Keynote speakers




1st Panel European and International Studies: New Challenges for Europe in a Changing World

  • Joseph H.H. Weiler, President, European University Institute, Florence
  • Paolo Magagnoti, President, European Journalist Association
  • Hrvoje Marušić, Assistant minister, Ministry of foreign and European affairs
  • Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Vice rector, University of Rijeka

2nd Panel What are European studies? What European studies we need in the context of Western Balkan Countries/South East Europe?

  • Hans-Ake Persson, University of Roskilde
  • Christoper Lamont, Malmö University
  • Florian Bieber, University of Graz
  • Christer Persson, University of Lund

3rd Panel European Interdisciplinary Studies: financing and funds issues

  • Boško Nektarijević, Balkan Security Network, Belgrade
  • Ines Marinković, WBC – INCO.NET, Zagreb

4th Panel: Opening session: European Interdisciplinary Studies – mission and vision in the context of SEE

  • Pero Lučin, Rector of the University of Rijeka
  • Vesna Pusić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Vedran Mornar, Minister of Science, higher education and sport  (invitation in the procedure)

5th Panel Reinventing the European Project – What Europe? What SEE? What Democracy?

  • Erhard Busek, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe – IDM Vienna
  • Haki Abazi Program Director, Western Balkans Rockefeller Brothers Fund

6th Panel The Trends 2020: European Interdisciplinary Studies: courses and modules

  • Alfred Steinherr, Sacred Hearth University, Luxemburg
  • Jo Shaw, Law School, Edinburgh University
  • Maja Vehovec, Institute of Economics Zagreb

7th Panel Challenges ahead: Panel discussion with ambassadors and representatives of cultural institutions

  • H.E. Branko Baričević, Head of the European Commission Representation in the Republic of Croatia
  • H.E. Michèle Boccoz. French Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia
  • H.E. David Slinn, British Amabssador to the Republic of Croatia
  • H.E. Henrik Ofstad, Norwegian Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia
  • H.E. Burak Özügergin, Turkish Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia