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Happy Hour: Is Bernie (Really) a Socialist? European Social Democracy’s Impact on American Politics

April 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Socialism  used to be a dirty word in American Politics, but has Bernie changed the game? Join the Center for European Studies Director John D. Stephens, an expert on European Welfare states, for a happy hour  discussion on the similarities and differences between “European socialism”, Bernie Sander’s unique American variant of social democracy, and the impact of his campaign on American perceptions of socialism.

Co-Sponsors and/or additional support provided byThe TransAtlantic Masters Program, The Contemporary European Studies Major, UNC Program in the Humanities, U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center funding

Acknowledgement of Support: This event has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this event are the sole responsibility of The UNC Center for European Studies and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.


April 20, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Center for European Studies | A Jean Monnet Center of Excellence


The Back Bar at Top of the Hill
100 East Franklin Street, 3rd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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