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National Identity and Euroscepticism

A Comparison between France and the United Kingdom

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Published on Thursday, April 28, 2005



National Identity and Euroscepticism: A Comparison Between France and the United Kingdom

Friday the 13th of May 2005

Organisers: Sophie Duchesne (CNRS, Maison Francaise) and Julian Mischi (INRA, St Antony’s college), on behalf of the Maison Française d’Oxford, the European Studies Centre of St Antony’s college and the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Oxford

9.00 Registration

9.15 Opening remarks – Julian Mischi

9.30 Panel 1: Nation and Europe in French and British public opinion

11.00 Coffee break

Talking About ‘Europe’ And ‘Britain’, Atsuko Ichijo (Kingston University)European And Sub-European Identity - When Are Multiple Identities Compatible?, Michael Bruter (London School of Economics)Orientations Of Young Men And Women To Citizemship And European Identity, Lynn Jamieson (University of Edinburgh)

11.15 Panel 2: French and British national identities

13.00 Lunch

Patterns Of National Identity: A Comparison Of The French And British Ways Of Imagining The Nation, Sophie Duchesne and Anthony Heath (Nuffield college)Nation And Nationalism In France: Between Idealism And Reality, Alain Dieckhoff (CNRS/CERI)‘Set in the Silver Sea’ : English National Identity and European Integration, Anthony Smith (London School of Economics)

14.00 Panel 3: Eurosceptic political attitudes

A Dual Exceptionalism?: British and French Patterns of Euroscepticism in Wider Comparative Perspective, Robert Harmsen (Queen's college, Belfast)

15.30 Tea break

‘E with much less U’: or ‘No More E or U’? British Eurosceptic Exceptionalism After Enlargement, David Baker (Warwick University).Euroscepticism In French Political Parties, Bruno Cautrès (IEP de Grenoble) et Agnès Alexandre-Collier (Université de Franche-Comté)

16.00 Panel 4 : Elite discourses on Europe and postnationalism

Euroscepticism Among The Intellectuals, Justine Lacroix (Free University, Bruxelles).

The conference fee is £6, which includes lunch and tea and coffee

Booking: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk. Tel. 01865 274220

References And Uses Of Postnationalism In French And British Debates On Europe, Muriel Rambour (IEP de Strasbourg)Normative Conclusions, Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony’s college)



  • Oxford, Britain


  • Friday, May 13, 2005


  • Maison Française d'Oxford
    courriel : maison [at] herald [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk

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  • Maison Française d'Oxford
    courriel : maison [at] herald [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk


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