Finland, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, and Czech Republic
European Contexts Series
When: Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 9:00-10:30CET
Where: Concordia Cloud
Registration is mandatory. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link one day before the event. Registration deadline: Monday, 27 June 2022, at 20:00CEST
ERSTE Foundation, Europe’s Futures (IWM), Presseclub Concordia
Laura Saarikoski, journalist, Editor-in-chief at Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki, Finland.
Piotr Buras, political analyst and journalist. Head of ECFR’s Warsaw office and a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relation, Warsaw, Poland.
Ruzha Smilova teaches contemporary political philosophy and history of political ideas at the Political Science Department of Sofia University, and is also a program director at the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Lorenzo Pregliasco, linguist, specialist in political communication and public opinion research. Co-founder of the pollster and political analysis firm Quorum/YouTrend and an adjunct professor at the School of Political Science of the University of Bologna, Italy. Podcast host: Qui si fa l’Italia. Turin, Italy.
Martin Ehl, journalist and author, Senior analyst at the Prague daily, Hospodářské Noviny. Senior fellow, Visegrad Insight. Prague, Czech Republic.
On 15 June 2022, European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) released results of a study that analyse European public opinion regarding the war in Ukraine, its causes and long- term goals. Country differences are profound.
Top journalists and academics will explore the war’s impact on the political situation in their own countries: from parties’ unity in Finland and Poland, to deepening polarisation in Bulgaria.
Will national politics impede a common European strategy towards Ukraine and Russia?
Concept and Moderation
Mirjana Tomić, fjum/Presseclub Concordia and Ivan Vejvoda, acting Rector of Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)
Austrian and international journalists, thinktank analysts, and academics.
Number of participants: Maximum: 70
Moderated conversation followed by a live Q&A
Mirjana Tomic, email: email@example.com, Cell: +43 676 365 26 93