Identity Crisis: Can European civilization survive?


  Thursday, March 13, 2008

8:30 am - 9:30 am:

9:30 am - 9:50 am:
Welcome: Father Paolo Scarafoni L.C.
Introduction to Conference: Avi Davis, Roberto de Mattei

9:50 am - 10:45 am:
Opening Plenary:
European conflicts and the threat to Western civilization
Keynote speaker: Pres. Marcello Pera
Respondents: Bat Ye’or, Baroness Caroline Cox

10:45 am - 12:00 noon:
First Morning Panel: The Future of the Trans-Atlantic Alliance
Panelists: Angelo Maria Petroni, Massimo de Leonardis, Daniel Pipes, Bruce Bawer, Florentino Portero
Moderator: Rafael Bardaji

11:15 am - 11:30 am: Morning refreshments available

12:00 noon - 1:15 pm:
Second Morning Panel:
External threats to European survival: Geo-Strategy of the Muslim World
Panelists: Bat Ye’or, Robert Spencer, Johannes Jansen, Baroness Caroline Cox
Moderator: John Marks

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Lunch

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm:
First Afternoon Panel:
Internal threats to European survival: Multiculturalism and the impact of cultural and moral relativism upon European identity.
Panelists: Douglas Murray, Melanie Phillips, Emanuele Ottolenghi, Alfredo Mantovano, Oscar Elía Mañú
Moderator: Bruce Bawer

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Afternoon Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm:

Second Afternoon Panel:
The influence of the media, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations in shaping European values and policies.
Panelists: Melanie Phillips, Philippe Karsenty, David Littman, Gerald Steinberg, Flemming Rose
Moderator: Salvatore Rebecchini

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Closing Panel:
The role of Christianity and Judeo-Christian values in the collapse and recovery of European identity.
Panelists: Roberto de Mattei, Rev. Hans Stückelberger, Johannes Jansen, Giorgio Israel,
Emanuele Ottolenghi
Moderator: Giuseppe Valditara

Friday, March 14, 2008 Closed Door Workshop

9:00 am - 12:00noon:
Morning Workshop:
Legal Methods for Addressing European Concerns.
Moderator: Nitsana Darshan-Leitner



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