Anna Bosco Susannah Verney


Anna Bosco is Associate Professor of Comparative Politics and Politics of the European Union at the University of Florence. She has carried out research on parties and party systems change in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and East-Central Europe.

Susannah Verney is Associate Professor of European Integration and European Politics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has carried out research on Greek and South European politics, Euroscepticism and EU Enlargement.

They are the Editors of the journal South European Society and Politics and the related Routledge book series. They have co-edited several comparative books, all published by Routledge: Crisis Elections, New Contenders and Government Formation: Breaking the Mould in Southern Europe (2018); Protest Elections and Challenger Parties: Italy and Greece in the Economic Crisis (2015); Southern Europe and the Financial Earthquake: Coping with the First Phase of the International Crisis (with Marina Costa Lobo, 2014); Elections in Hard Times: Southern Europe, 2010–11 (2013); and a volume on Turkey, The AKP Since Gezi Park: Moving to Regime Change in Turkey (with Senem Ayd?n-Düzgit).

The following interview was conducted by the editor of Italian Political Science, Nicolò Conti, and edited by the two interviewees.


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