Region Europe 2022

10 October 2022 to 18 November 2022
University of Turin - Campus Luigi Einaudi
Lungo Dora Siena, 100 A | Torino | Italy

Region Europe: the construction of the European region and its role in the world is an inter-disciplinary program pursuing a comprehensive knowledge of the European model of regional integration, its evolution in the framework of the political, economic, social and cultural processes in the region, and the features of the EU as a global actor.

Region Europe offers:

  • ‍90 hours lesson taught in English, organized in 3 modules, 30 hours each: a) political, economic, social and cultural features of Europe; b) the European way to regionalism: Hitorical, political, economic features of European integration; c) Europe in the world: EU Foreign policy and interregional relations;
    ‍Europe from Outside Seminars: series of 6 seminars on the EU role in the world and the external perceptions of the EU as a global actor, involving professors from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas;
  • EU Voices Seminars: series of 6 seminars on the EU seen from its member states, institutions, stakeholders;
  • ‍Extra-academic activities: visit to the European Parliament and NATO in Brussels; visit to the UN Campus, the European Training Foundation and Europe Direct in Turin;
  • ‍A multi-cultural environment: the program will be attended by students from European and non-European Universities (China, Russia, Philippines, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa) in partnership with the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society.

The 10th edition of the program, taught in English, will run from 10 October to 18 November 2022.

Open seminars include the following (list being updated):

  • October 10 – “North Macedonia and the EU: A Difficult Past and an Uncertain Future” – Simonida Kacarska (Director, European Policy Institute, North Macedonia)
  • October 12 – “Europe’s Coming of Age: The EU in the New Geopolitical Context” – Loukas Tsoukalis (Emeritus, University of Athens; Sciences Po, Paris)
  • October 19 – “The Ghost Partners: Turkey-EU Relations into the 21st Century” – Aylin Güney (Yasar University, Turkey)
  • October 20 – “EU-Israel: Quo Vadis?” – Sharon Pardo (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
  • October 25 – “Je t’aime, moi non plus: 40 Years of an Uneven Relationship between Europe and Greece” – Ioannis Papageorgiou (University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • October 26 – “Scotland’s Future Relationship with the EU: Perspectives from a Reluctant Outsider” – Stephen Gethins (University of St Andrews, UK)
  • October 26 – “Health and the EU: Moving Towards a European Health Union” – Michele Calabrò (European Regional and Local Health Authorities)
  • November 2 – “Informing About the EU: Challenges and Consequences” – Marco Bresolin (Newspaper La Stampa)
  • November 3 – “A Hybrid Regime in the European Union: the Rise of Authoritarianism in Hungary in the Shadow of War” – András Bozóki (Central European University, Hungary)
  • November 4 – “Lithuania in the EU: Pace-Setter in the Efforts to the Couple From Autocracies?” – Ramūnas Vilpišauskas (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • November 7 – “Ukraine’s EU Integration: Perspectives and Scenarios for a Long Way Home” – Victoria Vdovychenko (Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine)
  • November 7 – “A New Role for Germany in the EU? The Policy Of the Scholz Government” – Jakob Lempp (Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

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