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European Integration in a Globalizing World 1970-1985

15.03.2012
We do not know much about the interaction between globalization and the institutional integration of Europe.

The conference “European Integration in a Globalizing World 1970-1985” on March 22-23, 2012 at Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut in Essen (KWI) aims at defining the role of the European Community in the network of multilateral politics in the 1970s and early 1980s more precisely and – vice versa – the influence of globalized world actors and institutions on the European construction.

Research on international history agrees that international relations entered a new phase during the 1970s. World politics underwent fundamental transformations on at least three realms. First, the rapprochement between the US and China, the deterioration of the relations between the Soviet Union and China and détente between Washington and Moscow altered security and peace policy. Second, with the oil shock of 1973 the post-war economic world order broke down and changed the character of trade and other economic affairs.

Third, social welfare and human rights as new policy fields arose on an international level against the background of a growth of civil society in the nation states. Low politics became of greater importance for political decision making: human rights within the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) process, development assistance or environmental protection.

Participants:
Robin M. Allers (Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (IFS), Oslo), Elena Calandri (Università di Padova), Marie Julie Chenard (London School of Economics), Lucia Coppolaro (Universidade de Lisboa), Jost Dülffer (Universität zu Köln, Emeritus), Giuliano Garavini (Università di Padova), Veronika Heyde (Institut für Zeitgeschichte), Claudia Hiepel (Universität Duisburg-Essen), Wolfram Kaiser (University of Portsmouth), Tomoya Kuroda (Université de Cergy-Pontoise), Wilfried Loth (Universität Duisburg-Essen), Christoph Marx (Universität Duisburg-Essen), Guia Migani (Università di Padova), Stefan Müller (Universität Duisburg-Essen), Kiran Klaus Patel (Maastricht University), Lili Reyels (Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ)), Angela Romano (London School of Economics), Bernd Rother (Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung), Sylvain Schirmann (Université de Strasbourg), Thorsten Schulz-Walden (Universität zu Köln), Hitoshi Suzuki (University of Niigata Prefecture), Sara Tavani (Luigi Sturzo Institut, Rom), Guido Thiemeyer (Université de Cergy-Pontoise), Henning Türk (Universität Duisburg-Essen), Johan van Merrienboer (Nijmegen University), Antonio Varsori (Università du Padova)

Scientific Coordinator: Wilfried Loth (Universität Duisburg-Essen) and Claudia Hiepel (Universität Duisburg-Essen)

Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.

Tagungsprogramm: http://www.kulturwissenschaften.de/images/event_material-195.img

Datum: 22. März 2012, 14-19 Uhr und 23. März 2012, 9-19 Uhr
Ort: Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI), Goethestraße 31, 45128 Essen
Anmeldung: Die Veranstaltung ist nicht öffentlich. Um Anmeldung wird gebeten bei
Ursula Sanders, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI),
Tel. 0201 7204-154, ursula.sanders@kwi-nrw.de.
Kontakt:
Für inhaltliche Fragen stehen Ihnen Prof. Dr. Wilfried Loth und PD Dr. Claudia Hiepel, Abteilung für Neuere und Neueste Geschichte an der Universität Duisburg-Essen zur Verfügung (0201 1833579, wilfried.loth@uni-due.de und 0201 1833582, claudia.hiepel@uni-due.de).
Pressekontakt:
Magdalena Schaeffer, Pressesprecherin, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI),

Tel. 0201 7204 -152, magdalena.schaeffer@kwi-nrw.de.

Über das Kulturwissenschaftliche Institut Essen (KWI):
Das Kulturwissenschaftliche Institut Essen (KWI) ist das Forschungskolleg der Universitätsallianz Metropole Ruhr (UAMR), zu der sich die Universitäten Bochum, Dortmund und Duisburg-Essen zusammengeschlossen haben. Seine Aufgabe ist die Förderung hervorragender interdisziplinärer Forschung in den Geistes-, Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften mit regionalen, nationalen und internationalen Partnern. Das KWI erforscht die Grundlagen der modernen Kultur praxisnah und mit Blick auf aktuelle relevante gesellschaftliche Fragen. Derzeit stehen die Themenfelder kollektive Erinnerung, kulturelle Vielfalt der Weltgesellschaft, soziale Verantwortung und kulturelle Aspekte des Klimawandels im Mittelpunkt. Mit seinen Veranstaltungen sucht das KWI den Dialog mit einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit, es unterhält enge Partnerschaften mit Kultureinrichtungen und Medien.

Magdalena Schaeffer | idw
Further information:
http://www.kulturwissenschaften.de/images/event_material-195.img

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