Selected Recent Conference Presentations, Invited Talks, and Public Lectures (since 2014)
“Distributional Coalitions and Double Binds: National Liberalisms and Fiscal Policy in Contemporary Germany and Italy." Paper presented at the 26th International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Madrid, 20-22 June 2019.
“Political Community and the New Parochialism: Brexit and the Reimagination of British Conservatism and Liberalism,” Workshop on “Interpreting Brexit,” University of California, Berkeley, 26 April 2019.
“Liberalism in Illiberal States: Ideas and Economic Adjustment in Contemporary Europe,” Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), David P. Calleo Distinguished Lecture Series, Washington, DC, 18 September 2018.
Author-meets-critics panel on Mark I. Vail, Liberalism in Illiberal States (Oxford University Press, 2018), American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, Boston, 30 August-2 September 2018.
“Economic Decline, Inequality, and Communal Identities in Britain and France.” Co-authored with Erica Podrazik (PhD student). Paper presented at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Chicago, 28-30 March 2018.
“National Liberalisms in Continental Europe: Renegotiating the Social Contract in Hard Times,” Max Planck/Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies, Paris, 12 June 2017.
Member of roundtable on “The Past and Future of European Integration: Brexit, the Euro, Migration, and Mobility,” Society for French Historical Studies conference, Washington, D.C., 20-22 April 2017.
“Liberalism's Legacies: The Power of Liberal Ideas in Contemporary Europe,” European Institute, University College London, 25 November 2016.
“Beyond Neoliberalism: National Liberalisms and Fiscal-Policy and Labor-Market Reform in Contemporary France and Germany,” London School of Economics, 24 November 2016.
“From Liberalism to Liberalization: French and German Liberalism and Economic Adjustment in the Era of Austerity,” European and International Studies (EIS), Kings College London, 23 November 2016.
“National Liberalisms and Economic Crisis: French and German Labor-Market Policy since the late 1990s.” Paper presented at the 23rd International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Philadelphia, 14-16 April 2016.
“From Liberalism to Liberalization: French and German Liberalism and Labor-Market Reform since the 1990s.” Paper presented at the conference on “The Global Transformation of Work: Market Integration, China’s Rise, and Labor Adaptation,” Rutgers University, 16-18 March 2016.
“Beyond Ordoliberalism: German Liberal Ideas and the Development of the Social Market Economy since 1990,” 20th Anniversary Conference for the Center for German and European Studies and Institute for European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 20 October 2015.
“The Developmental State in Developed Societies: The Evolution of Economic-Policy Making in France and Finland.” Paper presented at the 22nd International Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies, Paris, 8-10 July 2015.
“The Weakness of Strong Ties: The Contradictions of French Statist Liberalism and the European Crisis of Faith.” Paper presented at the 22nd International Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies, Paris, 8-10 July 2015.
“From Paradox to Missed Opportunities: French Statist Liberalism and the Euro Crisis.” Paper presented at the Conference of the European Union Studies Association, Boston, 5-7 March 2015.
“Liberalism in Illiberal States: Party Systems and Elite Conceptions in French and German Fiscal Policy,” Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 8 July 2014.
“History, Solitude, and Liberal Learning,” Keynote Address, Phi Beta Kappa Induction, Alpha of Tulane Chapter, Tulane University, 15 May 2014.
“Europe’s Middle Child: France’s Statist Liberalism and the Conflicted Politics of the Euro.” Paper presented at 21st International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Washington, DC, 14-16 March 2014.