|Andrew Cottey, Senior Lecturer and Jean Monnet Chair in European
Political Integration in the Department of Government at University
College Cork, gives a talk named “Benefits and Costs of EU membership: A
Perspective from Ireland and the UK”. Andrew will offer his personal
perspective on the question of costs and benefits of EU membership as
an input to the current Icelandic debate on EU entry. As a UK citizen
living and working for several years in Ireland he has had a unique
opportunity to observe the issue from the perspectives of both a
larger, and a smaller, member state.
Andrew Cottey´s previous appointments included a NATO Fellowship and
The meeting will be conducted in English, is free of charge, and all are welcome.