Mark I. Vail

Selected Recent Conference Presentations, Invited Talks, and Public Lectures (since 2016)

“Religious Traditions, Work, and Fairness: The Cases of French and German Labor-Market Policy since the Great Recession.” Paper presented at 28th International Conference of   Europeanists,” Council for European Studies, Lisbon, 29 June-1 July 2022.

Panelist for Roundtable (virtual) on “Britain beyond Boris and Brexit: The Future Trajectory of Politics in the UK,” American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, Seattle, 30 September-3 October 2021.

“The Disembedding of Labor? Workplace Representation and Polarization in France.” Co-authored with Sara Watson. Paper presented at the 27th International (Virtual) Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, 21-25 June 2021.

“Solidarities, Fairness, and Economic Governance: COVID-19 Responses in Germany and the United States.” Co-authored with Achim Goerres. Paper presented at the 27th International (Virtual) Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, 21-25 June 2021.

“A Cautionary Tale: ‘Brexit’, Economic Citizenship, and the Political Perils of Neoliberalism.” Paper presented at the American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, Washington, DC, 28 August-1 September 2019.

“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.