Germany and the European Union Mini Lecture Series

November 13, 2017 8:00 AM

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 Mini Series:
Monday, November 13-December 8, 2017: "The EU: A Kaleidoscope of 28 Countries"
Stevenson Hall, 2nd Floor 
Created by SSU Econ 313 Students (Dr. Florence Bouvet)  

Monday, November 13th, 2017: "Empathy: Where Integration Starts and Islamophobia Ends?"
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Zinfandel 1000A
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 - 2:30 p.m.
Student Center, 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 - 9:00 p.m.
Warren Auditorium, 101 Ives Hall
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 - 2:30 p.m.
Cooperage 2 
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, 5:00 p.m. - 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. Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, double-spaced. Include your name, manjor/minor, email address and telephone number. Prizes: Wolfbucks with value of $300, $200, and $100.

Please email the essay as a PDF to Kate Sims, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, at kate.sims@sonoma.edu.

For more information, contact Dr. Florence Bouvet.
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