Conversations on Europe: "Creating Europe Through Multilingualism"

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For the third installment of Conversations on Europe for Spring 2021, join us and the University of Pittsburgh for an interactive virtual roundtable discussion on "Creating Europe Through Multilingualism."

This session will be highlighting different approaches to constructing a common European identity. Our interdisciplinary panel of experts will focus on EU language policies and multilingualism within European institutions.


ImageKaterina Strani-Jefferson
Associate Professor and Head of the Cultural Studies section at the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies, Heriot-Watt University

ImageNils Ringe
Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair,
and Director of the Center for European Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

ImageMichele Gazzola
Lecturer in Public Policy and Administration
School of Applied Social and Policy Sc., Ulster University

ImageKaren McAuliffe
Professor in Law and Language
University of Birmingham

Moderator: Jae-Jae Spoon, University of Pittsburgh


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


  • If you are an FIU student, you must check that you are a Non-Pitt Undergraduate or a Non-Pitt Graduate Students (as relevant) under the affiliation.
  • If you are an FIU faculty member, please check Non-Pitt Faculty under the affiliation.

► For any further information, please contact Christine I. Caly-Sanchez

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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.

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.