Upcoming Events

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29 October 2012: 6TH CHINESE IN PRATO & 4TH WENZHOUESE DIASPORA SYMPOSIA ON CHINESE MIGRATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMY

The RSCAS’ Migration Policy Centre (MPC) is collaborating with Monash University Prato Centre, PIN University of Florence, and the Business School of Wenzhou University to organise the 6th Chinese in Prato & 4th Wenzhouese Diaspora Symposia, which will take place in Prato, Italy, near Florence. This year the theme of the conference is Chinese migration, entrepreneurship and development in the new global economy.

The MPC will be presenting several papers written within the framework of its pilot project ‘Chinese migration and economic relations with Europe’. Non EUI premises.

 

5 November 2013: THE URSULA HIRSCHMANN ANNUAL LECTURE ON GENDER AND EUROPE

Bodies Covered and Exposed: Feminist Reflections on ‘’Choice’’ in the 21st Century

Leora AuslanderProfessor Leora Auslander (University of Chicago) will deliver the 2013 Ursula Hirschmann Annual Lecture on Gender and Europe, discussing the choices women face about their bodies in public spaces, and how the debate has progressed since the 1970s.

The Lecture series is named in honour of Ursula Hirschmann, who created the group Femmes pour l’Europe in Brussels in 1975 as a space to reflect on, critique and contribute to the contemporary debate on the construction of Europe. The lecture series aims to promote an understanding of the linkages between gender and European issues, as well as an idea of Europe which recognises differences, including that of gender.

The Ursula Hirschmann Lecture series is organised by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Departments of History and Civilization.

 

26 November 2013: FSR 2013 FORUM; EEU ENERGY & CLIMATE POLICY – WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? 

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) is organising an exclusive forum in Brussels for high-level reflection on European energy and climate policy, and the award of the FSR Energy Transparency Award. Non EUI premises.

 

27 November 2013: MAX WEBER LECTURE

Quo vadis Europe? Banks, Sovereigns and the Crisis

Professor Martin Hellwig (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods) will examine why Europe has found it so difficult to deal with the so-called “euro crisis”, looking at the weaknesses in the available governance mechanisms and the inadequacy of national and supranational discourse to address the complex crises. Professor Hellwig will also discuss the role of banking union in the reform of European governance, and the political issues associated with it.

The monthly Max Weber Lectures are given by distinguished scholars from the four fields of Economics, History, Law and Political and Social Sciences.  The series is coordinated and planned by the Max Weber Programme.

 

28-29 November 2013: EUDO DISSEMINATIO CONFERENCE. ELECTIONS IN EUROPE IN TIMES OF CRISIS

The Conference will assess the current world crisis’ impact on the elections of 2013 and 2014 and will offer an opportunity to analyse the results of the national elections held in Europe in 2013 and to provide prospective insights on the 2014 European elections, by focusing on links between actors, strategies, and themes that characterise the elections.

 

2-4 December 2013: ACADEMY OF GLOBAL GOVERNANCE EXECUTIVE TRAINING SEMINAR

European Union and Global Governance

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies’ Academy of Global Governance offers an  executive training seminar on the role of the EU on the global stage, discussing the issues of national identity and how the EU fits into the existing structures of multilateral organisations such as the UN, WTO and IMF.

The scientific coordinator of this seminar is Professor Nuno Severiano Teixeira (New University of Lisbon),  former national defence minister of Portugal and EUI alumnus.

Participation by application only

Application Deadline: 10 November 2013

 

 

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