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190221 - Opposing Regional Integration in Comparative Perspective: Understanding Resistances to Regional Integration and their Consequences in Europe and Latin America
Thu, 2019-02-21 12:30 - 14:30
Thursday 21 February 2019, 12.30-2.30 pm, Sciences Po, LIEPP’s Conference Room, 254 boulevard Saint-Germain, 75007 Paris
The Specific objectives of this seminar are:
• To provide an overview of the main conceptual debates about Euroscepticism within the field of EU Studies, International Relations and Political Science, distinguishing between the Anglophone and Francophone contributions.
• To critically examine the typologies developed on the European Union case (both Anglophone and Francophone conceptualizations) and assess to what extent they can be generalized to regional integration in Latin America.
• To identify the main political actors expressing resistances to regional integration (in Europe and Latin America) and to what extent the factors explaining such resistances are similar.
Speaker: Maria Victoria Alvarez, Associate professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations (DPScIR) – National University of Rosario and visiting professor at Sciences Po, LIEPP
Maria Victoria Alvarez research areas of interest include European integration theory, European Union politics and institutions, Euroscepticism, Legislative behaviour, particularly in the European Parliament, EU relations with Latin America, MERCOSUR politics and institutions, Comparative Regionalism.
Contact : email@example.com
*Labex: ANR-11-LABX-0091, ANR-11-IDEX-0005-02)