European Union Today:Forging European Identity is the topic of
the WESS program planned for the next ALA Annual Conference in WashingtonDC. This program will be offered Monday June 25, 2007 from till .
speakers include the Honorable John Bruton, Ambassador of the European Commission
to the USA
and former Prime Minister of Ireland;
Dr. Kathleen McNamara, Associate Professor of Government and International
Relations, Georgetown University; and Arend Kuster, European Business Manager
for Publishers Communications Group, Inc.
is European identity and how is it developing?How will immigration and European enlargement affect scholarship, publishing,
March 25th, 2007, the European
Union marked the fiftieth anniversary of the 1957 signing of the Treaty of
Rome by France,
the EU’s remarkably diverse constituency includes citizens of 27 member states.Our speakers will address goals and key challenges for the European
Union, the social construction of political authority in the EU, and the implications
of a larger European Union for publishing and for research libraries.
Law and Political Science Section and Slavic and East European Studies Section
are program cosponsors.