JMC holder Prof. Regina Salvador at UN Headquarter in NYC
Jean Monnet Chair holder Prof. Regina Salvador in the Pool of experts on the regular process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socioeconomic aspects.
United Nations Headquarters, New York.
The Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (Regular Process) is a global mechanism established after the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development to regularly review the environmental, economic and social aspects of the world’s oceans, both current and foreseeable. It is accountable to the United Nations General Assembly, and its purpose is to contribute to the strengthening of the regular scientific assessment of the state of the marine environment in order to enhance the scientific basis for policymaking.
OCEANID invites Dr. Amélia Polónia
The Jean Monnet Chair in EU Integrated Maritime Policy and Blue Growth invites Dr. Amélia Polónia - Professor at the Department of History, Political and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto and member of the CITCEM Research Center (Centro Transdisciplinar Cultura, Espaço e Memoria). Her interests include the study of social and economic networks, port studies, maritime communities and the dynamics of informal and self-organized networks. These topics of research are contextualized in the area of Portuguese and European maritime expansion in the Modern Period.
Port history, the environmental implications of European colonization, globalization, informal mechanisms in the construction of overseas empires, the role of women in colonization processes, are key themes of her recent lines of research.
The lecture 'Beyond Europe: interoceanic networks in space and time' will take place on 20 December 2018 starting at 2:00 p.m. at FCSH (Room 6.07).
OCEANID invites Dr. Jurgen Elvert
The Jean Monnet Chair in EU Integrated Maritime Policy and Blue Growth invites Dr. Jurgen Elvert - Jean Monnet Chair holder in European History at the University of Cologne. The Dr. Elver developed many academic projects related to the history of European ports, maritime history of Europe and history of the European Commission. He is the creative director of the exhibition "Europa und das Meer (Europe and sea)", currently exhibited at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin. Author of several books on maritime history, editor and peer review of three scientific journals. He also works regularly for numerous German and European institutions and foundations.
OCEANID collaborates with Dr. Fernando González Laxe
The Jean Monnet Chair in EU Integrated Maritime Policy and Blue Growth will start a collaboration with Professor Fernando González Laxe, former President of the Xunta de Galicia (PSOE) and Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Coruña, specialist in economic geography of port and maritime issues. Professor González was also Deputy Director General of Fisheries of the 'Xunta Pre Autonómica' and Director of the Ports of Spain.