On 19 January 2011, together with the European Commission, the Aston Centre for Europe is organising a seminar on the European policy of the Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition entitled: ‘The UK Coalition and the European Union’.
The event will begin with a roundtable discussion chaired by Lord Kerr of Kinlochard at 14h30. Confirmed speakers include: Professor Tim Bale (Sussex), Professor Simon Bulmer (Sheffield), Professor Helen Wallace (LSE) and Professor Richard Whitman (Bath).
After the roundtable, a keynote speech will be given by Dr Adam Posen of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee entitled, ‘Decoupling and Divergent Recoveries in Europe’.
The event will be held at the Lakeside Conference Centre at Aston University. A buffet lunch will be available from 13h30 to 14h30 and the event will be followed by a reception at 18h30.
The event is free of charge and open to all, although since places are limited, participants are requested to register their intention to attend in advance. To register, please e-mail Baljeet Jhheent at [email protected]