Registration is open for the conference 'The 2014 European elections: Italian politics and the European challenge' which will be held on 14 and 15 January 2015 (lunchtime to lunchtime) in Glasgow. The conference is hosted by the University of Strathclyde and sponsored by the Italian Politics Specialist Group.
Attendance is free but participants are asked to register from this website by Friday 19 December: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conference-2014-eu-elections-italian-politics-and-the-european-challenge-tickets-8701150375.
The aim of the conference is to offer a timely analysis of the May 2014 European Election, and of the way in which the Italian political system, as well as those of other countries, and the EU institutions, have emerged from it.
A full conference programme is available from this link
The conference will be opened by a prestigious key-note speaker: Prof. Michael Keating (Professor of Politics at the University of Aberdeen and Director of the ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change).
In addition, the event will be closed by a round-table discussion with invited international speakers on ‘Italy: between Europhilia and Euro-Scepticism’.