« EU and the Emerging Powers » – Programme de la conférence

Le programme de la conférence « EU and the Emerging Powers » est à présent disponible. Pour rappel, cette conférence se déroulera les 29 et 30 avril prochains au Parlement européen et réunira des experts internationaux sur le sujet.

Conference on
EU and the Emerging Powers

Monday, 29 April 2013

08:30 – 09:00 REGISTRATION

09:00 – 09:15 WELCOME SPEECH:

Mrs. Isabelle DURANT, Vice-President of the European Parliament

09:15 – 09:30 INTRODUCTORY SPEECH:

Prof. Jean-Christophe DEFRAIGNE, IES – Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles

09:45 – 11:15 KEYNOTE SPEECHES WITH Q&A SESSION:

H.E. Pierre VIMONT, Secretary General of the European External Action
Service (EEAS)

Mr WANG Weimin, Vice Chairman, Counsellors Office of the State Council, People’s Republic of China

Prof. Jan-Aart SCHOLTE (CSGR Warwick University)

Prof. Jean-Luc RACINE (EHESS Paris, Centre Asie)

11:15 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 13:00 PANEL ONE: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE SESSION ONE

Chair: Prof. Sebastian OBERTHüR, IES Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Keynote Speech: Dr. Jos DELBEKE, DG Climate Action (CLIMA) EU Commission

Speakers:

Dr. Ulrike LORENZ, Potsdam University:
“Strategic partners or tactical opponents? Uncovering the patterns of cooperation between the EU and South Africa in the international climate regime”

Dr. Diarmuid TORNEY, Chatham House:
“Disinterest and resistance: Explaining the limited development of EU-India
cooperation on climate change”

Dr. Olivia Olga Cordelia GIPPNER, Free University of Berlin:
“‘Agent China’: discovering the patterns of interaction between the EU and China in international climate change negotiations”

11:30 – 13:00 PANEL TWO: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS RELATIONS SESSION ONE

Chair: Dr. Frederic PONJAERT, IEE, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Speakers:

Dr. Petr BLIZKOVSKY, Council secretariat EU:
“Global economic government: What role for the European Union and Asia?”

Prof. Julien CHAISSE, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R:
“The Evolving and Multilayered EU-India Investment Relations Policy Conjectures and Regulatory Issues”

Prof. Andrew BLICK, University of Kent:
“The European Union and the Republic of Korea: trading partners or strategic partners?”

Ms Aukje Mathilda VAN LOON, Ruhr University Bochum:
“EU External Economic Relations: Emerging Powers, Domestic Politics and Competition in Trade”

11:30 – 13:00 PANEL THREE: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND SECURITY SESSION ONE

Chair: Prof. Stephan KEUKELEIRE, KU Leuven and College of Europe

Keynote Speech: Prof. Antonio Jorge RAMALHO DA ROCHA, IREL Universidade de Brasilia

Speakers:

Dr Kostantinos GRIVAS, Hellenic Military Academy, University of Athens:
“Potential application of innovative ‘green’ military technologies in European Security”

Prof. Mehmet Efe BIRESSELIOGLU, Izmir University of Economics:
“Rising Interest of the Energy Intensive Actors in the Arctic Region: The Role of the European Union”

13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH

14:30 – 16:00 PANEL FOUR: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE SESSION TWO

Chair: Prof. Tom DELREUX, Université catholique de Louvain

Speakers:

Ms Carolina PAVESE, London School of Economics:
“EU-Brazil Cooperation on Multilateral Climate Negotiations: The Brazilian Perspective on the Strategic Partnership”

Prof. Rana IZCI, Marmara University Turkey:
“EU-Turkey Relations and global climate change: A Low Carbone Future ?”

