What can EU-sceptic parties achieve in the new European Parliament?

Kursnummer: 16219

Europe 2019: Avoiding electoral surprises
Part 16: What can EU-sceptic parties achieve in the new European Parliament?

When:  Monday, 3 June, from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstrasse 35, 1010 Vienna
Seminar language: English
Registration Deadline:  31 May 2019

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Cooperation project: forum journalismus und medien wien (fjum) and Representation of the European Commission to Austria.

Background

One week after the EU elections, with the official results being announced, and many post-electoral declarations pronounced, Stephan Lehne and Ladislav Cabada explore political aspirations and parliamentary reality of the far-right populist parties. What can be expected to be the first moves and policies of the Eurosceptic MPs?

Stephan Lehne will address the far-right parliamentary landscape, while Ladislav Cabada will focus on the aspirations of the Višegrad States.

Speakers

Stephan Lehne, visiting scholar, Carnegie Europe, Brussels. Thematic focus: the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.

Ladislav Cabada, Associated Professor, Department of Political Science and Humanities of the Metropolitan University, Prague. Thematic focus: Comparative politics of East Central Europe, regionalism and development studies, Europeanisation, Euroscepticism and political anthropology.

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.

03.06.201909:30 - 12:30
kostenlos. Anmeldung erforderlich.
Stefan Lehne, Ladislav Cabada
Haus der EU
Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Wien