The University of Iowa

The European Union’s Democracy Deficit is topic of Oct. 25 luncheon lecture

October 22nd, 2013

The European Studies Group at the University of Iowa will welcome Alexander Somek for a talk on “The European Union’s Democracy Deficit – Then and Now.” The event will be held Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, from noon to 1 p.m. in the International Commons, 1117 University Capitol Centre.

Somek is Charles E. Floete Chair in Law at the University of Iowa and author of Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Antidiscrimination Law (Oxford University Press, 2011), Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2008) and Rechtliches Wissen (Suhrkamp, 2006).

This event is free and open to the public. A light luncheon will be served.

The European Studies Group is part of UI International Programs.

For more information, contact Luis Martin-Estudillo at or 335-2229.