Lunch Talk: Social Europe, the Eurocrisis and the European Semester

  • Starts: 1:00 pm on Monday, April 4, 2016
  • Ends: 2:30 pm on Monday, April 4, 2016

Join us for a lecture by Amandine Crespy, lecturer in political science and European studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and a member of the Centre d’études de la vie politique (CEVIPOL) and the Institut d’Etudes Europennes (IEE). Crespy's research interests deal with political conflict over European integration, especially in relation with social and economic policies. She is the co-editor of L’Europe sous tensions. Appropriation et contestation de l’Union européenne (Paris, L’Harmattan, 2010) and Social Policy and the Eurocrisis. Quo Vadis Social Europe (London, Palgrave, forthcoming). She has also authored Qui a peur de Bolkestein? Conflit, résistances et démocratie dans l’Union européenne (London, Economica, 2012) and Capitalism, democracy and European integration. The contentious politics of public services in the European Union (London, Palgrave, forthcoming).

Lunch available at 12:30 - please arrive early if you would like lunch. Open to BU community and others with a research interest in the topic. RSVP to

Pardee School of Global Studies, 152 Bay State Road, Room 202