POSTPONED -Panel Discussion: Brexit and the Future of European Integration


Please note this panel discussion has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and will be re-arranged for a later date.



The European Union is facing one of the most challenging periods in the history of European integration. Is the European project reaching its limits or will this crisis trigger a new reform of the Union? On the background of the BREXIT debate and growing EU skepticism, Ulrike Guérot (Danube University Krems and European Democracy Lab, Berlin), Johannes Pollak and Franco Algieri (both Webster Private University Vienna) will discuss the nature of the current crisis and look at scenarios for the future.

Date and time: TBA 
Webster Vienna Private University
Praterstr. 23, 1020 Vienna, Atrium
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Following the discussion, light refreshments will be served
Dr. Ulrike Guérot is Founder and Director of the European Democracy Lab at the European School of Governance in Berlin. She writes about European Democracy and global Europe, has taught at renowned universities in Europe and the US and has 20 years experience in the European think tank community. Since April 2016, she is Professor and Director of the Department for European Policy and the study of Democracy at the Danube-University in Krems, Austria. Her new book "Warum Europa eine Republik werden muss! Eine politische Utopie" (Why Europe Needs to Become a Republic. A Political Utopia) has just been published.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak has been working in the field of EU integration, political theory and European energy matters for decades. His most recent book, published with M. Kreutler and S.R. Schubert, is entitled "Energy Policy of the European Union". In summer, Prof. Pollak has assumed the role of Interim Director of Webster Vienna, Private University. He is also the Head of the Political Science Department at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna.

Dr. Franco Algieri is the Head of the International Relations Department at Webster Vienna. His research focus covers European and Asian security issues, the European integration process and EU-Asia relations (with special emphasis on EU-China relations). He has published widely on these Topics.