Taking Back Control? Brexit and the Future of Europe

Hosted by the LSE Law Department, the European Institute, and the School of Public Policy

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building


Professor Wolfgang Streeck

Professor Wolfgang Streeck

Emeritus Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne


Professor Peter Ramsay

Professor Peter Ramsay

Professor of Law

At this critical political moment, Professor Wolfgang Streeck will ask if European states can regain control of markets, and whether Brexit offers any lessons in how this can be done.

Professor Streeck will examine the legal and political questions surrounding Brexit and consider what this means for the future of Europe. 

Professor Streeck is an Emeritus Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He is the author of two books including Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism and How Will Capitalism End

Peter Ramsay is a Professor of Law in the LSE Law Department.

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