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.
Constanze Stelzenmüller, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution
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.
Emily Mansfield, Country Forecast Director and Europe Analyst, The Economist Intelligence Unit
In her keynote address, Emily Mansfield explores how far we can expect Franco-German cooperation to go, in the context of the Gilets Jaunes protests and the national debate in France, and Angela Merkel’s last term in Germany.
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