Past Event

Agora Europe Series - Migration and the European Political Space: The Future is at the Borders

September 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall

Conceived in this moment of tremendous political instability, Agora Europe is intended to create opportunities for a public debate to think about how to reorganize the European political space. The subtitle, quoting Etienne Balibar, could be: “Pas d’autre France sans autre Europe” – a formula which could clearly be applied to all the countries of the EU.

The first Agora Europe was held at Paris 1 in May. This second agora will be an occasion to talk about the future of Europe, and to discuss the potential of each European nation to shape the European political space. It is not intended as a purely academic exercise, but aims to be open to everyone. Each speaker will then talk about the European Union as a political and not merely economic union. The ensuing debate will address migration as the central theme. As an agora, the participation of the audience is essential. For more info, please refer to the event website, and to the article in openDemocracy.

Event co-sponsored by The European Institute, The Columbia University Maison Française, The Columbia European Society, and The Alliance Program.