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Europe : Where Next? Debates

Michaelmas Term

Thursday 25 October, 18.30, Hong Kong Theatre
An LSE European Institute Europe: Where Next? debate, in association with the European Commission and FT Business
Prof Damian Chalmers (LSE European Institute); Neil O' Brien (Director, Open Europe); Prof Christian Lequesne (Sciences Po / LSE); Brendan Donnelly (Director, The Federal Trust)
'What Does the European Treaty Really Mean?'|
Chair: Maurice Fraser

The debate over a successor to the EU's failed Constitutional Treaty has generated more heat than light. With European leaders hoping to agree a new text at their October meeting, will they be signing up to a more efficient union of states, or to a full-blown superstate?


Thursday 22 November, 18.30, Old Theatre
An LSE European Institute Europe: Where Next? debate, in association with the European Commission and FT Business
Prof Riva Kastoryano (Research Director, CNRS - Sciences Po, Paris); Heather Grabbe (Cabinet of EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn); Katinka Barysch (Chief Economist, Centre for European Reform); Prof Kemal Kirisci (Bogazici University, Istanbul)
'Turkey's European Journey: on Track or Heading for Derailment?'|
Chaired by Professor Kevin Featherstone
 
A major public debate to assess prospects for Turkey's EU membership, in the light of the current EU landscape  and the European Commission's progress report scheduled for November.


Monday 3 December, 18.30, Old Theatre
An LSE European Institute Europe: Where Next? debate, in association with the European Commission and FT Business.
John Kampfner (Editor, New Statesman); Anthony Gooch (Head of Media, European Commission UK Representation); Charles Grant (Director, Centre for European Reform); Derek Scott (former Economic Adviser to Tony Blair)
'Why Can't the British Media Report the EU Accurately?'|
Chair to be confirmed.
 
Pro-Europeans charge the British press with peddling alarmist ' euromyths '. Eurosceptics call the BBC
the ' Brussels Broadcasting Corporation '. What hope is there for a serious and informed national debate about Europe?  

 

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