A lecture “The reinvention of the European Union” by José M. de Areilza Carvajal, on Monday, 11 April at 16:00-17:00

The Estonian Foreign Policy Institute organizes a public lecture by one of Spain’s leading thinkers on European affairs, José M. de Areilza Carvajal, Professor of Law and Jean Monnet Chair at ESADE in Barcelona & Secretary General of the Aspen Institute Spain.

Professor de Areilza’s talk is entitled “The reinvention of the European Union” and will discuss why we need a new set of European ideals to make integration work 60 more years and how to have this conversation to define ideals and collective goals in the face of different crisis and tensions in the region.

José M. de Areilza holds a MA in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Doctorate in Law (SJD) from Harvard University. Between 1996 and 2000 he served as advisor to the Spanish Prime Minister. Between 2008 and 2012 he was Professor of Law and Dean of IE Law School at IE Business School in Madrid. He is a Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations and a Senior Research Fellow at Elcano Royal Institute. He writes a weekly column on international affairs in the newspaper ABC. His most recent book is “Law and Power in the European Union” (Civitas, 2014).

The event will take place on Monday, 11 April at 16:00-17:00 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Pre-registration is necessary (kirsika@evi.ee). Please provide the document number that you will present for entry. The working language is English.


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