Dr. Claudia MORSUT, International Research Institute of Stavanger:
“The European Union – Brazil Regular Energy Policy Dialogue”

14:30 – 16:00 PANEL FIVE: EU, EMERGING POWERS INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS RELATIONS SESSION TWO

Chair: Prof. Jean-Frederic MORIN, IEE, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Speakers:

Ms Katharina BELOW, & Mr Jan-Frederik KREMER, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn:
“Innovative Capabilities and Market Performance of the BRICS and The EU in International Comparison”

Ms Rachael CALLEJA, Norman Patterson School of International Affairs Carleton University & Dr Evran TOK:
“Global Governance and Enhancing South-South Cooperation: Is there a Role for the European Union?”

Dr. Gabriel SILES-BRUGGE, University of Manchester:
“EU Trade and Development Policy and the Emerging Economies: Subordinating Developmental to Commercial Imperatives in the Reform of the Generalised System of Preferences”

Mr Johan ADRIAENSEN, KU Leuven:
“Adjusting to a multipolar world: towards smart conditionality in the European Union’s foreign policy”

14:30 – 16:00 PANEL SIX: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND SECURITY SESSION TWO

Chair: Dr. Alexander MATTELAER, IES Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Speakers:

Prof. Karine DE SOUZA SILVA, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina:
“The Strategic Partnership between Brazil and the European Union: the cooperation in United Nations peacekeeping and stabilization operations”

Mr Jorge Eduardo DELGADO, War Studies Department, King’s College London & Myrto HATZIGEORGOPOULOS:
“Strategically partnering with power: Brazil, South Africa, and prospects for EU security and defence”

Mr. Raphael METAIS, College of Europe:
“Can emerging powers call the shots? Brazil, Turkey and alternative approaches towards Iran”

Dr Aylin UNVER NOI, Gedik University, Turkey:
“EU and emerging powers: can Turkey bridge the gap between the EU and the BRICS in the Middle East and North Africa”

16:00 – 16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – 18:00 PANEL SEVEN: EU-CHINA ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY SESSION ONE

Chair: Prof. Bernard SNOY, Université catholique de Louvain

Keynote Speech: Prof. SHI Yinhong, School of International Studies, Renmin University Beijing

Speakers:

Dr. Thijs VAN DE GRAAF, Ghent University:
“Contradictions in EU-China Clean Energy Relations”

Prof. LIU Xiaoli (tbc), Europe China Clean Energy Centre – EC2:
“The cooperation between the European Union and China in the domain of clean energy”

Dr. Xavier LEMAIRE, University College London:
“The Clean Energy Transition in China and the EU”

16:30 – 18:00 PANEL EIGHT: EU, CHINA AND EAST ASIA

Chair: Prof. Jing MEN, College of Europe

Speakers:

Prof. Elena ATANASSOVA-CORNELIS, Université catholique de Louvain & Universiteit Antwerpen:
“The rise of China and security in East Asia: implications for the EU and US strategies in the region”

Mr Bruno HELLENDORFF, GRIP & Université catholique de Louvain:
“The EU and a Rising Southeast Asia: Confronting the Changing Geographies of Power in Asia and the World”

Dr ZHONG Zhun, Université Libre de Bruxelles:
“Multiple Principles for Multilateral Interventions? Principle Divergence between the EU and China”

Mr. Tom ROE, EU-Asia Centre, Belgium:
“EU and Rising Asia”

Prof. Susanne KAMERLING, University of Groningen, the Clingendael Institute:
“Enhancing maritime security governance: Europe sailing eastwards, Asia sailing westwards”

16:30 – 18:00 PANEL NINE: EU-RUSSIA RELATIONS SESSION ONE

Chair: Dr. Nina BACHKATOV, Université de Liège

Speakers:

Prof. Sergey RASTOLTSEV, Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Science:
“Between Co-operation and Confrontation: the Contradictions in EU-Russia Relations in the Light of the Protracted Conflicts Problem (Transnistria Case)”

Ms Vanda Amaro DIAS, University of Coimbra:
“The Russian factor in EU policies towards the ‘shared neighbourhood’”

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

08:45 – 09:15 REGISTRATION

09:15 – 10:45 PANEL TEN: EU-CHINA ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY SESSION TWO

Chair: Prof. Amandine ORSINI, Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles

Keynote Speech: Mr HU Zheng, former Vice President of China National Petroleum Corporation

Speakers:

Mr Dian PARLUHUTAN, Freie Universität Berlin:
“The European Union (EU) and the Emerging Powers in the Domain of Global Environment and Energy Security Challenges”

Dr. LI Jun, CIRED:
“Technological innovation and sustainable inclusive development: a green growth perspective in EU and China”

Dr Katja BIEDENKOPF, University of Amsterdam:
“The Growth of Emissions Trading in China: A Case of Diffusion?”

