‘Democratic Politics in a European Union under Stress’ LSE European Institute 'Perspectives on Europe' public event and book launch

Date: Tuesday 25 November 2014 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Speakers: Professor Damian Chalmers, Professor Simon Hix, Professor Catherine de Vries, Professor Giandomenico Majone Chair: Professor Sara Hobolt, LSE

Marking the launch of Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress (OUP), the panel discusses some of the biggest challenges facing Europe: what legitimacy for the EU after the crisis? How will national politics respond? What future for European democracy?

Damian Chalmers is a Professor in the Department of Law at LSE.

Simon Hix is a Professor in the Department of Government at LSE.

Catherine de Vries is a Professor at the University of Oxford.

Giandomenico Majone is a Professor at the European University Institute.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) was established in 1991 as a dedicated centre for the interdisciplinary study of processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Assessment Exercise, the Institute was ranked first for research in European Studies in the United Kingdom. The LSE European Institute has been a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2009.

This event will be followed by a book sale and reception.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEEUunderstress

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email euroinst.events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7896.