The European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, in cooperation with Pitt’s Center for Russian and East European History (REES) will host the next in our ongoing series of virtual roundtables on the subject of Croatia’s impending accession as the 28th member state of the European Union. REES Associate Director Andrew Konitzer will moderate. REES Center Director Robert Hayden will join Professor Natasa Besirevic, a faculty member of the Political Science Department at the University of Zagreb; Dr. Laura Hastings, Political Science lecturer and Interim Director of the Global Studies degree major at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and other experts throughout the U.S. in a discussion of the Europeanization process in the western Balkans, the impact on Croatia (and on the EU) of enlargement, and related topics. Joining the Conversation will be audiences from the EUCEs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Washington, Seattle. Audiences at all sites are encouraged to participate.