Organizer:

Polish European Community Studies Association (PECSA)
Jean Monnet Chair of the European Union & Department of Political Studies, Collegium of Socio-Economics, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Co-organizers:

Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland
Faculty of Administration and National Security, Jacob of Paradies University in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Institute of Political Science and Administration and Inter-Institutes Migration Research Unit, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

Partners:

Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw
Department of International Economic Relations, University of Economics in Katowice
Deree College – The American College of Greece
ECSA–Georgia
ECSA–Moldova
ECSA–World
Faculty of History, International Relations, Political Science and Communication Sciences, University of Oradea
Institute of Management, Collegium of Management and Finance, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Jean Monnet Module AFROEU
Jean Monnet Module B-in-EU
Jean Monnet Module EU4AFRI
Research Center on European Integration, University of Gdańsk
Student Society Coopération Franco-Polonaise, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
The Jan Kochanowski University
University of Catania

 

 
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Programme

09.00–09.30 Registration

09.30–09.50 Welcome addresses, Auditorium I

  • Krzysztof Kozłowski, Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs, SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Department of Political Studies, Collegium of Socio-Economics, SGH Warsaw School of Economics (tbc)
  • Ewa Latoszek, President of the Polish European Community Studies Association and Member of the Board of the ECSA-World
  • Angelika Klein, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland

09.50–10.40 Keynote speeches, Auditorium I

  • Adriana Ciancio, University of Catania, Why we could and should discuss about a European constitutional law
  • Rinus Penninx, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES), University of Amsterdam, The European Union’s migration paradox: more mobility, less immigrants?

 

Block A: European Union and its values: freedom, solidarity, democracy

10.40–11.40 Session 1, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Patrycja Matusz, University of Wroclaw

  • Edina Lilla Meszaros, University of Oradea, The refugee crisis, the illiberal populist challenge and the future of the EU: is illiberal democracy on the march?
  • Justyna Łacny, Warsaw University of Technology, Stopping infringements of the rule of law by the Member States by applying the EU secondary law. Is there any potential?
  • Réka Friedery, Centre for Social Studies, The EU Ombudsman and the democratization of the EU
  • Joanna Piskorz, University of Warsaw, Rule of law as a condition of EU funding. Comments on the Proposal for a regulation on the protection of the Union's budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States

11.40–12.00 Coffee break

12.00–13.00 Session 2, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Anna Masłoń-Oracz, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA

  • Olga Bogorodetska, University of Warsaw, EU soft power: sharing democratic values
  • Anna Skolimowska, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, European Union's evolving international identity
  • Kenneth Ka Lok Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Calling: a critical examination of EU's profile during the 2019 anti-government protest
  • Tibor Palankai, Corvinus University of Budapest, Gabor Miklos, Corvinus University of Budapest, EU reforms and the nations

12.00–13.00 Session 3, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Monika Trojanowska-Strzęboszewska, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University

  • Justyna Dylik, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, European cooperation. Are we a community of fate or an ideological formation?
  • Danai-Georgia Koutsopoulou, University of Hamburg, Solidarity and fair sharing of responsibility in the EU at its constitutional and operational dimension including financial implications between the Member States in the field of border checks, asylum and immigration
  • Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson, University of Akureyri, Connecting in Europe: The different approaches of the Nordic and the Baltic countries to European integration
  • Miklós Somai, Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, The Brexit process and its impact on EU policies and institutions

13.00–14.00 Session 4, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Könül Jafarova, University of Wroclaw

  • Rebecca Kerr, Queen's University Belfast, Social democratic party’s electoral strategies amid social class remobilization
  • Khrystyna Yuskiv, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Anastasiia Dziudzia, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine–Hungary: the intensifying dispute over the Hungarian minority’s rights
  • Zafer Ayvaz, Environmental Journal “Ekoloji”, Proposals and some practices in order to prevent and solve problems arising from individuals of different religions and cultures.
  • Janusz Balicki, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Religion in the populist discourse regarding the admission of immigrants and refugees from Muslim countries. The case of Central and Eastern Europe

 

Blok B: European Union and its institutions, laws, and economy

13.00–14.00 Session 1, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Edina Lilla Meszaros, University of Oradea

  • Małgorzata Dziembała, University of Economics in Katowice, PECSA, The role of EU cohesion policy in promoting innovativeness in Poland
  • Carina Kobler, Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, Lacking interest representation of mMobile workers in the European Union: he case of 24-hour care workers in Austria and Germany
  • Emilia Piotrowska, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Lobbying regulations vs lobbying reality across CEE against the background of European standards
  • Denard Veshi, University of New York Tirana, The EU regulatory competition in asylum law

14.00–14.30 Lunch break

14.30–15.30 Session 2, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Iwona Wrońska, The Jan Kochanowski University

