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The Future of Europe Post-Brexit

Hosted by the European Institute and the Institute of Public Affairs

LSE campus, venue TBC to ticketholders

Speaker

Guy Verhofstadt

Guy Verhofstadt

Chair

Professor Kevin Featherstone

Professor Kevin Featherstone

Guy Verhofstadt argues for a Europe that is united against challenges nation-states can no longer deal with on their own: from migration to defence to the tackling of the economic crisis. Brexit is the perfect opportunity to deliver that stronger and more democratic Europe.

This lecture is part of the LSE Programme on Brexit.

Guy Verhofstadt (@GuyVerhofstadt) was Prime Minister of Belgium from 1999 to 2008. Today, he heads the liberal group in the European Parliament, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, as well as the Brexit negotiation team.

Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute, LSE.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

The Institute of Public Affairs (@LSEPubAffairs) is one of the world's leading centres of public policy. We aim to debate and address some of the major issues of our time, whether international or national, through our established teaching programmes, our research and our highly innovative public-engagement initiatives.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEBrexit

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