On October 18 th the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Israel invited, in cooperation with the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration (IASEI), to a symposium on the future of Europe. In the Maiersdorfer Faculty Club at the Hebrew University the symposium discussed the topic “More or less Europe? That is the question”. After greetings from Alfred Tobias, the Co-President of IASEI, Micky Drill as representative of the FES, and Gili Drori, the Director of the European Forum of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem two enriching presentations followed, introduced by Maya Sion-Tzidkiyahu, Co-President of IASEI.
Simon Bulmer, Professor of European Studies at the University of Sheffield, held a presentation on “Germany and the European Union Crisis: Help or Hindrance” and presented his recently published book “Germany and the European Union: Post-Brexit Hegemon?”. Thereupon followed a valuable insight in the research on “The European Culture War” by Joseph Weiler from the New York University Law School and Center for European Studies at Harvard University.