The Polish Institute of International Affairs in cooperation with the Embassy of Ireland are pleased to invite you to:
“Whither Europe’s Union”
Public Lecture by Professor Brigid Laffan
Professor Brigid Laffan is an Irish expert on European politics and EU integration,
and will discuss the future of Europe and Brexit.
20 February (Tuesday) 2018
Polish Institute of International Affairs
Ul. Warecka 1a, Warsaw
• Bartosz Wiśniewski, Head of Research Office, Polish Institute of International Affairs
• H.E. Gerard Keown, Ambassador of Ireland
11:10–11:40 Keynote Speech
• Prof. Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Global Governance Programme at the European University Institute in Florence
11:40–12:30 Q&A Session
• Moderator: Bartosz Wiśniewski, Head of Research Office, Polish Institute of International Affairs
Brigid Laffan is Director and Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Director of the Global Governance Programme and of the European Governance and Politics Programme at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence. In August 2013, Professor Laffan left the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) University College Dublin where she was Professor of European Politics. She was Vice-President of UCD and Principal of the College of Human Sciences from 2004 to 2011. Her areas of research include: European Integration, EU Governance and Europeanisation, and Public Finances.
She was the founding director of the Dublin European Institute at the University College Dublin from 1999 and in March 2004 she was elected as a member of the Royal Irish Academy. She is a member of the Board of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, the Fulbright Commission (until September 2013) and was the 2013 Visiting Scientist for the EXACT Marie Curie Network. In September 2014 Professor Laffan was awarded the UACES Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2012 she was awarded the THESEUS Award for outstanding research on European Integration. In 2010 she was awarded the Ordre national du Mérite by the President of the French Republic.
The event will be held in English
Those wishing to attend are kindly requested to confirm by 15 February 2018
Early registration is recommended due to the limited number of seats
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