2nd International Conference Europe in Discourse: Agendas of Reform

11 December 2018, 1:15 pm

Copenhagen, photograph by Jacob Surland used under CC BY 2.0

From September 21-23rd 2018 Hellenic American University (Nashua, NH, USA) organized the 2nd International Conference: “Europe in Discourse: Agendas of Reform”.

More than 100 researchers from different countries, such as linguists, political scientists, economists, communication analysts and sociologists met in Athens to talk about pressures facing Europe: Brexit, the rising populism, the refugee crisis, the relationship of EU with Islam and the EU security and defense were only some topics discussed. The Conference opened with the remarks by the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos. High caliber speakers contributed in the seven thematic panels on the following topics:

  • Values-based Reform, from Enlargement to Legitimization
  • Completing the EMU
  • EU Security and Defense
  • The Franco-German Relationship
  • The Transatlantic Dimension
  • The EU and Islam
  • Greece and the EU

Image: Copenhagen, photograph by Jacob Surland used under CC BY 2.0