The event was opened
by Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Dara MURPHY, and the President of Alliance Française
de Cork, Nora CALLAGHAN. Minister of State for European Affairs, Dick Roche, delivered
the keynote address.
Ten UCC students
delivered roundtables on essential contemporary European issues. They had represented
Ireland at the 27 nation pan-European conference at the Robert Schuman Centre,
Scy-Schazelles, Lorraine, France earlier. They were drawn from the School of
History¿s MA programmes in International Relations and Politics.
symposium also heard from Dr Anne-Marie AUTISSIER ( University Paris VIII),
Tony BROWN of the Institute for European and International Affairs (Dublin),
Hélène DUQUIN (Alliance Française), Dr Mervyn O¿DRISCOLL (UCC), Quentin PERRET
(Atelier Europe, France), Michael STANGE (Centre Européen Robert Schuman,
France), and Dr. Jérôme aan de WIEL (UCC).