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Lent Term 2013

Friday 1 February 2013, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'How has the ECB responded to the euro crisis - and is a new system of euro area decision-making emerging?'
Dr Johannes Lindner, Head of EU Institutions, European Central Bank (ECB); author of 'Conflict and Change in EU Budgetary Politics'

Friday 8 February 2013, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'Politics, Position and Power: Working as a Director General in the European Commission'
Sir Michael Leigh, Director General for Enlargement, European Commission, 2006-11;
currently Senior Adviser, German Marshall Fund, Brussels


Friday 22 February 2013, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'The European Parliament and EU Inter-Institutional Relations'
Klaus Welle, Secretary General, European Parliament since 2009; former Secretary General, EPP Group and EPP transnational party


Friday 1 March 2013, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'Working with Barroso: Life at the top of the Berlaymont'
Dr João Marques de Almeida, Political Adviser to José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, 2006-12. Director, Portuguese National Defence Institute, 2004-06


Friday 8 March 2013, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'The United States and the European Union: Transatlantic Perspectives from Washington, Brussels and London'
Dr Kristina Kvien, Economic Counselor, US Embassy, London; Director for the EU, Ukraine and Belarus, National Security Council, White House, 2008-10

Michaelmas Term 2012

Friday 19 October 2012, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'Britain and Europe: Lessons from 40 years of EU membership'
Sir Stephen Wall, UK Permanent Representative to the EU, 1995-2000, and Head of European Secretariat, Cabinet Office, 2000-2004; Author of 'A Stranger in Europe' and 'From Rejection to Referendum, 1963-1975'


Friday 26 October 2012, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'How does the European Court of Justice really work?'
Sir Francis Jacobs QC, Advocate General, European Court of Justice, 1998-2006; President of the Centre of European Law and Professor, King's College, London


Friday 2 November 2012, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'How the media report the European Union today'
Shirin Wheeler, Spokesperson for Regional Policy, European Commission; BBC Brussels correspondent and presenter of 'The Record: Europe', 2006-12

Friday 16 November 2012, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'The euro crisis and the President of the European Council'
Richard Corbett, Political Adviser to Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European
Council; Labour MEP, 1996-2009; Co-author, 'The European Parliament'

Friday 23 November 2012, 16.00, COW.1.11, Cowdray House, LSE
Title: 'Why the CFSP is more than a lowest common denominator'.
Robert Cooper, Visiting Professor, LSE, and was Counsellor to Cathy Ashton, High Representative for CFSP, 2010-12, and Director General,
External and Politico-Military Affairs, Council secretariat, 2002-10.
Angus Lapsley, Director for European and Global issues, Cabinet Office, and was previously Head of CFSP/CSDP, UK Representation to EU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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