Remain or Leave? Local, national and international perspectives on the EU referendum

08 Jun ‘16


6.00PM - 7.30PM

Venue: Pathfoot Lecture Theatre, Pathfoot Building

Join us for an exciting debate on the most topical issue in Scottish, UK and European politics: the EU Referendum.  Following the launch on 18 May of the University of Stirling's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the EU Referendum, we are pleased to invite you to a debate entitled "Remain or leave? Local, national and international perspectives on the EU Referendum". 

Chaired by Dr Andrew Glencross, our speakers - David Coburn, Ronald Granieri and Vonnie Sandlan - will give their thoughts and perspectives on the campaign so far.

This event has been generously supported by "The UK in a Changing Europe".

Chair
Dr Andrew Glencross, Lecturer in International Politics, University of Stirling and coordinator of "Remain or Leave?  A MOOC on the UK Referendum on EU Membership".

Speakers
Mr David Coburn MEP for Scotland (United Kingdom Independence Party).  Member of the European Parliament's Fisheries' Committee.

Dr Ronald Granieri, Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research institute, Philadelphia, and Director of Research at the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania.

Ms Vonnie Sandlan, NUS Scotland President 2015-16 and formerly NUS Scotland Women's Officer.  Member of the Advisory Board of Scotland Stronger in Europe.

Registration

This event is free to attend and open to all. To book your place please register here.

Massive Open Online Course

Remain or Leave is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) specially created to help anyone interested in the UK referendum on EU membership make sense of the issues surrounding this crucial vote. This course is free and can be taken by anyone, anywhere, while the materials can all be consulted whenever it is convenient. All you need to do is register here!

The aim of Remain or Leave is to cut through partisan rhetoric and the mass of competing, often contradictory information.  What it offers instead is a set of five concise multimedia lectures examining the validity of pro- and anti-EU arguments in an even handed fashion. No prior knowledge of the EU is required and great care has been taken to avoid technical, policy jargon. The instructor, Dr Andrew Glencross(@a_glencross), is an expert in European integration who has published widely in this field. It is supported by a grant from the ESRC UK in a Changing Europe Commissioning Fund.


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