The discussion will explore the principles of national and popular sovereignty and how they can be positively applied to the post-Brexit era.
Gisela Stuart served as Chair and leader of the Vote Leave Campaign Committee and since September 2016 she has been the Chair of Change Britain, Vote Leave’s successor organisation. She was Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston before stepping down at the snap General Election.
Frank Furedi is a prolific author of titles including ‘On Tolerance’, ‘Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust’, ‘What’s Happened to the University?’ and ‘Authority’.
In Furedi’s new book Populism and the European Culture Wars: The Conflict of Values Between Hungary and the EU, he argues that the EU Establishment has succeeded in distorting both the true meaning of populism and of the principle of national sovereignty.
He argues that there are fundamental principles at stake in what he has called the “European Culture Wars”. These are:
Frank Furedi and Gisela Stuart will discuss what is at stake in this cultural conflict and how these principles can be positively applied to the post-Brexit era.
Afterwards Frank and Gisela will respond to points and questions from the floor.
Copies of Populism and the European Culture Wars, will be available to buy on the night.
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