Conversations on Europe: "Creating Europe Through Crises"

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During the Spring 2021 semester, the ESC’s Conversations on Europe series will explore the factors that influence what Europe and European identity are.

For this first installment,"Creating Europe Through Crisis."the ESC and the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) will collaborate to explore how several crises – including financial, Brexit, migration, democratic backsliding, and public health – have shaped the European Union over the past decade.


  • Catherine De Vries, Dean of Diversity & Inclusion and Professor of Political Science, Bocconi University, Milan
  • Sara Wallace Goodman, Associate Professor, Political Science, University of California, Irvine
  • Stephanie Hofmann, Professor and Head of the Department of International Relations & Political Science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • R. Daniel Kelemen,Professor of Political Science & Law, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union PoliticsDepartment of Political Science, Rutgers University
  • Matthias Matthijs, Associate Professor of International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University

Moderated by: Jae-Jae Spoon, Director, European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

► This event is free but you need to RSVP at and register here


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This event is organized and hosted by the European Studies Center, a Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh, and in collaboration with the European Union Studies Association (EUSA)

Co-sponsored by Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Florida International University ● Jean Monnet Center at the University of Florida ● UCIS - European Union Center at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ● This event is part of the #JMintheUS event series, an initiative of Jean Monnet Centers in the U.S.