Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Catherine de Vries (University of Essex)
Chair: 
Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Discussant: 
Jan Zielonka (St Antony's College, Oxford), Ben Ansell (Politics and International Relations, Oxford)
Series: 
European Studies Seminar

The European Union is facing turbulent times. It is plagued by deep divisions over the future of European integration. Catherine de Vries, the author of "Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration" (OUP 2018), discusses how Brexit and the rise of Euroscepticism on the continent may shape the contours of the European project in the coming years.

Catherine E. De Vries is a Professor of Politics at the Department of Government at the University of Essex, and Westdijk Chair in Political Behaviour in Europe at the Free University Amsterdam. Over the years, she has published extensively on European Union politics, elections as well as public opinion and party strategy in leading academic journals as well as the popular press. She received the 2014 Emerging Scholar Award of the American Political Science Association's Section on Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behaviour. Next to her research and teaching activities, she has been involved in variety of political consultancy projects aimed at improving public policy. In 2013, she was selected a Young Global Leader Forum of the World Economic Forum for academic and social engagement. 

Please email: european.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk in order to register to attend.