CES: The Future of the European Union: New Institutions with Old Politics?


Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Center for European Studies, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
Speaker(s): Josep Borrell, Former President, European Parliament; Jean Monnet Professor, Complutense University

Sponsor(s):  EU Law and Government Study Group; Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Law and Government, Real Colegio Complutense.

This lecture attempts to examine some of the key contemporary challenges confronting the EU, namely: the new EU agenda, the challenges of the new Commission and Parliament, the future shape of EU enlargement, the new EU economic governance and the distance between the EU institutions and citizens after the austerity/troika period or the foreign policy dilemma.

Contact(s): Jose Martinez Sierra, jose_martinez@harvard.edu