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
Cooperation project: forum journalismus und medien wien (fjum) and Representation of the European Commission to Austria.
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.
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.
Presentations, Q&A, dialogue
Journalists from the Austrian and Austria-based media, foreign and national news desks.
Number of participants: Maximum 12
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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.