Opening of the 2018 Elias Conference "Global Interdependencies"
The video shows the opening session of the 2018 Brussels conference. On the podium from left to right: Jason Hughes (Norbert Elias Foundation), Stephen Mennell (Professor Emeritus, UCD), Barbara Górnicka (University College Dublin), Florence Delmotte (Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique-FNRS/Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles).
First Florence Delmotte introduces the program and the background of the conference, then Jason Hughes (9:35) thanks for organising the conference to Florence and explains the new Fellow scheme of the Elias Foundation. Barbara Górnicka (11:20) expresses her joy about the broad range of contribution to the conference. Stephen Mennell (13:18) emphasises the continuity of the event in the series of numerous previous gatherings. The discussion begins at 34:45.