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LECTURES spring 2008

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01 Feb 2008

The European Union - A Neo-Medieval Empire?
JAN ZIELONKA
Professor of European Politics
University of Oxford
Ralf Dahrendorf Fellow at St Antony s College

15 Apr 2008

Reforming Pensions in Europe:
The Political Significance of Technicalities

GIULIANO BONOLI
Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration
IDHEAP, Lausanne

17 Apr 2008

The Fight against Undeclared Work:
A New Challenge for an Enlarged Europe?

GUIDO VANDERSEYPEN
Deputy Head of Unit, Employment Strategy
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
European Commission, Brussels

17 Apr 2008

Active Labour Market Policies in the UK
What Lessons Can We Learn from the British Experience?

MICHELLE DE CORT
Department for Work and Pensions, London

18 Apr 2008

Opening Up the Labour Market to People
with Disabilities: The French Experience

FRANCOIS ATGER
Territorial Director of AGEFIPH
French National Employment Agency
for Disabled People

18 Apr 2008

Creating Low-Skilled Jobs: The French Strategy
HENRI STERDYNIAK
French Observatory of Economic Conjunctures
OFCE, Paris

15 May 2008

Pension Reform in the European Union:
How to Cope with Ageing Populations?

PER ECKEFELDT
DG Economic and Financial Affairs
European Commission, Brussels

16 May 2008

The Pension Crisis in France
Causes and Remedies

EPHRAIM MARQUER
Director of Employee Savings and
Retirement Schemes AFG, Paris

16 May 2008

Pension Reform in the Nordic Countries
What Can Other EU Member States Learn?

MIKA VIDLUND
Finnish Centre for Pensions

16 May 2008

Can French Pension Systems still Fulfill
their Implicit Commitments?

DIDIER BLANCHET
French National Institute of Statistics
and Economic Studies INSEE, Paris

21 May 2008

PARIS MAY 68 AND PROVO AMSTERDAM 65
Trying to Understand Two Postmodern
Youth Revolts

MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation

12 Jun 2008

SARKOZY, FRANCE, AND NATO
Will Sarkozy s Rapprochement to NATO Be Sustainable?

MARCEL H. VAN HERPEN
Director
The Cicero Foundation

 
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