Jean Monnet Lectures 2017
Jean Monnet Lectures
Information or Propaganda in the EU’s Attempt to Counter Russian Disinformation Campaigns?
20 April 2017 (11h)
Dr. Maxine David is a Lecturer in European Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow at the Global Europe Centre, University of Kent, UK. She is a Foreign Policy analyst, specialising in Russian and EU foreign policy.
Russia: a strategic challenge for the European Union
26 April 2017 (15h)
CES Alta - sala 1
Fernando Andresen Guimarães, who is currently the Head of the Russia Division of the European External Action Service (EEAS), holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and has a vast experience in diplomatic affairs. He was the Head of the Division for North America and Canada between 2011 and 2015, and beforehand adviser with the European Commission. He has also been with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations (2003 and 2004). He is currently Adjunct Professor of European and Global Diplomacy and Member of the Advisory Board of Vesalius College, in Brussels, and a Council Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, in London. Despite his intense diplomatic activity, Dr Andresen Guimarães has also been publishing, such as recently a chapter on an edited book on The European Union as a Diplomatic Actor, edited by Joachim A. Koops and Gjovalin Macaj, titled "Speak Up! Getting the EU a Voice at the UN General Assembly", among other publications.
Defending Social Status - Why Russia's Ukraine policy is about more than regional leadership
26 October 2017 (17h)
Regina Heller studied Political Science and East Slavic Studies at the University of Mainz, at the Middlebury College, VT/USA and at the University of Hamburg. After her exam in Hamburg, she worked as project manager at the Conflict Prevention Network (CPN) at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Ebenhausen and Berlin, as coordinator of the research project "International Risk policy" at the Center for Transatlantic Foreign und Security Policy at the Free University Berlin and as project manager of the "German-American-Russian Dialogue" at the Aspen Institute Berlin. In 2006 Regina Heller received her PhD from Hamburg University on the tpic of human rights and norm socialisation in Russia. Since 2008, she is member of the scientific advisory council of the Cologne Forum for International Relations and Security Policy. Throughout the academic year 2014/15, Regina Heller held a substitute professorship for International Relations at the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg/University of the German Armed Forces. Her research inetrests focus on the EU as a ‘norm exporter’, EU-Russia relations, EU neighbourhood policy, Russian domestic and foreign policy. She has several publications on these topics.
EU-Russian relations: Where are we now? Where do we go?
30 November 2017 (17h)
FEUC - Sala Keynes
Tatiana Romanova is Associate Professor and European Studies Chair at the School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University, in Russia, and is a Jean Monnet Chair since 2011. She holds a PhD in Political Sciences. Among the many activities and networks she has been involved in, she has been Head of the St. Petersburg branch of the European Studies Association in Russia (AEVIS), participating in Valdai Club discussions, a Member of UACES as an Expert on Europe; Consultant for the Council on Foreign and Security Policy (in Russia), and for the Russian Council for International Affairs, and a number of other institutions and bodies. Tatiana’s areas of expertise include EU-Russian relations with particular emphasis on energy issues, the Northern Dimension, and economic relations and legal approximation; European integration; and Russian foreign policy. She has published widely on these topics.