The roundtable is part of the newly launched research project “Transnational Political Contention in Europe (TraPoCo) “, supported by the European Commission as part of the Jean Monnet action of the Erasmus+ programme and dedicated to the study of trans-European political activism. The focus is on the role of movements, non-governmental organisations, activists, and trade unions in strengthening the space of rights and democracy in Europe.
14:00 OPENING REMARKS
Luigi Ambrosio, Director of Scuola Normale Superiore
Donatella Della Porta, Professor of Political science, dean of the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore
14:15 DISCUSSION PANEL: Transnational Europe: Dynamics and opportunities
Pierre Monforte, Associate Professor at the University of Leicester
Sabrine Zajak, Deutsches Zentrum Für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (Dezim), Berlin – Junior professor for globalization conflicts, social movements and labour at the University of Bochum)
Jelisaveta Petrović, Research fellow at the University of Belgrade
“Environmental activism and the EU enlargement: lessons from Serbia”
Aron Buzogány, Professor at BOKU University
“Transnational norms and domestic activism – EU environmental policy and environmental protests in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary”
Graham Finlay, Professor at the School of Politics and International Relations
Roland Erne, Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration and Employment Relations at University College Dublin
“Explaining the unequal success of European Citizens’ Initiatives: The “Right2Water” and the “Fair Transport” campaigns“
Moderator: Luisa Chiodi, Scientific director, Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa
15:30 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
15:45 CONCLUDING REMARKS
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