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Drawing on his distinguished body of work, Professor Jan-Werner Müller will provide his views on how modern democracies can combat the growing trend of populism.
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May 2019

How to Fight against Populism

Jan-Werner Müller, Professor of Politics, Princeton University
May 21 | 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Drawing on his distinguished body of work, Professor Jan-Werner Müller will provide his views on how modern democracies can combat the growing trend of populism.

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Smart Networks for the Energy Transition

Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou, Chair of European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for the Energy Transition
May 22 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou will explore the use of digital innovation to prepare Europe’s energy network for a low-carbon future.

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Facing the New European Anxieties: Regaining the Trust of Electorates

Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Oxford
May 24 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

In this keynote address, Sir Paul will explore why governments across Europe have lost the trust of electorates and what can be done to re-establish it. He will also draw on his recent book, The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties, which explores the failures of modern capitalism and suggests potential remedies.

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Looking Forward: The Next European Parliament

Lucinda Creighton, CEO of Vulcan Consulting and former Minister for European Affairs; Marian Harkin, outgoing MEP for the Midlands-Northwest Constituency; and Dr Emmanuelle Schon-Quinlivan, Lecturer in Politics in UCC
May 27 | 8:00 am - 9:30 am

On Monday, 27 May 2019 as the constellation of the next European Parliament becomes apparent, the IIEA will gather an expert panel offering insight and analysis of the key issues arising from the election results.

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International Law Under Stress: A View from the United States

Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School
May 27 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Koh will offer a compelling new strategy for how to defend democracy, human rights and the rule of law at a time when authoritarian regimes around the world are on the rise. Professor Koh will discuss the US President’s attempts to trump the international legal process across a range of issues

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Dublin, Schengen and the Need for Political Leadership

Marie De Somer, Head of the Migration and Diversity Programme at the European Policy Centre
May 28 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

In her address to the IIEA, Dr De Somer will give an overview of the Dublin Regulation and how it has impacted the Schengen Area. Dr De Somer will argue that in the absence of political leadership, the two systems risk collapsing and will offer suggestions on what the future of both systems might look like.

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Paving the way to Blockchain Policy: an International and European perspective

Craig Dunn, Chair of the International Standards Technical Committee for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (ISO/TC 307), Emilio Davila-Gonzalez, Head of ICT Standardisation (DG Connect, of the European Commission)
May 29 | 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

A seminar outlining the policy challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology.

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June 2019

The 2019 European Semester: Future Jobs, Investments and Growth for Ireland and Europe

June 11 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This joint IIEA and European Commission seminar will discuss the Country Specific Recommendations in the context of an increased focus on inclusive growth and the economy of the future.

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