La coalition mondiale pour la démocratie

What does Britain owe Europe?

Sign up

to our news, analyses and features on direct democracy worldwide!

Subscribe

German chancellor Merkel and UK Prime Minister Cameron. Photo courtesy of Facundo Arrizabalaga/AP Photo.

What does Britain owe Europe?

18-02-2016

Democracy International and Zócalo Public Square cordially invite to a discussion on Britain's relationship with the EU ahead of UK's In/ Out membership referendum and its implications for EU democracy.

The event will take place in London on 10 March 2016 (7.30 pm), and will be moderated by Sewell Chan, International News Editor, The New York Times.

The United Kingdom’s planned referendum on whether to remain in Europe raises fundamental questions about allegiances—especially in a world in which we’re expected to be good local and global citizens at the same time. What, if anything, do the British owe Europe—and what does it mean to belong in Europe today? As regions from Scotland to Catalonia have sought both local sovereignty and greater connection to Europe, what sort of special deals or concessions should one political entity be able to negotiate as a condition of joining or remaining in larger unions? And how can today’s citizens best balance different loyalties—to hometowns, to countries, to neighbors, and to the world at large—when so many problems and issues cross different borders in different ways?

University of Edinburgh political scientist Laura Cram, Democracy International board member Gerald Häfner, London School of Economics legal scholar Damian Chalmers and Stephen Booth of Open Europe visit Zócalo to untangle conflicting allegiances and discuss the meaning of Europe in a confusing time.

Please register for the event here.

Date: 10 March 2016, 7.30 pm

Place: The Royal Institution,  21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS, UK

Photo courtesy of Facundo Arrizabalaga/AP Photo.

Sceau

Democracy International est une association enregistrée en Allemagne
(eingetragener Verein e.V.).

Gürzenichstraße 21 a-c
50667 Cologne
Allemagne
Tel.: +49 (0) 221 669 66 50
Fax: +49 (0) 221 669 66 599
Email: contact@democracy-international.org

Amtsgericht Köln
VR-Nr. 17139

Sceau complet

Compte en banque

Democracy International e.V.
IBAN: DE 58370205000001515101
BIC: BFSWDE33XXX

Bank für Sozialwirtschaft
Konto: 1515101
BLZ: 37020500

Inscrivez-vous

À nos nouvelles, nos analyses et nos reportages concernant la démocratie directe partout sur la planète!

Subscribe

Suivez nos activités