Paul Krugman to Deliver CES Keynote Address



Paul Krugman holds two titles at C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center, distinguished professor in the Economics PhD program and distinguished scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center. In addition, he is Professor Emeritus of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. He is best known to the general public as Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, a position he’s held since 2000. 

In 2008, Krugman was the sole recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on international trade theory. In addition to the Nobel, Krugman is the recipient of John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association, an award given every two years to a top economist under the age of 40. He also received the Asturias Award given by the King of Spain, considered to be the European Pulitzer Prize.

The 23rd International Conference of Europeanists will take place from Thursday, April 14, 2016 - Saturday, April 16, 2016. Attendees may register for the 2016 conference via our Online Registration Form. 

Registration fees for the International Conference of Europeanists include admittance to all three days of the conference, including all sessions, all evening plenaries, and the evening reception on April 15. Registration also includes a complimentary individual membership in the Council for European Studies for the remainder of 2016.

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Mabel Berezin earned her Ph. D. at Harvard and is Professor of Sociology at Cornell where she chaired the Department from 2010 to 2014.  She is a comparative sociologist whose work explores the intersection of political institutions and cultural meanings with an emphasis on challenges to democratic cohesion and solidarity in Europe and the United States.  She is the author of Illiberal Politics in Neoliberal Times:  Culture, Security, and Populism in the New Europe (Cambridge 2009) and Making the Fascist Self: The Political Culture of Inter-war Italy (Cornell 1997) which was awarded the J. David Greenstone Prize by the American Political Science Association and named an "Outstanding Academic Book of 1997", by Choice.  In addition to numerous articles, review essays and contributions to edited volumes, she has edited four collaborative volumes:  Democratic Culture:  Ethnos and Demos in Global Perspective (with Jeffrey Alexander);  Europe Without Borders (with Martin Schain) (Johns Hopkins 2004); an issue of Theory and Society (38 (4) 2009), entitled “Emotion and Rationality in Economic Life;” and an issue of  Qualitative Sociology 37 (2) 2014), entitled ” Methods, Materials and Meanings:  Designing Cultural Analysis.”  She has held fellowships from the European University Institute, the Leverhulme Trust, ASA Fund for Advancement of the Discipline and German Marshall Fund. She is working on a book length manuscript on the resurgence of nationalism in contemporary Europe and its relation to the European debt crisis.  



Martin Sandbu is the author of Martin Sandbu’s Free Lunch, an email briefing on the main economic issues of the day. Prior to this, he was the FT’s Economics Leader Writer (2009-13). As part of the leader writing team he contributed to shaping the FT’s editorial line, with particular responsibility for international economic policy questions such as the eurozone sovereign debt crisis and the remaking of global financial regulation. He also contributes occasional longer pieces to the FT’s features and news pages.

Prior to joining the FT Martin worked as an academic researcher and policy adviser on topics in economics, political economy, and philosophy. He spent two years at Columbia University as a postdoctoral fellow in economic development, then three years as a lecturer in ethics and corporate responsibility at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). He remains a non-resident Senior Research Fellow at Wharton’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research. His Wharton business ethics lectures were published in book form by Pearson Prentice Hall as Just Business: Arguments in Business Ethics in 2011. Martin's newest book Europe's Orphan, a defence of the euro, was published by Princeton University Press in September 2015.
Martin holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University, and completed a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government at Harvard University in 2003.
Martin appears regularly on the radio, as well as occasionally appearing on television.







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