09:15 – 10:45 PANEL ELEVEN: EU-CHINA ECONOMIC RELATIONS SESSION ONE

Chair: Prof. Philippe DE BEULE, KU Leuven

Speakers:

Dr. Thierry APOTEKER, TAC France:
“EU – China FDI in the 21st century: Who is ready for a ‘win-win’ strategy?”

Mr Abel REYNA RIVERA, University of Canterbury New Zealand, New Zealand:
“A comparative study of EU Countries’ trade performance associated with China according to Technology Classes”

Dr. CHEN Lurong, UNU-CRIS, Belgium:
“Germany-China economic relations and its implications on the EU, China and global governance”

09:15 – 10:45 PANEL TWELVE: EU-RUSSIA RELATIONS SESSION TWO

Chair: Dr. Fabienne BOSSUYT, Ghent University

Speakers:

Dr. Tania BILETSKAYA, Glasgow University:
“The EU’s normative power and Russia: the role of social norms, values and attitudes”

Ms. Olga GULYAEVA, National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury:
“External Views of the EU’s Soft Power Capacities: Results of Interviews with Russian elites”

Dr. Marat TERTEROV, The European Geopolitical Forum:
“Old Powers Re-emerging in the Wider Black Sea: Security and Region- Building Strategies in Europe’s Eastern Neighbourhood”

10:45 – 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 12:45 PANEL THIRTEEN: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND HUMAN RIGHTS SESSION ONE

Chair: Prof. Shaun BRESLIN, University of Warwick

Keynote Speech: Prof. William SCHABAS, Middlesex University

Speakers:

Dr. Joelle HIVONNET, EEAS:
“EU-China Dialogues: Talking at cross-purposes ?”

Mr Salvatore FINAMORE, University of Cambridge:
“In search of a coherent human rights policy: foreign policy instruments in EU relations with China”

Prof. Olivier ARIFON, Université Libre de Bruxelles:
“Non-credibility regarding Chinese soft power: an inverse mirror of the European Union soft power”

11:15 – 12:45 PANEL FOURTEEN: EU-CHINA ECONOMIC RELATIONS SESSION TWO

Chair: Prof. Geert VAN CALSTER, KU Leuven

Speakers:

Ms. Yan Natalie HONG, Université Libre de Bruxelles & University of Geneva:
“The Institutionalised EU-China Dialogue and Cooperation In The Area Of Intellectual Property: Understanding Its Effectiveness From Chinese Perspectives”

Prof. Elisa BARONCINI, Università d egli studi di Bologna :
“The EU Litigation Strategy on the WTO Disputes on Chinese Natural Resources and the Treaty of Lisbon”

Ms Ann Sofie CLOOTS, KU Leuven, Cambridge University :
“The EU’s Renewed CSR Strategy and China’s ‘CSR +/-‘ : A modern understanding or alternative view?”

11:15 – 12:45 PANEL FIFTEEN: EU-RUSSIA ENERGY RELATIONS

Chair: Prof. Katlijn MALFLIET, KU Leuven

Speakers:

Prof. Tom CASIER, University of Kent:
“The EU and Russia: relations with a not so emerging power”

Dr. Nikolay KAVESHNIKOV, Moscow State Institute of International Relations:
“Toward the Energy Security in the ‘Big Europe’”

Morena SKALAMERA, Harvard University:
“EU-Russia Cooperation in a rapidly changing interregional gas market”

12:45 – 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 15:45 PANEL SIXTEEN: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND HUMAN RIGHTS SESSION TWO

