"The EU as a Representative Democracy?" - Interview with Claudia Wiesner

April 25, 2019

Interview with Claudia Wiesner, Professor for Political Science and EU Studies, Fulda University of Applied Sciences & Visiting Scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Claudia Wiesner speaks about the topic of her new book, Inventing the EU as a Democratic Polity: Concepts, Actors and Controversies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), discussing:

1. The EU as a representative democratic polity

2. The financial crisis and its impact

3. The way ahead: possible solutions

This interview was conducted in conjunction with a talk given by Claudia Wiesner at Columbia University on April 25, 2019, as part of the Columbia University Seminar: Thinking Europe Now and sponsored by The European Institute. Made possible thanks to the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.