Colloquium · EU-Eurasian Relations at the Crossroads

Thursday, December 1

Location: McGill University, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 8th Floor Conference Room
527 Sherbrooke St. W. Montreal, Quebec

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Welcoming Remarks
Juliet Johnson, McGill University, Director, EU Centre of Excellence-Montreal
Henry Hale, George Washington University, PONARS Eurasia
Antonia Maioni, McGill University, Dean, Faculty of Arts
Distinguished Guest: Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx, EU Delegation to Canada

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Panel I. EU-Russian Relations
Arkady Moshes, Finnish Institute of International Affairs
“EU-Russian Relations: Quo Vadis?”
Samuel Greene, King’s College London
“Conditionality Beyond Sanctions: Identifying and Pursuing Interests in the EU-Russia Relationship”
Nikolay Petrov, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
“The Right and Center-Right Populism in European and Russian Politics”
Rebecca Adler-Nissen, University of Copenhagen
Ayse Zarakol, Cambridge University
“Russia, Turkey, and Europe after Brexit”
Chair: Juliet Johnson, McGill University

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reception

Friday, December 2

Location: McGill University, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 8th Floor Conference Room
527 Sherbrooke St. W. Montreal, Quebec

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Panel II. The EU and Ukraine
Discussant: Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University, PONARS Eurasia
Yuriy Matsiyevsky, Ostroh Academy National University, Ukraine
“Has Ukraine’s Regime Changed since the 2014 Revolution?”
Maria Popova, McGill University
“Can Europe Push Ukraine towards the Rule of Law?”
Olexiy Haran, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
“The End of Ukraine’s Geopolitical Ambivalence: Regional Dimensions and Policy Implications”
Serghei Golunov, Kyushu University, Japan
“EU-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation: The Impact of Sanctions”
Chair: Henry Hale, George Washington University, PONARS Eurasia

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Break

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Panel III. The EU and Russia in Regional Competition
Discussant: Andrew Barnes, Kent State University and Juliet Johnson, McGill University
Eiki Berg, University of Tartu
“Bridging the Divide Between Parent States and Secessionist Entities: A New Perspective for Conflict Management?”
Elizabeth Wishnick, Montclair State University
“The Sino-Russian Partnership and Southern Europe”
Sebastien Peyrouse, George Washington University
“The European Union in Central Asia: A failed soft power or realpolitik?”
Pavel Baev, Peace Research Institute, Oslo
“The Syria Intervention as an Instrument of Russia’s EU Policy
Chair: Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University, PONARS Eurasia

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Panel IV: The EU and South Caucasus
Discussant: Henry Hale, George Washington University, PONARS Eurasia
Sergey Markedonov, Russian State University for the Humanities
“The South Caucasus: European and Eurasian Integration Projects”
Sergey Minasyan, Caucasus Institute, Armenia
“New Round of Armenia-EU Relations: Again in the Shadow of Russia?”
Nona Shahnazarian, National Academy of Sciences, Armenia
“Eurasian Family versus European Values: Geopolitical Roots of Anti-Genderism in Armenia”
Anar Valiyev, ADA University, Baku
“Brexit and the Future of EU-Azerbaijan Relations: Slowing Down Integration?”
Chair: Juliet Johnson, McGill University



Comments are closed.

This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site.