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3rd Seminar on the Hispanic-American Relations

“The Effect of the Public Decision on the Bilateral Relationship. Keys to a Unique Electoral Year”

October 5, 2016

The aim of the third edition of this seminar is to analyze the effects that elections will have on the relations between Spain and the US.

The seminar is structured in three round tables that will focus on different perspectives: media (impact of campaigns), international relations (analyze of the post electoral scenarios) and political systems (an approach to the differences between countries).

In collaboration with Casa de América & US Embassy in Madrid.

Location: Casa de América – Plaza Cibeles, s / n, 28014 Madrid

Date: October 5, 2016

Time: 09:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free access. 

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9:00-9:30 Institutional Opening

9:30-10:45h Round Table “The Impact of the Media During the Election Day on Both Sides of the Atlantic”

• Vicente Vallés, Antena 3 Night News Director at 9 p.m.
• Pedro Rodríguez, Associate Proffesor of International Relations at Universidad Comillas-ICADE y UCM
• Diana Mata, journalist at LaSexta News

Chair: Cristina Crespo (Instituto Franklin-UAH)

This roundtable aims to focus on the impact of the Spanish and North American media regarding the forthcoming USA elections, with professionals dealing with news first-hand.

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:30 Round Table “After the Elections in 2016: New Challenges, New Scenarios”

• Alana Moceri, Political Analyst and Professor at Universidad Europea
• José Antonio Gurpegui, Full-Professor in American Studies
• Ignacio José García Sánchez, Deputy Director of Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies

Chair: Cristina Manzano (Esglobal)

This round table focus on the scenarios that will be shown after the Spanish and US elections. The uncertainty in regard of the elections results and further consequences, generate a noteworthy expectation: knowing the keys will help to better understand what we can expect.

12:30-13:30 Round Table “Challenges, Goals and Objectives of the 2016 Presidential Campaign”

• Bettina Inclan, Republican Party Collaborator
• Eduardo Soto, Democratic Party Collaborator

Chair: Julio Cañero (Instituto Franklin-UAH)

Once again, the presidential campaign is key of media and political agendas. The discussion focuses on the analysis of the Republican and Democratic Party way to the White House.


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