The EU in a global order in crisis
Leading international commentator, Martin Wolf from the Financial Times, delivers a talk on the current global challenges facing the EU.
At a time of multiple intersecting international challenges and crises, including threats to globalisation, the Ukraine war, and the climate change crisis, the European Union is a key player in determining how the democratic western world responds.
Leading international commentator, Martin Wolf from the Financial Times, will address how the EU is facing up to these systemic crises and where we go from here.
This event is in partnership with Governance After Brexit
Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times
Martin Wolf is Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to financial journalism. Mr Wolf won the Overseas Press Club of America’s prize for “best commentary on international news in any medium” for 2013 and the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gerald Loeb Awards. He was a member of the UK’s Independent Commission on Banking in 2010-11 His most recent publication is The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism (London and New York: Allen Lane, 2023).
Dr Kirsty Hughes FRSE
Former Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations
Kirsty Hughes is a leading expert on European Union politics and public policy. She has worked at major EU thinktanks including Chatham House, Friends of Europe and the Centre for European Policy Studies and at the Universities of Manchester and East Anglia. She has published widely on European affairs, and Scottish and UK European relations, including books, academic articles, think tank reports and had contributed widely to UK and international media.
Governance after Brexit
Governance after Brexit is a major programme of basic research funded by the ESRC into the long-term causes and consequence of Brexit for the UK. As part of a family of ESRC investments UK-EU relations that includes the UK in a Changing Europe, it has funded 17 projects at universities across the UK.