The Elections in Britain and France, With Matthias Matthijs and Daniela Schwarzer

Matthias Matthijs, senior fellow for Europe at CFR and associate professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and Daniela Schwarzer, a member of the executive board of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the results and consequences of the snap elections in France and the United Kingdom. 

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Credits

Ester Fang - Associate Podcast Producer

Gabrielle Sierra - Editorial Director and Producer

Episode Guests
  • Matthias Matthijs
    Senior Fellow for Europe
  • Daniela Schwarzer

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Episode 

 

Matthias Matthijs, “Pivotal Elections for France—and Europe,” CFR.org

 

Matthias Matthijs and Mark Blyth, “Don’t Bet on a British Revival,” Foreign Affairs
 

Daniela Schwarzer, “It’s Time to Reset EU-UK Relations,” Financial Times

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