TimeAgendaVenuePanelists & Speakers
9:30Check-inCopley Formal Lounge
10:00Welcoming Remarks and Keynote AddressCopley Formal LoungeJovita Neliupšienė, Appointed Ambassador of
the European Union to the United States
11:00 to 11:20Coffee BreakCopley Formal Lounge
11:20 to 12:45Panel #1: Ever-changing EuropeCopley Formal LoungeTamar Mnatobishvili – “Post Conflict Migration
and European Identity”
Helena Eglit – “CSCE conflict prevention and
mission to Estonia” 1993–1996: double standards,
westsplaining, and Orientalism?
Anushka Shah – “Ethical Dilemmas of European
Identity: Navigating the Moral Labyrinth of a
Transforming Society”
Marina Salinkova – “Language and Identity:
12:45 to 13:45LunchCopley Formal Lounge
13:45 to 15:00Panel #2: A Geopolitical Europe?Copley Formal LoungeRick Mogezomp – “Weaponized Interdependence
in Action: ASML, US-China Tech War, and the
Geopolitical Commission”
Niklas Kehrle – “Remnants of Colonial Legacy?
Unraveling the European Union’s Securitization of
Sino-Africa Relations”
Hannah Preuss – “(Never-)Ending Quest for an
EU Identity?”
Daniel Offei – “Migration Trends and Policies in
Europe and Africa”
15:00 to 15:30BreakCopley Formal Lounge
15:30 to 16:30Expert Panel: “Crisis and Competition: Positioning Europe in the 21st Century”Copley Formal LoungeDr. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Affiliate
Researcher at Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security
Ambassador Juan José Escobar Stemmann,
Former Spanish Ambassador to Iraq
Max Bergmann, Director of the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and the Stuart Center in
Euro-Atlantic and Northern European Studies at
the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Joyce Mushaben, BMW Center for German &
European Studies, Georgetown Curators’ Distinguished Professor (Emerita), University of Missouri-St. Louis
16:30 to 17:30Break
17:30 to 18:30Alumni RoundtableMortara Center for International StudiesSam Denney, Senior Research Analyst with the
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s
American Statecraft Program
Alix Lawson, Consortium for Elections and
Political Process Strengthening’s (CEPPS) Elections
and Political Transitions (EPT) Program Manager
for the Democratic Elections and Political Processes
(DEPP) Leader with Associates (LWA) award
Jason Moyer, Program Associate for the Global
Europe Program at The Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars
Julian Mueller-Kaler, Director of the Strategic
Foresight Hub in the Executive Office at the
Stimson Center
18:30 to 20:00ReceptionMortara Center for International Studies