Category Archives: faculty research

CES End of Semester Luncheon: What does the European crisis mean for European Studies?

There has been, of course, no single “European Crisis” in the past several years.  The banking crisis that spread from the United States to Europe in 2008, and the sovereign debt crises that spread from Greece to Portugal and Italy … Continue reading

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Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective

CES welcomes back Lucia Tajoli, associate profesor of economics at the Politecnico di Milano. Professor Tajoli will give lecture in the Conversations on Europe series  titled “Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective,”  today at 4 pm EST. (Live Stream) “The ongoing … Continue reading

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What is happening in Catalonia?

What is going on in Catalonia? If you go to Catalonia, in Northeastern Spain, you will frequently hear “Som una nacio”- “we are a nation”. With their own language, history, high and folk culture, and economy, Catalans are justly proud … Continue reading

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Conversations: How fragile is the euro? by Global Michigan

For more on the talk and to read more excerpts from Jim Adams‘ lecture, please see the Global Michigan article by William Foreman. Just how fragile is the euro? Is it terminal? Will it disappear? “I wouldn’t bet against the very existence of the … Continue reading

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So, just how fragile is the Euro?

See presentation by the University of Michigan economics professor Jim Adams on Sept.20th, “How Fragile is the Euro?” as part of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.

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Conversations on Europe

Join the Center for European Studies for a new season of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.  The series has been in existence for 12 years and still continues to be a success thanks to visitors, diplomats, public intelectuals, scholars, writers, and musicians. See … Continue reading

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U-M Economics Professor Jim Adams on the fragility of the euro

Shared from cbsnews.com. University of Michigan Professor William J. Adams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics; and CES Affiliated Faculty, was quoted this morning on cbsnews.com in How fragile is the euro?

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Living Greeks and Those Long Dead Ones: Greek Heritage in Times of Crisis. By Despina Margomenou

Blog post by Despina Margomenou, Lecturer in the Modern Greek Program of the Department of Classical Studies, Research Associate at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and Faculty Associate of the Center for European Studies, University of Michigan. —– The New York … Continue reading

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Democracy at Gunpoint. By Natalie Bakopoulos.

Shared from lsa.umich.edu. June 14, 2012 Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos  is a Lecturer in English and an Affiliated Faculty in Modern Greek at the University of Michigan. Democracy at Gunpoint Its economy in turmoil, all eyes are on Greece these days, as … Continue reading

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Retrospective and Prospective Voting in Greece. By George Tsebelis.

The original article by George Tsebelis in Greek “Ψήφος τιμωρίας, επιβράβευσης και προοπτικής” was published on May 13, 2012 at kathimerini.gr. The article distinguishes between prospective and retrospective voting. In the first, the voter selects the party that is closer to him and … Continue reading

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