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Anthony Salamone

Anthony Salamone
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Anthony Salamone
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PhD Candidate in British and European Politics Managing Editor | European Futures Research Fellow and Strategic Advisor | SCER
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European integration, European Union, British politics, UK's EU relations, UK foreign policy, Scottish politics, Europeanisation, Devolution, Public opinion, Public policy, Comparative politics
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Anthony Salamone is PhD Candidate in British and European Politics at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the politics of the UK’s and Scotland’s EU relations. As an active member of the Edinburgh Europa Institute, he is Managing Editor of European Futures, the University and Institute's blog on Europe, and was Co-Convenor (2014-2017) of the Edinburgh Europa Research Group. He is Research Fellow and Strategic Advisor at the Scottish Centre on European Relations, the independent think tank he recently established alongside Dr Kirsty Hughes. Anthony has an expertise in digital engagement, evidenced through his work on academic blogs and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) – he was Lead Educator of the free online course Towards Brexit? The UK’s EU Referendum. He has strong connections within the European community and extensive events management experience, having organised and chaired numerous seminars, lectures, panel discussions and conference segments, many of which have featured senior figures in Scottish, UK and European affairs. He writes on UK-EU politics on his blog, Britain’s Europe.

PhD Title

Discursively Constructing the UK’s EU Membership
The Power of Narratives?

Supervisors

Prof Laura Cram

Professor of European Politics

Dr Daniel Kenealy

Lecturer in Public Policy

Current Positions

Research Fellow and Strategic Advisor

Scottish Centre on European Relations

Managing Editor

European Futures

President Emeritus

Edinburgh University European Union Society

Incoming Editor

Journal of Contemporary European Research

Steering Group Member

Edinburgh Europa Institute

Committee Member

UACES Student Forum

Research Interests

European integration

EU policymaking, Economic and Monetary Union, Eurozone integration, Government and parliament adaptation to the EU, Europeanisation, EU legitimacy

UK-EU relations

UK government policy on the EU, UK-EU relations, Europe in national politics, UK scrutiny of EU legislation, European perceptions of Britain

Politics of the UK and Scotland

UK foreign policy, Devolution, Constitutional reform, Political asymmetries, Scotland in UK and European contexts

Qualifications

The University of Edinburgh

MA(Hons) French and German and European Union Studies (2013)

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Global Politics (2014)

Publications

Recognition

LSE British Politics and Policy Blog – (2015) ‘Britain’s EU membership will now be the subject of several years of negotiation and debate’ featured in ‘The Year in Review: The EU Referendum’ as 5/10 Most Read Article in the Topic of 2015

Resources and Guides

Salamone, A (2017) ‘How to Write for an Academic Blog’, University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Resources, 13 June 2017

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Designing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)’, University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Resources, 5 December 2016

Blogs and Commentary

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Free Movement is Not a Problem to be Solved’, Scottish Centre on European Relations, 21 July 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Five Takeaways for Brexit from the General Election’, Scottish Centre on European Relations, 10 June 2017 [Co-published on European Futures (10 June 2017), Reposted on Centre on Constitutional Change Blog (12 June 2017)]

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Election Results: Scotland’s Politics Will Continue to Realign as Tories Gain and SNP Face Pressure’, Metro, 9 June 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘How to Write for an Academic Blog’, Crossroads Europe, 6 June 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Why the Current UK-Scotland Constitutional Impasse Was Far From Inevitable’, LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 10 April 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Europe after Brexit: Multi-speed or More of the Same?’, Scottish Centre on European Relations, 28 March 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Scotland’s Independence Debate is Now Intrinsically Tied with Brexit’, Euractiv, 15 March 2017

Salamone, A (2017) ‘Brexit Moment: May’s Lancaster House Speech’, European Futures, 18 January 2017

Lock, T, Andreangeli, A, Kelly, O and Salamone, A (2016) ‘Reaction: Scotland’s Place in Europe’, European Futures, 20 December 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘America Decides: Foreign Policy Implications for Europe’, European Futures, 9 November 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Why It Matters if the European Commission Ends up Leading the Brexit Negotiations’, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog, 3 November 2016 [Reposted on LSE British Politics and Policy Blog (5 November 2016)]

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Six Unrealistic Brexit Expectations the UK Government Should Avoid’, European Futures, 18 October 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Brexit: Frequently Asked Questions’, European Futures, 27 June 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Five Things to Watch For on EU Referendum Day’, European Futures, 23 June 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Five Things You Need to Know About Brexit’, FutureLearn Blog, 23 May 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Towards Brexit? The UK’s EU Referendum’, European Futures, 19 May 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Innovating with Digital Media: Looking Towards the Future of Academia’, Crossroads Europe, 9 May 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘This June’s EU Referendum is Unlikely to be the UK’s Last’, European Futures, 13 April 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Europe of the Peoples? Perspectives on Integration’, Leviathan, the University of Edinburgh Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol 6, No 2, p 13 (9 March 2016)

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Five Comments on Britain's EU Settlement’, European Futures, 22 February 2016

Salamone, A (2016) ‘Cameron’s unilateral approach could leave the UK isolated and resented’, LSE BrexitVote Blog, 10 February 2016

Salamone, A (2015) ‘Cameron’s EU renegotiation will not end awkwardness with Europe’, The Student, 18 November 2015

Salamone, A (2015) ‘Britain’s EU Renegotiation: Reflections on the Letter’, European Futures, 12 November 2015

