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Virtual Conference: EU-Middle East Relations in a Changing World

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Date(s) - 03/24/2021
6:00 am - 11:30 am

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Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence


Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence

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Wed, March 24, 2021

6:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

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Opportunities and constraints that exist for the EU to maintain and expand diplomatic and commercial relations with the Middle East.

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE:

EUROPEAN UNION-MIDDLE EAST RELATIONS IN A CHANGING WORLD

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

This virtual conference will examine the opportunities and constraints that exist for the EU to maintain and expand diplomatic and commercial relations with the Middle East, while seeking to preserve the transatlantic partnership and to promote global stability. The conference will explore the ways in which bilateral relations are vital to both regions’ geostrategic and economic interests, and how security, human rights, refugee and other issues produce a complex interrelationship. 3 virtual panels with top scholars in this area shed light on the historical context, on joint issues of concern, and on the geopolitics in which EU-Middle East relations are embedded.relations.

PROGRAM

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. History and Background of EU-Middle East Relations – Panel 1 addresses the histories and legacies of bilateral relations between Europe and the Middle East.
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Contemporary Issues in EU-Middle East Relations – Panel 2 focuses on contemporary issues in bilateral relations such as refugees, Islamophobia, and human rights.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Geopolitics of EU-Middle Eastern Relations – Panel 3 assesses bilateral relations between Europe and the Middle East in light of the rise of other global powers.

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► ONLINE EVENT

You will receive the link to access the webinar one day before the event and an email one hour before the event starts.

For more information, contact Christine I. Caly-Sanchez at calyc@fiu.edu

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Sponsored and presented by The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence & The Mohsin & Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies

Co-Sponsored by Ruth K. Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series • The Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs • European & Eurasian Studies Program • Politics & International Relations Department, FIU • #JMintheUS

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Made possible through generous support from the European Commission

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