Last month's German elections saw a surprise comeback for the SDP and strong gains for the Green Party. Meanwhile, results for the left-wing party, Die Linke, were catastrophic. What is the significance of these results for the future of the left in Germany, Europe and beyond?
Meet our speaker and chair
Tarik Abou-Chadi is Associate Professor of Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University and the host of the Transformation of European Politics podcast. His writings explore how social democratic parties can succeed in post-industrial societies.
Robin Archer is the Director of the postgraduate programme in political sociology and the Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE.
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The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.
This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series imagining what the world could look like after the crisis, and how we get there.
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