One of the central pillars of stability over the second half of the 20th Century has been the relationship between the United States and Europe.

This Centennial Conference will examine the current status of the transatlantic relationship, offer ideas, and draw conclusions about the future.

This interdisciplinary conference will include Suffolk University scholars and host local and European scholars.

Panel 1: Divergent or Convergent Political Views

Xavier Coller, Georgetown University
Charles Maier, Harvard University
Paul C. Manuel, Saint Anselm College
Chair: Judy Dushku, Suffolk University

Panel 2: Economic Challenges in Globalization

Sofia A. Perez, Boston University
Jonathan Haughton, Suffolk University
Andrew Martin, Harvard University
Peter Hall, Harvard University
Chair: Jay Rosellini, Suffolk University

Panel 3: Varying Perspectives in the Security Community

Emil Kirchner, Essex University
Henry Nau, George Washington University
Peter Watkins, Harvard University, UK Ministry of Defense
Chair: Roberto Dominguez, Suffolk University

Panel 4: Looking to the Future

David Myers, Boston University
Carlos Westendorp, Ambassador of Spain to the United States
James Carroll, Suffolk University, The Boston Globe
Chair: Sebastian Royo, Suffolk University

The conference is free and open to the public. It will run from 9:15 a.m.-9:15 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2007, at Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Boston.

Lunch will be served. Reception to follow.