Chair: Prof. Marianne DONY, IEE, Université Libre de Bruxelles (TBC)

Speakers:

Mr Damiano DE FELICE, London School of Economics and Politics:
“Human Rights Conditionality in Development Assistance: European Union and Emerging Powers”

Dr. Christian WAGNER, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP):
“Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law: Constraints and Opportunity structures for EU –India relations”

Dr Athina GKOUTI, Bilkent University:
“A European ‘Decivilising Process’? EU Effects on the Human Rights Protection of Asylum Seekers”

Prof. Jan WOUTERS, KU Leuven & Carolina PAVESE, London School of Economics:
“The European Union and Brazil in the Quest for the Global Diffusion of Human Rights: Prospects of a Strategic Partnership”

14:00 – 15:45 PANEL SEVENTEEN: EU-CHINA RELATIONS IN THE CRISIS

Chair: Prof. Jean-Christophe DEFRAIGNE, IES, Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles

Keynote Speech: Dr. Nicolas CASARINI, European Institute for Security Studies, Paris

Speakers:

Prof. Maria GARCIA, University of Canterbury:
“Sino-European Economic Interdependence and the Economic Crisis”

Dr. Ferdi DE VILLE, Ghent University:
“The Euro Crisis and the Political Economy of China-EMU Relations”

Mr. Matthieu BURNAY, Dr RAUBE Kolja Leuven KU Leuven:
“Selective Interdependence? – Chinese Perceptions of the China-EU Relationship: Lessons from the EU Sovereign Debt Crisis”

14:00 – 15:45 PANEL EIGHTEEN: EU, EMERGING POWERS AND AFRICA

Chair: Prof. Jan ORBIE, Ghent University

Keynote Speech: Prof. Chris ALDEN, London School of Economics

Speakers:

Prof. Elsje Elizabeth FOURIE, University of Trento:
“Does the Chinese Example Undermine the Influence of the EU’s Approach to Development? The Case of Kenya”

Prof. Any FREITAS, European Union Institute for Security Studies:
“Brazil rising presence in Africa and its Implications to the EU”

Ms Gloria OKEMUO, University of Birmingham:
“The CSDP in Sub-Saharan Africa: of (in)consistency, credibility and the Chinese presence”

14:00 – 15:45 PANEL NINETEEN: EU-TURKEY RELATIONS

Chair: Prof. Quentin MICHEL, Université de Liège

Keynote Speech: Prof. Oktem KEREM, Oxford University

Speakers:

Prof. Asligul SARIKMIS-KAYA, Selcuk University, Turkey:
“The Rise of Turkey as an Emerging Power and Its Implications for the EU”

Ms Ceren Zeynep AK, Queen Mary University of London:
“Europeanization of Turkey: Does it lead to a multilevel governance model for minority rights?”

Dr. Balkan DEVLEN, Izmir University of Economics:
“Myths of Glory and Shame: Understanding Turkey’s Strategic Narrative After the Cold War”

15:45 – 16:00 COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 18:00 ROUND TABLE: EU AND THE EMERGING POWERS

Chair: Prof. Jan WOUTERS, KU Leuven

Keynote Speakers:

H.E. Mr. Ricardo NEIVA TAVARES, Ambassador of Brazil to the EU (TBC)

H.E. Mr. WU Hailong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the EU (TBC)

H.E. Mr. Shri Dinkar KHULLAR, Ambassador of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU (TBC)

H.E. Mr. Vladimir CHIZHOV, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the EU

Commissioner Karel DE GUCHT, EU Commission (TBC)

Speakers:

Prof. Martin HOLLAND, University of Canterbury

Prof. René LERAY, IES Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles

Prof. Tanguy STRUYE, Université catholique de Louvain

Prof. Mario TELÒ, Université Libre de Bruxelles

18:00 – 18:30 CLOSING SPEECH

Prof. Pierre DEFRAIGNE, Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation

Prof. Sebastian SANTANDER, Université de Liège

 

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