Follow our Fellow: EU Visiting Scholars

Every year, the Center for West European Studies and the EU Center at the University of Washington host a visiting scholar from the European Union. This year, we are excited to host Dr. Jürgen Salay, an expert on European climate policy with close to 20 years of professional experience in preparing, negotiating and implementing climate legislation on national and European Union (EU) level.

Follow Our Fellow: Jürgen’s Visit to the Claremont Colleges

December 15, 2017

On October 18-19, Jürgen did his first outreach tour as EU Fellow at CWES. He was invited by Scripps College in southern California to give a presentation on EU environmental and climate policy. Scripps is one of five undergraduate colleges which are located together with two graduate schools in Claremont, a city 35 miles east

Follow Our Fellow: How To Make A Difference With Your Talk

December 12, 2017

Jürgen visited Phoenix on November 16-17, where he was hosted by local branches of the German-American and Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce together with the Global Chamber Phoenix to give a talk on climate policy in the European Union. The event was held at the Arizona State University’s SkySong Innovation Center in Scottsdale.  The event was

Follow Our Fellow: Talking Climate Policy in Bellingham

December 7, 2017

Jürgen braved the rain and headed to Western Washington University on November 30, where he was hosted by Dr. Amir Abedi, Professor and Chair of Political Science. He spoke to an upper-level seminar on the European Union. His presentation, “Climate Policy in the European Union“, was well-received by students, and gave an overview of the

Welcoming our new EU Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year, Jürgen Salay!

August 7, 2017

The Center for West European Studies and the European Union Center are honored to host Jürgen Salay as the 2017-18 EU Fellow. Jürgen Salay is an expert on European climate policy with close to 20 years of professional experience in preparing, negotiating and implementing climate legislation on national and European Union (EU) level.  He has

Follow our Fellow: Ernesto joins a panel for discussion of water equity and the anthropocene

May 17, 2017

Last month, Ernesto traveled to the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, for the 28th annual Rachel Carson Forum. Other panelists included Michael Tuncap, Co-Founder of the Pacific Islander Studies Institute of Washington and Environmental Engineer Lauren Ross. “I learned so much from Dr. Ross,” Ernesto recalled. “The real problems facing many communities in America around water are

Ernesto helps send a group of high school students to New York

March 24, 2017

On March 11th, Ernesto had the opportunity to be a judge for the Washington Regional Euro Challenge Competition. This competition serves as an opportunity for 9th and 10th grade students who are passionate about world history, European studies, economics, trade, and global business present to a panel of judges about the current state of the economy

Follow our Fellow: Across the border, Ernesto explores global ocean’s governance

January 31, 2017

On the 26th of January, Ernesto packed his bags and headed north into Canada, to present at the University of Victoria. Working both with the Political Science Department and the Water and Aquatic Sciences Research Program, Ernesto presented on global ocean’s governance and the EU’s position on ocean policy. The audience was large, with almost