European Institute - LEQS Annual Lecture 2014
Date: Monday 2 June 2014
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Ian Begg, Sara Hagemann, Dr Mareike Kleine
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser
Beyond the identity of the winning parties and personalities, the 2014 LEQS Panel Debate looks at what the elections mean for democracy itself. Do the results reflect something we might call European public opinion? Are political parties still the best hope of making the principle of representation work at the transnational level, and are all parties up for the challenge? Will the results of these elections actually influence the direction of EU policy-making to come? These are just some of the questions our speakers will be discussing.
Sara Hagemann is assistant professor in the European Institute at LSE and head of VoteWatch.eu.
Mareike Kleine is associate professor in EU and international politics in the European Institute at LSE.
Maurice Fraser is head of the European Institute and professor of practice in European politics at LSE.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEEPelections
This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries contact Loukia Vassiliou, email email@example.com or call 020 7955 7896. For more information see the European Institute website.
From time to time there are changes to event details so we strongly recommend that if you plan to attend this event you check back on this listing on the day of the event.
Twitter and Facebook
You can get immediate notification on the availability of an event podcast by following LSE public lectures and events on Twitter, which will also inform you about the posting of transcripts and videos, the announcement of new events and other important event updates. Event updates and other information about what's happening at LSE can be found on the LSE's Facebook page.
If you are planning to attend this event and would like details on how to get here and what time to arrive, as well as on accessibility and special requirements, please refer to LSE Events FAQ. LSE aims to ensure that people have equal access to these public events, but please contact the events organiser as far as possible in advance if you have any access requirements so that arrangements, where possible, can be made. If the event is ticketed, please ensure you get in touch in advance of the ticket release date. Access Guides to all our venues can be viewed online.
LSE has now introduced wireless for guests and visitors in association with 'The Cloud', also in use at many other locations across the UK. If you are on campus visiting for the day or attending a conference or event, you can connect your device to wireless. See more information and create an account at Join the Cloud.
Visitors from other participating institutions are encouraged to use eduroam. If you are having trouble connecting to eduroam, please contact your home institution for assistance.
The Cloud is only intended for guest and visitor access to wifi. Existing LSE staff and students are encouraged to use eduroam instead.
Whilst we are hosting this listing, LSE Events does not take responsibility for the running and administration of this event. While we take responsible measures to ensure that accurate information is given here (for instance by checking that the room has been booked) this event is ultimately the responsibility of the organisation presenting the event.