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  4. Webinar: Book talk with former US Ambassador Anthony Gardner ‘Stars with Stripes’

May

29

Friday

Webinar: Book talk with former US Ambassador Anthony Gardner ‘Stars with Stripes’

3.00pm

Lectures

Public

Please note that this is a virtual event taking place live via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please register for the event. Once you register, you will receive automatic email notifications 48 hours and 2 hours before the event with the Zoom invitation.
Please also note that this event will be recorded, with the exception of any live audience questions.

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Event hosted by the Jean Monnet Chair in Law & Transatlantic Relations and EUTIP Marie Curie ITN

Former US Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner in conversation with Elaine Fahey, Jean Monnet Chair in Law & Transatlantic Relations, City Law School and Martin Trybus, Professor of European Law and Policy Director, Institute of European Law, Director, EUTIP, University of Birmingham about his new book ‘Stars with Stripes: the Essential Partnership between the EU and US’

Anthony Luzzatto Gardner served as US Ambassador to the European Union  during 2014-2017 and as Director for European Affairs in the National Security Council during 1994-95. He currently serves as Senior Counsel at Sidley Austin and as Senior Adviser at the Brunswick Group in London.

Summary

For sixty years, the United States has supported European integration on a bipartisan basis—not only because this has served European interests, but because it has promoted American interests as well. As core partners in transatlantic efforts to address regional and global economic, political and security challenges, the US and the EU have collaborated critically over the years to make the world a less turbulent place. That is, until the 2016 election of Donald J. Trump. In this era of Brexit and President Trump’s incendiary rhetoric regarding Europe, it has never been more important to understand and defend the EU as a significant and valuable American ally. Written by President Barack Obama’s Ambassador to the European Union, Stars with Stripes provides an analytic yet accessible look at how the US and the EU have worked together effectively on numerous core issues such as trade, the digital economy, climate change and more. In blending humor, personal experience, references to popular culture, and incisive analyses of the major issues and players in the diplomatic relationship between the US and the EU, former Ambassador Anthony Luzzatto Gardner tells an illuminating story of this essential partnership, and provides an exclusive insider look at US/EU diplomacy as well as the Brussels political scene.

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When and where

3.00pm - 4.30pmFriday 29th May 2020