Kick-off: EU Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy

Our kick-off conference was held in Rome on 11-12 April 2019, with internal project sessions as well as a public event on the future of Europe with high-level panel participants.

Rome skyline

Report from the event: Mobilising ideas for the EU's future

The ten EU3D partners gathered in Rome for the project's kick-off conference, hosted by LUISS School of Government in cooperation with coordinator ARENA Centre for European Studies of the University of Oslo.

As part of the event, EU3D inviteed to a panel debate on the the future of Europe with prominent members of the project's Advisory Board.


Programme (pdf)

Conference venue: Aula Polivalente, Luiss University, Viale Romania 32
Panel debate venue: Aula Toti, Luiss University, Viale Romania 32

Thursday 11 April 2019

09:00-09:15 | Welcome
Sergio Fabbrini, Department of Political Science, Luiss University

09:15-09:30 | Differentiation scenarios: supporting policy decisions
Andreas Obermaier-Mureşan, European Commission, Research Executive Agency

09:30-10:30 | EU3D project overview and analytical framework
EU3D coordinator John Erik Fossum, ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo

10:30-11:00 | Coffee break

11:00-12:00 | Political differentiation: Democracy and dominance (WP1)
Erik O. Eriksen, ARENA, University of Oslo
John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo 

12:00-13:00 | Problematic forms of EU-internal differentiation (WP2)
Jozef Bátora, Department of Political Science, Comenius University
Ben Rosamond, Centre for European Politics, University of Copenhagen

13:00-14:00 | Lunch

14:00-15:00 | EU-external differentiation and the question of dominance (WP3)
Dia Anagnostou, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy
Sabine Saurugger, PACTE Research Centre, Sciences Po Grenoble
Chris Lord, ARENA, University of Oslo

15:00-16:00 | Public opinions, debates and reforms (WP4)
Dirk Leuffen, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz
Hans-Jörg Trenz, Centre for Modern European Studies, University of Copenhagen
Asiminia Michailidou, ARENA, University of Oslo
Magdalena Góra, Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University
Jan Zielonka, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

End of plenary session day 1 

16:30-17:30 | EU3D Executive Board meeting
For heads of work packages

20:00 | Project dinner at la Pariolina, Viale dei Parioli 93, Roma 


Friday 12 April 2019

09:15-09:45 | How to make EU3D a successful project
Andreas Obermaier-Mureşan, European Commission, Research Executive Agency

09:45-10:00 | Project management (WP8)
EU3D project manager Geir Kværk, ARENA, University of Oslo

10:00-10:30 | EU3D's plans for dissemination and communication (WP7)
Marit Eldholm, ARENA, University of Oslo
Ragnhild Grønning, ARENA, University of Oslo

10:30-11:00 | Coffee break

11:00-12:00 | Policy and polity recommendations (WP6)
Pauline Chetail, Bruegel
John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo
Francis Brendan Jacobs, University College Dublin, former European Parliament
Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

12:00-13:00 | Future of Europe reforms (WP5)
Magdalena Góra, Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University
Sergio Fabbrini, Department of Political Science, Luiss University

13:00-14:00 | Lunch

14:00-16:00 | Panel debate on the future of Europe - the event is open to the public upon registration (Aula Toti)

End of plenary session day 2

16:30-18:00 | EU3D Advisory Board meeting (Aula Polivalente)

For members of the Advisory Board and heads of work packages. Dinner at the faculty restaurant for meeting participants at 20:00 (Luiss University, Viale Romania). 


Practical information

Information on hotel, conference venue, dinners and travel

Questions?

For practical questions, please contact event organisers Tasha Spedicato or Gaia di Martino, LUISS School of Government

For other questions related to attendance, please contact EU3D project manager Geir Kværk

Published Jan. 31, 2019 8:57 PM - Last modified May 6, 2019 1:53 PM