Below is a list of events managed by, or in conjunction with, the De Montfort University Centre of European Governance. For more information about attendance or event content, please contact the Centre


 3rd December 2014, 6.00pm. Hugh Aston BuildingEuropean Question Time

Professor Alisdair Blair will chair a panel three former MEPs: Gabriel Mitchell (Ireland), Malcolm Harbour (UK) and Olle Schmidt (Sweden). 

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2nd April 2014, 3.15pm. Hugh Aston 3.94 

Work in Progress Seminar: ‘Collaborative urban governance in an austerity age: trends in Spain and the UK’

Dr Ismael Blanco, Visiting Fellow, Autonomous University of Barcelona

26th March 2014, 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Hugh Aston 3.96

‘Publishing for Multiple Publics’

Joint symposium with School of Management, University of Leicester

14th March 2014, 11.00am - 1.30pm. Hugh Aston 2.86

The Politics of the May 2014 European Elections

A seminar led by Anthony Teasdale

26th February 2014, 4.30pm. Hugh Aston 2.06

‘A Cultural/Cultureal Political Economy Perspective on Crises of Crisis-Management: the Limits of Governance’

Professor Bob Jessop, Lancaster University

24th and 25th February 2014, Hugh Aston (various)

Joint Seminar:  Local Government and Local Government Reforms: England and Germany in Comparison


Joint symposium with the Technische Universität Darmstadt

8th January 2014, 1.00pm – 2.00pm. Hugh Aston 3.91

Work in Progress Seminar: ‘Engaging students through the use of Clickers technology’

Frances Wright, De Montfort University

11th December 2013, 12.30pm. Hugh Aston room 2.42

Work in Progress Seminar: ‘Rules, practices and narratives: putting actors in their place’

Dr Mark Roberts, De Montfort University

4th December 2013, 1.00pm – 5.00pm. Venue: University of Leicester

‘Social Sciences and Impact: What? Why? How? and For Whom?’

Joint symposium with School of Management, University of Leicester

30th October 2013, 12.30pm. Hugh Aston room 2.33

Work in Progress Seminar: ‘Tweeting or Retreating: dilemmas for councils and councillors’

Jane Scullion, PhD Researcher, De Montfort University

23rd October 2013, 12.30pm. Hugh Aston room 0.82

‘Dialogue of the Deaf? Can faith institutions and a secular State have a rational conversation?’

Bishop Tim Stevens, Visiting Professor in Faith and Society

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