EU-Asia-China - China-Asia-EU: Historical and Future Perspectives

EU-Asia-China – China-Asia-EU: Historical and Future Perspectives

One day Conference at the Institut of History,
University of Hildesheim, October 12th, 2007
Raum W2-007, 9.00 - 12.00 Uhr, 14.00 – 17.00 Uhr

09.00 – 09.15 Uhr    Welcome and introduction Prof. Dr. Michael Gehler

09.15 – 09.45 Uhr    Prof. Dr. Claudia Bruns (Humboldt Universität) Transnational Dimensions of European colonialism and racism

09.45 – 10.15 Uhr    Prof. Dr. Hans-Heinrich Nolte (Universität Hannover) A Change in Western images of China: the "California School"

10.30 – 10.45 Uhr    Coffee break

10.45 – 11.15 Uhr    Prof. Michael Gehler (Stiftung Universität Hildesheim) Towards a European Public Space? Challenges and Opportunities in the light of Crisis 1918-2005

11.15 – 11.45 Uhr    Professor Xu Mingqi (Director of European Studies Centre; Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences) Bipolar International Monetary System and East Asian Monetary Cooperation

12.00 – 13.30 Uhr    Lunch, Restaurant Einstein

14.00 – 14.30 Uhr    Professor Wu Yikang (European Studies Center, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences) The Re-emergence of China and East Asia and the Role of the EU in the International Society

14.30 – 15.00 Uhr    Stephan Mergenthaler (Global Public Policy Institute, GPPI, Berlin) EU China relations in the context of an emerging global strategy

15.15 – 15.30 Uhr    Coffee break

15.45 – 16.15 Uhr    Professor Yang Fengmin (Director of the Shanghai Institute of European Studies) Bilateral Trade Relations between EU and China in a Globalizing World

16.15 – 16.45 Uhr    Dr. Romain Kirt (Luxemburg) Plea for a realistic debate on Europe’s future

16.45 – 17.00 Uhr    Final Discussion and Closing Remarks Prof. Dr. Michael Gehler