European citizenship: the concept and the reality (1 March 2012)

Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3RB

11.00am – 4.00pm

The Federal Trust is part of the LISBOAN network, an association of academic organizations and thinktanks, co-sponsored by the European Commission and under the aegis of TEPSA. As part of the network’s activities, the Trust will be holding a conference/workshop on the topic of ‘European Citizenship’ on 1st March from 11.00am until 4.00pm. Lunch will be provided.

We intend to hold three sessions during this event, one on the political and intellectual underpinning of the concept ‘European Citizenship’; a second on the economic aspects of the concept; and a third on the relationship between European citizenship and parliamentary representation. Among our speakers will be Professor Mathias Jopp of the Institute fuer Europaeische Politik in Berlin; Professor Edward Best of the European Institute for Public Administration; Professor Thomas Christiansen of Maastricht University; and Dr Nina Miller of Edinburgh University.

Further details of speakers and timings will be available soon. Numbers are limited for this event, and if you wish to attend, please register as soon as possible with Alison.Sutherland@fedtrust.co.uk she will be please to answer any queries you may have.

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