European Peace & Security Studies Lecture Series (EPSS), Fall 2015 Edition

The Global Governance Institute, in cooperation with Vesalius College Brussels, the Institute for European Studies and the Belgian Royal Military Academy is proud to announce its upcoming schedule for its European Peace an Security Lecture Series for Fall 2015.

The format for the EPSS lectures is a 40 minute lecture with a 30 minute Q&A session, followed by a light, informal reception. Unless announced otherwise, all events will take place at Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels.



Monday 21 September, 18.00 – 20.00

‘Whither EU-US Relations?’

Fernando Andresen Guimarães, European External Action Service (EEAS)


Wednesday 23 September, 18.00 – 20.00

‘The IMF in the World Economy’

Jeffrey Franks, Director and Senior Resident Representative to the EU, IMF Europe Office in Paris & Brussels


Monday 12 October, 18.00 – 20.00

‘Consolidating Peace in Africa’

Ejeviome Eloho Otobo, Non-Resident Senior Expert in Peacebuilding & Global Economic Policy, Global Governance Institute


Wednesday 21 October, 18.00 – 20.00

‘The Role of the World Bank’

Guggi Laryea, European Civil Society and European Parliament Relations Advisor, External and Corporate Relations, World Bank.


Thursday 29 October, 18.00 – 20.00

‘North Africa 5 Years after the Arab Spring’

Riccardo Fabiani, Senior Analyst, Eurasia Group


Tuesday 10 November, 18.00 – 20.00

‘The Unexpected Conflict: Russia-EU-Ukraine Triangle’ (Registration link opening soon)

Vsevolod Samokhvalov, Research Associate, Cambridge Central Asia Forum


Thursday 26 November, 18.00 – 20.00

‘Foreign Fighters in Ukraine’ (Registration link opening soon)

Kacper Rekawek, Analyst, Polish Institute of International Affairs


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To find out more about the European Peace & Security Studies Certificate (EPSS), check the project page, HERE.

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