MA International Public Affairs (Announcements)

MASTER OF ARTS
International Public Affairs
Announcements

[29/05/2018] Public Opinion in International Relations: A Tale of Two Disciplines (Bogdan Mihai RADU, Babeș-Bolyai University)

posted 24 May 2019, 00:31 by FSP UB   [ updated 24 May 2019, 10:06 ]





The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Wednesday, 29th of May 2019, 18:00
Hall P1 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special professional seminar on

PUBLIC OPINION IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 
A TALE OF TWO DISCIPLINES

by
Bogdan Mihai RADU
Department of Political Science
Babeș-Bolyai University


Bogdan Mihai RADU is senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Center for International Studies (CSI) at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has an MA in European politics from the University of Manchester and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. His research revolves around conceptualizations of political culture in the context of post-communist democratic transformation and consolidation. He explores how political values and attitudes are formed and how attachment to democracy and the European Union is constructed in East Central Europe. He is also interested in the interactions between political culture and religious identity, education, and different understandings of the political community. More recently, he conducted research on public opinion in international relations.

Event organized with the support of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).


The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

[15/05/2019] European politics in Brussels (Ioana BANACH, Green European Foundation)

posted 13 May 2019, 23:12 by FSP UB   [ updated 13 May 2019, 23:42 ]




The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Wednesday, 15th of May 2019, 18:00
Hall P1 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special professional seminar on

THE POLITICAL IN EUROPEAN POLITICS 
STAKEHOLDERS & ISSUES 

by
Ioana BANACH
Green European Foundation
Luxembourg & Brussels


Ioana BANACH is Deputy Director of the Green European Foundation. An Alumna of the Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, and of the MA European Public Affairs of the University of Maastricht, she started her career first through internships at the European Parliament and the UN. Then, for almost a decade she worked in non-profit and political organizations from Romania, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Belgium, becoming an expert on the management of political education programs as instrument for promoting political activism and citizen participation to European democratization processes.



Event organized with the support of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).


The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

[15/04/2019] Erasmus + guest lectures: Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policy & International News Agencies in the Age of Fake News

posted 10 Apr 2019, 04:04 by FSP UB   [ updated 10 Apr 2019, 07:10 ]





The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Monday, 15th of April 2019, from 16:30
Hall P4 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a series of 

Erasmus + guest lectures 

on
CONTEMPORARY SPANISH FOREIGN POLICY
&
INTERNATIONAL NEWS AGENCIES 
IN THE AGE OF FAKE NEWS

by
María José PÉREZ
Complutense University Madrid





María José PÉREZ is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the Faculty of Media & Communication Science of the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. She teaches International Relations to undergraduates in Journalism and Audiovisual Communication, as well as Russian Foreign Policy to master students. Her current research focuses on Russian foreign interests in regional areas, soft power and propaganda in Russian foreign policy. She has published several studies on these topics, as well as about international communication problems, especially on the role of international news agencies in the communication process.

Event organized with the support of Erasmus+ program of the European Commission, and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the facultys MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).


The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program, with the first part being also open to undergraduate students of International Relations and European Studies. Other FSPUB students may also attend.

[18/04/2019] Fake news, propaganda and foreign policy (Corina REBEGEA)

posted 10 Apr 2019, 04:04 by FSP UB   [ updated 13 May 2019, 22:48 ]


The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Thursday, 18th of April 2019, from 16:30
Hall P1 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to the guest professional seminar on
 
FAKE NEWS, PROPAGANDA 
AND FOREIGN POLICY

by
Corina REBEGEA
Center for European Policy Analysis
Washington, D.C.



Corina Rebegea is Director, U.S.-Romania Initiative and Fellow-in-Residence of the think-tank Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA, Washington, D.C.). She holds an MPA degree from Syracuse University as a Fulbright scholar, an MA in Human Rights from the University of Manchester as an OSI/Chevening Fellow and a BA in Political Science from the University of Bucharest. Corina works on democracy and rule of law issues, good governance and public sector leadership, as well as broader issues of transatlantic security cooperation.

Event organized with the support of Erasmus+ program of the European Commission, and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).

