Democratization, European Integration, and Identity: attitudes towards the EU across the EU member states and the western Balkans

Hosted by the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe

COW 1.11, Cowdray House,


Dr Charlotte Galpin

Dr Simona Guerra

Dr Aleksandra Sojka


Dr Claire Gordon

The scope of this panel is to examine changing attitudes towards the European Union (EU), addressing three different questions, ‘How do attitudes change across public opinion?’, ‘How do attitudes towards migrants relate to the process of EU integration?’, and ‘How and why does the effect of the recent crisis differ between countries?’ The speakers will illustrate different national cases and comparative studies of Ireland, Germany, Poland, Croatia and Serbia, to offer preliminary conclusions in comparative perspective. 

Charlotte Galpin, Lecturer in German and European Politics, University of Birmingham.

Simona Guerra, LSEE Visiting Fellow; Associate Professor in Politics, University of Leceister.

Aleksandra Sojka, Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Sciences, University Carlos III Madrid.

Claire Gordon, Head of LSE Teaching and Learning Centre.

LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe (@LSEE_LSE) is a research unit based , which brings together the School's expertise on South Eastern Europe. Through its busy agenda of public events and academic meetings, LSEE aims at facilitating public dialogue and the dissemination of scientific knowledge on the region.

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