What kind of European Commission - and Commission President - for 2014-19?

  • February 21, 2014 · 4:00 PM
  • LSE

Yes, I'm getting really hooked by these European topics. So come along and join me, but for a change, this is not a public lecture.

It's free, but you need to register via [masked] and wait with your Meetup RSVP till they send you confirmation. However, there are only a few seats left, so if you are interested, contact them asap to avoid disappointment.

European Institute 'The European Union in Practice: politics and power in the Brussels system'

Date: Friday 21 February 2014
Venue: LSE campus, venue TBC to registered attendees
Speaker: Lord Liddle
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser

In this innovative seminar series, policy practitioners talk about their experience working in and with the EU institutions. The series is co-chaired by Maurice Fraser, professor of practice in European politics, and Anthony Teasdale, director general of the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) and visiting senior fellow at the European Institute.

Roger Liddle was Europe adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair,[masked] and senior policy adviser to Jose Manuel Barroso and Peter Mandelson, European Commission, 2004-07.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #EUinpractice

This event is free and open to all, but pre-registration is required. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To register please email [masked].


Please only RSVP on Meetup when your seat has been confirmed by LSE.

After the seminar, we will of course go to a pub for discussions over some pints as usual :-).

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  • Javier G.

    Very interesting lecture from Roger!!! You realize that he knows very well the European Commission an establishment. Thanks Andrea for organising!!!

    February 21, 2014

  • Andrea

    I will wait for you outside the building because of pub. Short red hair, dressed in black.

    February 21, 2014

  • Martyna

    Just got in from a waiting list so I'll be joining you guys :)

    February 21, 2014

  • Andrea

    For a change, we will go to the Shakespeare 's Head after the seminar. If I remember correctly, they offer some decent responsibly sourced fish meals on Fridays.

    February 20, 2014

  • Javier G.

    Thanks Andrea!! I already asked for a registration!! Now waiting....

    February 10, 2014

    • Andrea

      You're welcome. I've discovered it yesterday and when they sent me my confirmation they told a few seats were left, so I thought I announce it but also urged ppl to contact them asap. Good luck.

      February 10, 2014

    • Javier G.

      A ticket was allocated for me!!!

      1 · February 10, 2014

  • David

    They are pretty quick in turning round requests

    1 · February 10, 2014

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