The elections are over, but the coalitions are not done yet.
How is it possible to form a majority in a broken parliament where both the EPP and the S&D have lost some of their seats? Has the time of the ‘very great coalitions‘ come? What is the new balance of power within the different political trends designated by the very recent vote?
Finally, what is the new ‘political geography‘ drawn by the elections? No-man’s land of the social democracy from France to Poland; absence of Green Parties in Eastern Europe; dispersion of the liberal electorate…
Come debate with us in St John’s College, Oxford (Larkin Room in Tom White Quad) on Wednesday 12 June, from 7 to 8 pm.
🍻🍷 Free refreshments will be provided.
The one-hour session will be followed by an informal discussion in the college’s bar.
No debate experience or political background is necessary. We value diversity of perspectives and opinions.