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Jean Monnet Chair Democracy Launch Event with Professor Vivien Schmidt
January 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
|Location:||2017 Dunton Tower|
Please join us for the official launch event for the Jean Monnet Chair “Democracy in the European Union”.
Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada: Opening remarks
Achim Hurrelmann, Jean Monnet Chair: The Research and Teaching Program of the Jean Monnet Chair “Democracy in the European Union”
Vivien Schmidt, Boston University: Keynote Lecture – Democracy in Europe: At Risk in the Euro Crisis?
The event will take place on January 28, 2016 from 11:30am-1:00pm in Dunton Tower, Room 2017, Carleton campus. Lunch will be served. For registration, please visit the Jean Monnet Chair web page.
Vivien Schmidt, is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University, and Founding Director of BU’s Center for the Study of Europe. Her research focuses on European political economy, institutions, democracy, and political theory. Her book Democracy in Europe (2006) was named in 2015 by the European Parliament as one of the “100 Books on Europe to Remember”.
Achim Hurrelmann, is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. His research focuses on the politicization and legitimation of regional and global governance, especially in the European Union.