Counter Revolution: liberal Europe in retreat

Liberal ideas are under attack across Europe.

In this lecture, Jan Zielonka explores the sources of this counter-revolution to the liberal establishment and asks if Europeans can feel secure again?

Ralf Dahrendorf wrote a famous book on the liberal revolution after the fall of the Berlin Wall and Zielonka, a Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow at Oxford, addresses his ideas as a modern response to equally turbulent times. 

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Event recorded on 16 May 2018.

Co-hosted by LSE IDEAS and the LSE European Institute.

This event was part of the Dahrendorf Forum - Debating Europe, a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance, funded by Stiftung Mercator.


Jan Zielonka is Professor of European Politics and Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.

Chair: Waltraud Schelkle is Associate Professor of Political Economy at the LSE European Institute. 

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