Rolf Strom-Olsen talks to Georg von Habsburg, chair by Revel Guest: "The European controversy, threats and opportunities."

Date: 
May 5, 2012 - 18:00 - 19:00
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Room: 
Auditorium
Event type: 
Event audience: 
CEU host unit(s): 
Center for Arts and Culture (CAC)
Rolf Strom-Olsen talks to Georg von Habsburg, chair by Revel Guest:   "The European controversy, threats and opportunities."

Rolf Strom-Olsen talks to Georg von Habsburg, chair by Revel Guest: 

"The European controversy, threats and opportunities." 

H.I.R.H. Georg Von Habsburg, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Hungary and President of the Hungarian Red Cross will converse with Dr. Rolf Strom-Olsen. 

Rolf Strom-Olsen is a co-founder and current president of UR Mobile Services Inc. He obtained his Masters from McGill University and Northwestern University, focusing on the early modern history of Spain and the Low Countries. A Fulbright scholar to Spain in 1998-99, and a Social Sciences Research Council fellow in 2000, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on European history. He has also served as a corporate director of UR Mobile and currently sits on the board of PulmoScience Inc, a medical research company. He is an Associate Professor at IE University. 

H.I.R.H. Georg von Habsburg is an Austrian and Hungarian journalist, politician, public figure. He worked several years for ZDF Television in Germany. He has lived in Hungary since 1993; he is a Hungarian citizen. In 1996 he became Ambassador Extraordinary of the Republic of Hungary, and since 2004 he has been President of the Hungarian Red Cross. 

Revel Guest is a filmmaker, journalist, author, farmer and chair of Hay Festival. 
She was the first woman producer/director of BBC's Panorama. In 1968 she formed Transatlantic Films, the first truly independent documentary film company to co-produce quality films for the international television market.