Europe vs Elections
08/03/2017
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Will the Dutch, French and German Elections Change Europe’s Future?
 
 
 
 
Europe vs Elections
 
Will the Dutch, French and German Elections Change Europe’s Future?
 
 
With populism rising across the continent, and negotiations over Brexit about to start, the Danube Institute is providing a panel of distinguished Europeans commentators to discuss:
 
the results of the March 15 Dutch elections,
 
• the prospects for the French and German upcoming elections and
 
• their likely impact on the development of the European Union.
 
 
Douglas Murray is the associate director of the Henry Jackson Society think tank in London, and associate editor of the Spectator (UK). He writes regularly for the Spectator, Standpoint, The Sunday Times and numerous other publications. He is the author of a number of books on terrorism, literature and history. His latest book 'The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam' will be published by Bloomsbury in May 2017.
 
Dr. Botond Feledy is the Assistant professor of Foreign Affairs Journalism, Foreign Policy Analysis and International Relations at Pazmany Peter University, Budapest and Director of Saint Ignatius College, Budapest. He is also a Freelance journalist, covering transatlantic relations, European affairs (EU) and Russian-Central-European relations, providing analysis in print, on television and in radio for Heti Válasz, HVG and others.
 
Dr. Melvin Schut received his PhD from the University of Chicago, with a dissertation on Tocqueville's conception of liberty. He currently teaches law and political philosophy at Amsterdam University College. Previously he has also taught in Leiden University's Law School and Philosophy Department.
 
 
Time: 17:00-19:00, March 22, 2017
 
Venue: Brody Studios, Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 38, 1064
 
Reception to Follow.
 
The Danube Institute Team

 

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