EU Views: Robert Socha

May 29th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Robert Socha Nationality: Polish Occupation(s): Journalist, deputy executive producer for TV documentary programs at TVN Poland. Connection to Europe: As an International Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Robert Socha studies the transition of linear TV broadcasters to the digital world. His research seeks to compare European and U.S. developments in video on demand, virtual reality, and video storytelling. Date of interview: April, 3, 2017 In this episode, Robert Socha focused on the growing income gap in Europe and the United States, and the... Read More

EU Views: Isabel Schayani

May 22nd, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Isabel Schayani Nationality: German Occupation(s): Editor for WDR (Westdeutschen Rundfunk) and international news presenter for the program “Weltspiegel” for ARD, one of Germany’s leading national broadcasters. Connection to Europe: She has overseen the WDR network’s WDRforyou web and social media news channel for refugees arriving in Germany since December 2015. Date of interview: April 3, 2017 In this episode, Isabel Schayani explained how she transformed a Facebook page into a platform for communicating directly with migrants, describing how her WDR project offers news, education, and... Read More

EU Views: Jacqueline Cramer

May 15th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Jacqueline Cramer Nationality: Dutch Occupation(s): Professor in sustainable innovation at Utrecht University, strategic advisor of the Utrecht Sustainability Institute, member of the Amsterdam Economic Board; and director of the consultancy firm ‘Sustainable Entrepreneurship: strategy and innovation consulting’. Connection to Europe: Former Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment for the Labour Party (February 2007 – February 2010); Member of various (inter)national advisory boards of the government, industry and non-profit organisations (e.g. previous crown member of the Dutch Social-Economic Council, member... Read More

EU Views: Pol Esteve & Bernard Dubois

May 8th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Pol Esteve & Bernard Dubois Nationality:  Spanish (Esteve), Belgian (Dubois) Occupation(s): Co-directors of the AA Visiting School Brussels (Esteve is the Co-founder of the architecture studio GOIG, and a teacher at the AA School of Architecture as a studio master and in the History and Theory department. Dubois is an architect based in Brussels, and was the co-curator of the Belgian Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2014). Connection to Europe: They are designing a research workshop in Brussels focused on... Read More

EU Views: Alberto Alemanno

May 1st, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Alberto Alemanno Nationality: Italy, France, United States Occupation(s): Academic. Citizen Lobbyist. Civic Entrepreneur. Connection to Europe: Originally from Italy, Alberto Alemanno is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law and Regulation and the scientific director of the EU Public Interest Law Clinic at HEC Paris and New York University School of Law. Date of interview: March 5, 2017 In this episode, Olya Yordanyan talks to Alberto Alemanno about European democracy and how citizens might engage politically to regain some power and influence over... Read More

EU Views: Esther de Lange

April 24th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Esther de Lange Nationality: Netherlands Occupation(s): Vice Chair, European People’s Party, European Parliament Connection to Europe: Esther de Lange was born in the Netherlands and studied European Studies in The Hague. She participated in an ERASMUS exchange program at the University of Lyon in France. As Vice-Chair of the EPP she is responsible for relations with the national Parliaments. Date of interview: March 4, 2017 In this episode Olya Yordanyan talks to Dutch politician Esther de Lange. De Lange focuses on the big... Read More

EU Views: Aleksandra Sojka

April 17th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Aleksandra Sojka Nationality: Poland, Spain, United States Occupation(s): Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Political Science of the University of Granada in Spain; Visiting Scholar at The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University (2016/2017) Connection to Europe: Sojka studied in Poland, the Netherlands, and Spain, and developed research visits in Hungary, Germany, and Italy. Her principal research interests lie in the area of EU politics, comparative European politics, and political sociology of European integration. Date of interview:... Read More

EU Views: Markus Brunnermeier

April 10th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Markus Brunnermeier Nationality: United States Occupation(s): Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics and Director of the Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University Connection to Europe: Brunnermeier’s research focuses on international financial markets and the macroeconomy with special emphasis on bubbles, liquidity, financial and monetary price stability. He is the author of The Euro and the Battle of Ideas (Princeton University Press, 2016). Date of interview: March 2, 2017 In this episode of the EU Futures podcast, Markus K. Brunnermeier discusses the fundamental differences between... Read More

EU Views: Chandler Rosenberger

April 3rd, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: Chandler Rosenberger Nationality: United States Occupation(s): Chair of the International and Global Studies Program at Brandeis University Connection to Europe: Rosenberger is a historical sociologist specializing in the cultural foundations of politics and in the intellectual roots of political revolutions.From 1992 to 1994, he covered the collapse of Czechoslovakia and the war in Yugoslavia as a journalist and as a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs.  Date of interview: February 28, 2017 In this episode, Olya Yordanyan and Toria Rainey talk to Chandler... Read More

EU Views: José María Beneyto

March 27th, 2017 in Podcasts.

Name: José María Beneyto Nationality: Spain Occupation(s): Academic, international lawyer, politician and writer Connection to Europe: José María Beneyto is a professor of European Law and Politics, International Relations and International Law, a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam of the EU and the Director of the Institute for European Studies in Madrid. He has published extensively on European Union, he has been practicing law over twenty years, and he was also a Civil Servant of the European Institutions and an advisor to the... Read More