The Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration. The IASEI invited scholars and researchers to submit proposals for abstracts and panels on any topic related to European integration, European Studies and in particular the relations between Europe and Israel or the Middle East.
Prof. Yaffa Zilbershatz, Deputy President, Bar Ilan University
Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen, Head of EU Delegation to Israel
Dr. Walter Klitz, Director, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty, Jerusalem Office
Prof. Alfred Tovias, IASEI Co-President
The EU Internal Market and Home Affairs
Chairman and Commenter: Prof. Alfred Tovias, Hebrew University
Dr. Tal Sadeh and Yehuda Porat, Tel-Aviv University, "Signalling in the Euro Crisis: The Politics of Maturity in Government Bond Issues"
Dr. Amichai Magen, Interdisciplinary Center, "The Rule of Law in the EU: Challenges and New Policy Directions"
Dr. Tomer Deutch, Haifa University, "EU Succession Regulations - Order and Disorder"
International Energy Policy of Israel and the EU
Chairman: Dr. Ziv Bohrer
Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas, Queen Mary University, "European and Global Energy Governance"
Prof. Arie Reich, Bar Ilan University, "Should Israel Join the Energy Charter Treaty?"
Maj. General (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, "Natural Gas – It Isn't Only about Energy!"
Keynote Address: Stephan Marquardt, European External Action Service, "The New Institutional Arrangements in the field of EU External Relations after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Role of the European External Action Service"
The first part of the conference is conducted in cooperation with the Jerusalem Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty.
EU-Israel Relations and Foreign Policy
Chair and Commenter: Dr. Maya Sion, Hebrew University
Dr. Caroline de-Plessix, SciencesPo, & Dr. Benedetta Berti, Tel-Aviv University, "Europe's and Israel's discursive and policy approaches towards the Arab Awakening: Narrowing the Venus-Mars divide?"
Drs. Giovanni Matteo Quer, Hebrew University, "Minority Rights Protection in EU Foreign Policy: Inconsistences and Implications"
Prof. Guy Harpaz, Hebrew University, "The EU's Insistence on Non-Extraterritorial Application of its Trade Agreements with Israel to the Occupied Palestinian Territories: A Paradigm Shift or PR Exercise?"
Dr. Sharon Pardo, Ben Gurion University, "Israel:The Seventh Would Be Member State of the European Economic Community?"
Commenter: Dr. Rachel Frid-de Vries, Carmel Academic Center
Prof. Gerald Steinberg, Bar Ilan University, "Can the EU's Soft Foreign Policy in the Middle East be Fixed?"
Commenter: Dr. Walter Klitz, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty, Jerusalem Office
Roundtable: The EU as a Player in the Middle East
Moderator: Haim Zisovitch
Participants: Mark Gallagher, Head of Political & Press Section, EU Delegation
Shmuel Revel, Head of European Department, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Dr. Oded Eran (TBC), Former Ambassador of Israel to the EU
Prof. Arie Reich, Jean Monnet Chair on EU Law & Institutions, Bar Ilan University
Dr. Maya Sion, Jean Monnet Lecturer on EU, Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Dr. Lior Herman, Hebrew University in Jerusalem