EU Affairs Past Events

Chantal Mouffe, Emeritus Professor at the University of Westminster
IIEA1st May 20191min

In her address to the IIEA, Professor Mouffe scrutinises the “populist moment” that we are currently witnessing in Western Europe and argues that the development of a left populism is the only way to combat the rising support for right-wing populist parties.

Luuk van Middelaar, Professor at the Europa Institute of Leiden University
IIEA26th March 20192min

Drawing on his latest book, described by Donald Tusk as “one of the most insightful on European politics today”, Luuk van Middelaar analyses how the EU has improvised its way through a politics of events, rather than rules.