The event takes place in English and it was designed exclusively for students of the MIPA program.

[10/04/2019] Migration and development: Contemporary European challenges (Matthias LÜCKE, Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

posted 10 Apr 2019, 04:04 by FSP UB




The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Wednesday, 10th of April 2019, 18:00
Hall P1 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special professional seminar on

MIGRATION & DEVELOPMENT
CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN CHALLENGES

by
Matthias LÜCKE
Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Matthias LÜCKE is a senior researcher and member of the Management Board at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and an adjunct professor at Kiel University. He studied economics at the University of Cologne and London School of Economics and Political Science. Between 2000 and 2003 he was a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund. His research and teaching focus on migration, development, international trade, and European integration. He has been a consultant for various national governments and international organizations.





Event organized with the support of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).

The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

[29/03/2019] How to build a career at the European Commission: A FSPUB alumna perspective

posted 28 Mar 2019, 05:07 by FSP UB   [ updated 28 Mar 2019, 05:07 ]




The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Friday, 29th of March 2019, 16:00
Room Corneliu Coposu (8, Spriu Haret st.)

to a special professional seminar on

HOW TO BUILD A CAREER 
AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
by
Irina TĂNĂSESCU
European Commission

Irina TĂNĂSESCU graduated in 2002 from the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Bucharest, and then completed an MA in Liberal Studies at Dartmouth College (USA) and a PhD in Political Science at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). At the European Commission (EC) since 2007, she is currently part of the Institutional Affairs Unit of the EC Secretariat General where she works on the horizontal coordination of regulatory measures (delegated and implementing acts), as well as on relations with civil society organisations. Irina has also been teaching advanced Master courses at the VUB, she is regularly invited to lecture on EU decision-making to various audiences and has published valuable research for EU scholarship and practitioners, most notably the volume The European Commission and interest groups: Towards a deliberative interpretation of stakeholder involvement in EU policy-making (VUB University Press, 2009).

Event organized with the support of the European Commission’s Back to University initiative and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA), as well as with the support of the Alumni of the University of Bucharest Association as part of the Alumni Career Talks series

The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

[03/04/2019] Tea with a diplomat (H.E. José Guillermo ORDORICA ROBLES, Ambassador of Mexico to Romania)

posted 28 Mar 2019, 05:07 by FSP UB   [ updated 3 Apr 2019, 02:01 ]




The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
informs the interested public that 

Wednesday, 3rd of April 2019, 17:30
Room 1989 (8, Spiru Haret st.)

the students of the program
will have a special professional seminar from the series

TEA WITH A DIPLOMAT

on

MEXICAN PERSPECTIVES 
ON CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACY

with

H.E. José Guillermo ORDORICA ROBLES 
Ambassador of Mexico to Romania


H.E. José Guillermo ORDORICA ROBLES joined the Mexican Foreign Service (MFS) in 1993 and he serves in his current position in Bucharest since January 2018. Within the MFS, he held numerous responsibility positions including those of Director for Africa and the Middle East, Deputy Director General of the Matías Romero Diplomatic Training Institute, advisor to Secretaries of Foreign Affairs, and Director for the Political Affairs Department at the Embassy of Mexico to the Holy See. He also had numerous diplomatic assignments in international forums such as the Organization of American States (OAS), the G-6, the G-8, the Rio Group 1999 Summit and the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development. Prior to embracing diplomacy as a full-time job, he had an academic career, in which, among others, he contributed to developing internationally the MA program in Mexico-US Studies of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He is fluent in English and Italian, and he also studied French and Swahili. 


Event organized with the support of the Embassy of Mexico in Romania and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).

The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in international affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

[01/04/2019] Renaissance: An initiative for the Future of Europe

posted 28 Mar 2019, 05:07 by FSP UB   [ updated 1 Apr 2019, 04:12 ]



The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Monday, 1st of April 2019, 16:00
Hall P4 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special professional seminar on

RENAISSANCE:
AN INITIATIVE FOR 
THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

by
Delphine O
National French Assembly

&

Garance PINEAU
La République en Marche





Delphine O is a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure, the New Sorbonne University, Pantheon-Sorbonne University, and the Harvard Kennedy School. She worked at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs - at the French embassy in South Korea and at the consulate general of France in New York from, as well as with ActionAid in Kabul, Afghanistan. A member of the French National Assembly since 2017, she is also a member of the group of experts on international affairs who drew up the foreign policy program of French President Emmanuel Macron. 

