Conversations on Europe: The French Election - What is at Stake?

On April 10th, France will hold a presidential election putting ideologies, personalities, and the future of France on the ballot. A run-off will be held on April 24th if no one secures a majority. The last Conversations on Europe for the 2021-22academic year will focus on the ramifications of this election's outcome, how Russia's invasion of Ukraine will impact the election, and how this can shape the next decade not only of France but of Europe as a whole.


  • Jean Beaman
    Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Sociology Department
    University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Arthur Goldhammer
    Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair
    Center for European Studies, Harvard University
  • Philippe Marliere
    Professor of French and European Politics
    University College London

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