Salamone, A (2015) ‘The External Dimension to Britain’s EU Renegotiation’, European Futures, 24 June 2015

Salamone, A (2015) ‘Britain’s EU membership will now be the subject of several years of negotiation and debate’, LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 15 May 2015 [Reposted on Centre on Constitutional Change Blog (18 May 2015), Democratic Audit (18 May 2015)]

Salamone, A (2015) ‘An island adrift?’, Leviathan, the University of Edinburgh Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol 5, No 3, p 12 (14 April 2015)

Salamone, A (2014) ‘Citizens of the Union’, Leviathan, the University of Edinburgh Journal of Politics and International Relations, Vol 5, No 1, p 12 (2 December 2014)

Salamone, A (2014) ‘What does Europe make of Britain?’, Edinburgh University European Union Society Blog, 3 November 2014

Salamone, A (2014) ‘The UK government must urgently overhaul its EU engagement strategy’, LSE British Politics and Policy Blog, 25 July 2014 [Reposted on LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 July 2014)]

Salamone, A (2014) ‘The European Council should not feel obliged to choose any of the leading candidates as President of the European Commission’, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog, 2 June 2014

Salamone, A (2014) ‘Should the European Parliament be abolished?’, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) - The Europe Question: Perspectives from the UK, 3 April 2014

Salamone, A (2014) ‘Germany’s drive for Eurozone political union underlines the inadequacy of culture-based conceptions of integration’, LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog, 3 March 2014

Engagement

Presentations

Salamone, A (2017, forthcoming) ‘Mapping Remainers’ Discontents: The UK’s EU Referendum Result and Permutations of Losers’ Consent’, Council for European Studies: 24th International Conference of Europeanists (Glasgow 2017), 12-14 July 2017

Conferences

Co-Organiser (2016) Eurasia – Going East or West?, Edinburgh Europa Research Group, 10 June 2016

Funding

Salamone, A (2017) Special Grant for the Workshop: Scotland and Brexit: Differentiation, Devolution and Independence, Edinburgh Europa Institute, The University of Edinburgh (£400)

Salamone, A (2017) UACES Small Grant Event for the Workshop: Scotland and Brexit: Differentiation, Devolution and Independence, University Association for Contemporary European Studies (£800)

Salamone, A and Muzyka, N (2016) Special Grant for the Workshop: Eurasia – Going East or West?, Edinburgh Europa Institute, The University of Edinburgh (£1375)

Salamone, A and Muzyka, N (2016) Student-Led Special Project Grant for the Workshop: Eurasia – Going East or West?, Graduate School of Social and Political Science, The University of Edinburgh (£1000)

Peer ReviewPublons

Journal of Common Market Studies (2016)

Memberships

Edinburgh Europa Institute
Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe (SULNE)
University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES)
Council for European Studies (CES)
Political Studies Association of the UK (PSA)

Teaching

Lead Educator (2016)
Towards Brexit? The UK’s EU Referendum (MOOC)
The University of Edinburgh · FutureLearn

Teaching Assistant (2016)
Scotland and Wales Vote 2016: Understanding the Devolved Elections (MOOC)
The University of Edinburgh · FutureLearn

Course Tutor (2015-2016)
Analysing European Governance and Public Policy
The University of Edinburgh

Teaching Assistant (2015)
Understanding the UK’s 2015 General Election (MOOC)
The University of Edinburgh · Coursera

Other Work

Edinburgh Europa Institute (2016)
Redesign and rebuild of website

Selected Experience

Co-Convenor (2014 – 2017)
Edinburgh Europa Research Group

Local Organising Committee Member (2016 – 2017)
Conference for European Studies 2017 Glasgow Conference

President (2016 – 2017), Honorary President (2013 – 2016), Founding President (2012 – 2013)
Edinburgh University European Union Society

Programme Assistant (2015 – 2016)
MSc International and European Politics · The University of Edinburgh

Vice Convenor (Postgraduate) (2014 – 2015)
School of Social and Political Science · The University of Edinburgh

Assistant Editor (2013 – 2014)
LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog

President (2013 – 2014)
LSE Students’ Union European Society

More information at anthonysalamone.com

          

Latest Blog Posts

America Decides: Foreign Policy Implications for Europe

The historic victory of Donald Trump in the US 2016 presidential election has been readily compared with the UK’s vote to leave the European Union – a ‘Brexit effect’ that some would suggest to have emanated from the UK, migrated across the Atlantic and impacted on the US. The notion that the UK has that […] The post America Decides:

Published on 10th November 2016 via Britain's Europe

Why It Matters if the European Commission Ends up Leading the Brexit Negotiations

The EU is no stranger to inter-institutional repetition. As was made famous in the referendum debate, it has many presidents (for instance, leading the European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, European Central Bank and the Eurogroup). So it has also been in the EU’s preparation for the Brexit talks. Over the summer, Michel Barnier (Commission), […] The post Why It

Published on 6th November 2016 via Britain's Europe

Six Unrealistic Brexit Expectations the UK Government Should Avoid

In recent years, the UK government has not been particularly adept at negotiating in the EU (see the Fiscal Compact) or navigating the politics of Brussels (see the appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission president). Satisfaction with David Cameron’s EU renegotiation was also relatively low on both sides of the referendum debate. EU politics […] The post Six Unrealistic

Published on 19th October 2016 via Britain's Europe