Germany's Role in the European Union
CEES panel discussion with UCLA Regents' Lecturer Josef Joffe (Publisher-Editor, "Die Zeit"), Ivan Berend (UCLA, History), and Sebastian Edwards (UCLA, Anderson Graduate School of Management). Moderator: Ronald Rogowski (UCLA, Political Science).
Thursday, April 30, 20154:00 PM
UCLA Law School, Room 1447
ABOUT THE PANELISTS
Josef Joffe is UCLA Regents' Lecturer and publisher-editor of the German weekly Die Zeit. In 2007, he was appointed Senior Fellow of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (a professorial position), with which he has been affiliated since 1999. A visiting professor of political science at Stanford since 2004, he is also a fellow of the University's Hoover Institution. His most recent book is Überpower: America's Imperial Temptation (2006, translated into German and French). He is the author of The Limited Partnership: Europe, the United States and the Burdens of Alliance, The Future of International Politics: The Great Powers; co-author of Eroding Empire: Western Relations With Eastern Europe. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, International Security, The American Interest and Foreign Policy as well as in professional journals in Germany, Britain and France. Abroad, his essays and reviews have appeared in: New York Review of Books, New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, New York Times Magazine, New Republic, Weekly Standard, Prospect (London), Commentaire (Paris). He is a regular contributor to the op-ed pages of Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post; Time and Newsweek.
Ivan Berend is Distinguished Professor of History at UCLA. His research interests include the social and economic history of Europe, the European Union, and contemporary Europe. In addition to numerous articles and chapters in edited collections, he is the author of many books, including Case Studies on Modern European Economy: Entrepreneurship, Inventions, and Institutions (Routledge, 2013), An Economic History of Nineteenth-Century Europe: Diversity and Industrialization (Cambridge UP, 2012), and Europe since 1980 (Cambridge UP, 2010).
Sebastian Edwards is Henry Ford II Professor of International Economics at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He is the Co-Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research's "Africa Project" and previously served as the Chief Economist for Latin America at the World Bank. His research interests include emerging markets, currency crises, capital markets, Latin America, monetary policy, and the Federal Reserve.
MODERATOR: Ronald Rogowski is Professor of Political Science who specializes in comparative politics and political economy. His recent work considers how the design of electoral systems affects a nation's economic policies. He has also investigated globalization, capital mobility, and the sources of price differentials across national boundaries.
Free and open to the public. RSVP is required for admission. Please RSVP at the link above.
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Russian Studies, Burkle Center for International Relations, Political Science, UCLA Center for Global Management