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The Rise of Euroscepticism: causes and prospects

LSE European Institute and the European Parliament Information Office 'European Parliament Elections 2014: Issues and Stakes' series

Date: Thursday 30 January 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Dr Matthew Goodwin, Peter Kellner 
Chair:  Professor Maurice Fraser

‘Eurosceptic‘ parties all around Europe are gathering momentum in advance of the European Parliament elections in May. But how wide and how deep does their support actually run? And has hostility towards the EU become a surrogate for other discontents?

Matthew Goodwin is associate professor at the University of Nottingham, where his research focuses on radical right parties, immigration and Euroscepticism. He is co-author of the new book, Revolt on the Right: Explaining Public Support for the Radical Right in Britain (with Robert Ford).

Peter Kellner has been president of YouGov since 2007 and is the former political editor of New Statesman

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