UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES

  • Brexit: How Did We Get Here, Where Do We Go Now and What are the Lessons for Negotiators?  Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody, Dublin, Ireland.  Thurs. 21st Nov. 1.00-2.30, Weldon 305. 
  • Interested in doing research in Europe next summer on an EU-relevant topic?  $6,000 Mitacs GRA scholarship available for a Dal student.  Deadline: 1st Nov.  Contact JMEUCE for information.
  • EU Study Tour (10th-30th May 2020 TBC) & Internship Programme -  -  "an excellent study opportunity -- less a "course" than an immersion in European institutions, a program for self-directed and independent study.  Limited JMEUCE funding support available.  See: www.uvic.ca/interdisciplinary/europe/study-tour/index.php or contact jmeuce@dal.ca for application details.  Application deadline: 30th November.  

RECENT EVENTS

  • THE WALL.  A BORDER THROUGH GERMANY.  The JMEUCE collaborated with the Department of German and other partners to present a German Government photographic exhibition for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Exhibition, Reception & Panel Discussion featured Florian Bail, Julia Poertner, Mathias Rodorff & Ruben Zaiotti, with introductory remarks from Frank Harvey. (6th Nov.) 
  • The Spectre of Populism in Europe: A Threat to Liberal Democracy?  Oliver Schmidtke, Director, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria, in collaboration with the Jean Monnet Chair in Public Diplomacy and CIC-Halifax (8th Oct.).
  • EU Study Tour (12th May - 1st June 2019) & Internship Programme
  • Workshop on International Organisations and Digital Diplomacy: The EU, UN and NATO on Social Media (24th April: all day) featuring over a dozen speakers from international organisations and universities in Belgium, Canada, England, Germany and the US. Check out the Workshop Programme, Abstracts and Speaker Biographies.  This event was organised by the JMEUCE and Jean Monnet Chair in Public Diplomacy at Dalhousie.
  • Day of Debate: for local IB students (29th April 2019)
  • The Economic Impact of Immigrants: What do Europeans really think?" - Zeynep Ozkok, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, St Francis Xavier University (8th Mar.)
  • EU and Asia-Pacific Relations: an Overview - Hungdah Su, Professor & Jean Monnet Chair, National University of Taiwan and Director General, European Union Centre in Taiwan. (19th Nov.)
  • Changing EU Schengen Visa Regime: Biopolitics, Risk Management, and Networked Databases - Can Mutlu, Department of Politics, Acadia University, Wolfville (5th Nov.)
  • Visit from delegates of the European Economic and Social Committee for meeting with JMEUCE Director and Deputy Director (29th Oct.)
  • Cannabis and the Canada-EU trade agreement: Opportunities and Challenges - Hon. Darrell Dexter, Global Public Affairs and MacEachen Institute (22nd Oct.) in collaboration with MacEachen Institute
  • The Nine Circles of Brexit: A Guided Tour of Britain's Path out of the EU Ian Cooper, Brexit Institute, Dublin City University, Ireland (15th Oct.) in collaboration with CIC-Halifax
  • The European Union and Global Ocean Governance - Jan-Stefan Fritz, German Marine Research Consortium, Brussels, Belgium (3rd Oct.) 
  • Transparency and the Pharmaceutical Industry in Comparative Perspective: workshop held by Jean Monnet Health and Policy Network at Dalhousie (3rd - 4th July).  See: jmhealthnet.org for more information on this major three-year project.
  • Innovation in Housing Models and Policies for Older LGBTQi2S Populations: Lessons from the European Union - Public panel (29th June) as part of two-day workshop organised by the JMEUCE with Dalhousie University, MacEachen Institute and Halifax Public Libraries.  See the Final Workshop Report.
  • CETA Implementation: the Next Steps - public workshop (18th May).  See ciipdal.ca for workshop programme, abstracts and available presentations and working papers, as well as the preliminary report of the project.  For further information, e-mail ciip@dal.ca.  
  • EU Study Tour (13th May - 2nd June) & Internship Programme -  with three students sponsored by JMEUCE for 2018. 
  • Celebrate Europe Day - 9th May!
  • JMEUCE Student Awards: deadline for applications - 25th April. For details and eligibility, contact jmeuce@dal.ca.
  • Day of Debate: The JMEUCE hosted nearly 40 local IB and pre-IB students at Dalhousie to debate current EU issues - 11th April 2018.
  • Canada-EU Relations: Perspectives from Berlin, Brussels & Rome  - public panel discussion with Ambassador Stephane Dion, Ambassador Daniel Costello, Ambassador Alexandra Bugailiskis (16th March).  Co-sponsored by MacEachen Institute and the Centre for the Study of Security and Development.  Watch the video recording.