Economic Crisis in Europe: East and West European Dimensions

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the European Institute for a talk with Klaus Segbers, Adjunct Professor of International & Public Affairs, SIPA/Harriman Institute; Director of the Center for Global Politics, Freie Universität Berlin.

The EU is experiencing perhaps its most difficult period since its foundation. External pressure is significant, and internal constraints and quarrels cannot be overlooked, with East European EU members playing a special role. Despite these problems, the EU remains the only supranational association of states, and—however uncertainly—a normative power with integrated policy fields. Can it survive the current challenges?