5 May, Regent's University, London - Jean Monnet memorial lecture: "Youth, employment, Europe and values"
This year Regent's University Jean Monnet Memorial lecture will explore youth, employment, Europe and values within the context of the new Youth Employment Initiative (YEI). The discussion will bring together a panel of speakers from different backgrounds to share their expertise under the chairmanship of Professor John Drew, Chancellor and Director of the Institute of Contemporary European Studies. Speakers include: Bethy Woodward, Paralympic World, Commonwealth & European medalist; Robert Swan OBE, explorer, environmentalist and inspirational youth leader and Martina Milburn, Chief Executive, The Prince’s Trust.
The event is supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK.
5 May, LSE, London: Portugal's way forward – How to turn challenges into opportunities
The LSE European Institute is hosting the Portuguese Minister of State and Finance, Maria Luís Albuquerque, for one of its public lectures in the series European Perspectives. She will explore the lessons learned by Portugal in its difficult adjustment period after the economic and financial crisis and how to maintain the momentum of the current reforms.
The event is free and open to all on a first come first served basis. For media, please email LSE.Press.Events@lse.ac.uk|
6 May, LSE, London – Political Community and EU law
Professor Damien Chalmers will be delivering this year's LSE annual lecture in the series "Europe in Question" on the eve of the general elections in the UK. He will deliberate on the implications from these elections for the UK's future in the EU and will explore how the EU itself could change in the foreseeable future.
27 May, Chatham House, London: Trouble on Europe's periphery
Chatham House is hosting three speakers who will each explore an issue affecting Europe's periphery. Professor Sten Rynning from the University of Southern Denmark will reflect on the potential failure of the European order in the light of the war in Ukraine and will consider the possible ways forward. Dr Tracey German from King's College will analyse Georgia’s attempts to ‘rejoin’ Europe and the likely impact the success or failure of this policy will have for the country and the wider region. Bill Park, also of King's College will explore Turkey’s current relationship with Europe and consider its future policy options.
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