Jean Monnet Conversations on Europe Spring 2023


For the 2022-23 academic year, the European Studies Center has announced its annual programmatic theme: “Challenging Europe.” All the conversations for the coming year discuss challenges facing Europe and all are being organized by faculty affiliates of the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Topics cover such varied subjects as effects of Brexit, environmental issues, democracy in Europe, migration, and recovery of Nazi-looted art.

The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at FIU, along with other European Union Centers of Excellence from the U.S. will participate.

In the Spring semester 2023, we will be able to connect with experts on Europe via virtual roundtable for four conversations from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern time zone on Tuesdays:

Below are the dates, titles, and names of organizers. More information will be available before each Conversation.

  • Tuesday, January 17 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    - “Artistic Exploration and Negotiation of Irish Nationalism in the Context of EU Membership and the Complications of Brexit”
    - Register Here

  • Tuesday, February 14 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    - “Climate Change: Perspectives from France and Italy"
    - Register Here

  • Tuesday, March 21 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    “African and Middle Eastern Migration to Europe due to Climate Change and Civil Conflict"
    Register Here

  • Tuesday, April 11 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    “The Ongoing Struggle to Recover Nazi Looted Art"
    Register Here

To view flyer of 2022-2023 program, click here

These events are free and open to all FIU students Prior RSVP at is mandatory to join the conversation

Hosted by: European Studies Center, a Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh


  • Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence, Florida International University;
  • EU Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne;
  • Center for European Studies at the University of Florida;
  • Center for European Studies at the University of Texas – Austin;
  • Center for European and Transatlantic Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology