Ireland and the Future of European Security Cooperation - 29 March 2021
Dr Ken McDonagh, Dublin City University
On 29 March 2021, Dr Ken McDonagh will meet with the BreFoE class and give a public presentation on Ireland and the Future of European Security Cooperation. This area of European integration is now widely discussed as part of a broader debate on the Future of Europe. Ireland has always had an ambiguous relationship with security and defence cooperation in Europe. Dr McDonagh is a leading expert in the area of European security, particularly from the perspective of Ireland.
Keynote Lecture: Ireland and the Future of Europe - 21 April 2021
Professor Brigid Laffan, European University Institute, Florence
We are delighted to welcome Professor Brigid Laffan of the European University Institute to give the keynote lecture of the 2021 seminar series on Ireland and the Future of Europe. Brigid Laffan is a leading world expert on European integration and politics and has been central to academic and policy debates on the European Union, including Brexit. She is the Director and Professor of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence and has received numerous awards for her contributions to EU political studies, including the UACES Lifetime Achievement Award, the THESEUS Award and the Ordre national du Mérite by the President of the French Republic. A more complete biography can be found here.