ACELG's 7th Annual Conference focuses on the question of whether the EU’s powers should and could be contained without leading to disintegration of the European acquis.
|Date||10 November 2017|
Has European integration gone too far? Can it be contained without unravelling the whole Union? Can the EU back off without becoming dysfunctional or irrelevant?
The Union’s 60th birthday is overshadowed by Brexit negotiations and disenchantment with European integration is omnipresent. At 60, the EU’s primary task may therefore not be to continue its path towards “an ever closer union”, but rather to ask whether the extent of integration has become too intrusive and to see where the EU can and should do less.
This conference focuses on the question whether the EU’s powers should and could be contained and how existing discontent with the European project should and could be addressed – both without triggering disintegration of the European acquis.
To answer this question, the conference includes three sessions focusing each on a distinct European policy area that has given rise to particularly prominent concerns, i.e. EU Trade Policies, Monetary Union and EU Internal Market and Social Concerns. These sessions are:
Attendance is free of charge, but subject to registration. Registration has been closed on 2 November. If you are interested in participating, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will place you on a waiting list.