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Europe Week: Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks, ‘Brexit: What, Why and Whereto?’
April 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
What were the causes of the Brexit referendum? Why did 52 percent of those voting wish to leave the European Union? Is the divide over Brexit a generational divide? What are the consequences of Brexit for the United Kingdom and for the EU? Lecturers will assist in the understanding of Brexit.
Liesbet Hooghe is the W.R Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and recurring Robert Schuman Fellow at the EUI, Florence. The central theme of her research is multilevel governance—the incidence, sources and implications of the dispersion of authority downwards, upwards and sideways of central (national) government. Gary Marks is Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, and his research and teaching are chiefly in comparative politics, multilevel governance and measurement.
This event is part of Europe Week 2019, which is supported by the generous Getting to Know Europe grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.