Tagged: Vivien Schmidt
Professor Vivien Schmidt’s co-edited book with Cambridge University Press has just come out in the UK, and will be available in the US by the end of the month. For more information on her book, Resilient Liberalism in Europe’s Political Economy, please click here.
Vivien Schmidt traveled to Europe twice in February to discuss problems related to the Eurozone Crisis. The first time was to participate in an expert panel on how to develop democracy in the European Union for the meeting of Social-Democratic leaders, ‘Renaissance for Europe: Peace, Prosperity, Progress,’ on February 8-9, who gathered in Turin, Italy, to support the social-democratic leader, Pier-Luigi Bersani, in the upcoming elections. Attendees included sitting Prime Ministers of Belgium, Romania, and Croatia along with opposition leaders from a number of other countries. The second trip was to give a talk on “The Eurozone Crisis seen from the US” at the French National Assembly on February 21 for the conference on Trans-Atlantic Relations sponsored by the Foreign Affairs Committee.
This month, Professor Vivien A Schmidt gave testimony twice for different groups at the European Parliament on issues related to the Eurozone crisis and how to reform the European Union. On October 4, she provided testimony to the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee on European Governance and the Future of Europe. Her policy brief addressed specifically ‘Multi-tier Governance and EU Political Economy’. See links below. On Oct. 24, she gave a keynote speech to the European Parliament’s party grouping of social democrats, the second largest party in the EP, at a special session on ‘The Future of Europe’
Professor Vivien Schmidt wrote an op-ed for the Boston Globe on the Eurozone Crisis. The full article can be read here.
Professor Vivien Schmidt recently wrote for Social Europe Journal on EU democracy. The full article can be found here.
Professor Vivien Schmidt received the Best Paper Award at the European Community Studies Association-Canada conference, which was held at Carleton University in Ottawa April 26-28, 2012. The paper (co- authored with Amandine Crespy) was entitled “The Clash of Titans/ The White Knight and the Iron Lady: France, Germany and the Simultaneous Double Game of EMU Reform.”
Professor Vivien Schmidt was recently interviewed by NPR’s “On Point” on debt and spending in Greece. To listen to the interview, please click here. (beginning at 33:54 min for Vivien’s intervention)
The BU Humanities Foundation has awarded funding to a proposal by Professor Vivien Schmidt for a major transatlantic conference on “Resilient Liberalism: European Political Economy through Boom and Bust” to be held in September 2011.