Spyros Kosmidis

Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Q-Step Centre
"I would like the EU to build the infrastructure to protect incomes across member states for those who are in need...economic policy and redistribution should become a clear aim for the EU as a whole" - Sypros Kosmidis on Europe in 2030
Time Question
0:03 Do you identify as a European?
0:25 What was your formative European moment?
1:30 How did this impact your view of Europe?
2:41 You say you were keen "back then" - what happened?
3:48 What was the worst moment in recent European history?
5:18 What was the best moment in recent European history?
7:28 What is the single most important thing the EU has done for you personally?
8:45 What would you most like the EU to have achieved by 2030?
10:38 What do you think of democracy at the EU level?
13:45 How can we reduce the "democratic deficit"?
14:51 How does your Greek identity influence your views of Europe?
15:50 Do you think uncivil behaviour on social media is a problem for Europe?
19:31 What impacted you most when you looked at climate related discourse?
20:57 Do you think this division applies to the public, and what is the EU's role?
22:42 Which role would you like the EU to play in fighting against climate change?
24:17 Who do you think should be responsible to fight against climate change at the European level?