Enlargement of the European Union: How far can it expand?

University of Birmingham, Nuffield Building, Room G13
Wednesday 16th March 2011 (14:00-16:00)
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This interesting lecture will be delivered by Graham Avery of St. Anthony's College, Oxford and European Policy Centre, Brussels.

Graham Avery is Senior Member of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, Senior Adviser at the European Policy Centre, Brussels, and Honorary Director-General of the European Commission.

During his career in Brussels in the European Commission (1973-2006) he worked in agricultural policy, foreign affairs, enlargement policy, and the cabinets of the President and other Commissioners. His last post was as Director for Strategy, Coordination and Analysis in the Directorate General for External Relations.

He has been Secretary General of the Trans-European Policy Studies Association (2006-8), Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, Florence (2002-3, 2009, 2010), Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Natolin (2003-5), Fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University (1986-7), European in Residence at Canterbury University, New Zealand (2006), and Practitioner Fellow of the Sussex European Institute.

He has co-authored, or contributed chapters to, books published by Routledge, Sheffield Academic Press, Oxford University Press, and the Trans European Policy Studies Association. He has published articles or reviews in Oxford International Review, Sussex European Institute Working Papers, European Affairs, International Affairs, World Today, Prospect, European Environment Review, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Hungarian Quarterly, European Policy Centre, Journal of European Public Policy, International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church, Institute of Contemporary European Studies Occasional Papers, and European Political Science.

Cost: Free of Charge