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How National Referendums Are Challenging the EU


The Roundtable Workshop explores what we know and what we need to know about the way in which the recent round of national referendums from Greece and Switzerland to the UK are beginning to challenge the institutions and policies of the European Union. 

Read also 'Referendums: asking for trouble?' By Ellen Halliday, published on the EUI Times.

The podcasts of the different interventions are also now available.

27 January 2017


Changing the game? National referendums and the politicisation of Europe, by Swen Hutter

Framing the Choice in EU Referendums, by Ece Ozlem Atikcan

The Dutch referendum concerning the Association Agreement with Ukraine: Origins, Context and Results, by Dr Alexander Hoogenboom

Lessons from the UK referendum on Brexit, by professor Richard Rose

The Hungarian ‘quota’ referendum, by Zsolt Enyedi

The Greek Referendum: The case of a non-cooperative Referendum?, by Elias Dinas (Oxford University), Stefanie Walter (University of Zurich), Ignacio Jurado (University of York), Nikitas KonstanFnidis (IE University)

National referendums challenge EU legitimacy, by Hanspeter Kriesi

How national referendums are challenging the EU. The case of Switzerland, by Andreas Auer 

Referendums, migration policy and the EU, by Dr Heather Grabbe

Consequences for EU Institutions and Policies: European Parliament, by Joséphine Rebecca Vanden Broucke

26 January 2017




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