Does the European Union need Britain? Does Britain need the European Union?

The Anglo-German Annual Lecture

16. September 2015

Akademiegebäude am Gendarmenmarkt, Leibniz-Saal, Markgrafenstraße 38, 10117 Berlin

The United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union has become hotly debated and contentious. This lecture explores the prospects for resolving the controversy in the light of the outcome of the general election of May 2015. Helen Wallace examines both the domestic debates within the UK and the implications for the EU of possible changes to the UK’s status.

Does the European Union need Britain? Does Britain need the European Union?
Does the European Union need Britain? Does Britain need the European Union?

The United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union has become hotly debated and contentious. This lecture explores the prospects for resolving the controversy in the light of the outcome of the general election of May 2015. Helen Wallace examines both the domestic debates within the UK and the implications for the EU of possible changes to the UK’s status.

 

Professor Dame Helen Wallace, DBE, CMG, FBA, is the Foreign Secretary of the British Academy. She is a leading expert on the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union. She has held academic posts at the London School of Economics, the European University Institute and the University of Sussex.

 

Welcome
Günter Stock
President Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
President ALLEA

 

Introduction
Simon Mc Donald
British Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany

 

Does the European Union need Britain? Does Britain need the European Union?
Helen Wallace
Foreign Secretary of the British Academy

 

Registration

Please register at https://www2.bbaw.de/anglo-german-annual-lecture 

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