Schmidt Delivers Lecture on Overcoming Populism at EC Conference
At a conference co-hosted by the ZOE Institute for Future-Fit Economies and European Commission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 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, discussed the challenges of populism to social policy while…
Gallagher Comments on State of Globalization and Global Economics
“You know how stock markets have bubbles? And then there’s a correction. I think there’s been a globalization bubble, and we’re trying to correct it.”
Garčević Comments on Rise of Populism in Europe
According to Ambassador Garčević, many European voters now look for parties that offer easy answers to complex societal and economic issues or are prone to support the so-called non-institutional solutions.
Schmidt Explores New Directions for the Future of the EU
Professor Schmidt joined fellow experts in discussing the future of the European Union, which Shmidt suggests depends on which of three ‘big’ ideas becomes dominant.
Najam Delivers UIK Keynote on The State of the Future
In his address on “The State of the Future,” Professor Najam argued that there are at least five fundamental and structural shifts happening in global affairs that could potentially unleash a host of new challenges while also offering some important opportunities.
Schmidt Interviewed on Divisions Among EU Membership
In her interview, Professor Schmidt discusses the rise of populism, the Ukraine war, the EU and the possibility of Ukraine getting a fast-tracked membership, and more.
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 Publishes Article on Populism in Europe
Professor Schmidt’s research considers not only the rise of populist anti-system parties in European countries but also the special challenges this poses for the European Union.
What Did 2021 Teach Us About International Affairs?
In reflecting on 2021, Pardee School faculty offer their thoughts on the lessons that can be gleaned from this past year. Chief among the responses: multilateralism and global democracy are in decline.
Schmidt Keynotes European Consortium for Political Research Conference
“Populism itself has been defined in myriad ways…Less studied has been the discursive construction of discontent in different institutional contexts over time.”
CSE Hosts Event on Constitutionalism in the Age of Populism
While some variants of populism are indeed incompatible with constitutionalism, Bojan Bugaric and Mark Tushnet argue that the tension between populism and constitutionalism is narrower than much of the commentary suggests.
Stern Coauthors Op-Ed on Trump and Authoritarianism
“Authoritarian predispositions are not a problem that can just be educated away…a strong rhetorical focus on a unified Americanness can play a vital role in reassuring and deactivating the innately intolerant.”
Heine Discusses Latin American Response to COVID with JSIA
Ambassador Jorge Heine was recently interviewed by JSIA on the global response to COVID-19, with a focus on Latin America.
Schmidt Speaks at EUI on the Rise of Populism
Prof. Vivien Schmidt gave a lecture entitled “The Rhetoric of Discontent: A Transatlantic Inquiry into the Rise of Populism.”
Center for the Study of Europe Hosts Lecture With Sheri Berman
The Center for the Study of Europe hosted a lecture with Barnard College Prof. Sheri Berman entitled “Populism and the Future of Liberal Democracy in the West.”
Schmidt in Social Europe on the Rise of Populism in Europe
Prof. Vivien Schmidt discusses how European progressives can combat the recent rise of populism across the region.
Ban Publishes Op-Ed on Romania and Right-Wing Populism
Prof. Cornel Ban discusses why Romania is immune to illiberal populism and why the country was not engulfed by the region’s right-wing populist wave
Najam in The News on Sunday on the Global Trend Toward Populism
Dean Adil Najam discusses the 2016 United States presidential elections as well as the global trend of electing populist leaders.