Workshop “Foreing Policy Implications of the 2020 US Presidential Election”

On October 28th took place the workshop to analyze the 2020 US Presidential Election and its implications for the future of American foreign policy. It brought together a group of distinguished international scholars to gain a useful perspective on different issues.

The workshop also marks the recent creation of a new program on American politics and international security by Institut d’Estudis Nord-americans (IEN) and Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI).

Workshop Programme
15:00 CET. Welcome
Jeffrey Michaels (IEN Senior Fellow, IBEI)

15:05 CET. Opening Remarks
Robert Riley (US Consul General, Barcelona)
Narcís Serra (President, IBEI)
Joan Corona (President, IEN)

15:30-16:45 CET. Panel 1. The Presidency and US Foreign Policy: Continuity versus Change
Patrick Porter (University of Birmingham)
Andrew Preston (University of Cambridge)
Joshua Shifrinson (Boston University)

16:45-17:00 CET. Break

17:00-18:15 CET. Panel 2. The Trump and Biden Foreign Policy Agendas
Bruce Jentleson (Duke University)
Hilde Eliassen Restad (Bjørknes University College)
Andrew Gawthorpe (Leiden University)

18:15-18:30 CET. Break

18:30-19:50 CET. Panel 3. European Reactions to the US Presidential Election
Sir Lawrence Freedman (King’s College London)
Charles Powell (Real Instituto Elcano)
Sven Biscop (Egmont Institute)

19:50 CET. Closing remarks

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