Dr Benjamin Leruth is an Assistant Professor in Politics and Society at the University of Groningen, specialising in comparative politics and welfare policy, Euroscepticism, democratic innovations, and differentiated European (dis)integration. He is the co-author and co-editor of various books, including Euroscepticism as a Transnational and Pan-European Phenomenon (Routledge, 2017); After Austerity (Oxford University Press, 2017); the Routledge Handbook of Euroscepticism (Routledge, 2018); Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare (Palgrave, 2018); and Differentiated Integration and Disintegration in a Post-Brexit Era (Routledge, 2020). His articles have been published in journals such as Policy & Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, Comparative European Politics, and Social Policy & Administration. He is currently co-editing the forthcoming Routledge Handbook on Differentiation in the European Union.
Dr Emilia Mataix-Ferrándiz is the host of the EuroStorie Podcast. She is a postdoctoral researcher in subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. She is a legal historian and classical archaeologist whose research focuses on management of cultural heritage and its political and social impact, maritime archaeology, ancient law and legal anthropology.
Dr Zoë Jay is the host of the EuroStorie Podcast. She is a post-doctoral researcher at EuroStorie in subproject 1, Law and the Uses of the Past. She has a background in international relations and political science, and her research focuses on European politics and culture, human rights, and the politics of international law and institutions.
References in the episode:
Dirk Leuffen, Julian Scheussler and Jana Gómez Díaz, ‘Public support for differentiated integration: individual liberal values and concerns about member state discrimination’, Journal of European Public Policy, Published online Oct 2020.
Paul Taggart and Aleks Sczerbiak, ‘Contemporary Euroscepticism in the party systems of the European Union candidate states of Central and Eastern Europe’, European Journal of Political Research, 43(1), 2004, pp.1-27.
Stephen George, An Awkward Partner: Britain in the European Community, Oxford University Press, 1998.
Boris Johnson, in “‘We will now open a new chapter in our national story’: Boris Johnson issues rallying cry to the nation on the day of his historic Brexit deal vote”, Daily Mail, 30 December 2020, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9096997/Boris-Johnson-hail-new-chapter-British-history-day-historic-Brexit-deal-vote.html
Thomas Piketty, Capital and Ideology, Harvard University Press, 2020.
L’auberge espagnole (Potluck in English) 2002, directed by Cédric Klapisch.
Episode no: 7
Date recorded: 2.1.2021
Release date: 9 March 2021
Episode Production, Recording and Editing: Zoë Jay and Emilia Mataix-Ferrándiz
Music: Antonio Lopez Garcia
Transcript: Karla Schröter
Web Content: Sara Heinonen
Banner: Tuomas Heikkilä
Banner photo: Unsplash/Jakob Braun