The author is a studied physicist, art historian and philosopher. He was born in Kasachstan in 1979 and grew up in Israel. Today, he is based in Berlin and Brussels. As a journalist and essayist, Tkatch focuses on emancipatory and ethical topics.
John McCormick is Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Union Politics at Indiana University in the United States. His research and teaching interests have moved from environmental policy to comparative politics and the politics and policies of the European Union. McCormick is author of several books on the EU, including “Why Europe Matters: The Case for the European Union” (2013).
She is an economist in the OECD Employment Analysis and Policy division where she is currently managing the division’s work on skills. Quintini has contributed to the Jobs for Youth series focusing on school-to-work transitions and the difficulties faced by youth in the labour market in 16 OECD countries. She holds a PhD in Economics from Oxford University.
Gerard Delanty is a British sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought at the University of Sussex. He is especially interested in the comparative analysis of modernity in global perspective and in social change in Europe. Most of his work concerns in one way or another the implications of globalization for the analysis of the social world. Delanty has written eleven books and published over 100 papers on various issues in social and political theory, European identities, globalization nationalism and the cultural and historical sociology of modernity.
Paula Diehl is a political scientist who works for Berlin’s Humboldt University. Her focus lies on political theory and sociology, as well as representation, populism and national socialism.
Niklaus Nuspliger is political correspondent for European Affairs for the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ). Prior to his appointment in Brussels, he was a correspondent in New York and a parliamentary correspondent in Bern.
Anni Podimata is Vice President of the European Parliament and full member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary. She is member of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament.
Jean-Dominique Giuliani studied law and political science at Aix-en-Provence. He is a special advisor to the European Commission and chairman of the Robert Schuman Foundation, a well-known French think-tank dedicated to promoting Europe and academic studies on Europe.
Manos manages projects that empower youth voices around the world. He has worked for the International Debate Education Association, studied communication and political science at Decree College and the University of London and is currently researching nationalism in the Balkans.