Brexit: the ongoing uncertainty

Kursnummer: 14719

Europe 2019: Avoiding electoral surprises
Part 13: Brexit: the ongoing Uncertainty

When:  Tuesday, 26 March, from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstrasse 35, 1010 Vienna
Seminar language: English
Registration Deadline:  25 March 2019

Cooperation project: fjum_forum journalismus und medien wien and Representation of the European Commission to Austria.

 

Background

Three days before the initially scheduled UK departure date, British academic and Brexit specialist Luke Cooper will explore the dynamics of political thinking that have accompanied and accompany Brexit negotiations, and examine the possible post-Brexit developments. He will place the meandering negotiations, with their unexpected twists and turns, into the British context.
Wolfgang Bogensberger, Deputy Head of the Representation of the European Commission to Austria, will examine the legal limits and political that shape the Brexit process; Thomas Stölzl, Head of Unit for EU-Institutions and Institutional Affairs,
Deputy Director for European Affairs, of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs will explore the Austrian perspective.

Whatever the outcome of the process, by the time the seminar takes place, understanding the three different contexts is essential in order to prepare for the post-Brexit developments.

 

Agenda

  • 9:30-10:30: Luke Cooper: presentation, 30 minutes, followed by dialogue
  • 10:30-10:45: Coffee Break
  • 10:45-12:30: Wolfgang Bogensberger and Thomas Stölzl: Presentations (15 minutes per speaker), followed by dialogue

 

Speakers

1) Luke Cooper, senior lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University,Cambridge, UK; presently Visiting Fellow at IWM (Vienna). Co-Founder of the NGO Another Europe is Possible; co-host of The Another Europe Podcast.
 
2) Wolfgang Bogensberger, Deputy Head of the Representation of the European Commission to Austria. 

3) Thomas Stölzl, Head of Unit for EU-Institutions and Institutional Affairs,
Deputy Director for European Affairs, of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

 

Format

Presentations, Q&A, dialogue

 

Target Groups

Journalists from the Austrian and Austria-based media, foreign and national news desks.

 

Number of participants: Maximum 12

 

Prerequisite

Read provided material before the session.

 

Further Questions

For additional information about the session, contact Mirjana Tomic, seminar manager, mirjana.tomic@fjum-wien.at, or call 0676 365 26 93

Mirjana Tomić develops and manages fjum_Kontext information sessions on current international affairs. Her international career encompasses journalism, media and political analyses, public outreach and university lecturing. She holds a BA degree in Political Science from Brandeis University, US, and an MA from El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

26.03.201909:30 - 12:30
kostenlos. Anmeldung erforderlich.
Luke Cooper
Haus der EU
Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Wien