The European Union and the Politicization of Europe (Fourth Edition)

  • When: Back to Calendar » November 27, 2015 – November 28, 2015 (all-day)
    Where: Anglo American University
    Letenska 5 118 00
    Czech Republic
    Contact: Euroacademia
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    Euroacademia and Anglo American University, Prague – School of International Relations and Diplomacy

    The Fourth International Conference
    The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

    27 – 28 November 2015

    Anglo American University, Prague, Czech Republic

    Is the EU becoming an increasingly politicized entity? Is the on-going politicization of Europe a structured or a messy one? Do political parties within the European Parliament act in a manner that strengthens the view of the EU as an articulate political system? Are there efficient ways for addressing the democratic deficit issue? Can we find usable indicators for detecting an emerging European demos and a European civil society? Does a Europeanization of the masses take place or the EU remains a genuinely elitist project? Did the Lisbon Treaty introduced significant changes regarding the challenges facing the EU? Can we see any robust improvements in the accountability of the EU decision making processes? Are there alternative ways of looking at the politicization processes and redistributive policies inside the EU? These are only few of the large number of questions that unfold when researchers or practitioners look at the EU. It is the aim of the Fourth International Conference ‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’ to address in a constructive manner such questions and to offer o platform for dissemination of research results or puzzles that can contribute to a better understanding of the on-going process of politicization within the European Union.

    The conference is organized by Euroacademia in cooperation with the School of International Relations and Diplomacy from the Anglo American University in Prague, Czech Republic.