Cycle de conférences 2018 : «Europe’s fast- and slow-burning crises»

Dans le cadre de son cycle de conférences de 2018, le Centre Jean Monnet de Montréal a le grand plaisir d’accueillir Eleni Tsingou de la Copenhagen Business School le 13 septembre à l’Université McGill. Eleni Tsingou donnera une conférence sur «Europe’s fast- and slow-burning crises».

L’entrée est gratuite.

Quand ? 
Le jeudi 13 septembre 2018, 15h00

Où ? 
Université McGill, Pavillon Leacook, salle 429 (855, rue Sherbrooke, Montréal)

Abstrait de la conférence (en anglais) :
The European Union has been confronted with crises across a range of policy areas. Crises have typically been viewed as providing impetus for further integration but are now straining the European project. Eleni Tsingou proposes a framework to understand crises and distinguish how they are comprehended as ‘fast-burning’ and ‘slow-burning’ phenomena. Those who view crises as fast-burning typically rally material and ideational resources to address issues with high political intensity. When a crisis is perceived as slow-burning, the key concern is with how the issue is framed and how social expectations are changing. Thinking of fast- and slow-burning crises permits analytical distinctions in how authorities and social actors view crises and how they consider actual conditions and future narratives. The framework assists in specifying how authorities and expert and civil society groups develop policy programmes and frames, as well as changes to European societies’ experiences and expectations.

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