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Contested Community- European Research Day 2019

Welcome to this year's European Research Day- on the theme "Contested Community".

Alla välkomna - ingen föranmälan behövs! Seminarium hålls på engelska//All are welcome! No need to pre-register. This event will be held in English. 

2 April, 2019
The School of Business, Economics, and Law, Room B32

13:15-13:20 Introduction
Lisbeth Aggestam, Associate professor, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

13:20-14:00 Keynote: EU Foreign Policy in a populist context -- an outlook to the 2019 European Parliament Elections

Christian Leffler, Deputy Secretary General at the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the European Union

14:00-15:00 Panel 1: Independence vs Community
Moderator: Adrian Hyde-Price, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg
Demands of Independence -- examples from Catalonia, Scotland, Bosnia and Transylvania
Ingmar Söhrman, Professor emeritus in Romance languages, especially Spanish, Department of Languages and Literature, University of Gothenburg
The Eurosceptic Challenge
Anna Wallerman, Associate senior lecturer, Department of Law, University of Gothenburg
United Kingdom: a member that never found its role in Europe
Jens Norrby, Doctoral student in History of Ideas, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:30 Panel 2: Electoral Contest
Moderator: Andreas Moberg, Associate professor, Department of Law and Deputy Director CERGU
Political discourse -- Catalonia, Spain and EP elections
Eva Hoxha, Doctoral student, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg
Voting behaviour in European Parliament Elections
Linda Berg, Senior lecturer in Political science, and Director of CERGU
Campaigning for Europe -- Election Posters in the 2014 European Elections
Bengt Johansson, Professor of Media and Communication studies, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Gothenburg

16:30-17:00 Discussion

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