April 6, 2018 Symposium “Europe and the US: Isolationism First?”

The Harvard European Law Association (HELA) is excited to announce its 2018 Symposium, sponsored by Fulbright Belgium / Luxembourg and taking place on Friday April 6, 2018, entitled “Europe and the US: Isolationism First?”

Throughout the past decades, Europe and the US have enjoyed relative welfare from an economic, social, and cultural perspective. As a result, foreign citizens and companies regularly seek access to the European Single Market as well as US territory. However, from travel bans to trade wars on both sides of the Atlantic, such requests for access have been met with various isolationist tendencies.

In search of common legal and policy approaches to EU and US isolationism in the 21st century, four high-level panel discussions will host a rich diversity of leading US and European experts in international trade, migration, antitrust law, integration, data protection, and national security. Throughout and after the Symposium, participants will have the opportunity to network with the speaking academics, supreme court judges, policymakers, lobbyists, attorneys, and enforcement officers.

For more information on the panel topics and speakers, you may find a comprehensive Symposium poster attached to this post. In order to facilitate preparation and ensure sufficient food and seats, please RSVP at www.bit.ly/HarvardEU by March 29 at the latest.

We look forward to seeing you at the Symposium!