Category: Vivien Schmidt

EU Austerity Measures: Why The Nobel Peace Prize Matters

WBUR “Cognoscenti” By Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences and Cornel Ban, College of Arts & Sciences In receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, the leaders of the European Union should not only take a moment to feel justifiable pride in the recognition of the EU’s past accomplishments, but they should also take a moment […]

The Meaning of President Francois Hollande

Social 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 […]