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The State of the Union

Written by Rosie. Posted in Features

On 9 May 2013 the EUI hosted the third edition of The State of the Union conference at Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. The event brought together European policy-makers, academics and business-leaders to discuss the key issues affecting the EU

Crossing the Road

Written by Rosie. Posted in Profiles

Ramon Marimon launched the EUI’s Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies seven years ago. As his term as director comes to an end, he talks to EUI Times about developing a programme that now attracts 1,200 applicants annually.

Environment and Economics

Written by Rosie. Posted in Profiles

Silvia Albrizio, a fourth-year researcher, speaks to the EUI Times about her reasearch examining environmental and social issues through the lens of investment and economic policies.

Creating a research culture

Written by Rosie. Posted in Features

Rainer Baubock

Between coordinating the European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship (EUDO) and working as a professor of social and political theory, Rainer Bauböck acts as the EUI’s dean of graduate studies. During his three-year term, which started in October 2012, he aims to reshape the rule book and introduce a more versatile funding model

Creating political heroes over 150 years

Written by Rosie. Posted in Profiles

Lucy Riall - credit Francesco Filangeri

After nearly 20 years at Birkbeck, University of London, Professor Lucy Riall moved to the EUI in September 2012. A specialist in Italian and modern European history, she deciphers the country’s present-day politics from its founding 150 years ago

From Mexican human rights practice to PhD

Written by Rosie. Posted in Profiles

Dorothy Estrada-Tanck

After years working on human rights in Mexico, for the government and UN, Dorothy Estrada-Tanck decided to relocate to the EUI to pen a law thesis which would inform both practitioners and academics

Prolific writer’s political publications

Written by Rosie. Posted in Publications

Donatella Della Porta

Within the first six months of 2013, Donatella Della Porta will have published an encyclopedia and three books. Key themes of the sociology professor’s work are social movements, political violence and the crisis of democracy

Academics shaping EU energy policy

Written by Rosie. Posted in Features

THINK project

A €2 million project on energy policy is coming to an end at the EUI after three years. The THINK project, part of the Florence School of Regulation, has brought academia and energy practitioners together to advise the European Commission as it implements the Energy Roadmap 2050