What's at Stake for European Integration through the "Eurozone Crisis"?

Thursday February 02

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Thu Feb 02 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 108N, North House

Speakers

Prof. Nicolas Levrat
Speaker
Director European Institute University of Geneva

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Edith Klein

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Nicolas LEVRAT obtained a PhD in International Law in 1992 from the University of Geneva. He worked as a civil servant for the Council of Europe from 1991 to 1995 and was Professor at the Free University of Brussels from 1998 to 2001. Since 2001 he has been Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva. He has served as the Director of the European Institute at the University of Geneva since 2007.

Levrat participates in numerous research projects, financed by European and Swiss funds. He is a member of the Board of the European PhD School and Joint doctorate programme on Globalisation, Europe and Multilateralism. He is also co-director of the Swiss PhD school on the Foundation of European Law (through a consortium of six Swiss Universities). He also regularly provides expertise for European institutions and regional governments across Europe.

Professor Levrat is the Editor of two scientific collections (one on interdisciplinary European studies, and one in European Law), and the author of a dozen books. His research and publications are mostly concerned with federalism, European integration and the structure of European legal orders, minority rights, the role of local and regional governments in international relations, cross-border cooperation, and the impact of globalization on democratic institutions.

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Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies