27 October 2015 | EC EPS EW | News

Visiting scholars November and December

Three high-profile scholars will be visiting ACCESS EUROPE in November and December, notably Francesca Bignami, Amy Verdun and Andrea Teti.

Francesca Bignami

From 11 to 21 November Francesca Bignami, Professor of Law at the George Washington University, will have her office at the Faculty of Law of the VU Amsterdam and will be contributing to our European Constitutionalism theme.

Francesca Bignami’s research focuses on comparative constitutional and administrative law as well as the law of the European Union and transnational networks. She has published widely on privacy in transatlantic perspective, comparative rulemaking, rights and accountability in global governance, and the convergence of European regulatory systems. 

As part of her ACCESS EUROPE visiting professorship, Francesca will give a lecture on Data privacy and EU-US relations.

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Amy Verdun

Amy Verdun is Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria, CA, and co-editor of the Journal of Common Market Studies. During her visit to ACCESS EUROPE from 10 to 27 November, she will be hosted by the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. She will specifically contributing to the European Law and Governance theme of ACCESS EUROPE.

Her recent books include Globalization, Development and Integration, Pompeo della Posta, and Amy Verdun (eds) (2009) (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), Innovative Governance: The Politics of Multilevel Policymaking, Ingeborg Toemmel and Amy Verdun (eds) (2009) (Boulder: Lynne Rienner), and Ruling Europe: The Politics of the Stability and Growth Pact (2010) (Cambridge University Press) co-authored with Martin Heipertz.

As part of her ACCESS EUROPE visiting professorship, she co-organises the workshop Socio-Economic Governance in the EU since the Crisis.

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Andrea Teti

Andrea Teti will be with us for three separate periods: from 23 November to 3 December, 25 January through 7 February and a third period in April, which yet has to be confirmed. He will be contributing to the theme Europe and the World and hosted by the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Amsterdam

Andrea Teti is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen specializing in Middle-Eastern politics and democratization. He also writes about the political theories of constructivism and poststructuralism.

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