European Strategy,

“EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood” Program Director

                                  

12.30 – 13.00: Q & A

 

13.00 – 14.30: Lunch

14.30 – 16.00: Parallel Sessions #3 (Student Workshops)

 

16.00 – 17.30: Panel #3

 

“Candidates for the European Union”

 

Chair: Hakan Yılmaz

Boğaziçi University, Professor

Cengiz Aktar

Bahçeşehir University, Chairman of the Department of EU Relations

 

Dejan Gjorsoski

Former Special Envoy of the Government of Republic of Macedonia to EU

 

                                   Adam Balcer

DemosEUROPA Centre for European Strategy,

“EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood” Program Director

17.30 – 18.00: Q & A

 

18.00 – 19.00: Free Time

19.00 – 23.00: Cocktail Prolongé at Baltalimanı

 

07 MAY 2011 SATURDAY

 

 

Venue: Boğaziçi University, South Campus, Kriton Curi Conference Hall

10.30 – 11.30: CESSF Student Presentations

 

“History and Politics of Modern Turkey”

“History of Turkey-EU Relations”

“Current Situation in Turkey-EU Relations”

 

11.30 – 12.00: Q & A

 

12.00 – 13.00: Presentations by Parallel Session Delegates

13.00 – 13.30: Evaluation

 

13.30 – 15.00: Lunch

 

15.00 – 16.00: Closing Remarks and Certificate Ceremony

 

Hakan Yılmaz

                                               Boğaziçi University Center for European Studies, Director

 

16.00 – 19.30: Free Time

20.00 – 24.00: Departure from Bebek for Ferry Party on the Bosphorus

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