Germany and the EU's Triple Crises: Brexit, the Euro, and the Refugee Crisis

November 16, 2017 2:00 PM

The School of Business and Economics' own Dr. Florence Bouvet (pictured below) presents a mini series on Germany and the European Union (EU). The series is part of the International Education Week, held November 13th through 17th.

Dr. Florence Bouvet will participate in a panel discussion on "Germany and the EU's Triple Crises," Brexit, the Euro, and the refugee crisis. The mini series will feature particular issues of migration into and within the EU, integration of refugees, Brexit, and other aspects related to the history and structure of the EU. Dr. Bouvet in Economics has started a new course entitled Economics of European Integration this fall.
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Schedule for Germany and the EU Sessions:
Monday, November 13, 2017: "The EU: A Kaleidoscope of 28 Countries"
Time/Location TBA
A poster exhibit on the European Union.
Monday, November 13th, 2017: "Empathy: Where Integration Starts and Islamophobia Ends?"
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Zinfandel 100
Featuring FLTA Rebecca Meier from the University of Paderborn/Germany.

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017: "Immigration to Europe in a Global Perspective: Opportunities and Challenges."
1:00 p.m.
Ballroom B
Dr. Giovanni Peri from UC Davis, a nationally renowned expert in International Migration Studies, will talk about economic aspects of migration to and within the European Union. More on Dr. Giovanni Peri: http://giovanniperi.ucdavis.edu/.
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017: "Willkommen bei den Hartmanns"
7:15 p.m.
Room TBA
Rebecca Meier will screen the comedy "Willkommen bei den Hartmanns" (2016) as part of the German Film Series.
Thursday, November 16, 2017: "Germany and the EU's Triple Crises: Brexit, the Euro, and the Refugee Crisis"
1:00 p.m.
Cooperage 1
Panelists Dr. Bouvet, Professor of Economics at Sonoma State University and Dr. Boaz, Professor of Political Science at Sonoma State University, will discuss the economics of Germany and the triple crises of the European Union.
Monday, November 27th, 2017: - Deadline for a campus-wide Essay Contest
Students select one out of two topics: "The EU and USA: Partners or Competitors?" or "A Critical Look at Integration Efforts of Refugees in Germany and in the USA." 3-4 pages. Prizes: Wolfbucks with value of $300, $200, and $100.

For more information, contact Dr. Florence Bouvet.
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