Are we witnessing a rising culture of fear across Europe? Christine Hübner, partner at d|part, will be discussing the current state of the EU with politicians and analysts in London next Monday, March 13, from 6pm at Europe House.
Christine will present findings from d|part’s research into EU fears among German citizens and political elites. After the presentation she will discuss with Stephen
In a new study led by Christine Hübner, a d|part research team is presenting new insights into fears of people in Germany in relation to the European Union and analyses those in depth. Expanding those analyses, the findings on the attitudes of citizens in the country are contrasted with views by political decision makers. Using this interplay, the study can uniquely show in which areas political
• New research from Demos (UK) and d|part (Germany) shows the majority of Germans holds concrete fears about the EU
• Citizens’ fears about the EU are not simply a generalised anxiety, but a response to concrete concerns about issues such as a loss of social security (53%), increasing payments to the EU (52%), job losses (45%) and the loss of German culture and national identity (42%)
On behalf of the London-based think tank Demos d|part is launching a project to research the perception of the EU and issues around European integration in Germany. The team led d|part’s partner Christine Huebner sets out to explore fears related to further EU integration among the general population and political leaders in Germany.
d|part acts as one of six country-based partners contributing
The results from the research project on the UK’s EU referendum that d|part has been working on jointly with the University of Edinburgh has been discussed in a great variety of formats. The reports from the study are available publically here [Link].
Media outlets in multiple countries reported extensively about the project (see our media section for details), including for example the BBC, the
Today, team members from d|part, in cooperation with the University of Edinburgh, unveil findings from a new research project on attitudes towards the UK’s upcoming EU referendum. Based on a research project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council under its “UK in a Changing Europe” programme and run under the auspices of AQMeN, the team consisting of Jan Eichhorn, Christine Hübner