Club de Madrid to debate decline of democracy at the EUI

The EUI will host a meeting for the Club de Madrid and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center) in Florence on the 24th-25th of November. The theme of the meeting will be ‘’Democracy and Human Rights in Decline? – New ideas for the Next Generation Democracy” and will involve 40 Club de Madrid members along with academic experts from around the world.

Zygmunt Bauman: “we either cooperate or we go down together"

Every seat was taken in the Badia’s theatre on Wednesday for a colloquium between Zygmunt Bauman and Joseph Weiler. The discussion focused on the future of transnational universities and sought to explore their strengths and deficiencies and to ask if they are in need a of new justification.

WW1 performance & expert panal

‘Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme’ will play for the first time in Italy at the Teatro di Cestello.

László Andor explores the myths of migration

The free movement of people is under more scrutiny than ever before. After a long economic downturn and a surge in support for anti-immigration parties across Europe, migration has found itself at the very top of the political agenda.

EUI Hosts SURPRISE surveillance forum.

The SURPRISE (Surveillance, Privacy and Security) project have held a focus group at the EUI urging Florentines to offer opinions and ideas to EU policy makers in Brussels on matters of privacy and security, both on and offline

Interviews from the '10 Years of the new Europe' conference

To mark the 10th anniversary of the eastern enlargement, the EUI hosted a Conference aimed to understand and assess the impact of the European Union on the new Member States and to examine how the policies, governance and institutions of EU have been influenced by these counties. A reflection on geopolitics and on the economic integration […]

Romanian flag raised over EUI

Romania has taken part in a meeting of the EUI High Council for the first time, becoming the institutions 21st member state.

Economic cure before prevention

Economic policies should focus on ensuring recovery from the current recession rather than preventing the next crisis according to Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñezb