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JMCDemocracy 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”.

Event Program:


H.E. 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. Please register below. If you have difficulties registering please contact directly. Thank you.

*We have a received many inquiries for this event, please arrive early to obtain seating.* 


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”.

Event Registration for Vivien Schmidt