Christian Democracy in European Politics - Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

December 05, 2019

Christian Democracy in European Politics Carlo Invernizzi Accetti, Associate Professor of Political Science at City University of New York - City College, discusses his new book “What is Christian Democracy? Politics, Religion, and Ideology” (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

00:00:00 Why study Christian Democracy?

00:02:52 The origins of Christian Democracy

00:04:06 Christian Democracy and national constitutions in Europe

00:05:18 Christian Democracy’s conception of the welfare state

00:07:12 Christian Democracy’s influence in the process of European integration

00:08:20 The European Union and the Hermit crab

This interview is part of the Jean Monnet Module “Politics in the European Union” at the European Institute, Columbia University, and was made possible thanks to the support of the Erasmus + Programme of the European Union.

Video production by Kyle Kesses Graphics by Wanda Luciani