Launch of the Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs – Transatlantic Relations in Challenging Times

Date

Thursday 28.09.17
16:30 to 19:00

Location

Auditorium 1
Verversdijk, Bruges campus
Verversdijk 16
8000 Brugge
Belgium

At the start of the Academic Year 2017-2018, the College of Europe and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Medford, MA), launch their new joint Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (MATA) programme.

This event celebrates the start of the programme with a round table on the present and future of transatlantic relations. It closes with a reception.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required before 25 September 12:00 (noon). The working language is English.

On the day following this launch event, 29 September 2017, an international conference on EU-China-US relations involving faculty from both the College of Europe and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy is organized on the Verversdijk campus of the College in Bruges.

Programme

16:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jörg MONAR, Rector, College of Europe

16:40

Opening Remarks (video message)
James G. STAVRIDIS, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

16:50

The Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs
Simon SCHUNZ, Academic Coordinator, Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs, College of Europe; Professor, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe

17:00

Round Table “Transatlantic Relations in Challenging Times”

Chair:
Emiliano ALESSANDRI, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund; Visiting Professor, College of Europe (Bruges and Natolin)

Speakers:
John SHATTUCK, Professor of Practice in Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Stefan FRÖHLICH, Professor of International Relations, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg; Visiting Professor, College of Europe (Bruges and Natolin)
Edita HRDÁ, Managing Director Americas, European External Action Service

18:15 Reception

 

Registration

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