Learning from History
Europe and the Arab Gulf
Date: 15 February 2018
Location: Via Gregoriana 12, Rome
On February 15, 2018, the Euro-Gulf Information Centre (EGIC) hosted the third event of the series ‘Lessons from History.’ The event was aimed at analysing the lessons that Europe can learn from its own history of engagement with the countries of the Arab Gulf. The panel included Dr. Silvia Colombo, Senior Researcher at the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome and referent of the European Commission’s Sharaka project on EU-GCC relations, an expert on the imperial history of the United Kingdom (UK), Dr. Gerald Power, from the Metropolitan University of Prague, and Dr. Rachid Chaker, researcher on France-GCC relations at Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas. More than 30 people attended the conference, including high-level diplomatic representatives from the UK, Kuwait, Spain and other countries as well as academics and journalists.
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