Europe and the people: Examining the EU’s democratic legitimacy (26 October 2016)

fpclogoIn the wake of the British vote to leave the EU, this conference will examine concerns across Europe around the democratic legitimacy of EU institutions and the European project as a whole. It will look at how the debate about EU democratic legitimacy across member states fit within the context of a crisis of trust in institutions at both national and international levels in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis.

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2016
Time: 2.30pm-7.30pm
Venue: Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU

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This conference series is kindly supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK Call for Proposals for civil society organisations 2015-16. The event is independently organised by the FPC and the wide range of views on the matters under discussion are those of the speakers alone.

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