How has the continent been affected by the trauma of Covid-19 in political, economic, cultural and social terms? What does this mean for the future? Five experts in international politics will talk about Europe after the pandemic, bearing in mind the German and French elections, the polarization of Spain, European funds and the consequences of Brexit. The guests at this event will be Arancha González Laya, Spanish Foreign Minister from January 2020 to July 2021 in Pedro Sánchez’s second government; Lucía Méndez Prada, political commentator, journalist and founder of El Mundo newspaper; Simon Kuper, Financial Times journalist and author of Barça: The Inside Story of the World’s Greatest Football Club; Ana Carbajosa, journalist and author of Angela Merkel: Crónica de una era and Daniel Dombey, the Financial Times’ Spain correspondent.
They will talk to Frederick Studemann, the literary editor of the Financial Times
The event will be introduced by Manuel Muñiz, expert in international relations and former Secretary of State of España Global.
Javier Maroto, Elcin Poyrazlar, Gonzalo Garland and Pallavi Aiyar in conversation with Giles Tremlett