  • Aline Beltrame de Moura, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Ordre public and European private international law: the effects of sharia on the European family law
  • Aleksandra Borowicz, University of Gdansk, PECSA, FDI screening system in EU – over lapping of competences between MS and EU institutions?
  • Monika Stachowiak-Kudła, Warsaw University of Technology, Transnational judicial dialogue in case law related to academic freedom
  • Karolina Kiejnich, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Harmonization of EU criminal law - the thing about implementation of EU directives

14.30–15.30 Session 3, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Małgorzata Dziembała, University of Economics in Katowice, PECSA

  • Judas Everett, National Research University Higher School of Economics, The future of EU-Russian Relations: a common European home?
  • Aleksandra Olender, Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Economic determinants of the Chinese concept of One Belt, One Road
  • Łukasz Kominek, Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Challenges and threats to the concept of the New Silk Road for Europe's economic security
  • Anna Wójtowicz, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA, Common energy policy of the EU - origins, objectives and stages of development

15.30–16.30 Session 4, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Edina Lilla Meszaros, University of Oradea

  • Małgorzata Godlewska, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA, Which EU institutions matter for the race of the sharing economy?
  • Aleksy Moldowan, Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, AA/DCFTA: a unique mechanism of integration with the EU for Eastern Partnership Countries
  • Ewa Żelazna, University of Leicester, The Role of the European Parliament in the shaping of the EU as a normative power in International economic relations
  • Anna Visvizi, Deree College – The American College of Greece, PECSA, Artificial intelligence and geopolitics: EU values, freedoms, and principles in focus

 

Blok C: European Union and its society: challenges and opportunities

15.30–16.30 Session 1, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Eirini Aivaliotou, University of Wroclaw

  • Sinem Bal, University of Nottingham, Refugee crisis and limits of the EU’s human rights norm promotion
  • Mateusz Krępa, University of Warsaw, EU, states and NGOs - multi-agency response to refugee crisis and its challenges for EU values.
  • Marta Górczyńska, University of Warsaw, The urgent need to review the EU-Turkey refugee agreement
  • Abdülaziz Ahmet Yasar, Turkish Radio Television (TRT) World, Istanbul Center of International Law (ICIL), Securitizing migration - Diverging impacts on the EU’s integration process between the 1980s-2015 and post-2015 years

16.30–16.45 Coffee break

16.45–17.45 Session 2, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Anna Visvizi, Deree - The American College of Greece

  • Violetta Gul-Rechlewicz, The Jan Kochanowski University, Working towards inclusion refugees: NGOs in the Netherlands
  • Solange Maslowski, Charles University, EU citizenship and values endangered by expulsions of EU citizens on the move
  • Gizem Önen, Istanbul Bar Association, Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Migration and International protection practices in the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Karolina Sobczak-Szelc, University of Warsaw, Marta Pachocka, University of Warsaw, “The entire center collects apples and strawberries, depending on the season”. The situation of asylum seekers and refugees on the labour market in Poland – does the legal status matter for the situation of forced migrants?

16.45–17.45 Session 3, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Jan Misiuna, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA

  • Karolina Koviazina, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Yuliya Hoika, University of Warsaw, The birth and development of Polish integration policy
  • Alexandr Macuhin, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Integration through migration: the case of the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus
  • Iwona Wrońska, The Jan Kochanowski University, Elke Murdock, University of Luxembourg, Accommodation of non-nationals in Luxembourg

17.45–18.45 Session 3, Auditorium I:

Moderator: Marta Pachocka, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA

  • Meljana Bregu, University of Tirana, The integration process and the protection of human rights in Albania
  • Juliana Gjinko, University of Tirana, The EU integration process and its role in the Albanian sociopolitical transformation
  • Karolina Owczarek-Korba, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Université Cergy Pontoise, The value of creative element in the process of European integration
  • Xiaohai Wang, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Sustainability of the European integration: approaching from the perspective of culture

17.45–18.45 Session 4, Auditorium II:

Moderator: Aleksandra Szczerba-Zawada, Jacob of Paradies University in Gorzów Wielkopolski, PECSA

  • Katarzyna Byszek, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Assessing the impact of cross-border healthcare in the EU
  • Karolina Gabriel, University of Economics in Katowice, Corporate social responsibility as a strategy of corporations in the European Union
  • Ewa Radomska, Pedagogical University of Cracow, The development of digital economy and digital society. Case study: The United Kingdom
  • Konrad Szpak, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, The EU ETS phase IV reform: implications for Poland

18.45–19.00 Closing session, Auditorium I:

  • Aleksandra Szczerba-Zawada, Jacob of Paradies University in Gorzów Wielkopolski, PECSA
  • Marta Pachocka, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, PECSA