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BoletĂ­n No. 7 Instituto de Estudios Europeos (IEE) Universidad del Norte Barranquilla, Colombia

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Right before the European Conference of the Universidad del Norte, the “Catedra Europa 2013” will take place, we would like to inform you about our recent activities and projects with the 7th issue of the newsletter of the Institute for European Studies (IEE).

We are pleased about your interest in our work!

Dr. Florian Koch Head of the Institute for European Studies

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We would like to debate about the crisis of the European Union, but also about possible ways out of the crisis and their consequences for Latin America on March 19th. Experts from Europe and Latin America like Günther Mainhold (COLMEX/UNAM. México; Foundation of Science and Politics, Germany), Eduardo Pastrana (University of Javeriana) und Hans Blumenthal (Evolucion Caribe, Cartagena) are going to present about these topics. At the same time, the event offers the possibility for discussions and questions on the presented topics. This event takes place within the “Catedra Europa 2013”. For further information about the conference, just follow the link below: http://www.uninorte.edu.co/en/web/catedra-europa/iee 7º Boletín, Marzo de 2013

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Another event of the Institute for European Studies is led by the topic of urban competitiveness. On March 20th 2013 the following Michaela Paal and Günter Mertins (Philipps Universität Marburg), Will Poppe (York University Toronto), Luis Fernando Arboleda (Findeter), Ana Badel (ProBarranquilla) and Oriana Galindo Muñoz (Alcaldía de Medellín) will present strategies, which improved the competitiveness of cities like Frankfurt, Vienna, Toronto and Medellín. In this context, one sole economic concept will be analyzed critically. This event also takes place within the “Catedra Europa 2013”. For further information, just follow the link below:

http://www.uninorte.edu.co/en/web/catedra-europa/competitividad 7º Boletín, Marzo de 2013

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In cooperation with the library Karl C. Parrish of the Universidad del Norte, the German Embassy of Bogotá and the German College of Barranquilla, the Institute for European Studies will present an exhibition of photography about archeology in Germany. Within the framework of the exposition, which will take place from March 18th till 22nd 2013 in the library of the Universidad del Norte, photography of famous archeological artifacts are going to be presented and explained. skeletal remains of Neanderthal de Düsseldorf (Nordrhein-Westfalen)

Jakob Bihlmayer and Melanie Nobis, which are both students from the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany), are working for the Institute for European Studies at the moment. Both are going to write their thesis during their stay in Barranquilla. The Program “Ciudades Sostenibles y Competitivas” (thesis of Melanie Nobis) as well as the free trade agreement between the European Union and Colombia/ Peru and the consequences on the social inequality (thesis of Jakob Bihlmayer) will be analyzed. For further Information enter our website: http://www.uninorte.edu.co/web/iee/investigacion 7º Boletín, Marzo de 2013

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During the European day, which is organized by the delegation of the European Union of Barranquilla, students of the Universidad del Norte will realize one codecision procedure for the European Union on May 9th 2013. This Experimental game, which is financed by the German Embassy, is the firth of its kind taking place at the Caribbean Coast and shall help the Colombian students to understand the complex decision-making process within the European Union.

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The Institute for European Studies offers the postgraduate course “Especializacion en Estudios Europeos con énfasis en la Unión Europea”. The Goal of this year-long course is to get to know structures and institutions of the European Union and furthermore to understand their significance for Colombia. For further information, please follow the link below: http://www.uninorte.edu.co/web//especializacion-en-estudios-europeos

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Koch, Florian/Sánchez Steiner, Lina Maria (2013): Scheinbar abnehmende Ungleichheit – Entwicklungstendenzen in lateinamerikanischen Städten. In: PlanerIn 1/13, 55-56

Instituto de Estudios Europeos Departamento Historia y Ciencias Sociales Universidad del Norte Barranquilla, Colombia Tel: (571)3509509 (Ext. 4614) estudioseuropeos@uninorte.edu.co

Dr. Florian Koch Profesor Estudios Europeos, Coordinador IEE Representante del DAAD en Barranquilla Tel: (571)3509509 (Ext. 3421) fkoch@uninorte.edu.co

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