YUFE Academy Lecture on 22nd March at 15:00 CET The European Multicultural Identity by Prof. Massimo Papa (Faculty of Law). The lecture will be introduced by Prof. Luisa Corrado (YUFE Scientific Coordinator) and moderated by Prof. Andrea Buratti (Facult
Pluralism is a basic feature of European society and, since the origin of the integration process, is a fundamental value of the EU.
At the same time, however, European countries are increasingly struggling with the issue of social integration of multiculturalism, especially regarding the integration of Muslim communities. In the very last years, the necessity to fight terrorism is even strengthening policies of exclusion and separation.
The lecture aims to: (i) examine the different patterns of integration existing in the European landscape, all of them raising challenging legal dilemmas; and (ii) to discuss the approaches of Parliaments and national and supranational Courts, to give body to the fundamental values of European Union, starting with the project of the integration of a multicultural society.