Barbarians at the Gate? Racism and Intolerance in the European Elections


Monday, June 30, 2014

Next week Europeans will go to the polls to elect the new European Parliament. How strong is the risk of success from extremists, Euroskeptics, ultranationalists, and populists? Could the economic crisis slow down the process of integration of the “Old Continent” and create new tensions in Europe? The panel discussion featured:

Katerina Sokou - Washington, DC Correspondent, Greek daily newspaper  Kathimerini

and contributor to the Huffington Post .

Renzo Cianfanelli - Columnist, Italian daily newspaper  Corriere della Sera

Robert Friedmann GILEE  Founding Director, Professor Emeritus, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Antoine Ripoll - Director, European Parliament Liaison Office , Washington, DC

Michael Whine - Government and International Affairs Director, Community Security Trust, UK Independent Member, European Commission against Racism and Intolerance

Moderator:  Daniele Moro - Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Watch a video of the event here .