Expert: 2019 European Parliament election


Published: 16May2019

Between 23 and 26 May 2019, the EU’s citizens will elect a new European Parliament. Polls are showing a rise of euroskeptic but also green parties in most countries, while the party groups that are traditionally best represented in the European Parliament seem to be on the losing end.

To discuss the election, a public forum will be held with four EU experts who will discuss the current key issues of EU integration and engage in an open debate with the event’s participants.

For interviews:

Maria Popova, Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, Department of Political Science, McGill University

Her research interests includes European Politics, populism, corruption, and anti-establishment parties.

maria.popova [at] (English)

What: “Europe on the brink” public forum

Where and When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30pm. Delta Hotel, Room Opus 1, 475 Avenue du Président-Kennedy, Montréal


  • Laurie Beaudonnet – Université de Montréal
  • Ruth Dassonneville – Université de Montréal
  • Katjana Gatterman – University of Amsterdam
  • Joost van Spanje – University of Amsterdam
  • Jae-Jae Spoon- University of Pittsburgh
  • Daniel Stockemer – University of Ottawa

The public forum is sponsored by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, the Centre Jean Monnet, the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy, the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) and the SSHRC.

More information about the public forum here.

Contact Information

Vincent Campbell Allaire
Media Relations Office
vincent.allaire [at]
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