Talk explores expanding role of EU, Sept. 20
Posted September 13, 2006; 04:32 p.m.
"Europe as Empire: The Nature of the New EU" is the subject of a lecture by Oxford University political scholar Jan Zielonka scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Zielonka is the Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow in European Politics at St Antony's College at Oxford. His research deals with the evolving nature of the European Union and the process of its eastward expansion. His books include "Europe as Empire: The Nature of the Enlarged European Union," "Europe Unbound: Enlarging and Reshaping the Boundaries of the European Union" and "Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe."
The discussion will be chaired by John Ikenberry, Princeton's Albert Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs. Andrew Moravcsik, professor of politics and director of Princeton's European Union Program, will provide commentary.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the European Union Program.