Britain’s Evolving Role in the European Union & Implications for the Transatlantic Relationship     Print Email
Monday, 23 April 2012

On April 23, The European Institute welcomed His Excellency Sir Peter John Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States, to a private discussion of Britain’s changing role within the EU and the attendant implications for relations between his country, the European Union, and the United States. Ambassador Westmacott was introduced by Yves-André Istel, Senior Advisor for Rothschild, Inc. and Co-Chair of The European Institute’s Board of Directors.

 
  • How Automation Shapes the Labor Market AND Political Preferences

    By Thomas Kurer, University of Zurich and Bruno Palier, Sciences Po, Paris

    We do not believe that Brexit, Trump, or the alarming success of radical right parties in almost all European countries should be interpreted as mere “electoral accidents.” Instead, we suggest that the current destructuring of political systems is connected to the profound transformation of labor markets in times of automation. Our core argument is that the specific effects of current technological innovations are key to understanding their political implications.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

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