EUROPP editors Chris Gilson and Stuart A Brown regularly interview experts on important issues in European politics and policy. These interviews are also part of voxEUROPP, our ongoing series of podcasts.

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Paul Stock 80x108March 2013 - Dr Paul Stock, Lecturer in Early Modern International History, LSE International History, discusses the LSE Literary Festival’s main event on the life and work of Denis Diderot.

“It seemed very appropriate to me to have an event at the Literary Festival focusing on Diderot, because this is the 300th anniversary of his birth.”

 Download MP3 [duration 4:06]

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Elke Krasny 80x108March 2013 - Elke Krasny, curator, urbanist and Senior Lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna talks about her LSE Literary Festival talk, “Between Curatorial and Urban Practice”, which explored how curation evolves amidst new urban contexts.

“How can one capture the heterogeneity or multifacetedness of today’s multi-ethnic European cities, and many other global cities that undergo the pressure of accelerated urbanisation processes?”

 Download MP3 [duration 5:18]

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December 2012 - Professor Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the LSE’s European Institute talks to the EUROPP team about his vision for the future of Europe.

“The euro is a currency without a country – so we have to start building a country, and that’s the hard part”

 Download MP3 [duration 5:21]

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December 2012 – Rainbow Murray, Reader in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London, and a visiting research fellow at Sciences Po, Paris, discusses the Front National and its leader Marine le Pen in France.

 “If you compare the fundamental content of the manifesto in 2012 with previous years, there’s little change, so I think she’s been quite successful at changing the image but not the substance”.

 Download MP3 [duration 7:45]

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December 2012 – Vassilis Monastiriotis, Senior Lecturer in the Political Economy of South Eastern Europe at the LSE’s European Institute talks to EUROPP about the Greek economy and the rise of the far right

“The austerity measures are obviously a big part of the story, but the other part of the story is the slowness and the inability of the Greek government to implement any type of reforms.”

 Download MP3 [duration 8:01]

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