30.05.2024 : Simone Veil Talk –  Veronica Anghel

The Jean Monnet Center welcomes Veronica Anghel (Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies & Assistant Professor at Robert Schuman Center – European University Institute) as part of the Simone Veil Talks 2024. Veronica Anghel Veronica Anghel will give a talk entitled ‘The End of Civilian Power Europe: Wartime EU and the Politics of Enlargement‘ on Thursday, May 30, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. The conference will take place at McGill University, in room 429 of the Leacock building, 855 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal.

The conference will be in English. No registration is required.


Veronica Anghel works at the intersection of comparative politics and international relations. She studies European integration and enlargement at the nexus between security-building and democratization. As an assistant professor at the Robert Schuman Centre, she co-leads the ‘EU Enlargement Hub’, a cooperative research and capacity-building initiative between the EUI, the CEU Democracy Institute, and the Kyiv School of Economics. The project aims to research the lessons learned from the EU’s enlargement phases to transfer into policies recommendations for Ukraine and beyond.

Anghel is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies, where she teaches courses on Risk in International Relations and Economy and European Politics. She is a professor and course coordinator for the CEU Invisible University for Ukraine (IUfU), an initiative aimed to support the continuous education of many Ukrainian students whose studies have been affected by the war.

Previously, Anghel held fellowships at Stanford University (Fulbright), the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the EUI (Max Weber), and the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna (Europe’s Futures Fellow). Her research on democracy and European integration has been published in, among others, West European Politics, Political Communication, European Journal of Political Research, and in edited volumes with Oxford University Press and Routledge. In addition, she worked as a foreign affairs advisor for the Romanian Presidential Administration and the Romanian Senate.

Veronica Anghel received her PhD from the University of Bucharest in co-direction with the University of Bordeaux. She has been awarded the Inaugural ‘Rising Star’ Award of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) in 2021. She also taught B.A. Political Elites, Comparative Politics, Parties and Ideologies, and M.A. Risk in International Relations and Economy, Comparative Politics, and European Politics.

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