Garance PINEAU
is head of European affairs for Macron’s La République En Marche. Trained in international and European law, she spent most of her career working on labor and social issues. As a deputy director for European and international relations at Medef, France’s biggest employer federation, she took part in negotiations involving the EU and the world’s major labor organizations. Before being involved in the European Renaissance initiative, Pineau worked at France’s labour ministry, most recently as diplomatic adviser to the minister, Muriel Pénicaud, a close Macron ally.

The event organized with the support of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA). It is also open to students of Political Science, as well as International Relations and European Studies, within the limit of available places.

Event working language: English 

Background document: https://eu-renaissance.org/en

[29/03/2019] Lobby & policy-making at the European Union

posted 28 Mar 2019, 05:07 by FSP UB   [ updated 28 Mar 2019, 05:21 ]




The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Friday, 29th of March 2019, 18:00
Room Corneliu Coposu (8, Spriu Haret st.)

to a special professional seminar on

LOBBY & POLICY-MAKING
AT THE EUROPEAN UNION
by
Irina TĂNĂSESCU
European Commission

Irina TĂNĂSESCU graduated in 2002 from the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Bucharest, and then completed an MA in Liberal Studies at Dartmouth College (USA) and a PhD in Political Science at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). At the European Commission (EC) since 2007, she is currently part of the Institutional Affairs Unit of the EC Secretariat General where she works on the horizontal coordination of regulatory measures (delegated and implementing acts), as well as on relations with civil society organisations. Irina has also been teaching advanced Master courses at the VUB, she is regularly invited to lecture on EU decision-making to various audiences and has published valuable research for EU scholarship and practitioners, most notably the volume The European Commission and interest groups: Towards a deliberative interpretation of stakeholder involvement in EU policy-making (VUB University Press, 2009).


Event organized with the support of the European Commission’s Back to University initiative and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA), as well as with the support of the Alumni of the University of Bucharest Association as part of the Alumni Career Talks series

The event takes place in English and it is open exclusively for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend (requests and confirmations w/h luciana.ghica@fspub.unibuc.ro).

[11/12/2018] How to build a career with UNICEF: Sharing personal experiences

posted 10 Dec 2018, 04:54 by FSP UB   [ updated 10 Dec 2018, 04:57 ]



The professional MA program in International Public Affairs
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest
invites the interested public

Tuesday, 11th of December 2018, 18:00
Room P1 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special professional seminar on

HOW TO BUILD A CAREER WITH UNICEF
SHARING PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
by
Cristina BADEA & Luminița COSTACHE
UNICEF



Cristina BADEA is Education Officer and Gender Focal Point at UNICEF Romania. She holds a doctoral degree in political science and an MA in Political Sociology and Philosophy from Paris 7 Denis Diderot University. She previously worked as counsellor for equal opportunities to the National Agency for Equal Opportunities between Women and Men, as well as project manager and expert in gender studies for different Romanian NGOs. Her main interest points include gender studies, public policies and international development.

Luminița COSTACHE is Education Specialist at UNICEF Romania and has 25 years of experience in organizational and project management, consultancy, sociological research and training. Currently, she is coordinating UNICEF initiatives promoting early education, school attendance and access to inclusive and quality education for all children. Within UNICEF, for which she has been working since 2007, she has also coordinated initiatives on the social inclusion of the most vulnerable children. An alumna of the University of Bucharest, she holds degrees in sociology and project management.

The event is organized with the support of support of UNICEF Romania and the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB) as part of the professional seminars within the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs (MIPA).

The event takes place in English and it is open exclusively to students of the MIPA program. FSPUB students specializing in EU affairs outside the MIPA program may also attend.

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