Category: Vivien Schmidt

The Meaning of President Francois Hollande

May 7th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

SchmidtSocial Europe Journal
Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

Vous verrez, Antoine; dans quelques années ils feront comme si je n’avais jamais existé…” (You’ll see, Antoine; in a few years they’ll act as if I never existed…”) remarks the dying President Mitterrand to his idealistic young biographer in the Robert Guédiguian film Le Promeneur du Champs de Mars….

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The French presidential election: an election crucial for Europe

May 2nd, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

Le Monde
Co-written by Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

As usual, the Europe bore the brunt of the campaign in France : too absent for some, she is accused by others of the evils of the country…

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Thinking about the eurozone as a bar

May 1st, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Marketplace, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

Marketplace
Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

Spain chopped its budgets but now austerity is biting back…

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French Presidential Elections

April 19th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

CRIEnglish
Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

The French people go to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the country’s presidential elections…

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Europe 2012: The devil is in the details

January 14th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

BEPA Monthly Brief
By Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

The big question for the EU in 2012 is not only: “will it solve the debt crisis?” It is also: “will it survive the solution?” Lurking behind the debt crisis is a growth crisis, in particular with austerity policies imposed across Member States, along with a competitiveness crisis for Southern Europe…

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