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4th Seminar on the Hispanic-American Relations

Actions in the Face of Threats in Western Democracies

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The aim of the fourth edition of this seminar is to focus on the concept of democracy,  the comon threats of Spain and the United States and the defense of democratic values related to their foreign policy.

Location: Casa de América – Plaza de Cibeles, s/n. Madrid

Date: November 28, 2017

Hora: from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free access

Organizers: Casa de América, Instituto Franklin-UAH

Colaboration: Embajada de Estados Unidos, Fundación Consejo España-Estados Unidos


9:00-9:30     Institutional Opening

9:30-10:30    Round Table “Cybersecurity and Attacks Against Democracy”

  • Ambassador Inocencio Arias
  • Vicente Vallés (Antena 3 Noticias)
  • Prof. Javier Morales (UEM)

Chair: Cristina Crespo (Instituto Franklin-UAH)

10:30-11:00   Coffee Break

11:00-12:00   Round Table “Democratic Unity Against Third Parties”

  • Ambassador Ramón Gil-Casares (Escuela diplomática)
  • Prof. Susanne Gratius (UAM)

Chair: Pedro Rodríguez (ICAI-ICADE)

12:15-13:15   Round Table “International Terrorism”

  • Ambassador Javier Rúperez
  • Prof. Hana Jalloul Muro (UC3M)

Chair: David García-Cantalapiedra (UCM)

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