Migration and the future of Britain in Europe

On Wednesday evening 28 February, a committed audience braved blizzards to join EUI President Renaud Dehousse in a discussion about migration and the future of Britain in Europe at the Academy of Social Sciences in London. The event, which was coordinated by the Migration Policy Centre (MPC), brought an audience of EUI alumni and migration  […]

Playing ‘The Game’

‘The Game’. There is a wry irony in the name that migrants in Europe’s Balkan borderlands have given to their attempts to leave their homes and forge new lives in the EU. When the migrant crisis started to make headlines in 2015, newspapers and televisions were awash with harrowing pictures of scores of migrants from […]

The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law

Vera Pavlou has won The Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Thesis in Comparative Law, for her thesis on ‘Migrant domestic workers in the European Union: the role of law in constructing vulnerability’. The Law Department has awarded the prize every year since 2005 when an alumnus established the award to honour former EUI Professor Mauro […]

Migration Policy Centre co-host refugee conference

The Migration Policy Centre (MPC) at the EUI is co-organising a policy conference this February entitled Searching for Solidarity in EU Asylum and Border policies. The MPC, based at the EUI has recently launched several projects exploring the EU’s refugee crisis. These include research on the access of refugees to the labour market of Member States and another on […]

EU Commissioner advances idea of common migration policy

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs said in June that EU member states were too concerned with border and economic security to fulfil their duty to support the Arab Spring, and pushed for a Europe-wide migration policy.