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Lecture: “European Social Democracy: Crisis and Renewal”

November 9, 2017 at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Location:2017 Dunton Tower

The Centre for European Studies (CES) at Carleton University and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Washington Office) are pleased to host a lecture, “European Social Democracy: Crisis and Renewal”, featuring Rolf Mützenich, a member of the German Bundestag.

About the Lecture: Following difficult election results in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic this fall, Social Democracy in Europe is facing yet again calls for a fundamental renewal. What led to the current crisis of a political movement that contributed like few others to shape contemporary Europe and modern Germany.

About the Speaker: Rolf Mützenich has been a Member of the German Bundestag for the Social Democratic Party (SPD) since 2002. He is the SPD’s Deputy Parliamentary Leader in charge of foreign policy, defence, and human rights.

Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required.

This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for European Studies (Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence) and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Washington Office). Jean Monnet Centre events are co-funded by a grant from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and by Carleton University.