Nov

24

2017

Diversity, citizenship and the European Project - Barcelona

In the framework of a joint conference organised by Coppieters and Fundacio Josep Irla, we reviewed current challenges and opportunities for fostering cultural diversity, managing migration and promoting European citizenship in an open and sustainable way.

Program:

9:00 Accreditation

9:30 Opening remarks

  • Joan Manuel Tresserras, President of Fundació Josep Irla
  • Antonia Luciani, Vice-President of Centre Maurits Coppieters

9:45 Keynote speech “What defines us as Europeans?”

  • Peter A. Kraus, Professor of Political Science at the University of Augsburg

10:30 Presentation of the study “Immigration and independence: The Cases of Quebec, Scotland and Catalonia”

  • Núria Franco-Guillén, Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy at the University of Griffith

11.30 Coffee break

12:00 Roundtable

Moderated by Laia Soldevila, journalist

  • Peter A. Kraus, Professor of Political Science at the University of Augsburg
  • Núria Franco-Guillén, Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Governance and Public Policy at the University of Griffith
  • Oriol Amorós, Secretary of equality, migration, and citizenship for the Government of Catalonia
  • Catherine Xhardez, researcher at the Centre de Recherches Internationales de París

13:00 Closing remarks

  • Oriol Amorós, Secretary of equality, migration, and citizenship for the Government of Catalonia

Practicalities:

When: Friday 24th November 2017, from 09:00 to 13:00
Where: Sala Jordi Maragall, CIDOB Foundation, Carrer d’Elisabets 12, Barcelona (Catalonia)

Registration:

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This Conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.

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This conference is a joint initiative of Fundació Josep Irla and Centre Maurits Coppieters.