Democracy and Integration in Europe 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Jean Monnet Chair Lectures

From 2021 to 2023, several lectures took place under the Jean Mean Chair Project. Various experts gave interesting insights on contemporary debates concerning EU-Eastern Europe and related topics.

  • 1. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – Populism, Political Change and the Rise of Authoritarian Rule in the European Union (5 May 2021)

On 5th May 2021, we were pleased to host Professor Milada Vachudova who is leading scholar of the democratization of postcommunist Europe, the enlargement of the European Union, and the impact of international actors on domestic politics. During the lecture, she spoke about her new article ‘Populism, Democracy and Party System Change in Europe’ that you can find here:

  • 2. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – The EU, Russia and Turkey in the Western Balkans: Partners or Rivals? (11 April 2022)
  • 3. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: a Watershed for Europe (19 April 2022)
  • 4. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – The EU and its Neighborhoods in the Context of the Ongoing Ukrainian Crisis: Whither “Southern and Eastern Partnerships”? (25 April 2022)
  • 5. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – The Rise of Ukraine’s Sun (12 April 2023)
  • 6. Jean Monnet Chair Lecture – Still in Limbo? The EU and its Eastern Neighborhoods (24 April 2023)