Marcia Gastaldo Retires

After 24 years of service with the EUI Department of Economics, Marcia Gastaldo will retire in September.

FSR ‘Throwing down the walls’ with new online school

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) will be “throwing down the walls of the EUI building” with a new online school designed to share the institution’s expertise. Speaking to EUI Life, Annika Zorn in charge of the set-up of the online school said “We decided to put all our knowledge online so we started to develop webinars, video lectures, and interviews with leading academics as well as experts from the European commission, regulators and other people from the world of practice.”

The Syrian refugee crisis: A conversation with Philippe Fargues

The war engulfing Syria today has now entered its fourth year. It has caused untold destruction within the country and sent more than 2.8 million refugees abroad in search of shelter. This flow shows no sign of abating and has important consequences for both Syria’s neighbouring countries and the European Union. Migration Policy Centre Director, Philippe […]

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

Saskia Sassen and the incomplete city

Sakskia Sassen has given her honoris causa lecture on the subject of cities. The highly influential author and sociologist has told an audience of researchers and academics at the EUI that she has “de-theorised to re-theorise” in order to better understand modern urban environments.

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.

EUI academics discuss ‘spectacular’ rise of the right

Professor Hanspeter Kriesi has described the surge of right wing parties at the European elections as “spectacular” and urged attendees to take the UK Independence Party (UKIP) seriously because the group “articulates a real problem”