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University Fellows Association Talk Series (2015-2016) – 1st Talk
Date: 9 October 2015 (Friday)
Time:12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue:Wong's International Lecture Theatre (TU103), Yip Kit Chuen Building,
PolyU campus
Guest Speaker:Mr Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff
Consul General to the Hong Kong SAR and the Macau SAR
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Language:English
Topic:“Why Europe?”

The European Union (EU) seems to be in constant crisis mode. To name just two: first the debt crisis endangering the Euro as a common currency, now an influx of refugees and migrants of enormous proportions. Germany as the biggest and economically strongest EU member state is expected to lead - in a consensual way. Is this possible? Does Germany want to play this role – and will it be successful?

Topic: “Why Europe?” - The European Union (EU) seems to be in constant crisis mode. To name just two: first the debt crisis endangering the Euro as a common currency, now an influx of refugees and migrants of enormous proportions. Germany as the biggest and economically strongest EU member state is expected to lead - in a consensual way. Is this possible? Does Germany want to play this role – and will it be successful?