Sara Svensson gave lecture at Comenius University in Bratislava

April 30, 2015

On April 29, DPP visiting professor Sara Svensson held a lecture on ‘Crossborder cooperation and Euroregions’ to students at the Institute of Public Policy and Economics at Comenius University in Bratislava. The lecture presented the origin and the diffusion of cross-border cooperation between sub-national authorities in a Europe, with a special emphasis on why local governments decide to join Euroregions as vechicles for such cooperation. The lecture contained material from Svensson’s recent scholarly publications in Journal of Borderlands Studies (with Gergo Medve-Balint), Regions & Cohesion (with Andrey Demidov) and Journal of European Integration (with Carl Nordlund), as well as commentary on expected consequences of EU cohesion policy changes in 2014-2020 for cross-border cooperation.