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Night of Ideas: Living with One Another

with Stephen Clark, Ulrike Guérot, Matthew Parris, Robert Tombs and Louis Williams

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Thu 28 January 2021

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Night of Ideas: Living with One Another

with Stephen Clark, Ulrike Guérot, Matthew Parris, Robert Tombs and Louis Williams

Night of Ideas logo
Thu 28 January 2021,

Online

Now that the UK is no longer a member of the EU, maybe it’s time to question the European identity. Is the idea of ‘nation’ back on track, or are there new forms of social cohesion, a new sense of belonging and citizenship? Where do younger generations place their hopes? What do we mean when we say ‘we’ on a political level?

The panellists are: Stephen Clark (Director for Relations with Citizens in the Directorate-General for Communication, European Parliament), Ulrike Guérot (Head of the Department for European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems), Robert Tombs (author and historian, Cambridge University) and Louis Williams (author of An Optimist’s Brexit: A Millennial’s Vision). Chaired by Matthew Parris (writer, broadcaster and former MP).

Festival of Ideas continues its partnership with the Institut français and Night of Ideas. Launched by Institut français in 2016, the Night of Ideas is a project staged simultaneously in Paris, London and worldwide. Crossing French, British and European perspectives, Night of Ideas will engage audiences in debates with the theme ‘Together’ as the common thread to tackle the latest ideas behind issues central to our times. All events are free.

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