The third annual Johan Willem Beyen lecture will be given by Shada Islam on 1 November to celebrate European Governance Day in Utrecht. The lecture is entitled: The show must go on: Europe in an A(merica), B(rexit), C(hina) world.
On European Governance Day, the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance of Utrecht University celebrates the prestigious interdisciplinary European Governance Master’s program together with current students, alumni and partner institutions. Utrecht University offers this master’s program in collaboration with University College Dublin, Konstanz University and Masaryk University in Brno. European Governance graduates are active at the highest levels at the EU institutions and in European affairs elsewhere.
European Governance Day will culminate in the third annual Johan Willem Beyen lecture. This year’s lecture will be held by Shada Islam, Director Europe and Geopolics at the Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe. Shada Islam has spent most of her professional life researching, writing and speaking about the European Union’s relations with Asia. She has built up a reputation in both Asia and Europe as a leading commentator, analyst and writer as well as a fresh and original thought leader on EU-Asia relations.
Following her lecture, Shada Islam will participate in a moderated Q&A.