Past Events

EVENT: Weimar Germany and Brexit Britain

Speakers: Professor Austin Harrington is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds. He has recently published a book entitled “German Cosmopolitan Social Thought and the Idea of the West: Voices from Weimar” and will be discussing his ideas … Read More

Britain and Europe: Difficult Questions after the Referendum

Speakers (click here for video interviews) Session 1:   Where does the Referendum leave us? Jackie Minor, Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in the UK Lord Dykes, Member of House of Lords EU Sub Committee E – Justice, Institutions … Read More

Brexit – Getting Nearer or Further Away?

Panellists: Sir Stephen Wall, former European adviser to the British Prime Minister Anita Pollack, former MEP and author of New Labour in Europe: Leadership and Lost Opportunities (forthcoming) Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust   Chaired by Professor Stephen Haseler, … Read More

The Ins and Outs of the Eurozone

Joint event with the Federal Trust and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. This event discussed how future relationships in the EU between the Eurozone and non-members of the Eurozone will be managed, in particular in the light of David Cameron’s current renegotiation agenda … Read More

Reflating the Eurozone: The Case for Eurobonds

This evening seminar was jointly organised by the Global Policy Institute (GPI) and the Federal Trust. Stuart Holland argued as far back as 1993, in a report for former EU Commission President Jacques Delors, that EU-issued bonds should not be … Read More

Germany and the UK - Contrasts and Similarities: Economic Models and Labour Market

Throughout  2014, the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute have jointly been organising a series of panel discussions assessing the different approaches of the UK and Germany to important policy issues. This third and final event in this series … Read More