15th HEIRS Conference: Experts, knowledge and the (de)legitimization of European politics

Category:Conferences/lectures

Date:from Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 11:00 to Friday, 24 May 2019 at 14:00

Location:PARIS (France)

Link: Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, Centre Panthéon, Salle 2

Contact: lola.avril..a..hotmail.fr

Abstract:

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the programme of the next HEIRS conference on "Experts, knowledge and the (de)legitimization of European politics, which will take place on the 23rd and 24th May in Paris. Kind regards, Lola Avril and Lars Lehmann

Details:

15th annual HEIRS Conference:
Experts, knowledge and the (de)legitimization of European politics
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne,
Centre Panthéon, 12 place du Panthéon, 75005 PARIS, Room 02,
23-24 May 2019

23 May 2019

11h00-11h30: Welcome - Lola Avril and Lars Lehmann

PANEL 1 – (Legal) Experts and the (de)legitimization of European politics

11h30-12h15: Keynote: Didier Georgakakis – From monopolisation to liberalization? The expertise capital, the European Commission and the transformations of the field of eurocracy (1960-2015).

12h15-13h00: Lunch

13h00-15h00:
Xavier Gillard – Trade Lawyers as the 'best enemies' of DG Trade.

Mala Loth – Experts in Social Security Law? The European Court of Justice and the Creation of Social Europe, from the 1970s until the 1980s.

Sabrina Proschmann – Building a European Postal Area: The Runaway Technocrats?

15h00-15h30: Break

PANEL 2 The social and economic Europe and the rule of numbers

15h30-16h15: Keynote: Markus J. Prutsch – Science, Numbers and Politics. Practice and Challenges of 'Scientific Policy Advice' in the European Parliament.

16h15-16h30: Break

16h30-18h30:
Hugo Canihac – Economists and early European Integration. The making and failure of an economic 'programme' for the Common Market (1957-1967).

Oleksandr Svyetlov – Expertise shaping the EU ́s policymaking: a case study.

Stylianos Tzagkarakis/Apostolos Kamekis – Technocrats as policy-makers in the Eurozone: The role of neoliberalism on the European Integration process.

19h30: Conference Dinner

24 May 2019

PANEL 3 – Knowledge and information on Europe

09h30-10h15: Keynote: Oriane Calligaro – The EU and the academia: Dangerous Liaisons? Modalities and limits of a legitimization of Europe through research and education.

10h30-11h30:
Estelle Bunout – The European debate in the press of Switzerland (1900-1945): who were the experts on Europe?

Simon Yin – China-EU School of Law Drivers and Actors.

11h30-12h00: Coffee Break

12h00-13h00:
Zoltan Dujisin – Central Europe’s “Disinformationists” and the Reshaping of Russia Expertise in Europe.

Jens Wietschorke – Anti-Elitism, Anti-Expertism, Anti-Europeanism: The Delegitimization of EU Politics in the Age of Populism.

13h15-14h00:
Concluding Debate – Experts, knowledge and the (de)legitimization of European politics.

Contact:
Lola Avril - Lola.avril@univ-paris1.fr
Lars Lehmann – larslehmann86@yahoo.de