INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES JEAN MONNET EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE UNIVERSITY OF MALTA MSIDA MSD 2080 – MALTA TEL: (356) 23402001, 23402998 FAX: (356) 23402651 E-MAIL: email@example.com WEBSITE: http://www.um.edu.mt/europeanstudies SECOND JEAN MONNET CHAIR CONFERENCE An Evolving EU Engaging a Changing Mediterranean Region Second annual Jean Monnet Conference (Supported by EU Life Long Programme) 5 MAY 2014, Dar l-Ewropa, Valletta 8.30 – 17.00 (including standing lunch and coffee breaks) Chair: Professor Roderick Pace, Director of the Institute and Jean Monnet Professor. Speakers: Dr Fadel M. Lamen, National Dialogue Preparatory Commission (Libya) Prof. Michelle Pace, Roskilde University, Denmark Prof. Dr. Aylin Güney, Jean Monnet Chair, Yaşar University, İzmir, Turkey Prof. Dr. Hasret Dikici Bilgin, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey Dr Adeel Malik, Oxford University Prof Ahmed Ghoneim, Cairo University Mrs Berta Fernandez, Intra-ACP Migration Facility, Brussels Mr Claus Folden, European Asylum Support Office Prof. Manfred Weissenbacher, University of Malta Dr Arsalan Alshinawi, University of Malta Dr Marcello Carammia, University of Malta Mr Milan Pajic, Korean Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Duchy of Luxembourg and the European Union, Brussels Mr Stefano Moncada, University of Malta BOOK NOW Reserve your place at this conference, register now by writing to stefan.bezzina@um. edu.mt Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come basis. **The speakers have been invited to express their views as freely as possible and to provide their insights according to their expertise. However, the views they express do not necessarily imply endorsement or approval by the Institutions for which they work. TOPICS The EU Mediterranean Challenge - Time for a new Paradigm? –The EU’s Interpretation of the “Arab Uprisings”: Understanding the Different Visions about Democratic Change in EU-MENA Relations – Is Turkey a Model for State building in the Arab World? – State Building in Iraq Since 2003: Challenges and Lessons – From Resource Curse to Rent Curse: Toward a New Political Economy of the Middle East – Understanding the Roots of Economic Challenges Facing Egypt in The Aftermath of 25th January Revolution - The Movement of People in the Mediterranean Region: Future Scenarios and the EU Response - The Growing Scope of the EU Migration Policy Agenda - The Geopolitics of Energy: Global Transitions and Euro-Med Impacts - EU-Serbia Membership Negotiations - Climate Change and Development: The EU Tunisia, Libya and Egypt – National Reconciliation after the Arab Revolutions.