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The New 25 Members Europe – New York , 14–16 aprile 2005

University of New York at Stony Brook
Center for Italian Studies
Università degli Studi di Messina
Dipartimento di Studi Internazionali e comunitari, inglesi e anglomericani
Università “La Sapienza” di Roma
Centro Interuniversitario di Studi sull’Europa Centro–Orientale (CISUECO)


April 14th–16th, 2005
New York, Università di Stony Brook

Thursday, April 14
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Prof. Mario B. Mignone, Center for Italian Studies.
Wolf Schafer, Director, Center for Global History.
Robert McGrath, Provost
Hon. Angel Carro, Deputy Head, EU Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Prof. Martin Albrow, LSE London, Centre for Global Governance, Is a global Europe Possible?


Friday, April 15

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Coffe

9:15 – 9:30
Prof. Mario B. Mignone, Director, Center for Italian Studies.
Prof. Shirley Strum Kenny, President University of New York at Stony Brook.

9:30 – 10:30
Panel Discussion: Does the New Europe Have Boundaries?
Roy Gutman, Newsday, Chair
H. E. Valery Kuchinsky, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.
Hon. Giovanni Di Stasi, President of the Council of European Regions.
H. E. Mihnea Ioan Motoc, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations.
Dr. Mikhail V. Pronin, Vice Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York.
H.E. Ambassador Omer Onhon, Consul General of Turkey in New York

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee

10:45 – 12:15
Panel Discussion: How Will the New Europe Find its Identity?
Howard Schneider, Newsday, Chair.
H. E. Mirza Kusljugic, Ambassador Extraordinary, Permanent Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations.
H. E. Nebojsa Kaludjerovic, Permanent Representative of Serbia and Montenegro to the United Nations.
H. E. Andrzej Towpik, Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations.
H.E. Garbor Horvath, Consul General of Hungary in New York.
Sir Philip Thomas, Consul General, British Consulate in New York.

12:15–1:45 p.m. Lunch

1:45–3:15 p.m.
Envisioning the New Europe
Prof. Martin Albrow, Chair
Prof. Wolf Schafer, Stony Brook University: The “end of European History” Revisited.
Prof. Gert Schmidt, Universitat Erlangen–Nurnberg: Visions of the New Europe on Trial.
Prof. Francesco Gui, University of Rome “La Sapienza”: Theories of European Integration.

3:15–4:00 p.m. Coffee

4:00–6:00 p.m.
Euro, Trade, and Global Market
Prof Gallya Lahav, Chair
Dr. Sue Owen, London, UK Treasury: The British Approach to the Common European Currency.
Prof. Martin Heidenreich, Otto–Friedrich Universitat Bamberg: The Europeanization of National Economies and Socities.
Mr. Charles Gasparini, Newsweek: The Economic Power of the New Europe: The Influence of its Market And its Regulators.
Prof. Giuseppe Ammendola, New York University: Investing in the New Europe.
Profs. Daniel Pommier, University “Babes– Bolyai” of Cluj–Napoca, Rumania and Giovanna Motta University of Roma “La Sapienza”: Economic Consequences of the New Europe – Euro and Dollar:Competition or Cooperation?

Saturday, April 16

8:30–9:00 Coffee and Registration

Nicholas Rzhevsky, Chairman of the Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
James V. Staros, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences


Issues of Integration: The New and the Old
Nicholas Rzhevsky, Chair
Prof. Hugh J. Silverman, Stony Brook University:  European Differences: The Question of European Identity.
Prof. Herman Lebovics, Stony Brook University: French Culture, Identity and Anti–Globalization Movements.
Prof. Jane Sugarman

10:30–10:45 Coffee

The New Europe: Eastern Perspectives
Prof. Frank E. Myers Chair
Prof. Dmitri Shalin, Las Vegas, Center for Democratic Culture: Democracy and Civil Society in Eastern Europe and Russia.
Profs. Peter Sarkozy and Jozsef Pal, University of Szeged, Hungary: National and European Interests: The Perspective from the New Members.
Profs. Antonello Biagini, University of Rome “La Sapienza” and  Andrea Carteny, University “Babes–Bolyai” of Cluj–Napoca, Rumania: Perspective from the New Members: The End of the Socialist Regime and the “Reconstitution” of  Europe.

12:15–1:45 p.m. Lunch

Language and Culture: The Challenges of Diversity
Prof. Shikaripur Sridar, Chair
Prof. Nick Ceramella, University of Rome “La Sapienza”: The European Union Babel and EnglishUnifying Common Language.
Profs. Evelyn Trotter, Florida Atlantic University and Andrea De Capua, New York University: Language, Stereotypes, and Translation.
Prof. Claudia Dunlea, Florida Atlantic University: Creation and Evolution of the European Union’s Diplomatic Relations

Political, Social, and Cultural Obstacles
Prof. Luigi Fontanella, Chair
Prof. Dave Hannigan, Suffolk Community College: The New Europe and Immigration: The Ireland Case.
Prof. William Arens, Stony Brook University: Homogeneity, Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: The Swedish Case.
Prof. Marcello Saija, University of Messina: Europe’s Difficult Task Toward Eastern Enlargement
Dr. Angela Villani: Slovenia
Dr. Daniela Irrera: Albania
Dr. Giuseppe Lucchese: Serbia


Pagina modificata Thursday 23 October 2008