The events for the 2018-21 Jean Monnet Center of Excellence encompass workshops, round tables, conferences, and lectures. Each event includes EU scholars, offering a broad range of perspectives from the EU and US on topics including integration, Brexit, environment, intersectionality, populism, labor rights, and global supply chains. More information, including links and readings, will be added as events occur.
Lecture Series: The European Alternative
February 21, 2019
September 29, 2020
Note: This event was originally scheduled for March 17, 2020, and was rescheduled for September 29, 2020.
April 15, 2021
March 20, 2019
May 3-4, 2019
October 3-4, 2019
Encountering Difference, Embodying Boundaries, and Unsettling Borders: Middle Eastern Refugees and Immigrants in the European Union
October 9–November 6, 2020
Note: The events of this conference were held virtually.
Queer Refugees/Queering Refugee Studies | Elif Sarı, Sima Shaksari, Fadi Saleh, Begüm Başdaş, Suad Jabr.
Midnight Traveler: Uncertain Journeys to and through the EU | Emelie Mahdavian, Lily Herbert, Nadia Yaqub, Christian Wilhelm.
Racialization of Refugees in the EU | Nathan Swanson, Dalia Abdelhady, Priscilla Layne, Betül Aykaç.
Refugees and the “Crisis” of States: Rethinking Border Regimes and the State Technologies in the EU | Martina Tazzioli, Banu Gökarıksel, Devran Koray Öcal, Betül Aykaç, Kirsi P Kallio, Jouni Häkli, Karen Culcasi.
Learning, Teaching, and Community-Building with Refugees | Christian Wilhelm, Patricia Ehrkamp, Diya Abdo, Sandy Marshall, Meagan Clawar, Lizzie Russler.
November 5-6, 2020
Note: This event was originally planned for March 26-27, 2020, but was rescheduled to November 5-6, 2020. This event was held virtually.
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Ethics and Living with Environmental Challenges
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Rebuilding in a Post-apocalyptic Era
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Race, Class and Future Inequalities
3:00 pm – 4:00pm
Pedagogical Approaches to Sci-fi and Intersectionality
May 4, 2021
Speakers: Genevieve LaBaron, Lisa Lechner, Layna Mosley, Andreas Rühmkorf, Peter Young.
Fall 2020–Spring 2022
October 7-8, 2022
April 5, 2022
Panelists: Jonathan Buechner, Amber Cassady, Erinn Crider.