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The Élysée Treaty at 50

The Élysée Treaty at 50

Published on January 29, 2013

Event organized by the BMW Center for German and European Studies on February 1.

Location: Georgetown University, Healy Hall, Riggs Library

Please contact Phoebe Wood at with any questions.

"A French Perspective on the Transatlantic Partnership" Keynote Speech with H.E. François Delattre,
Ambassador of France to the United States


The Long View of the Franco-German Partnership
Chair: Eric Langenbacher (Georgetown University)
Yannis Karagiannis (Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals): The Élysée Treaty and European Integration Theory
Francesca Vassallo (University of Southern Maine): Sarkozy and Merkel: The Undeniable Relevance of the Franco-German Relationship

Coffee break

The Current State of Franco-German Relations
Chair: Jeff Anderson (Georgetown University)
Jean-Marc Trouille (Bradford University School of Management): The Economic and Industrial Co-operation between France and Germany -
Assessment and Future Prospects
Joachim Schild (University of Trier): Leadership in Hard Times: France, Germany, and the Euro Area Crisis
Colette Mazzuchelli (New York University): French German Cooperation in Foreign Affairs and Defense? Revisiting the Élysée Treaty in the
Wake of the Libya Campaign

Reception, Presidents Room

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