Organized by the Diplomatic School of Armenia and funded by the European Union, the panel workshop is designed for students and academics in Armenian universities, and targeted officials and professors. The topics to be presented include “The long past and short history of the practice of Science Diplomacy”,
“European Union Science Diplomacy in review”, “Global Challenges, New Frontiers and the Limitations of Armed Force”, “Best Practices in Science Diplomacy: leading examples from North America, Europe and Asia.”
Vahe Gabrielyan, PhD, Director, Diplomatic School of Armenia, Ambassador
Dr. Armen Der-Kiureghian, President, American University of Armenia
Hoa-Binh Adjemian, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Armenia
About the Speakers:
Former Canadian diplomat Daryl Copeland is an educator, analyst and consultant; a research fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, a policy fellow at the University of Montreal’s Centre for International Studies (CERIUM), and visiting professor at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance (UK).
Prof. Luk Van Langenhove has a Ph.D. in Psychology (University of Brussel – VUB). He was Deputy Secretary-General of the Belgian federal ministry of Science Policy and was appointed as the founding Director of UNU-CRIS, the Institute for Comparative Regional Integration Studies of the United Nations University in Bruges, a position he held between 2011 and 2016. He is currently Senior Advisor EU Strategy at the University of Warwick and is a Research Professor at the VUB’s Institute of European Studies (IES) where he is the Scientific Coordinator of an international research project, EL-CSID under the Horizon 2020 RTD program of the EU. This project studies the potentials of science and cultural diplomacy for the EU’s policies.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia. Founded in 1991, AUA is affiliated with the University of California. Through teaching, research, and public service, AUA serves Armenia and the region by supplying high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting democratic values.