Dealing with a complex historical legacy: German-Polish relations at the beginning of the 21st century.
With Dr. Hans Martin Sieg, Foreign Policy Adviser to the German Bundestag and discussant Professor Karl Cordell, University of Plymouth. Introduced by Professor Stefan Wolff, Birmingham University.
Susannah Eckersley of Newcastle University attended this event organised by the Institute of German Studies at Birmingham University, as part of their DAAD funded project: Zeitgeist. What does it mean to be German in the 21st Century?
Report from the Bruxelles meeting on 09.02.2012
THE DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPEAN IDENTITIES: POLICY AND RESEARCH ISSUES. Insights from European Research supported under the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes
Promoted by European Commission
Main questions • Is a common European identity or are several diverging European identities emerging, and if yes, what shape(s) does it, do they, take? • What (policy and research) implications does the development of a European identity, European identities have for the European Union?
The meeting was arranged in the following 4 thematic sessions • Session 1: Dimensions, definitions, problems of European identity/identities • Session 2: Political Europe • Session 3: Transnational mobilità • Session 4: Tendencies toward homogenizing and diversifying Europe
They were articulated in 1 key speach, a roundtable with a panel of invited discussants and 20 min open plenary discussion.
Target participants (between 30 and 50 along the long day) • representatives from [...]