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Workshop on perceptions and attitudes of the European public opinion

Dec 10 2018

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has organised a workshop on perceptions and attitudes of the public opinion towards European policies. The workshop has brought together researchers and policy makers from all over Europe.
The meeting has taken place in Seville with people attending via videoconference facilities in Ispra, Brussels, and Madrid.

For more information please see below the final agenda

/jrc/en/file/document/177117Perceptions and Attitudes of the European public opinion


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Presentations and contributions

09:30 – 09:40: Welcome

  • Luis Delgado (Acting Director of JRC - Directorate B)
  • Andrea Conte (JRC - B3)

Session I: Preferences towards globalisation (Chair: Andrea Conte, JRC - B3)

09:40 – 10:00: Introduction
Federico Steinberg (Elcano Royal Institute):

/jrc/en/file/document/178983Preferences towards globalisation: Beyond inequality-based explanations

10:00 – 10:20: Research Seminar
José Fernández Albertos (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC): “Economic Crisis, Social Networks and International Economic Policy Preferences”.

10:20 – 10:40: Research Seminar
Alessio Terzi (Bruegel): “Restoring trust in the European Union: A bottom up approach”.

10:40 – 11:10: Keynote Speech
Andrés Rodríguez-Pose (LSE):

/jrc/en/file/document/178984The revenge of the places that do not matter

11:10 – 11:30: Overall discussion of Session I

11:30 – 12:00: Coffee Break

Session II: European attitudes (Chair: Vicente Royuela – Barcelona University)

12:00 – 12:20: Research Seminar
Sofia Vasilopoulou (University of York):

/jrc/en/file/document/178985Attitudes towards EU freedom of movement and providing financial assistance to the EU’s struggling economies

12:20 – 12:40: Research Seminar
Jorge Díaz Lanchas (JRC - B3):

/jrc/en/file/document/178986TTIP or not TTIP? Explaining the incongruities between attitudes towards free trade and the TTIP among European public opinion

12:40 – 13:00: Research Seminar (VC)
Philipp M. Schulmeisters (European Parliament Research Service): "No more 'catch all'? Differences in national/socio demographic attitudes and their impact of voting behaviour".

13:00 – 13:20: Research Seminar (VC)
Laura Smillie (JRC - H1): "Enlightenment 2.0"

13:20 – 13:30: Overall discussion of Session II

13:30 – 14:40: Lunch

Session III: European integration (Chair: Simone Salotti, JRC - B3)

14:40 – 15:00: Research Seminar
Giovanni Mandras (JRC – B3):

/jrc/en/file/document/178987European trade integration analysis based on regional IO data

15:00 – 15:20: Research Seminar (VC)
Nicola Francesco Dotti, Walter Ysebaert (Vrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB), and André Spithoven (Ghent University):

/jrc/en/file/document/178988Horizon Brexit: the spatial distribution of FP/H2020 participation and their economic impact

15:20 – 15:40: Research Seminar (VC)
Frank Neher (JRC - I1):

/jrc/en/file/document/178989Socio-economic individual characteristics behind the preference for Europe

15:40 – 16:00: Overall discussion of Session III

16:00 – 16:30: Coffee Break

Session IV: European identification (Chair: Albane Demblans, JRC - B3)

16:30 – 16:50: Research Seminar
Alexandra Balahur (JRC - I3):

/jrc/en/file/document/178990Attitudes towards migration from social media texts

16:50 – 17:10: Research Seminar
Enrique López Bazo (Barcelona University) and Vicente Royuela (Barcelona University):

/jrc/en/file/document/178991The effect of cohesion policy on European identification

17:10 – 17:30: Research Seminar
Giovanni La Placa (JRC - H1):

/jrc/en/file/document/178992Values and identity in a multicultural society

17:30 – 17:50: Research Seminar
Aleksandra Sojka (Carlos III University):

/jrc/en/file/document/178993The limits of diversity in European unity: Exploring the link between European identification and migration attitudes

17:50 – 18:00: Overall discussion of Session IV

18:00 – 18:15: Conclusions and Closing Remarks
Fernando Hervás and Andrea Conte (JRC - B3)