Schmidt Comments on French Pension Reform Protests
In an interview with Candian television network CHCH-DT, Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, was interviewed on French President Emmanuel Macron’s stance on the ongoing pension reform protests. Schmidt gave an overview of Macron’s position…
Schmidt Interviewed on Proposed French Pension Reform
Professor Schmidt reflects on the social sentiment that has sparked France’s pension reform protests, addresses the issues of wealth gaps and inequality, and describes the political implications of approval or rejection of the proposal for the Macron government.
Selin Offers Insights on French World Cup Boycotts
Previous moral predicaments among French soccer fans over the World Cup are evaporating as the national team performs well in the tournament. Professor Selin offers insights into the reasons and the impacts.
Corgan Internship Grant Recipients Share Their Summer Experiences
From Dubai to France to London, our students’ internships are pathways to gain on-the-job knowledge, expand their worldview, and further their career aspirations. The Pardee School caught up with some of the inaugural recipients of the Michael T. Corgan Internship Fund to discuss their career goals, the internships they’ve secured, and the impact of the Corgan Fund.
Schmidt Interviewed on French Presidential Election
Professor Schmidt discusses what a Marine Le Pen presidency would look like and addressed questions on what she would do in France and in Europe as well as the implications for the rest of the globe, Africa in particular.
Schmidt Discusses French Elections at EU IDEA Conference
Professor Schmidt joined Herman van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council (2009-2014), to discuss the clash of ‘big ideas’ – neo-liberalism, populism, and progressivism – the critical elections in France that occurred on April 24, 2022, and their potential impact on Europe.
Schmidt Discusses French Presidential Candidates at Delphi Economic Forum
Professor Schmidt mentioned that Marine Le Pen’s election could pose danger for the European Union (EU) as well as for France.
Sarkar Publishes Journal Article on Cold War Nuclear History
Professor Sarkar argues that the French foreign ministry and the French atomic energy commission feared being implicated in India’s 1974 nuclear explosion, leading to renegotiation of their past contracts with the Indian atomic energy commission.
GDP Center Launches New Paper on EU-MERCOSUR FTA
The EU-MERCOSUR free trade agreement would represent the largest trade deal for both blocs in terms of number of citizens involved, but is likely to be a step toward less productive, more unequal and more vulnerable economies in both blocs.
Aftandilian in The Arab Weekly on Macron’s Iran Proposal
Gregory Aftandilian discusses why it will be difficult for Iran and the United States to accept French President Macron’s compromise proposal to defuse tensions.
Keylor Interviewed on Yellow Vests Protests in France
Prof. William Keylor discusses the ongoing yellow vests protests in France.
Schmidt Appointed Chevalier in French Legion of Honor
Prof. Vivien Schmidt has been appointed as a Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor — France’s highest honor.
Longman in NY Times on French Complicity in Rwandan Genocide
Prof. Timothy Longman discusses an independent report by the Rwandan government that accuses French officials of complicity in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.
Keylor Presents on Post-WWI U.S.-France Relations
Prof. William Keylor presented on the dissolution of the bonds of friendship between the United States and France following the end of World War I.
Schmidt in WaPo on Macron’s Landslide Victory
Prof. Vivien Schmidt discusses the landslide victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron over far-right Marine Le Pen in the 2017 French presidential election.
BtH: Elections in France, the United Kingdom and Germany
Professors Erik Goldstein, William Keylor and Joseph Wippl discussed how the upcoming elections across Europe will impact the United States.
Schmidt in Izvestia on French Presidential Election
Prof. Vivien Schmidt discusses the upcoming French presidential election.
Keylor in Boston Herald on French Presidential Election
Prof. William Keylor discusses the outlook for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Keylor Presents at Conference on Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy
Prof. William Keylor chaired a session and presented a paper at a recent conference on U.S. President Barack Obama’s legacy in foreign policy.
Keylor Interviewed on Upcoming French Presidential Race
Prof. William Keylor discusses the global implications of the upcoming French presidential elections.