Europe talks to Europe. A Polylogue on Culture and Politics

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“The EU – the real sick man of Europe?”
Public Debate in English language
13 April 2011, 7 pm, Vienna

Democratic deficit, enlargement fatigue and ever more rescue funds. Is there still a future for a common Europe? In a discussion in Eurozine’s series Europe talks to Europe, prominent intellectuals and opinion makers from western and eastern Europe diagnose the malaise of the EU.

At the event, the second volume in the Eurozine im:print series will be presented to the public. Entitled Europe talks to Europe. A polylogue on culture and politics, the journal contains texts based on the discussions as well as further articles and interviews on the topics dealt with in the debate series.

The Vienna debate is the concluding event in the series Europe talks to Europe, a cooperation between Eurozine and the ERSTE Foundation. From Autumn 2009 to Spring 2011, Eurozine organized a series of public debates in cities across central and eastern Europe, including Budapest, Bratislava, Brno, Bucharest, Lviv, Sofia and Warsaw.

On the panel:
Sonja Puntscher-Riekmann, Salzburg
Claus Offe, Berlin
Ivan Krastev, Sofia
Martin Simecka, Bratislava
Chair: Therese Kaufmann, Vienna
Introduction: Carl Henrik Fredriksson, Eurozine

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Literatur, Herrengasse 5, 1010 Vienna

The debate series Europe talks to Europe is a cooperation of Eurozine and ERSTE Foundation. For more information visit: