EUIdeas: the idea of utopia

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In the first of a new series of podcasts from the EUI, Dr Joanne Paul and EUI History Researcher John-Erik Hansson discuss the idea of utopia in politics and literature, from More and Morus to Morris, and more. As 2016 draws to a close and we look to an uncertain future in Europe, it’s hard to imagine a better time to delve into the fascinating possibilities and curious criticisms contained within utopian worlds.

An Interview with US Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner

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US Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner visited the European University Institute on 18 April for a conference on EU Foreign, Security and Migration Policy, co-organized by the Max Weber Programme and James Madison University. In an interview with EUI Times, Ambassador Gardner raised the importance for the US of having a solid, unified EU […]

Energy Union is ‘on track and on time’

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Progress towards the European Energy Union is on track and on time according to its vice-president Maroš Šefčovič. Last week Mr. Šefčovič sat down for an unprecedented interview with the former Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs at a conference hosted by the Florence School of Regulation at the EUI. “We need to actually combine all these […]

EUI Podcasts: Women in Europe and the World

Written by Olivia Arigho-Stiles. Posted in Multimedia

This year the State of the Union will address the theme of Women in Europe and the World. In a special podcast for International Women’s Day, Professor Brigid Laffan and PhD Law researcher Dieneke de Vos debate the challenges faced by women across the world today. They discuss gender disparities in boardrooms, continuing sexual violence […]

EUI Interviews: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Written by Olivia Arigho-Stiles. Posted in Multimedia

“Feminism holds the most hope for the world”  EUI journalist Olivia Arigho-Stiles speaks to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and the second woman to ever be appointed to the position. They discuss the efforts made by feminists to break down barriers against women as well as continued challenges to women’s […]

EUI Podcast debates: COP21

Written by Olivia Arigho-Stiles. Posted in Multimedia

Jordi Teixido-Figueras, Martina Bozzola and Stefano Verde from the Florence School of Regulation (FSR)`research team at the EUI discuss the successes and failures of the COP21 climate change agreement in Paris. Moderated by Olivia Arigho-Stiles.